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More important for heart patients to be active than thin

Increased physical activity, not weight loss, gives individuals with coronary heart disease a longer lease on life, according to a new study conducted at NTNU.

Older patients demand fewer resources

Do the oldest dying patients expect less than those from younger generations?

Major gender gap in health research

Women’s bodies are different from men’s. We need to understand women’s health better, says medical doctor and professor Johanne Sundby.

Should bicycle helmets be mandatory?

New research shows that cyclists reduce their risk of head injuries by 60 percent when they wear helmets, but experts wrangle on the question of making them mandatory by law.

A Digital Fishing Trip

Four Norwegian research projects develop artificial (marine) intelligence. Their results will change how you view a fish.

A virtual time machine for the Port of Oslo of the 1700s

If you have a 3D printer, this website even lets you print out small buildings from 18th century Oslo.

Minority youth felt sidelined on the ski track

Minority youth find that activities such as cross-country skiing and forest and mountain hikes are linked to Norwegian ethnicity and whiteness, according to researchers.

Intestinal bacteria can work better than antibiotics

A small Norwegian study suggests that transplanted bowel bacteria may be more effective than antibiotics in treating patients with severe bowel infections.

How do we make sure that all have access to personalized medicine?

Personalized medicine demands much from the patient. But researchers warn that tomorrow’s health care, with all its promise, is at risk of unfairly excluding people unless we take steps to prevent this.