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Picture Book of the Year Exhibition Opens at Bildmuseet

During Art Friday with Littfest 16 March, Bildmuseet opens the exhibition Swedish Picture Book of the Year / Fågeln i mig flyger vart den vill [The Bird Within Flies Wherever It Wants]. Author and artist Sara Lundberg will be present at the opening.

Blood samples can soon reveal your lifestyle

People who use moist snuff ‘snus’ have significantly higher levels of the protein cornulin in their blood than non-snusers. This previously unknown relationship was found in a new study from Umeå University, Sweden. Whether higher levels per se incre...

Nerve damage in type 2 diabetes can be detected in the eye

By examining the cornea of the eye with a special microscope it may be possible within ten minutes to diagnose if a person with type 2 diabetes has nerve damage. This according to a study among diabetics in Skellefteå, north Sweden.

Japanese Week on Campus

Sweden and Japan celebrate 150 years of diplomatic relations. To mark this occasion, activities are organised on campus for students and staff. The week includes lectures, film screenings and try it out activities. The university will also receive a ...

Children with marginally low birth weight need treatment

Children with a birth weight under 2.5 kilos stand at risk of becoming underweight and can experience cognitive difficulties as well as diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life. However, early iron supplementation seems to provide some prote...

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