The research at the School of Health Sciences focuses on human health and learning. Interdisciplinary research groups investigate current and important research questions. Many of the researchers also gather within the research environments at the Faculty of Medicine and Health. Our partners are found in, among other places, healthcare, care and schools, both in Sweden and internationally.
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.
Theme seminar - Research and development work with a focus on reducing loneliness in the elderly
02 October 2023 14:30 – 16:00 Digitally
Program: 1) Elderly people's experiences of loneliness in nursing homes Presenters: Annika Söderman (MD, ORU), Mialinn A Lindvall (MD, UFC) 2) Presentation of development work from Karlskoga municipality Presenter: Nina Bäckman (activities coordinator,...