News - Food and health
Improved taste and appetite with the help of bacteria
Our mouths are full of bacteria and Örebro researcher Alba Cuecas is studying how they affect our taste buds. The next step is to help people that have an impaired sense of taste and loss of appetite.
The freshest fish not the best tasting
Fish that has been stored for 72 hours taste better than fish stored for only 5 hours, as shown in a new study from Örebro University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. The study forms a part of a research project into sustainable fish...
Bacteria resistant to new antibiotics found in wastewater and the River Svartån in Örebro
Örebro researchers have found antibiotic-resistant bacteria both in Örebro’s wastewater and in the River Svartån. “The bacteria are not only resistant to old antibiotics, but also to new ones – that is to the antibiotics used to fight multidrug-resistant...
What influences our choices in the grocery store?
She will research what influences us to choose – or not choose – sustainable, organic and healthy food. Carolin Zorell is one of the first postdoctoral fellows in Food and Health who has now arrived in Örebro.
Örebro researchers studied connection between intestinal bacteria and development of diabetes – method now published
Researchers at Örebro University have, together with a well-known research team in Denmark, developed a method for studying how metabolism in gut bacteria influences our health. Their method has now been published in Nature Protocols.
Örebro University once again high on list of world’s best universities
Örebro University is in place 405 when Times Higher Education ranks the world’s best universities – thanks to high quality research and a high degree of citations.
C-section children run increased risk of developing food allergies – as opposed to very preterm children
Children born by caesarian, or C-section, more often develop food allergies. The opposite applies to very preterm children. This is shown in a study of more than one million children conducted by researchers at Örebro University and Karolinska institutet...
Important step towards the prevention of type 1 diabetes
Örebro researchers have identified early changes in the metabolism in children who later in life develop type 1 diabetes – an important step towards the prevention of the disease. This is one of several research findings that will be presented at the...
Örebro University investing 40 million on 10 postdoctoral researchers
Örebro University is now continuing its investments in research within food and health with 10 postdoctoral researchers. The two-year positions are linked to research projects, and there is a possibility of extension.
Resistance training and proper diet essential to healthy ageing – especially for women
Physical activity and eating right are extra important for women, to maintain their muscle mass and functional ability. Peter Edholm talked about his research at the Swedish Association for Physical Activity and Sport Medicine’s (SFAIM) annual meeting,...