University of Gothenburg

Lifestyle affects life expectancy more than genetics

How long your parents lived does not affect how long you will live. Instead it is how you live your life that determines how old you will get, reveals research from the University of Gothenburg recently published in the Journal of ...

Feb 07, 2011
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Taming carbon nanotubes

Carbon nanotubes have many attractive properties, and their structure and areas of application can be compared with those of graphene, the material for whose discovery the most recent Nobel Prize was awarded. In order to ...

Feb 07, 2011
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Exercise improve symptoms in irritable bowel syndrome

The study, which was conducted at Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg and at Alingsas Hospital, included 102 IBS patients between the ages of 18 and 65. Half the group was randomly allocated to increase their physical ...

Jan 25, 2011
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Increased marginalization of students in Sweden

The successful Swedish model of reducing the impact of students' different social, cultural and economic backgrounds on academic outcome is severely threatened after 20 years of educational reforms. This is the main point ...

Jan 25, 2011
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