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Deaths halved among infarct patients attending Heart School

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2019 12:59 BST

​Patients who attend ‘Heart School’, as almost every patient is invited to do after a first heart attack, live longer than non-participating patients. This is shown in a new study, by researchers at Uppsala University, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

Women’s deep belly fat more strongly linked to diabetes and cardiovascular diseases

Press releases   •   Sep 09, 2019 16:00 BST

A comprehensive study from Uppsala University, with over 325,000 participants, shows that deep belly fat is a major contributing risk factor for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The study also shows that deep belly fat is a larger risk factor in women compared to men.

New WHO autoantibody reference reagent will benefit SLE patients

Press releases   •   Sep 05, 2019 09:00 BST

Reference reagents are important in diagnostics and care of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). An international team of researchers now presents a WHO autoantibody reference reagent that will help to align autoantibody analyses and thus to optimise diagnosis and treatment to patients irrespective of where they live. The findings are published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.

Novel method identifies the right individual exosomes

Press releases   •   Aug 26, 2019 10:00 BST

There is a growing demand for diagnostic markers for early disease detection and prognosis. Exosomes are potential biomarkers for cancer progression and neurodegenerative disease but it can be difficult to identify what tissue a specific exosome comes from. Researchers have solved this problem by developing a method that maps surface protein complements on large numbers of individual exosomes.

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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.



Documents   •   May 12, 2014 10:21 BST

Pre-conference report for Uppsala Health Summit May 2014

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