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  • Livia from Brazil wanted to learn more about the European integration process

    [21 Mar 2019] Livia Radaeski is a second year student at the Master's Programme in European Studies. She enjoys its multidisciplinary nature and that it is possible for her to focus on areas of personal interest. To call Gothenburg home is a happy thing for her - she thinks the University of Gothenburg is an incredible place to study, not only because of its amazing staff, but also because of its modern and resourceful facilities.

  • Child's elevated mental ill-health risk if mother treated for infection during pregnancy

    [7 Mar 2019] Risks for autism and depression are higher if one¿s mother was in hospital with an infection during pregnancy. This is shown by a major Swedish observational study of nearly 1.8 million children.

  • Low adherence to cholesterol-lowering medication also protective in type 2 diabetes

    [6 Mar 2019] Type 2 diabetes patients' risk of cardiovascular disease and death decreases if they actually take the cholesterol-lowering drugs as prescribed. However, research shows that the risk is also reduced if they do not take the full dosage.

  • Eutopia launched mission in Brussels

    [1 Mar 2019] Yesterday, the new Eutopia network launched its strategy in Brussels. The University of Gothenburg, together with five other universities, has created an alliance to strengthen European collaboration in research and education.

  • The Archeology day drew a crowd

    [27 Feb 2019] The Archeology day of 2019, hosted at the Department of Historical Studies, featured groundbreaking transdisciplinary research within the field of Archeology. The lectures drew a large audience and DNA sequencing and geophysics were among the techniques presented.

  • AI study of risk factors in type 1 diabetes

    [26 Feb 2019] In combination with conventional statistical methods, artificial intelligence (AI) has now been used in a study of risk factors in type 1 diabetes. The objective was to identify the most important indicators of elevated risk for cardiovascular disease and death.

  • Online CBT and care managers effective against depression in primary care

    [25 Feb 2019] New research shows that Internet CBT for depression is a well-functioning method in primary care. There is also evidence that involving a care manager in depression care, giving patients frequent, reliable guidance, both improves patients' health and is highly cost-effective.

  • Joint collaboration on sustainable urban development research

    [25 Feb 2019] Chalmers and the University of Gothenburg have decided to continue to develop the research area sustainable urban development together. The joint centre Mistra Urban Futures is now getting a changed organisational form. Both Mistra Urban Futures´ Gothenburg platform and the international secretariat will be organized within the Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development, GMV.

  • Study on regenerative angiogenesis in humans shows encouraging results

    [25 Feb 2019] An international team of researchers from academia and the biopharma industry has published a Phase 1a/b study, showing the therapeutic potential of mRNA encoding for vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGF-A) for regenerative angiogenesis in humans. The goal of this potential novel treatment is to generate new blood vessels and improve blood flow in tissues where it is otherwise restricted.

  • Alcohol consumption and alcohol-related injuries are increasing among the elderly

    [25 Feb 2019] Elderly people in Sweden drink more than before. At the same time, the number of alcohol-related injuries among the elderly is increasing, since sensitivity to alcohol and the risk of injuries and diseases rise with age. This is shown by a new report from bodies including the University of Gothenburg, which also establishes that there is no truth in the common conception that moderate alcohol consumption could be beneficial.

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Thomas Melin
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Ulrika Lundin
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