University of Gothenburg

Eat flaxseed to improve health, reduce obesity

Bacteria levels in both the cellulose and flaxseed groups returned to healthier levels when compared to the high-fat group, study revealed.

Feb 05, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

Swedish woman pregnant after robot-assisted womb transplant

The operation is done with robot-assisted keyhole surgery in which five openings one centimeter long enable the surgeons to work with very high precision.

Jan 11, 2019, 12:44 PM IST

Bullied children have fewer friends on digital platforms too, a new study reveals

The result indicates that bullied children have an even more vulnerable life situation than before.

Nov 20, 2016, 15:49 PM IST

Excessive weight gain during puberty increases risk of heart disease

A new study has revealed that putting on lots of weight during puberty increases the risk of death due to heart disease later in life.

Nov 10, 2016, 23:10 PM IST

Quitting alcohol easier than trying to control drinking

People who aim to quit drinking entirely are more likely to achieve this goal if they are treated by a care provider who advocates total abstinence, a new study suggests.

Sep 16, 2016, 00:22 AM IST

Why you should never make decisions when hungry!

The hormone ghrelin, produced in the stomach when hungry, has a negative effect on both decision making and impulse control.

May 11, 2016, 11:00 AM IST

Beware! Antioxidants can cause cancer to spread faster

Antioxidants protect healthy cells from free radicals that can turn them into malignancies but may also protect a tumour once it has developed, the findings showed.

Oct 09, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

An hour of video game daily can make girls fat

Young women who play computer games for an hour every day are at increased risk of gaining unhealthy weight, warns new research.

Sep 25, 2015, 13:44 PM IST

Ladies! One beer a week keeps heart attack risks weak

Ladies, you may want to start necking beer once every week as a new study suggests that moderate beer consumption runs lower risk of heart attack.

Sep 25, 2015, 11:59 AM IST

Here's how global warming is affecting crop nutrient quality

A new study has suggested that increased carbon dioxide levels in air, due to global warming, restrict plants' ability to absorb nutrients.

Jun 13, 2015, 15:35 PM IST

Know what can help you live up to 100 years!

Want to live a 100 years? Just follow a few healthy habits and live on!

May 01, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

Doubt over stem-cell based infertility treatment

A new study by a Swedish institution suggests that infertility cannot be successfully treated with stem cells.

Feb 04, 2015, 17:25 PM IST

Computer games may give you larger English vocabulary

Scientists have found that those who play computer games regularly have a larger English vocabulary than non-players.

Aug 29, 2014, 15:39 PM IST

Why newborns get sick so often

A new study has suggested that newborns are lacking in the toll-like receptor 3 (TLR3) that recognizes different viruses and mediates immune response to these viruses

Nov 01, 2013, 11:10 AM IST

Fertilizers may have been used by ancient civilisation 5,000 years ago

A Swedish Stone Age community may have used fertilisers, researchers have claimed.

Apr 27, 2013, 14:29 PM IST

Permanent stress significantly increases diabetes risk in men

Men who reported permanent stress have a significantly higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than men who reported no stress, according to a study by the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Feb 08, 2013, 11:40 AM IST

Sweden`s only coral faces risk of extinction

Sweden`s only remaining cold-water coral reef, the Sacken reef in the Koster Fjord, may become extinct, warn scientists.

Oct 23, 2012, 19:42 PM IST

Scientists grow new vein from girl`s stem cell

scientists have successfully replaced a major blood vessel in a 10-year-old girl with a vein grown in a lab using her own stem cells.

Jun 14, 2012, 15:19 PM IST

Scientists grow new vein from girl`s stem cell

scientists have successfully replaced a major blood vessel in a 10-year-old girl with a vein grown in a lab using her own stem cells.

Jun 14, 2012, 15:19 PM IST

Heavy use of mobile, PC affects sleep, mental health

Youths who heavily use mobile phones and computers run a greater risk of sleep disturbances, stress and affecting their mental health.

Jun 12, 2012, 16:03 PM IST