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Scientists set world record in giving patients migraine

A team of Danish scientists are getting close to finding the cause of migraines. Discovery could lead to better treatment.

Fatty liver is the new threat to national health

A Danish scientist is scrutinising millions of Danish and American genes, looking for an explanation to why increasing number of people are afflicted with fatty liver.

Hip belt goes off when old people fall

If scientists get their way, we will soon be able to measure grandma’s acceleration. If she has a fall, that is.

Scientists are getting closer to the origins of prostate cancer

New study uncovers even more genetic flaws that increase risk of prostate cancer.

New study shatters established knowledge of the immune system

Danish scientists discovers how the immune system is activated to break down bacteria. The experiments disproves a prevalent established theory about the immune system.

Mouse study: C-sections cause immune system malfunction

Experiments on mice indicate that natural delivery gives children a better and healthier immune system.

Doctors: heart transplant recipients should not be kept from exercise

People who have been given a new heart should do high-intensity exercise, says doctors behind a new study that clashes with previous guidelines.

Genes causing sudden heart failure discovered

Scientists have found the genes behind the hereditary heart disease long QT syndrome that leads to sudden heart failure -- even in young people.

ADHD and autism can be detected much earlier than previously thought

Children with ADHD or autism display symptoms even before they turn two years old, reveals new study. Scientists believe they can use the knowledge to treat children more effectively.

Danish scientists can soon predict which diseases you’ll get

Data from more than six million Danish patients has allowed scientists to map out how illnesses develop. In the future they will be able to predict which diseases will affect you.