Even if you have had COVID-19, new vaccines will provide protection against new variants of the virus by helping the immune system produce antibodies.
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Ultrasound technology from NTNU makes it possible to monitor cerebral blood flow in newborn babies, helping prevent brain damage in premature and sick infants who require surgery.
Sierra Leone used to be the most dangerous place in the world to give birth. Without enough doctors to do C-sections, women and babies were dying. But what if you didn’t need a doctor?
We all know that exercise is good for us, but how much, how hard, how long? One exercise physiologist’s research journey and the answers he found.
Exercising can be absolutely awful. However, none of our excuses matter when it comes to the health benefits. The benefits go beyond physical health —exercise also has a major impact on mental health.
“Doctors should look at the length of pregnancy in patients with respiratory problems,” says researcher Kari Risnes. But if you were born before your due date, you can take some measures yourself to prevent lung infections.
How does it feel to be a relative of a loved one who is a patient in a hospital at home?
Hypertension affects one billion people and is considered the number one cause of death worldwide. Mass testing of genetic variants can now shed light on the cause of high blood pressure.
After examining 298 patients with cardiac arrest, researchers found that ECG markers can provide a clue as to how the treatment is working — as much as four to five minutes into the future.
Many children have teeth that are practically falling apart due to weak enamel. Now researchers have studied whether a lack of vitamin D during pregnancy could be the culprit.
A radioactive tracer is being tested for the first time in Norway at St. Olavs Hospital and NTNU. The goal is to improve the detection of dementia diseases.
Many infant formulas purport to be healthy in several ways. But the evidence is often razor thin. The companies usually manage the research themselves.
For some children with obsessive-compulsive disorder, therapy via the internet and apps can be more effective than physically attending treatment sessions.
It has taken 18 years, but Professor Marit Otterlei has now created a completely new type of cancer medicine. No similar medication has progressed this far in development worldwide.
A simple test saves lives. Three out of four women who died of cervical cancer in the screening age of 25-69 years had not had a Pap smear in the past three and a half years.
Skiers can gain on their competitors by having a detailed plan of what to do on the uphills. Timing their push at exactly the right moment is key to avoid expending too much effort.
The situation of family carers has recently been the national news in Norway. Hidden helpers – caregiving relatives – must become visible in order to prevent becoming patients themselves, and health policy rhetoric needs to be translated into action.
A combination of interval training and eating only within fixed times of the day could be the key to getting rid of dangerous belly fat.
A recent large study suggests that being divorced or single increases the risk of dementia. But the researchers also discovered some surprising results.
The Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience has won a grant to share its groundbreaking miniature brain microscope with researchers across the globe.
Paradoxical maybe, but it’s what often happens in the health services: When you ask for an MRI to be on the safe side, your uncertainty increases.
Now it’s well documented: forest therapy is an effective and simple method for dealing with something many people struggle with.