UN Sustainable Development Goals: Good Health and Well-being

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The unsolved mystery of bad teeth in children

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.

Infant formulas promise too much

Many infant formulas purport to be healthy in several ways. But the evidence is often razor thin. The companies usually manage the research themselves.

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The hidden helpers

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.

Muffins that could be good for your health

Imagine sinking your teeth into a tender muffin that tastes good and is chock full of vitamins, antioxidants and other natural ingredients that is also good for your health, too.

Home offices continue to affect our travel patterns

When countries shut down during the pandemic, many people stayed home. Some replaced their old habits with new ones, either temporarily until society opened up again or continuing post-pandemic. What do these changes in habit mean for our travel patterns?

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Who has died from COVID-19?

At least six million people have died from COVID-19 to date. But who dies is often not random. The same pattern is found around the world.

How do our nerve cells work together?

How can we explain to school students how our nervous system works? An NTNU researcher has created a building kit designed to make our brain’s activity easier to understand.

Super quick COVID test uses new technology

The ability of gold particles to reflect light in different colours is used in applications from stained glass to pregnancy tests. Now researchers are set to exploit the same properties in an ultra-fast sensor for the coronavirus.

Lots to learn from the Norwegian Public Sector’s IT success

There’s been no lack of scandals in the IT industry. When NAV, the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration, experienced difficulties in the middle of a major project, they changed their methods – and came up with a successful solution.

BitPets get you out for a walk

Are you getting fat from playing way too many computer games? If so, we have good news for you. The game of BitPet requires you to move around in order to do well.