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Deciding not to resuscitate: nurses’ and physicians’ perspectives

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2018 10:37 GMT

When deciding not to resuscitate patients in cardiac arrest, ethical issues arise. Nurses and physicians conflicting perspectives often cause frustration. In a new doctoral thesis from Uppsala University, Mona Pettersson examines clinical and ethical perspectives on “DNR orders” in cancer care.

Genetic risk: Should researchers let people know?

Press Releases   •   Sep 24, 2018 08:10 BST

Should researchers inform research participants, if they discover genetic disease risks in the participants? The value of complex genetic risk information for individuals is uncertain. In a PhD thesis from Uppsala University, Jennifer Viberg Johansson suggests that this uncertainty needs to be acknowledged by both geneticists and ethicists.

Bravery cells found in the hippocampus

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2018 10:00 BST

Why do some people comfortably walk between skyscrapers on a high-wire or raft the Niagara Falls in a wooden barrel whereas others freeze on the mere thought of climbing off escalators in a shopping mall? In a new study, scientists have found that a certain type of cells in the hippocampus play a key role.

Extent of immune response associated with degree of inflammation and joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2018 09:00 BST

To diagnose rheumatoid arthritis, antibodies to the amino acid citrulline are commonly measured. A new study from Uppsala University shows that a broad mix of different antibodies in the joints is the dominant factor that can be associated with severe inflammation and joint damage. These findings, published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, may eventually lead to improved diagnostics.

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Documents   •   Apr 02, 2018 20:00 BST

Image 1. Localization of the ZC3H11A protein in human HeLa cells infected with adenovirus. Photo: Shady Younis.



Documents   •   Apr 02, 2018 20:00 BST

Image 2. The ZC3H11A protein (in green) surrounds the adenovirus replication centers in human in HeLa cells. Photo: Shady Younis.

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