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  • Inequalities in dental health are most evident in young children

    [10 Apr 2018] Inequalities in dental health are most evident in 3 to 6-year-old children, according to a thesis at Sahlgrenska Academy. Preschoolers in socioeconomically disadvantaged families had a more than four times higher risk of tooth decay compared to age cohorts with better living conditions.

  • Mats Brännström - Wallenberg Clinical Scholars 2018

    [4 Apr 2018] Mats Brännström, chief physicians and professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, is one out of four Wallenberg Clinical Scholars 2018.

  • Relationship changes after bariatric surgery

    [29 Mar 2018] Individuals who have undergone bariatric surgery have a higher probability of getting married, separating from their partner or getting divorced, according to a Swedish study published in JAMA Surgery.

  • Large-scale genetic study provides new insight into the causes of stroke

    [26 Mar 2018] An international research consortium studying 520,000 individuals from around the world has identified 22 new genetic risk factors for stroke, thus tripling the number of gene regions known to affect stroke risk. "A first step towards developing more personalized treatments", says co-author Christina Jern, Professor at Sahlgrenska Academy.

  • Obesity surgery prevents severe chronic kidney disease and kidney failure

    [22 Mar 2018] Patients that underwent weight-loss surgery ran a significantly lower risk of developing severe chronic kidney disease and kidney failure, when compared to conventionally treated patients, according to a study published in International Journal of Obesity.

  • Clear link between fitness in middle age and risk of dementia

    [14 Mar 2018] Women who have a high cardiovascular fitness in middle age have a risk of developing dementia when older that is almost 90 percent lower than among women in average physical condition, according to a study published in the journal Neurology.

  • Tough situation after giving birth for women with type-1 diabetes

    [14 Mar 2018] Holding a newborn baby - and, at the same time, dealing with a blood sugar level that is fluctuating like never before. For some women with type-1 diabetes, the situation right after giving birth is overwhelming, and they need more support, according to research at Sahlgrenska Academy.

  • new affiliate professor

    [13 Mar 2018] The vice-chancellor of the University of Gothenburg has decided to affiliate Richard Sawatzky as a professor of nursing, starting in March 2018 for a period of five years.

  • New biomarkers for neuroblastoma, a type of cancer in children

    [13 Mar 2018] Two new biomarkers for a type of cancer in children called neuroblastoma have been identified in a study published in the journal Cancer Cell. The findings are expected to have immediate significance for disease prognosis, and eventually also for treatment.

  • A low-carbohydrate diet can be an effective treatment for fatty liver disease

    [12 Mar 2018] New information on how a low-carbohydrate diet improves metabolism has been published in the journal Cell Metabolism. The findings could lead to improved treatments of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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