Researchers at VTT have developed light and wireless sensors capable of capturing respiration rate, oxygen saturation, heart rate, temperature and even an ECG. If it were possible to monitor the
Danish scientists have showed that regularly eating chocolate might reduce risk of atrial fibrillation (AF), which is an irregular heartbeat. Few people can resist chocolate. That’s why a paper from
With the seventy-five meter-tall Mærsk Tower, the University of Copenhagen has taken an architectural leap towards becoming a spearhead in health and medical sciences. The research tower, designed by C.
The integration of large-scale genomics into the Stockholm region’s healthcare system has helped 1,200 people with rare diseases receive diagnosis. A study from Karolinska Institutet has analyzed the result of
Using theoretical models of bacterial metabolism and reproduction, scientists can predict the type of resistance that bacteria will develop when they are exposed to antibiotics. This has now been shown
By sequencing the germline genomes of twins and comparing them to those of close relatives, scientists at deCODE genetics have found mutations that are present in just one of the
When Françoise Barré-Sinoussi came to Stockholm to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2008, she felt like she was in another world. As a true scientist, her
An international collaboration project to develop and implement novel genome-based disease prediction tools has received over 10 million euros from the EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation program. The project
In a new study, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have used a urine test to identify and verify a patient’s type of asthma. The study, which has been published in the
Biomedicum in Stockholm, designed by C.F. Møller Architects for Akademiska Hus and Karolinska Institutet, is a European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2022 nominee.
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report in the journal Nature that they have developed novel first-in-class inhibitors that compromise mitochondrial function in cancer cells. Treatment with the inhibitors stopped cancer cells
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 recognizes the creation of a rechargeable world that paved the way for pacemakers. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 was awarded jointly to John
The Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded a grant of DKK 84.5 million to continue the BRIDGE – Translational Excellence Programme at the University of Copenhagen. The purpose of BRIDGE is to
The Tobias Foundation grant in 2020 has been awarded to Magnus Tobiasson and Eva Hellström Lindberg, Karolinska Institutet. The grant amounts to SEK 10 million over a five-year period. It
Women vaccinated against HPV have a significantly lower risk of developing cervical cancer, and the positive effect is most pronounced for women vaccinated at a young age, according to a
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