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Scientists catalogue all human proteins

New protein catalogue will be key instrument in the development of new types of medicine.

Poor work environment linked to heart troubles

Men who recently experienced a heart attack think their work environment contributed to their cardiovascular problems.

Body sensor reacts to chili and chilly

One of the body’s cold sensors reacts as well to frigid air as to a hot chili pepper.

Snus smokeless tobacco can lead to smoking

Teenagers who use the moist powder tobacco – snus – tend to have low self-esteem and are more at risk of starting to smoke, one study finds. But researchers disagree.

Fast method for determining antibiotic resistance

Swedish researchers have come up with a new and quick way of determining a bacteria’s susceptibility to antibiotics.

Mental training can help curb injuries

Psychological training can help reduce physical injuries in elite sports.

New blood vessels in just seven days

Just start with a few teaspoons of blood.

Night shifts raise the risk of breast cancer

Women whose shifts include the four hours from midnight to four in the morning for much of their working life have an elevated risk of breast cancer.

Mindfulness as useful as therapy to treat depression

The quickest road out of depression might be to simply be aware of how you feel, without trying to change those feelings.

Nordic fare slims you as well as a Stone Age diet

Official Nordic dietary recommendations help elderly, overweight women to lose weight just as well as if they were on Palaeolithic diets.