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Pregnancy overshadowed by the pandemic

18 October, 2021 - Göteborgs universitet

A pregnancy constantly overshadowed by the unknown. That is how women in Sweden who have been pregnant during the pandemic describe it. A study lead by researchers from University of Gothenburg highlights the insecurity and loneliness they have been experiencing. The study, published in the scientific journal Women and Birth, is based on in-depth interviews […]

Low-status jobs with high vulnerability during pandemic

18 October, 2021 - Göteborgs universitet

Workplace infection risk and failing crisis information dissemination are both factors contributing to high incidence of COVID-19 among foreign-born workers in low-status occupations, a report from the University of Gothenburg’s Unit of Occupational and Environmental Medicine shows. Prevalence of COVID-19 is not only high among employees in the health and social care sectors. Overrepresentation is […]

Molecular mixing creates super stable glass

14 October, 2021 - Chalmers tekniska högskola

Image: Researcher Sandra Hultmark works with a sample of the new glass material using a FSC (Fast Scanning Calorimetry) machine. The illustration on the left shows the eight different perylene molecules that were investigated in the study. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have succeeded in creating a new type of super-stable, durable glass […]

Obesity in four out of ten adults with COVID-19 in intensive care

14 October, 2021 - Göteborgs universitet

People with obesity were overrepresented among adults in Sweden receiving intensive care for COVID-19 during the first wave of the pandemic. Just over 39 percent had obesity, compared with some 16 percent in the population. The risks of prolonged hospitalization and death in intensive care units (ICUs) was also higher for patients with obesity, as […]

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