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  • New species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in infected wound

    [16 Jan 2020] A hitherto unknown antibiotic-resistant bacteria species, in the same family as E. coli and Salmonella spp., has been found and classified in Sweden. The proposed taxonomic name of the species, the first of the new genus, is Scandinavium goeteborgense, after the city of Gothenburg, where the bacterium was isolated and the research was done.

  • Many older people's glasses of wrong power

    [14 Jan 2020] Overall, Swedish 70-year-olds' eyesight is good, but many could see even better. Six in ten can improve their vision by getting eyeglasses or changing the power of the glasses they already have, according to a new study from the University of Gothenburg.

  • Flu drug most beneficial to severely ill and older people

    [16 Dec 2019] Older and severely ill influenza patients recover two or three days earlier, on average, if they are given antiviral flu medication. Other people regain their health one day sooner, on average, with the same treatment. This is clear from a European study implemented over three flu seasons.

Page Manager: Pontus Sundén|Last update: 8/8/2018
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