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How scientists will sneak healthy fibres into your food

Scientists are designing sneaky dietary fibres to make people eat healthier without noticing it.

Student nurses get a grip on research

Student nurses comprehend and appreciate more research than students on the paths to becoming teachers or engineers.

Dairy fat can help protect against type 2 diabetes

Eating dairy products can help people avoid contracting type 2 diabetes. Some researchers think the healthy ingredient is dairy fat.

Antipsychotic drug fights resistant bacteria

Studies have shown how the antipsychotic drug Thioridazine can make unusable antibiotics effective again.

New treatment could put an end to stomach pains

Danish scientists are pioneering a new treatment for patients with severe irritable bowel syndrome.

Pills can quench thirst for alcohol

Many medications are available on the market that can ease alcohol cravings, but these pills are not widely used in Norway.

Alcohol sensitivity is inherited

Do you have a parent or grandparent who is or has been an alcoholic? If so, you should stay away from alcohol when you are stressed.

Danish scientists disprove popular Parkinson’s myth

Advanced computer models allow scientists to track brain processes causing the irreversible disease.

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.

Older teens tackle divorces adeptly

Today’s adolescents generally excel at taking care of one another. Researchers think such empathy and friendship is helping them come to grips with parents’ divorces.

High risk of suicide attempts among patients with schizophrenia

One out of two schizophrenia patients has hurt him- or herself or tried to commit suicide. A new study has identified risk factors, and they turn out to be different for women and men.

Danish scientists about to begin first ever stem cell trials on humans

Scientists from Denmark will be the first in the world to experiment with artificially grown brain cells.

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