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  • Four of ten adults worldwide have functional gastrointestinal disorders

    [2 Jun 2020] For every ten adults in the world, four suffer from functional gastrointestinal disorders of varying severity. This is shown by a study of more than 73,000 people in 33 countries. University of Gothenburg scientists are among those now presenting these results.

  • Universeum's SEK 50m donation from Krefting Foundation

    [27 May 2020] Universeum science center in Gothenburg is to receive SEK 7 million from the Herman. Krefting Foundation for Allergy and Asthma Research, the principal owner of the VBG Group. The donation kicks off Universeum¿s life science venture, the initial phase being a new learning environment developed with the Krefting Research Center. This collaboration with the Krefting Foundation will continue until 2026 and the donations will total some SEK 50 million over the period.

  • Reduced obesity for weighted-vest wearers

    [30 Apr 2020] Scientists from the University of Gothenburg have found a new method of reducing human body weight and fat mass using weighted vests. The new study indicates that there is something comparable to built-in bathroom scales that contributes to keeping our body weight and, by the same token, fat mass constant.

  • Higher thrombus risk in men with obesity in adolescence

    [29 Apr 2020] Men with a history of obesity in their late teens are, in adult life, more at risk of a blood clot (thrombus) in a leg or lung, according to a study from the University of Gothenburg study shows. The risk rises successively and is highest in those who were severely obese in adolescence.

  • Facilitating more register research

    [27 Apr 2020] How to create an epidemiological study design and which registers and databases can contribute to a research project are the kinds of question Fredrik Nyberg, new Visiting Professor of Register Epidemiology, can help to answer. Here he talks about his role, how register-based research can become more useful for health and medical care, and what 19 years as a scientist at AstraZeneca taught him.

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