People with cystic fibrosis (CF) need help to ensure they are getting correct nutrition and the right amount of enzymes. They also need constant reminders. Researchers are now developing a digital support device to promote autonomy, but are finding that this is no easy task.
Diseases and disorders
The heart has to work harder in the hours following an unhealthy meal, especially if you have type 2 diabetes.
A daily glass of the cultured milk product called Biola for mom while she is pregnant, and during the first months of breastfeeding helps prevent eczema in children up to the age of six.
A new smart mirror containing technology developed by NTNU researchers uses 3D-scanners and cameras to make measurements while you brush your teeth, giving you answers about your health minutes later.
Unemployed people who have spent long periods on benefit become passive, and surrender responsibility for their situation to others. Research is now being carried out to develop a system to help them obtain a sense of empowerment.
People suffering from cystic fibrosis (CF) are unable to absorb sufficient fats and proteins from the food they eat. But an app is on the way that will help them control their illness.
Scientists regularly use computer models to understand complex problems, from predicting the weather to designing boats and automobiles. Now they are also using this approach to better understand the human body — including the causes behind high blood pressure.
Norwegian Accident and Emergency departments are not designed for elderly patients, and their staff often lack geriatric experience.
Researchers who study the prevalence of headaches and their causes worldwide need survey results that are comparable across nations and cultures. A new questionnaire should help solve the problem.