University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg is located in Gothenburg, Sweden. The university has over 28,000 student in undergraduate and graduate programs. Additionally, the university has over 2,000 research students. Gothenburg has a significant outreach to international students and researchers. In particular, the Gothenburg Atmospheric Science Centre, Marine Research Centre, Center for the Environment and Sustainability, Research Mathematical Science, BioMaterials Research Center, Mucosal Immunity and Vaccines, Cardiovascular and Metabollic Medicine and more. The University of Gothenburg works in cooperation with the Chalmers University of Technology and Sahlgrenska University Hospital. Gothenburg is well-respected in Europe and world-wide as a first rate research center.

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PO Box 100 SE-405 30 Gothenburg SWEDEN
Website
http://www.gu.se/english/
Wikipedia
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Psychology & Psychiatry

Women gain weight when job demands are high

Heavy pressures at work seem to predispose women to weight gain, irrespective of whether they have received an academic education. This is shown in a study of more than 3,800 people in Sweden.

Cancer

Thirty percent fewer prostate cancer deaths with PSA screening

PSA screening cuts deaths from prostate cancer by some 30 percent. This research was based on data of 20,000 men monitored for more than two decades. The men's initially measured PSA levels proved highly significant as a ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

First pregnancy after robot-assisted uterus transplant

Research on uterine transplantation in Gothenburg is now supported by robotic surgery. This change has made operating on the donors considerably less invasive. After the technical modification, the first woman is now pregnant.

Medical research

New insight into the generation of new neurons in the adult brain

Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, in collaboration with research groups in Finland, Canada and Slovenia, have discovered a novel and unexpected function of nestin, the best-known ...

Health

Children with poor diet drink alcohol more often in adolescence

Children with unhealthy eating habits are at a higher risk of becoming regular alcohol drinkers at too early an age, even in their early teens, a study published in the journal Public Health Nutrition shows. The association ...

Pediatrics

New knowledge of pubertal growth

In monitoring and prediction of children's growth, the spurt in puberty is often considered too variable to be predictable. However, new findings and methods enable a better picture of how children and adolescents grow, especially ...

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