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Heart attack in smokers – warning signs in blood several years prior
A new cause of heart attack in smokers and people with high blood pressure has been discovered. Scientists at Örebro University have studied a new biomarker, which can be found in the blood years before the actual heart attack. “It’s a very strong...
50 million to EU project to reduce inequality in the wake of the corona pandemic
Örebro University is part of a new project that has received SEK 50 million from the EU to investigate and combat inequality and discrimination in the wake of the corona pandemic. “The goal is to find solutions and social innovations that can reduce...
New global guidelines for preventing pressure ulcers in patients receiving respiratory support
The treatment of COVID-19 patients in intensive care places great demands on healthcare professionals and on the care given. New global guidelines for preventing pressure ulcers in patients receiving respiratory support have now been issued. The work...
Researchers are developing a robot that kills viruses and bacteria
Researchers at Örebro University are developing an open source and easy-to-build robot that uses UV-C light to kill COVID19 and other viruses. The goal is to allow anyone to build a robot and then use the software that the researchers have developed.
SEK 40 million for research on violence, abuse and sexual harassment within academia
How common are violence, abuse and sexual harassment within higher education and research – and what can universities, staff and students do about it? Sofia Strid, Associate Professor of Gender Studies at Örebro University, is heading up a large new EU...