Karolinska Institutet

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Name: Karolinska Institutet
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Moderate Alcohol Use Associated With Increased Risk For Atrial Fibrillation, Karolinska Institute Study

) — Even in moderation, consumption of wine and hard liquor may be a risk factor for atrial fibrillation, an abnormally fast heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and dementia, according to new research published today in the Journal of the ... [Published BioSpace - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Losing a parent during childhood may increase the risk of early death

LOS ANGELES -- People who experienced the death of a parent in childhood appear to be more likely to die prematurely themselves, new research shows.A study that tracked more than 7 million people for up to 42 years found that people who lost a parent ... [Published TwinCities.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Europe: Researchers examine how much fruit and veg school children eat

Less than every fourth child in Europe have enough fruit and vegetables included in their daily diet, a study by Swedish researchers at örebro University and Karolinska Institutet shows. The findings are a part of an EU-funded study and are presented ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Children not eating enough fruit and vegetables

Less than every fourth child in Europe have enough fruit and vegetables included in their daily diet, a study by Swedish researchers at Örebro University and Karolinska Institutet shows. The findings are a part of an EU-funded study and are presented ... [Published Science Daily - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Healthy lifestyle key to fight mental decline

Finnish researchers have suggested that a healthy lifestyle helps in fighting mental decline, with exercise and diet holding significant potential against Alzheimer's disease.The study, led by Miia Kivipelto from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers identify key explanation for why immune system unsuccessful in killing HIV virus

Phase II study reveals potential biomarker for HIV vaccineFDA approves Ruconest for treatment of acute attacks in adolescent patients with HAEStudy: 40% of Ontario female prisoners have history of traumatic brain injury Our immune system contains CD8+ ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers examine how much fruit and vegetables school children eat

Researchers release evidence substantiating unexpected dual role of immune systemState highlights: Health insurance changes catch Detroit teachers off guard; United Healthcare cuts 500 Tenn. doctors from Medicare advantage networkSurgeon explains who ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Synthesis and evaluation of antineurotoxicity properties of an amyloid-[small beta] peptide targeting ligand containing a triamino acid

bNeuronal Oscillations Laboratory, Division for Neurogeriatrics, KI-Alzheimer Disease Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, SwedencKI-Alzheimer Disease Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, ... [Published RSC - Jul 17 2014]
Entities: Ligand, Peptide, Synthesis, Acid
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Calls for kids to have more access to school doctors

Swedish school-age children are performing worse and have worse mental health because they do not have the same access to school doctors as they did previously, according to a debate article published in newspaper Dagens Nyheter by three doctors and a ... [Published Sveriges Radio - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Glass triangles animate facade of Wingårdh's auditorium for Karolinska Institutet

Swedish architecture firm Wingårdhs has completed a university auditorium in a Stockholm suburb with a patterned glass facade that twists and leans over the adjacent street (+ slideshow).Photograph is by Tord Rikard SîdertrîmThe building was designed ... [Published Dezeen - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Karolinska Institutet recruits another international top scientist

The Swedish Re Council has decided on further financing within the program for international recruitment of leading reers. A new grant now makes it possible for Karolinska Institutet to recruit the Spanish cancer reer Dr. Óscar Fernandez-Capetillo. This ... [Published Noodls - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Karolinska Institutet dismisses link between suicidal behaviour and ADHD drugs

24-06-2014: A new register-based study from Karolinska Institutet shows that drug therapy for ADHD does not entail an increased risk of suicide attempts or suicide, as was previously feared. The results are published in the British Medical Journal (B ... [Published Bionity.com - Jun 24 2014]

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Engineering organs requires a whole team. You're babysitting an organ, Taylor said. "Although we're trying to make this into a science and a medicine, it's still a bit of an art."
...undoubtedly prove that activities like dance, which are a pleasure to do, are actually beneficial, then that would be great,” Verghese told FNL . "But what we need are more studies to prove that activities like dance really do have a cognitive benefit.”"
"Parental death in childhood was associated with a long-lasting increased mortality risk from both external causes and diseases, regardless of age and sex of the child and the deceased parent" researchers reported Tuesday in PLOS Medicine
According to Ronald van Vollenhoven, the group's leader and professor of Clinical Therapy Re at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, "the treat-to-target concept has actually several elements. It has the target, which you decide you want to achieve; how you are going to measure the targets, how you are going to determine that you did in fact achieved it or not; and then the implementation of one or more therapeutic steps that hopefully are going to make it possible to achieve that target."

