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20.05.2019Cyclists and long wait times at traffic lights discourage pedestrians

Walking is good for people and the environment. So how do cities encourage people to walk more?

17.05.2019Snoring prevents the body from repairing damage to the pharynx

Snoring triggers a vicious cycle that can cause sleep apnoea and difficulty swallowing, according to Swedish research.

15.05.2019Water containing ozone disinfects hands as well as hand sanitizer

Water that contained ozone removed bacteria from hands as well as an alcohol-based disinfectant.

13.05.2019Tomatoes used to taste bad. Not anymore.

What do tomatoes, coffee, potatoes and beets have in common? An expanding number of varieties.

10.05.2019Bob Dylan’s poetry has its roots in the Bible

Musician and 2016 Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan surprised many people with his evangelical Christian period. But the poet has been inspired by Christianity

07.05.2019Therapy can help men stop domestic violence

It is not given that violent men who get therapy will stop their behaviour. A decisive factor for success is that the therapist and the client have a common

06.05.2019Drinking during pregnancy is probably not the cause of children’s behavioural problems

But a Norwegian alcohol researcher believes the new findings have some limitations.

02.05.2019Exhaust gas is to blame: Ground-level ozone is damaging crops

Exhaust gas emissions have doubled the amount of ground-level ozone. Vegetation is being destroyed. Food production is decreasing. Researchers now fear that the

29.04.2019Striking settlement pattern differences among immigrants in Norway and Sweden

Immigrants from non-European countries tend to be more dispersed throughout the country in Norway than they are in Sweden, the Netherlands and Belgium.

26.04.2019Online bullying can cause post-traumatic stress-like symptoms

Many children and young adults have their mobile phones with them when they go to sleep. Some find it absolutely necessary. They never know when they will get a

24.04.2019God's own weapons: Danish foreign fighters tell why they are fighting for jihad

A Danish scientist has followed six Danish foreign fighters to try to understand, what makes people leave security and safety in Denmark to go to war in the

23.04.2019Wolves, but no dogs, in Scandinavian wolf population’s heritage

There is no evidence that Scandinavia’s wolf population has been influenced by dog-wolf hybrids, new research shows.

11.04.2019Written in the blood: Researchers detect signs of cancer risk years in advance of disease

Some serious cancers have been linked to an increase of certain proteins in the blood as early as 15-25 years before a person becomes ill, a series of Swedish

08.04.2019Fighting the insect apocalypse with hotels, flowers and dead trees

The news is full of stories about how the world’s insects are disappearing, whether from pollution, climate change, habitat losses or a combination of all

05.04.2019Kidney failure deaths on the rise

More and more elderly people are seeing a sharp reduction in kidney function, while other people live well into their old age with healthy kidneys. Tromsø

04.04.2019Men are more often than women fooled by placebo

It was not until the 1990s that researchers fully began to include both genders in health research. Sara Magelssen Vambheim has contributed with valuable new

03.04.2019Children are ashamed of abuse they endured

Childhood violence has major consequences for the victims’ long-term health and living conditions. A new report shows that the shame many individuals feel

30.03.2019Anxiety and depression high among undocumented migrants in Sweden

Half say they often go hungry and few have permanent places to live, according to a survey of 88 migrants.

29.03.2019Tromsø researchers have found the connection between atrial fibrillation and dementia

Those who exercise the least and those who exercise the most have an increased risk of atrial fibrillation. If this condition is not treated, it can also affect

27.03.2019No link between MMR vaccine and autism

Another study confirms that the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella does not lead to autism.

 

 
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