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  • Higher thrombus risk in men with obesity in adolescence

    [29 Apr 2020] Men with a history of obesity in their late teens are, in adult life, more at risk of a blood clot (thrombus) in a leg or lung, according to a study from the University of Gothenburg study shows. The risk rises successively and is highest in those who were severely obese in adolescence.

  • New findings boost understanding of arterial aneurysm

    [16 Mar 2020] Abdominal arterial (or aortic) aneurysm in older men is associated with levels of certain subtypes of white blood cells, a study from the University of Gothenburg shows. The study results belong to an expanding research field that is expected improve both knowledge of the disease and treatment options.

  • Major grant boosts Institute's register research

    [10 Oct 2019] Annika Rosengren and Bright Nwaru are to receive SEK 13 million each for their research projects in the Swedish Research Council¿s register-based research call. The money will generate new knowledge of several major common diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The award means that Institute of Medicine will receive a quarter of the total grant amount, SEK 102 million, through the national call.

  • Being overweight as a teen may be associated with higher risk of heart muscle disease in adulthood

    [6 Jun 2019] The risk of developing cardiomyopathy, which often leads to heart failure, increased in adult Swedish men who were even mildly overweight around age 18. The risk steadily increased as weight increased, even among those who started out at a normal weight, according to a study published in Circulation.

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