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  • Spread of flu virus in hospital environment common

    [15 Jul 2020] One in four inpatients with influenza in a given season showed signs of having become infected during care. This is clear from a University of Gothenburg thesis about the spread of influenza in hospitals and how this problem can be remedied.

  • Medicine against prostate cancer in new COVID-19 study

    [15 Jul 2020] In a new trial, Swedish researchers will investigate if a medicine normally used to treat prostate cancer can also be used to treat COVID-19 in patients. The desired effect is that the medicine will shorten the course of the disease and the need for intensive care. The drug itself is known to not least affect an enzyme important in prostate cancer cases and in corona infections.

  • Better hip replacements when surgeon operates often

    [14 Jul 2020] The higher the proportion of primary hip replacement operations a surgeon performs annually, the better the results are, a thesis at the University of Gothenburg shows. On the other hand, it makes little difference to the patient whether the operating surgeon is a fully trained specialist in orthopedics or a resident physician being trained as an orthopedic specialist.


  • Gut microbiota provide clues for treating diabetes

    [13 Jul 2020] The individual mix of microorganisms in the human gastrointestinal tract provides vital clues as to how any future incidence of type 2 diabetes can be predicted, prevented and treated. This is demonstrated in a population study led from the University of Gothenburg.

Make a difference in people's lives - become essential

At the Sahlgrenska Academy you have the opportunity to study for a health care profession in great demand such as, nurse, doctor, dentist, pharmacist, physiotherapist, dietician, dental hygienist or midwife. With a degree from us, you will become a health care expert that truly makes a difference in people's lives.

The real health care is never far away at Sahlgrenska academy. Both researchers and students often collaborate in teams with other health care professions and experts.

Research that makes an impactHere you will find international research at the upmost forefront. Examples of successful research areas are ageing, cancer, metabolism, neuroscience, obstetrics, odontology, vaccines and virology.

Historically our research has led to great success, for example dental implants, beta blockers for heart failure and the world's most sold pharmaceutical Losec. We are especially proud of our Nobel Prize Laureate Arvid Carlsson, who's discovery of the dopamine's important role in the brain was made in our campus at Medicinareberget.

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