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Nudging out the coronavirus with behavioral economics

1 June, 2020 - Handelshögskolan i Stockholm

Human behavior is key in any pandemic. So how can a little nudge in the right direction change our behavior for the better? Researcher Nurit Nobel explains the science behind encouraging good behaviors – and how it can help us during the pandemic.

New test method can offer safer dosages of hydroxychloroquine

1 June, 2020 - Uppsala universitet

Researchers at Uppsala University and Uppsala University Hospital have developed a new method to measure levels of the medication hydroxychloroquine in patients with the rheumatic disease systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The analysis method may also be useful in other areas, such as in the treatment of COVID-19. The study is being published in Arthritis Research and Therapy.

Four of ten adults worldwide have functional gastrointestinal disorders

27 May, 2020 - Göteborgs universitet

For every ten adults in the world, four suffer from functional gastrointestinal disorders of varying severity. This is shown by a study of more than 73,000 people in 33 countries. University of Gothenburg scientists are among those now presenting these results. Functional gastrointestinal disorders, FGIDs, is a collective term for chronic disorders in the gastrointestinal […]

Cold-adapted enzymes can transform at room temperature

26 May, 2020 - Uppsala universitet

Enzymes from cold-loving organisms that live at low temperatures, close to the freezing point of water, display highly distinctive properties. In a new study published in Nature Communications, scientists at Uppsala University have used large-scale computations to explain why many cold-adapted enzymes stop functioning at around room temperature.

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