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Drinking milk could keep you slim

Scientists from Aarhus University are identifying substances and mechanisms in milk that might affect the body’s metabolism.

Side effects from asthma medicine are underreported

Danish scientists find evidence of underreporting of severe side effects from asthma medicine in clinical trials.

Endocrine disruptors cause a man's anus to crawl towards his penis

Men who were exposed to endocrine disruptors in their mother’s womb produce less male hormone and their sperm quality is poor, shows new research.

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.

Aerobics can increase memory in older adults

Physical activity improves memory performance among persons aged 60 to 70 because it increases blood flow to the brain.

New study offers hope for patients with chronic infections

Scientists learn more about the showdown between bacteria and the immune system.

Few really boost health with alcohol

Only about 15 percent of the population can use their health as an excuse for enjoying a couple of glasses of red wine daily.

Salvaged donor lungs can save lives

Donor lungs once thought unsuitable for transplant can be salvaged for use by a new method after special treatment in a purpose-built heart and lung machine unit.

First image of an irritable bowel

Just a few years ago many in the medical profession thought that the common intestinal malady irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) was psychological – with its origins in the head, not the gut.

Parkinson’s can start in the gut

Swedish scientists have demonstrated that Parkinson’s disease can move from the gastrointestinal tract to the brain.

Low birth weight babies cope better with fasting later in life

New study suggests that low-weight babies apparently have an evolutionary advantage during periods of hunger and food shortage.

Cold sores linked to dementia

Herpes infections can double the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.