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Reproductive health causes tension in South Sudan

South Sudanese women find themselves in the middle of a tug-of-war between traditional and modern views on their reproductive health.

This sensor detects when you need a glass of water

A newly developed micro-sensor can detect dehydration, and can alert the user. In particular, this aid can be extremely useful in the care of the elderly.

How does ADHD medicine work in adults?

ADHD medications help many adults. But there is no quick fix, researchers report.

How should doctors and nurses break bad news to patients?

Delivering a tough message to a patient is often perceived as so difficult that it doesn’t go very well, according to both a professor and a doctor.

Professor knows who will win the Iron Throne

Spoiler alert! This Professor thinks that he can predict who will win the Iron Throne. Just so long as the author, George R. R. Martin, has read Max Weber's economic theory.

What would Norway be like without oil money?

What if there wasn't as much as an ounce of oil under the North Sea? Would Norway be one of Europe's poorest countries?

Online weigh-loss groups provide support and comfort

Online weight loss forums protect participants from public fat shaming, and offer them a place to speak out without being confronted by normal-weight individuals, medical science or the authorities.

Researcher discovered her pacemaker is hackable

A Norwegian researcher in cybersecurity, discovered that her heart is being regulated by a pacemaker which can be hacked.

Why Norwegian soldiers didn't approve of 'Meat free Monday'

In an effort to be environmentally responsible and to eat healthier, the Norwegian army decided to introduce a meat free day every week. But the soldiers were not impressed.

Depression and anxiety are common after stroke

People who have had a stroke should be checked for signs of anxiety and depression, a physician and researcher says.