[5 Oct 2016] Hospitalized patients suffer a surprising amount of pain without it receiving attention. In a Sahlgrenska Academy study, two of three patients report that they have been in pain, and the perceived pain is significantly higher than the limit considered acceptable by the medical system. The study also shows that women have to experience more pain than men for the staff to note it in their patient health records.
[21 Sep 2016] Associate Professor Karolina Skibicka from the Department of Physiology has been chosen as this year's recipient of the Young Fernström Prize at Sahlgrenska Academy. Skibicka received the prize for her pioneering studies on the nervous system's reward mechanisms.
[19 Sep 2016] Many women seeking emergency medical care have at some point experienced mental or physical abuse by a close relative. This is according to a new doctoral thesis from Sahlgrenska Academy, which also shows that women living in abusive relationships often feel ignored by staff at emergency rooms.Many women seeking emergency medical care have at some point experienced mental or physical abuse by a close relative. This is according to a new doctoral thesis from Sahlgrenska Academy, which also shows that women living in abusive relationships often feel ignored by staff at emergency rooms.
[14 Sep 2016] Supplement of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may improve reading skills of mainstream schoolchildren, according to a new study from Sahlgrenska Academy, at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Children with attention problems, in particular, may be helped in their reading with the addition of these fatty acids.
[13 Sep 2016] A study from Sahlgrenska Academy reports that nine out of ten early pregnant women with diabetes say they are in good health.
[12 Sep 2016] If a vaccine is to protect the intestines and other mucous membranes in the body, it also needs to be given through the mucosa, for example as a nasal spray or a liquid that is drunk. The mucosa forms a unique immunological antibody memory that does not occur if the vaccine is given by injection. This has been shown by a new study from Sahlgrenska Academy published in the prestigious Nature Communications.
[30 Aug 2016] Gout is the most prevalent arthritic disease in the Western Sweden region and its incidence has increased substantially over the last ten years. However, less than half of patients with gout receive preventive treatment according to a new study from Sahlgrenska Academy, the first of its kind in the Nordic region to investigate how prevalent gout is.
[23 Aug 2016] The Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare recently raised the recommended target blood pressure for patients with diabetes. This may lead to more patients suffering from stroke or heart attack, according to a new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy. The new study is the world¿s largest on the subject and is based on data from the National Diabetes Register.
[19 Aug 2016] A 45 year study in middle-aged men, at Sahlgrenska Academy, has shown that the impact of low physical capacity on risk of death is second only to smoking. The research is published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
[18 Aug 2016] A new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, shows that calcium supplements may be associated with an increased risk of dementia in older women who have had a stroke or other signs of cerebrovascular disease. The research is published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
25 Oct at 12:00 PM [Research Seminar]
27 Oct at 1:00 PM [Seminar]
18 Nov at 1:00 PM [Dissertation]
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