2009-05-13 15:39 Professor Lars Nyberg, hjärnforskare vid Umeå universitet, är en av 30 världsledande experter som står bakom ett konsensusdokument om forskningsläget vad gäller hjärnans förmåga att behålla sin kapacitet under åldrandet.
2008-10-20 15:48 Att vänja sig till det svenska språket: studier av en individuell skriftspråklig förändring utifrån Olof Bertilssons kyrkobok 1636-1668
2008-10-20 09:37 Many educational systems of today are standards-based and aim at for alignment, i.e. consistency, among the components of the educational system: standards, teaching and assessment. To conclude whether the alignment is sufficiently high, analyses with a useful model are needed.
2008-10-16 09:41 Sibling caretaking, although common across time and cultures, has not been well researched from the carer’s point of view. In Nicaragua, ranked as one of the poorest countries in the Americas, sibling caretaking is common.
2008-10-16 09:18 Obesity is occurring at epidemic proportions across much of the world and is a main preventable cause of illness and premature death. In order to effectively tackle this epidemic, we need a thorough understanding of the mechanisms causing obesity and its complications, most notably those that link obesity with type 2 diabetes.
2008-10-15 15:53 Hantaviruses are found practically all over the world and cause hemorrhagic fevers in man. Each year about 150,000 people are hospitalized in these zoonotic infections which can be of two types: hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) or hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS), depending on the infecting virus.
2008-10-13 09:24 Neuropeptides, such as substance P (SP) and bombesin/gastrin-releasing peptide (BN/GRP), and neurotrophins are involved in neuro-immunomodulatory processes and have marked trophic, growth-promoting and inflammation-modulating properties. The impact of these modulators in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is, however, unclear.
2008-10-13 09:01 In spite of the fact that prostate cancer is the most common male cancer in both Sweden and many other countries in the developed world, little is known of risk factors and predisposing conditions. The only well recognized risk factors are age, race and familial aggregation. More knowledge about risk factors could lead to better preventive measures together with better treatments.
2008-10-10 09:33 Program-Teknikdagen
2008-10-09 13:40 Concerns about climate changes and scarcity of fossil fuels are rising. Hence wood is becoming an attractive source of renewable energy and raw material and these new dimensions have prompted increasing interest in wood formation in trees, in both the scientific community and wider public.