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Children of fathers who smoked in their early teens have a greater risk of developing asthma, obesity and low lung function, new research from the University of Bergen and the University of Southampton shows.
Individuals with birth defects have an increased cancer risk. Recent research shows an increased risk of childhood cancer among individuals with siblings with birth defects.
A Nordic study that was recently published in the American Journal of Epidemiology shows that conditions related to pregnancy are important for the later development of thyroid cancer in the mother.
Recent research published in the International Journal of Epidemiology shows that there are gender differences in the connection between congenital malformations and childhood cancer.
A Norwegian study that was recently published in BJOG (British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology) shows that women affected by gynecological cancer, especially women with cervical and ovarian cancer, used more medication for pain relief and sex hormones than women without cancer long after they had the diagnosis. Women with uterine cancer used more diabetes medications (antidiabetics) both... Read more
How can you as a medical student use all the knowledge you have acquired about diseases, injuries, diagnostics, and treatment during the first five years of your studies to meet the specific patient you now have in front of you during a consultation?
On Wednesday, Faculty Day 2023 was held at the Faculty of Medicine. During the event, TVEPS and Lars Thore Fadnes were honored with awards in various categories.
A study on protein intake with limiting meat and dairy consumption was conducted by Theogene Habumgisha and his team. The data show a decrease in protein intake, but there is little evidence that this has had a substantial influence on body composition or anthropometric measurements.
The University of Bergen's Centre for Pharmacy has been granted a prestigious Erasmus+ cooperation partnership grant of €400,000 over 36 months for their FPD-Include project. FPD-Include, which stands for Faculty Professional Development for inclusion in pharmacy education, is a collaborative effort involving Utrecht University, San Pablo-CEU, Helsinki University, and the University of Bergen as... Read more
Christine Henriksen Ødegaard from the Global Mental Health research group defended her PhD-thesis: “Medication free treatment for people with psychosis" in June 2023.
Members of the Global Mental health Research Group are delighted to have successfully completed the Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) 2023: Childhood: Nurturing care for building the future. BSRS 2023 was held face-to-face in Bergen 5-15 June, 2023
This week, more than 70 PhD students from all over the world assemble in Bergen for the annual Bergen Summer Research Schools—for the first time since the pandemic.
BCEPS PhD Candidate and Harvard Takemi Fellow Anand Bhopal has just published the article "Fair Pathways to Net-Zero Healthcare" together with BCEPS Director and Professor Ole Frithjof Norheim.
During the conference on "Pandemic, diversity and social inequality" in Bergen in October, researchers started working on a declaration based on knowledge and experiences from the pandemic. The declaration has now been published and is open to read.
The Its21 conference is an important step towards creating a more sustainable future, focusing on the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and sustainable development in education and the workplace. We welcome you to this year's event on April 27-28, 2023!
Barsha Pathak from India was among those who attended the course in implementation science in global health.
Students Ole Alexander and Elizabeth met in TVEPS. This was the start of further collaboration and the development of a sustainable solution for the return of medications.
What is needed for Øygarden medical center (LMS) to achieve the UN´s sustainability goals? During the fall of 2020, an interdisciplinary student group received a slightly different TVEPS practice.

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