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Young people use self-harm to share emotions

Damaging your body may be a way to control negative emotions. New research from UiO shows that young people also use self-harm to communicate and share difficult feelings, which they are unable to express in words.

Half of young people recover from schizophrenia

Prospects are not as hopeless as previously thought, according to the researcher behind the study.

People over 60 prefer to work with 30-year-olds

A minority prefer people of their own age as work colleagues.

Physical education: What if we took away the pressure to be good at sports?

A researcher believes that’s how physical education should be. He’s been studying what gym class could be like when physical skills don’t count for students’ grades.

Ibuprofen cannot replace antibiotics to treat urinary tract infections

Antibiotic resistance is a major global problem. Nevertheless, we should not stop using antibiotics to treat urinary tract infections.

Kindergarten and preschool workers report more hearing problems than others

A new Swedish study shows that many preschool and kindergarten employees have hearing problems because of their work.

Tumours are more complicated than previously believed

What was once considered a fundamental principle in understanding how cancer tumours grow has been shown to be wrong.

Growing number of Muslim pilgrims in Europe

Pilgrimages have become more popular all over the world in recent years. New pilgrimage sites are emerging and in Europe Muslims and Christians are visiting each other’s pilgrimage sites.

Scientist made free self-help courses for ten common mental disorders

Social anxiety, fear of blushing, performance anxiety, panic anxiety, fear of flying, diverse phobias, health anxiety, insomnia and depression. A psychologist at the University of Oslo and has observed a huge need for beneficial, free assistance. So he supplied it himself.

No stillbirth rise from antifungal medication

Pregnant women who use the oral medication flucanozole against fungal infections run a higher risk of spontaneous abortions.