Men often suffer from more severe cases of psoriasis than women, which may explain why the cost of care for men is higher. This is the conclusion of researchers at Umeå University in a new study.
A world renowned expert in obesity research will be visiting Umeå University on Thursday 14 March, including holding a lecture in Aula Nordica. His main message to everyone is to “get up from your office chair.”
Celiac disease is much more common in Sweden than in the rest of Europe and the U.S., but may be prevented with gradually introducing gluten-containing foods to breast-feeding infants, according to a comprehensive study led by researchers at Umeå University.
One in every 20 cases of pre-eclampsia—dangerously high blood pressure in pregnancy—may be linked to increased levels of the air pollutant ozone during early pregnancy, suggests a large study published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Collective action in the local community increases the possibility to prevent disease among poor people in developing countries, concludes Fatwa Sari Tetra Dewi in her doctoral thesis to be defended at Umeå University on February 8th.
Changes in temperature and the number of extreme heat events with climate change could substantially influence respiratory morbidity across Europe. This is shown in a new study by a group of researchers at Umeå University.
A team of scientists at Umeå University, in collaboration with colleagues in Melbourne, Australia, have found that television viewing and lack of exercise at age 16 is associated with the risk of developing metabolic syndrome at 43 years age.
A woman’s exposure to high pollen levels in late pregnancy increases the risk of early asthma in the child, according to a group of researchers at Umeå University in a recent study.
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