Stroke, arthritis and asthma is example of diseases that are focus research areas whithin the division of medicine.

Research areas at the division of medicine include;

  • Endocrinology with metabolic diseases
  • Gatroenterology
  • Nephrology
  • Angiology including stroke
  • Cardiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Respiratory medicine and allergology
  • Dermatology and Venereology

Reseach at the Department related to Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine

TKF - The network for Translational Cardiovascular Research

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2017-12-01 Jawbone loss predates rheumatoid arthritis Jawbone loss caused by periodontitis predates the onset of rheumatoid arthritis. This according to research from Umeå Un...

2017-11-21 Women’s health worsened while men’s health improved, trends since 1990 show Researchers at Umeå University and Region Norrbotten have studied health trends among women and men aged 25–34 from 1990...

2017-11-13 No cardiovascular disease or mortality reduction with intensive blood pressure lowering treatment Blood pressure lowering treatment does not reduce death or cardiovascular disease in healthy individuals with a systolic...


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