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Aalborg University scientists: world renowned for causing pain

Scientists return to Denmark every year to study what happens in the body when we feel pain.

Scientists are making smoothies with potato milk

A Swedish food scientist has made a milk substitute out of potatoes. This is said to be more neutral in taste than soya or oat milk.

Rock singer has been injecting himself with snake venom for 25 years

Scientists have now made a catalogue of Steve Ludwin’s antibodies.

Uncovering epilepsy’s hidden secrets

One in three people with epilepsy are not helped by today’s medicines. Researchers in Oslo are pursuing new drugs that might change that.

Substance from garlic combats chronic infections

A molecule found in garlic inhibits the defence mechanism of bacteria, boosting the power of antibiotics and the human immune defence, according to a Danish study.

Mouth bacteria linked to obesity

Amount of oral lactic acid bacteria could influence your propensity to gain weight.

New treatment for irritable bowel syndrome?

A new study might bring hope of treatment for persons plagued by irritable bowel syndrome.

New research project to investigate aluminium in vaccines

Previous research does not indicate any problems caused by aluminium.

Breastfeeding does not prevent asthma and allergies

A Swedish study shows that breastfeeding does not lower the risk of allergies, hay fever and asthma.

Patient inclusion is key to fixing health inequality

A new study investigates how inequality affects patient treatment and experiences.

Asthma might weaken the body’s immune system

Individuals with asthma suffer more infections and should be under greater medical supervision, says scientist behind new study.

Nurses biased against obese patients

An increasing number of patients entering intensive care units in Norwegian hospitals are obese. Some hospital personnel find it hard to muster the same amount of empathy and provide the same level of care they give to slimmer patients.