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  • Clear signs of brain injury with severe COVID-19

    [18 Jun 2020] Certain patients who receive hospital care for coronavirus infection (COVID-19) exhibit clinical and neurochemical signs of brain injury, a University of Gothenburg study shows. In even moderate COVID-19 cases, finding and measuring a blood-based biomarker for brain damage proved to be possible.

  • Newly appointed honorary doctor at Sahlgrenska Academy

    [3 Jun 2020] Professor Bo Håkansson of Chalmers University of Technology has been awarded an honorary doctorate in medicine by Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg.

  • Patients who had been waiting in operation queue died earlier

    [25 May 2020] Early surgery improved both outcome and survival in patients with the neurological condition hydrocephalus, while mortality was higher in those who had to wait, according to a thesis from the University of Gothenburg. These results add to pressure on efforts to keep waiting lists for surgery short.

  • Reduced obesity for weighted-vest wearers

    [30 Apr 2020] Scientists from the University of Gothenburg have found a new method of reducing human body weight and fat mass using weighted vests. The new study indicates that there is something comparable to built-in bathroom scales that contributes to keeping our body weight and, by the same token, fat mass constant.

  • New blood test for Alzheimer's developed

    [23 Apr 2020] A new blood test for Alzheimer's disease has been developed under the leadership of researchers at the University of Gothenburg. The method is based on measuring a specific variant of tau protein in ordinary blood samples, which makes the test relatively simple and cheap to perform.

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