News from Health Sciences
Older people rarely get diagnosed and treated – despite signs of ADHD
Adults with ADHD run a higher risk of developing a number of age-related conditions – dementia, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. At the same time, very few adults are today given the diagnosis ADHD, despite symptoms. As shown by Maja...
“A complement to vaccine” – Örebro researchers hold patent for new treatment of several viruses
A type of peptides from a lactic acid bacterium kills viruses, including coronavirus. The findings have resulted in a Swedish patent, with an international patent pending. “We’re hoping for a quick turnaround to allow this discovery to be utilised in...
EU awarding Örebro University status as ‘European University’
Örebro University is one of nine European universities that together form the alliance NEOLAiA. Now, the EU Commission has awarded NEOLAiA status as a ‘European University’ and, along with it, funding of EUR 14.4 million in total.
New research project on equal dementia care
To ensure equal and personal dementia care for everyone - regardless of cultural or linguistic background - that is the goal of Helen Lindner's research project, which received 5 million SEK from Forte.
University celebrating with festivities and tradition
Festive, ceremonial – and educational. At Örebro University’s traditional academic celebrations and conferment ceremony, new professors, new doctors, honorary doctors and award winners – one after the other – took to the stage. And as before, the...
Internationalisation Research Grants 2023
The School of Health Sciences congratulates four successful applicants in the call for Internationalisation Research Grants 2023.
Focus on research and innovation when representatives from 40 Swedish and South African universities meet
Strengthening the ties between Sweden and South Africa within research, education and innovation, with a particular focus on the UN sustainability goals. That was the purpose of the Research and Innovation Week in South Africa where Örebro University...
National Congress for Latvian Association of Occupational Therapists
Dr. Helen Lindner was invited by the Latvian Association of Occupational Therapists to be the guest speaker of their national virtual conference on February 11th, 2023.
Visit from Tsukuba university, Japan to the Audiologist program, Örebro university
Dr. Rumi Hiraga and Dr. Keiichi Yasu from Tsukuba University of Technology, Japan visited Örebro University.
Increasing daily exercise by ten minutes can reduce the risk of sarcopenia in older adults
A daily dose of low-intensity exercise reduces the risk of sarcopenia in older adults. And increasing one’s physical activity with even just ten minutes can lead to positive effects.