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skin cancer

Protein Linked To Aggressive Skin Cancer

Over the past ten years, new treatment alternatives that use different methods to strengthen the immune system or attack specific cancer cells...
osteoarthritis

High Rates Of Opioid Prescriptions For Osteoarthritis

Opioids work against severe pain but the risks of side effects and addiction are high. In the USA alone, 26 people die...
dung beetles

Dung Beetles Use Wind Compass When the Sun Is High

The discovery of the dung beetles’ wind compass and how it complements the sun compass was made by an international research team...
Alzheimer’s disease

New Blood Test for Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers from Lund University, together with the Roche pharmaceutical company, have used a method to develop a new blood marker capable of...
preeclampsia treatment

Clinical Trials Beginning for Possible Preeclampsia Treatment

For over 20 years, a team of researchers at Lund University has worked on developing a drug against preeclampsia – a serious...
maternal smoking

Sperm Count 50% Lower in Sons of Fathers Who Smoke

Studies have repeatedly linked maternal smoking during pregnancy with reduced sperm counts in male offspring. Now a research team at Lund University in Sweden...
solar energy

Brilliant Iron Molecule Could Provide Cheaper Solar Energy

For the first time, researchers have succeeded in creating an iron molecule that can function both as a photocatalyst to produce fuel and in...
bats manoeuvrevideo

Unique Study Shows How Bats Manoeuvre

For the first time, researchers have succeeded in directly measuring the aerodynamics of flying animals as they manoeuvre in the air. Previously, the upstroke...
HIV infection

Long-Term Study Shows That HIV-2 Is Deadlier Than Previously Thought

A study published in The Lancet HIV shows that HIV-2 is more pathogenic than previously demonstrated. The new findings indicate that early treatment should...
smallest flightless bird

Researchers Solve the Mystery of the Bird from Atlantis

The world’s smallest flightless bird can be found on Inaccessible Island in the middle of the South Atlantic. Less than 100 years ago, researchers...
flying animalsvideo

New Study May Provide Clues to How Birds Began to Fly

“Our measurements show that the ground effect saves animals twice as much energy as models have suggested.”, says Christoffer Johansson, biologist at Lund University.For...
video

3D Mammography Detected 34% More Breast Cancers in Screening

After screening 15 000 women over a period of five years, a major clinical study in Sweden has shown that 3D mammography, or breast...
Milky Way galaxy

Researchers Solve Mystery at the Centre of the Milky Way

Last spring, researchers published a study about the apparent presence of astonishing and dramatically high levels of three different elements in red giant stars,...
type 2 diabetes

New Discovery Restores Insulin Cell Function in Type 2 Diabetes

By blocking a protein, VDAC1, in the insulin-producing beta cells, it is possible to restore their normal function in case of type 2 diabetes....
immune system

New Function of a Key Component in the Immune System Discovered

The complement proteins that circulate in our blood are an important part of our immune system. They help identify bacteria, viruses and other harmful...
Alzheimer's Disease

New Method Enables Accurate Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Diagnosing Alzheimer's disease can be difficult, as several other conditions can cause similar symptoms. Now a new brain imaging method can show the spread...
Intestinal Bacteria

Intestinal Bacteria Produce Electric Current from Sugar

Intestinal bacteria can create an electric current, according to a new study from Lund University in Sweden. The results are valuable for the development...
pancreatic cancer

New Blood Test Detects Early Stage Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is currently very difficult to detect while it is still resectable. A new blood test developed by researchers at Lund University in...
Organic farming

Organic Farming Methods Favour Pollinators

Pollinating insects are endangered globally, with a particularly steep decline over the last 40 years. An extensive 3-year study from Lund University in Sweden...
infection

Mechanism That Determines the Course of Infection Discovered

“This knowledge is important in order to stop the spread of viral infections in the long term”, says researcher Alex Evilevitch.Alex Evilevitch and his...