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How Alcohol Increases Afib Risk [Published EverydayHealth.com - 15 hours ago]
Top 3 Techniques for Creating Organs in the Lab [Published LiveScience.com - 16 hours ago]
Moderate Alcohol Use Associated With Increased ... [Published BioSpace - 21 hours ago]
Get Down, Stay Sharp: Dancing May Help Put Off ... [Published Fox News Latino - 23 hours ago]
Losing a parent during childhood may increase t... [Published TwinCities.com - Jul 23 2014]
Treat-to-Target in Lupus [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
Losing a parent during childhood may increase r... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 22 2014]
Death of a parent during childhood is associate... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 22 2014]
Lifestyle changes help prevent mental decline [Published Saga - Jul 22 2014]
Europe: Researchers examine how much fruit and ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Jul 22 2014]
Children not eating enough fruit and vegetables [Published Science Daily - Jul 22 2014]
PAPD5-dependent degradation pathway of miR-21 [... [Published PNAS - Jul 22 2014]
Biomarkers Can Predict Milder Disease Course in... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Jul 21 2014]
Cerecor Inc. Closes on Initial Tranche of US $3... [Published Noodls - Jul 21 2014]
Cerecor closes first tranche of $32 mln Series B [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 21 2014]
Is Swedish healthiness a myth? [Published Radio Sweden - Jul 21 2014]
Cerecor Inc. Closes on Initial Tranche of US$32... [Published WGNT - Jul 21 2014]
Heart-breaking benders: Liquor, wine, binge dri... [Published Cardiovascular Business - Jul 21 2014]
Genetic risk for autism stems mostly from commo... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 20 2014]
Common gene variants account for most of the ge... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 20 2014]
Healthy lifestyle key to fight mental decline [Published Business Standard India - Jul 20 2014]
Forget the hot dogs and cold cuts - processed m... [Published Natural News - Jul 19 2014]
Women in Business Q&A: Dr Karin Hehenberger, Fo... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 19 2014]
More evidence that a healthy lifestyle is tied ... [Published MedCity News - Jul 18 2014]
Drug prescription for erectile dysfunction befo... [Published UroToday - Jul 18 2014]
Researchers identify key explanation for why im... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 18 2014]
Researchers identify key explanation for why im... [Published News-Medical.Net - Jul 18 2014]
Roles of CLP and FLAP in cellular LT biosynthes... [Published PNAS - Jul 18 2014]
Children Not Eating Enough Fruit And Veggies [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 18 2014]
Why These Daily Habits Can Help Prevent Alzheim... [Published Care2 - Jul 18 2014]
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Cerecor closes first tranche of $32 mln Series B [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 21 2014]
Cerecor has closed on the initial tranche of a $32 million Series B funding. New Enterprise Associates, Apple Tree Partners and MPM Capital led the round. Based in Baltimore, Cerecor is a biopharmaceutical firm focused on developing treatments ...
Is Swedish healthiness a myth? [Published Radio Sweden - Jul 21 2014]
Are Swedes obsessed with exercise? Photo: Henrik Hansson creative commons license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Lyssna: "It's in our culture" Are Swedes really are as healthy as they themselves, and many visitors, believe? ...
Not enough veggies on children's plates [Published Radio Sweden - Jul 17 2014]
Swedish children ate more vegetables than their European peers - but not enough. Photo: Maria Turdén/Sveriges Radio Three out of four school children in Sweden do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, according to a new study. Researchers say it ...
Alzheimer’s disease can be delayed through life... [Published SharpBrains - Jul 15 2014]
– Hard Evidence We Can Slow Alzheimer’s By Exercising The Body And The Mind  (Forbes): “Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most feared diagnoses among patients…once the disease has been diagnosed, there is nothing modern medicine can do to stop it. ...
Hard evidence that exercising body and mind slo... [Published EarthSky - Jul 15 2014]
PET scan of the brain of a person with Alzheimer’s Disease, showing a loss of function in the temporal lobe, via Wikimedia Commons. Forbes reported on Monday (July 14, 2014) on a study from Sweden, giving some of the strongest evidence to date ...
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