Karolinska Institute

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Life Sciences - Mar 12, 2018
Synapse and Neuron cells sending electrical chemical signals - Stock image - I synapsen överförs signaler mellan nervceller. Synaptisk förlust är starkt kopplad till demenssjukdomar. Foto: iStock A synapse is a place where signals are passed from neuron to neuron. Synaptic loss is strongly correlated with dementia severity.
Life Sciences - Mar 12, 2018

Hello Maria Ankarcrona, Alzheimer's Researcher at the Division of Neurogeriatrics. Recently the reputable scientific journal Current Biology published one of your studies, what is it about? "A cell has several constituents, one of which is mitochondria.

Life Sciences - Jan 9, 2018

One of the most intriguing properties of the brain is its means to undergo synaptic plasticity which represents the basis for learning and memory, abilities that severely decline in the case of a dementia.

Health - Mar 1, 2017

Hello there, Alicja Wolk, Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology at the Institute of Environmental Medicine and responsible for the Swedish Mammography Cohort. Facts: What is a cohort? - Researchers call a group of individuals with certain shared characteristics who take part in a major study a cohort.

Health - Feb 9, 2017

Since the progress of diabetic kidney disease is difficult to slow, many patients have to undergo dialysis or kidney transplantation. However, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have managed to prevent diabetic kidney function deteriorating in mice using a new treatment method, and are confident that it could be a possible treatment for humans as well.

Health - Jan 5, 2017

Bariatric surgery on teenagers gives results that are equally as good as for adults, but the operations carries complications. Five years after surgery, the patients weighed on average 28 per cent less than beforehand, a new study shows.

Life Sciences - Feb 6, 2018

Hello Maria Ankarcrona, Alzheimer's Researcher at the Division of Neurogeriatrics. Recently the reputable scientific journal Current Biology published one of your studies, what is it about? "A cell has several constituents, one of which is mitochondria.

Administration - Jun 16, 2017

Karolinska Institutet has retained its position in the 51-60 bracket of the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings. The list, ranking the worldâ??s most prestigious universities, is based on an invitation-only survey of academics worldwide.

Health - Feb 28, 2017

Peter Strang. Foto: Martin Elfsberg/Creative Commons - http://www.libris.se/press#/images/foerfattarportraett-peter-strang-775065 Pressfoto med Creative Commons licens. Foto: Martin Elfsberg Bilden har beskurits...

Health - Jan 23, 2017

Poor working conditions in a hot climate with regular dehydration and mineral deficiency is probably what causes the chronic kidney disease Mesoamerican nephropathy in Central American and Mexican agricultural workers, researchers at Karolinska Institutet and their colleagues in Nicaragua and El Salvador conclude.

Physics - Dec 13, 2016

Among young adults in the US, playing Pokemon Go was associated with increased physical activity, but the effect was moderate and not sustained beyond 6 weeks, finds a study from Harvard University and Karolinska Institutet that was published in The BMJ Christmas issue.





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