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  • Important to be open to discussing sex with young cancer survivors

    [19 Jun 2018] Feeling unattractive and dissatisfied with their sexual ability - that is reality for many teenage and young adult cancer survivors. Research from Sahlgrenska Academy now gives a voice to a group that often has a difficult journey back to a normal life.

  • Swedish arms exports not only driven by national interests

    [18 Jun 2018] Swedish arms trade is influenced and shaped by national self-interest as well as ideals such development cooperation. It also has much greater significance for the brand name Sweden than is reflected in the Swedish public debate. These conclusions are drawn in a new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg.

  • The university backs the Horizon Europe statement

    [18 Jun 2018] The statement underlines the importance of an increased budget for the framework programme.

  • Screening for aortic aneurysms in older men questioned

    [15 Jun 2018] Screening programs for aortic aneurysms in the abdomen is now being questioned in a study published in The Lancet. As the condition becomes less common, general ultrasound scans for 65-year-old men may do more harm than good, the researchers assert.

  • Needle release optimal treatment for Viking disease

    [13 Jun 2018] The various treatments for ¿Viking disease¿ are coming under closer scrutiny. Research shows that crooked fingers can be straightened just as well with needle release as with the substantially more expensive commonly used drug.

  • Several challenges for openness in media and communication

    [11 Jun 2018] Openness is a notion that is becoming increasingly topical. The question of open science is now frequently addressed in academics. Open educational resources have become more central in schools. People are sharing their vulnerabilities on social media using hashtags with references to openness. In response to this, Nordicom releases the Spring issue of the journal Nordicom Information, in which the theme is openness in media and communication.

  • Customized resistance exercise a factor for success with fibromyalgia

    [7 Jun 2018] Fibromyalgia and resistance exercise have often been considered an impossible combination. But with proper support and individually adjusted exercises, female patients achieved considerable health improvements, according to research carried out at Sahlgrenska Academy.

  • Increased safety in diagnosing cardiac infarction with more sensitive analytical method

    [5 Jun 2018] Five percent more cardiac infarctions detected and 11 percent fewer patients suffering a relapse. That is the result of a study of more than 80,000 patients in which two cardiac damage markers (conventional troponin and the newer, high-sensitive troponin T) were compared with each other.

  • New theory on why more women than men develop autoimmune diseases

    [4 Jun 2018] New findings are now being presented on possible mechanisms behind gender differences in the occurrence of rheumatism and other autoimmune diseases. The study, published in Nature Communications, can be of significance for the future treatment of diseases.

  • Tom Eccles and Lena Willemark new honorary doctorates at the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts

    [31 May 2018] Lena Willemark, folk music singer, riksspelman and composer, and Tom Eccles, curator and director of Bard CCS, New York, have been appointed honorary doctors at the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts, University of Gothenburg.

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Press Officers at the Communication Unit  


Peter Sundberg Åbrandt
Phone: 46 (0)31–786 3819
Mobile: 46 (0)73–201 5894
E-post: peter.sundberg@gu.se

Ulrika Lundin
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 6705
Mobile: 46 (0)70-775 8851
Email: ulrika.lundin@gu.se 



 

 

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