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  • 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.

  • Lack of education important risk factor for cardiovascular disease globally

    [14 May 2019] The risk of developing myocardial infarction or stroke among people with little or no education was more than twice that of people with high education, according to a large international study published in The Lancet Global Health. The association was more marked in poorer countries.

  • Gut microbiota products can favor diabetes

    [25 Oct 2018] A study published in the journal Cell shows that the gut microbiota has the ability to affect how cells respond to insulin, and can thus contribute to type 2 diabetes. The findings demonstrate an hereto unknown pathological mechanism.

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