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Study on PFAS and fatty liver disease – women more affected than men
Women are affected to a greater degree than men when exposed to PFAS, a group of highly fluorinated chemicals. A study from Örebro University shows how PFAS affect metabolism and lead to liver damage, so-called fatty liver disease.
Örebro is part of multi-million investment in mining research: “to set new world standard”
LKAB is investing SEK 80 million in research towards sustainable mining. Örebro University, with its expertise in AI and autonomous systems, is one of three universities whose researchers will contribute to the development.
Breast milk less nutritious due to chemicals
New research shows that exposure to PFAS chemicals is linked with decreasing nutritional value of breast milk. “It’s nearly impossible for people to avoid these harmful chemicals. Therefore, we must show what effects they have and get such toxic...
AI and eye tracking may help doctors make difficult patient decisions
Doctors could get an objective report to make better decisions about patients’ medical fitness to possess a driving licence using artificial intelligence and eye tracking. This is the goal of the new AI project Dash at Örebro University.
Infections in adolescence may increase the risk of MS
According to a new study, severe infections during adolescence may lead to an increased risk of contracting MS later in life. “We’re talking mainly about brain and spinal cord infections, but also respiratory tract infections,” says Scott Montgomery,...