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  • 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.

  • Hormone from fat tissue can give protection against PCOS

    [14 Aug 2017] Obesity and reduced insulin sensitivity are common in polycystic ovary syndrome, PCOS. New research based on animal studies, and to be published in the journal PNAS, reveals that the hormone adiponectin can protect against these changes.

  • Broccoli in focus when new substance against diabetes has been identified

    [15 Jun 2017] Researchers have identified an antioxidant - richly occurring in broccoli - as a new antidiabetic substance. A patient study shows significantly lower blood sugar levels in participants who ate broccoli extract with high levels of sulforaphane.

  • Newly discovered disease mechanism for type 2 diabetes

    [8 Jun 2017] A newly discovered mechanism behind reduced insulin production in type 2 diabetes is now being presented. In an article in Nature Communications, researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy describe how insulin-producing cells regress in their development, become immature, and do not work properly. A finding that opens the doors to new clinical treatments.

  • Significant Weight Loss Following Vagus Nerve Stimulation

    [9 May 2017] Thirty percent less food intake and significant weight loss - these are the findings of research conducted at the Sahlgrenska Academy that saw laboratory animals receiving so-called vagus nerve stimulation. The research has also given us a better idea of the effect the method has on the body.

  • New center for spinal cord injuries established in Gothenburg

    [11 Apr 2017] The new center for spinal cord injuries in Gothenburg will focus on a group of patients with considerable healthcare and rehabilitation needs. The initiative covers research and education for patients, relatives and medical professionals aimed at giving those affected by such injuries more independence.

  • Hearing and touch mediate sensations via osseointegrated prostheses

    [6 Apr 2017] A new study has found that people with a prosthesis attached directly to their skeleton can hear by means of vibrations in their implant. This sound transmission through bones is an important part of osseoperception - sensory awareness of the patient¿s surroundings provided by their prosthesis. This discovery sheds new light on the tactile and auditory perception of humans and can be used to develop improved prostheses.

  • Christopher Gillberg on the importance of being earnest in clinical research

    [17 Mar 2017] "If there's one thing I want to recommend to younger researchers, it is to always also stay clinically involved." Christopher Gillberg, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, is now moving to a role as senior professor. No question for him of slowing down as he enters his 68th year.

  • Microwave helmet yields fast and safe evaluation of head injuries

    [8 Mar 2017] Results from a clinical study demonstrates that microwave measurements can be used for a rapid detection of intracranial bleeding in traumatic brain injuries. A recently published scientific paper shows that health care professionals get vital information and can quickly decide on appropriate treatment if patients are examined using a microwave helmet.

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