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UiB’s Centre for International Health celebrates a quarter century of pioneering development-related research.
The Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC) opened on 15 October.
Professor Grethe S. Tell is to become one of the first two women ever to be awarded honorary membership of the Norwegian Epidemiological Association.
Africa is technologically advanced in several areas, but woefully unprepared for technologies that could revolutionise its health care.
In an article in Bergens Tidende 20.10.13, neurologist and researcher Charalampos Tzoulis was chosen as one of forty-seven individuals representing Bergen’s future.
Pharmacist Sofia Frost Widnes have investigated both the need for and risk perception of drug information in pregnancy. Friday 25. October 2013 she defended her thesis «Drug information in pregnancy - attitudes and needs among pregnant women and physicians».
Obesity and diabetes are diseases that greatly increase worldwide. Adipose tissue is now recognized as a separate organ with complex metabolic processes. Understanding adipose tissue biology is important in order to develop better treatment strategies for obesity and diabetes.
Professor Oberbauer from the Medical University of Vienna will talk about 'Systems biology of omics in kidney transplantation'
The Pharmacy Students' Committee (FFU) and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (MOFA) together with Bergen International Film Festival (BIFF) invites you to a sneak-preview of the movie "Fire in the Blood", Tuesday 15. October 2013, 6 pm in Auditorium 1 at BBB.
Research Group in Social Pharmacy recently invited researchers from University of East Anglia (UEA) to Bergen to discuss future research collaboration and how we can strengthen the research within social pharmacy and pharmacy practice at both institutions.
The yearly Small Animal MRI course is now open for registration. It takes place 28th to 30th of October 2013 and you are encouraged to register as soon as possible as it is restricted to max 12 attendants.
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Children who are exposed to antiepileptic drugs during the pregnancy have an increased risk of early development issues, according to a new study published in Epilepsia.
Injuries have a profound impact on both the individual and society as a whole. A new article from the Centre for International Health reports incidence rates, causes and risk factors for non-fatal injuries in the context of Khartoum state in Sudan, with the aim to assist in developing evidence-based prevention programs.
Dr. Ines Kutzner has received funding from the Research Council of Norway to investigate mechanisms behind loosening of knee prostheses

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