Syndicate content

Health

Stay up-to-date with the all latest research in health from the Nordic Countries.

Bookmark this page to stay up to date with the new articles on all things health here at ScienceNordic.

Scientists can finally explain how autoimmune disease spreads

“It’s a negative spiral,” says scientist behind new study.

How exercise can slow the spread of cancer

“Thorough and solid” study suggests why intense training is so effective at preventing cancer.

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.

Lithium in drinking water could protect against dementia

Fewer people suffer from the disease when they drink water containing higher concentrations of lithium

Pompeii residents were screwed before the volcanic eruption

A water pipe from Pompeii had alarmingly high levels of toxic chemicals.

New app could save you a trip to the hospital

Apps have great potential in the health service sector, but what are the challenges of implementing them?

We all have to die of something, so why bother being healthy?

Nordic-Australian researcher outlines five reasons for switching to a healthier lifestyle.

New atlas of cancer survival could lead to new treatments

The new tool might help explain why some patients live longer with the disease than others.

Stem cells could fix a damaged heart

A new clinical trial could benefit heart patients who do not have any other treatment options left.

Young people in Denmark are becoming more and more stressed

The struggle for higher grades could be the main culprit.

Danish Viking fortresses were designed to fend off other Vikings

After four years, the excavation of the famous Viking fortress, Borgring, is coming to a close and archaeologists can now describe the fortress in a broader perspective: An anti-Viking defence that allowed the Danish King to forge a new, mobile army.