Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care

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At a meeting of the Norwegian National Organization of Stroke Survivors in Western-Norway on 11th February 2015 Iris Brunner gave a talk about the VIRTUES study and technically assisted rehabilitation
Wilhelmsen and Kvåle published a case series on patients with long lasting dizziness. Treatment targeting the musculoskeletal system improved selv-reported symptoms and perception of disability
A new publication from the Me-Can (Metabolic Syndrome and Cancer) project, which is a pooled study of seven European cohorts, shows that high levels of a metabolic risk score is related to an overall increased cancer risk. The highest risk increases were seen for renal cell and liver cancer in men, and for endometrial and pancreatic cancer in women. Professor Tone Bjørge is co-author of the paper.
61 of the targeted 120 patients have been recruited now
In a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, you are invited to take part in a competition to create a smartphone app mockup for girls’ education. The app must be suitable for use both in Norway and in developing countries.