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  • New discovery offers hope of protecting premature babies from blindness

    [12 Feb 2018] Now there is hope of a new way to protect extremely premature babies from impaired vision or blindness resulting from the eye disease retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). A study at Sahlgrenska Academy published in JAMA Ophthalmology points to a clear link between ROP and low levels of the fatty acid arachidonic acid, measured in children¿s blood.

  • PhD student position in Basic Medicine, 4 positions

    [12 Feb 2018] PhD student position in Basic Medicine, 4 positions

  • The body's own bathroom scales - a new understanding of obesity

    [2 Jan 2018] Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have found evidence for the existence of an internal body weight sensing system. This system operates like bathroom scales, registering body weight and thereby fat mass. More knowledge about the sensing mechanism could lead to a better understanding of the causes of obesity as well as new anti-obesity drugs.

  • Prestigious award in pediatric endocrinology

    [25 Oct 2017] Kerstin Albertsson Wikland, senior professor in pediatric growth research at the University of Gothenburg, has been given the Andrea Prader award.

  • A new study rebut the claim that antidepressants do not work

    [18 Aug 2017] A theory that has gained considerable attention in international media, including Newsweek and the CBS broadcast 60 minutes, suggest that antidepressant drugs, such as the SSRIs, do not exert any actual antidepressant effect. A research group at the Sahlgrenska Academy has now analyzed data from clinical trials and can rebut this theory.

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Utskriftsdatum: 2018-02-25