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Testing a immunological drug as a new treatment for early type 1 diabetes

27 January, 2023 - Göteborgs universitet

A large clinical study is now beginning on an approved drug for treating psoriasis. The drug will be tested on patients who were recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The theory is that the drug could preserve the patient’s remaining insulin production. A large number of hospitals throughout Sweden are participating in this large project, […]

Strong political action needed to reduce the increasing share of dollar millionaires’ enormous environmental impact

25 January, 2023 - Linnéuniversitetet

The share of dollar millionaires in the world is steadily increasing and their emission patterns make it difficult, if not impossible, to meet the Paris Agreement’s target of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. According to a new study by tourism professor Stefan Gössling, the dollar millionaires will, within just a few decades, be […]

Railway made Swedish villages and towns greener

25 January, 2023 - Göteborgs universitet

Construction of the main railway lines in Sweden included a large-scale garden project. Parks and kitchen gardens were built around the new stations, and long hedges were planted along the railways. A new dissertation from the University of Gothenburg describes how this came to be and explains why almost all of these cultivated areas are […]

Depression and low quality of life 30 years after chemical attack

25 January, 2023 - Göteborgs universitet

Mustard gas harms the vision, skin and breathing. Three decades on, however, the predominant effect is mental ill-health. At a time when chemical warfare is a threat, researchers at the University of Gothenburg have now presented their study monitoring a group of victims of a historical gas attack. With the war in Ukraine, threats to […]

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