University of Eastern Finland

With approximately 15,000 students and 2,800 members of staff, the University of Eastern Finland is one of the largest universities in Finland. The university's campuses are located in Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna.

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Genetics

Cough can run in family

A family history of cough increases the risk of both the onset and persistence of cough, according to the Ph.D. study of Anne L├Ątti. One in two recent-onset coughers still reported the presence of a cough 12 months later. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Toward a gentler relationship with food

What kinds of mental imagery do the women's choices evoke? How do you see Mari? What about Sari? Studies have shown that our attitudes toward food are often inadvertently accompanied by a moral undertone. We judge food choices ...

Medical research

New algorithm for the diagnostics of dementia

Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Oulu in collaboration with an international team have created a new diagnostic biomarker-based algorithm for the diagnostics of dementia. The team is ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Men's loneliness linked to an increased risk of cancer

A recent study by the University of Eastern Finland shows that loneliness among middle-aged men is associated with an increased risk of cancer. According to the researchers, taking account of loneliness and social relationships ...

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