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Dangerous use of antibiotics rises

The use of broad-spectrum antibiotics at Norwegian hospitals rose by 20 percent from 2006 to 2011.

Antibiotic use during pregnancy doesn’t increase asthma risk

Using antibiotics during pregnancy will not increase child's risk of developing asthma, reveals new study. Instead, a weak immune system seems to be the culprit.

European scientists call for more flu shots

Too few are vaccinated against the flu. Could spell disaster if nothing is done, warns scientists.

Mouse study: C-sections cause immune system malfunction

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

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.

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