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Vitamin D, consumed via oily fish or cod liver oil supplements, may lower the risk of adult-onset multiple sclerosis (MS). Adolescence may be a particularly susceptible life period for such vitamin D-based risk reduction.
Students and employees at the KGJN recently met for a scientific symposium at the Hotel Terminus. It was a successful meeting with many participants, interesting science and fun socializing.
The Biorecognition group at the Department of Biomedicine represents one of the four nodes in the new NOR-Openscreen infrastructure. The infrastructure will support the discovery of biologically active substances in all areas of the Life Sciences by providing transnational, open access to the most advanced technologies, chemical and biological resources as well as expertise through Europe.
Being better able to identify the most seriously ill infants is of great importance in terms of being best able to prioritise health resources, particularly is developing countries where such resources are limited. Two researchers from the Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC) were part of a study that has identified predictors of recovery time in infants with... Read more
A focus-group study involving 2 researchers from the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS) found that General Practitioners (GPs) seem to consciously negotiate when dealing with sick leave issues.
The study will examine links between adolescent pregnancies and different approaches to empower adolescent girls in Zambia.
The 7th International Congress of Pain in Dementia gathered leading researchers on dementia in Bergen, Norway. The goal was to share knowledge, raise awareness and find solutions to challenges related to pain in people with dementia.
Researchers at the University of Bergen (UiB) have discovered that a rare autoimmune disease called APS1 may be more common than previously believed. The disease can lead to diabetes, hair loss, loss of pigments, dental problems and a number of other problems, especially in the internal organs.
PhD Candidate Phyllis Awor is part of a research group working on improving quality of care at drug shops in Uganda.
No less than 3 new CCBIO research school courses will start up this fall, and the Junior Scientist Symposia also have news to share.
The University of Bergen’s (UiB’s) Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) 2015 is being held 15-27 June. The faculty team leading this summer’s programme are largely based at UiB’s Centre for International Health (CIH).
Jim Lorens' research group in Tumor Cell Plasticity was June 18th 2015 awarded with the Best Research Group of the Year 2014 by the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen.
Centre Director Lars A. Akslen and Communications Adviser at CCBIO Marion Solheim were invited to the NUAS conference at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm to share how CCBIO communicate their research activities.
Kjell-Morten Myhr and co-authors associated with Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Centre for MS Research have recently published an article on The Norwegian Multiple Sclerosis Registry and Biobank in Acta Neurologica Scandinavica.
Researchers at Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Centre for MS Research have recently published a reviewarticle on studies on incidence and prevalence of MS in Norway, in Acta Neurologica Scandinavica.
A network seminar series to promote collaboration between Nordic countries in biological and medical imaging. 1st seminar in Turku 13th-14th of August 2015.
Is equality best understood as a distributive concern, or should it be viewed as a social and political ideal? The former view dominates in the justice and health literature, but in a new essay Gry Wester and Kristin Vogt explore the latter view.
Two researchers from the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS) have conducted a phenomenological study of the past and present hospital experiences of children with Diabetes 1.