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New ultrafast method for determining antibiotic resistance

8 August, 2017 - Uppsala universitet

Researchers at Uppsala University have developed a new method for very rapidly determining whether infection-causing bacteria are resistant or susceptible to antibiotics. The findings have now been published in the US journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

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Functions at old age are influenced by previous lifestyle

21 July, 2017 - Uppsala universitet

“Which factors increase the chance of aging with well-maintained functions?” Older men who never smoked, avoided obesity and had held a healthy Mediterranean-inspired diet have good chances of maintaining their independence at a very high age.

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Fewer infections in mechanical heart valves

18 July, 2017 - Karolinska Institutet

Infections in surgically implanted heart valves are more common in patients who have been given a biological prosthetic valve than in those with a mechanical one, a study from Karolinska Institutet published in the journal Circulation shows. Some 1,500 people undergo aortic valve replacement every year in Sweden, about 75 per cent of whom receive […]

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Blocking of an enzyme stops brain tumour cells from growing

18 July, 2017 - Uppsala universitet

By blocking of an enzyme that affects the cellular microenvironment it is possible to stop brain tumour cells from growing. This is shown in a new study published in the journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics by researchers at Uppsala University in collaboration with researchers in Haifa, Israel and Brisbane, Australia.

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