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Few physical differences found between healthy individuals and those afflicted by chronic fatigue syndrome

Norwegian researchers studied adolescents who developed chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and chronic fatigue (CF) after having mononucleosis.

Tick-borne encephalitis-virus found in unpasteurized cow milk in Norway

A tick-borne virus that can infect humans and potentially cause a serious infection of the central nervous system has been found for the first time in milk from Norwegian dairy cows. A study of this virus in cervids may help us understand how this virus is spreading in Norway.

How hepatitis C wages guerrilla warfare

Scientists have discovered how hepatitis C converts innocent cells into virus factories.

Mumps outbreak hits students in several Norwegian cities

Starting among students in Trondheim, the outbreak has now spread to Oslo and Bergen. Over 80 people are infected so far, more than twice as many as the previous record from 15 years ago.

Can HIV be eradicated?

Scientists set out to eliminate HIV entirely from the body.

A virus from horses is bringing us closer to a vaccine against Hepatitis C

A Hepatitis C-like virus in horses could be used for developing a vaccine against the real thing.

Scientists are developing new Ebola test that will be as simple as a pregnancy test

New test will eliminate risk of infection and can be performed on the spot.

HPV vaccine does not enhance the risk of multiple sclerosis

A large study confirms that the HPV vaccine is not associated with multiple sclerosis.

From genetically modified tobacco plants to medicine for Ebola

A commitment to global health and out-of-the box thinking prompted Professor Charles Arntzen to develop a medicine for Ebola from genetically modified tobacco plants.

Ebola’s deadly toll on healthcare workers

Ebola’s deadly effects on the Sierra Leonean healthcare community not only has repercussions for the delivery of health care, but on the training of future health care providers involved in an innovative Norwegian surgical training programme.