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  • Integration initiatives are studied on site

    [6 Nov 2018] The research programme Organizing Integration examines novel initiatives that aim to support labour market integration of recent refugees and other immigrants. María José Zapata Campos is one of the researchers following closely the everyday practices of these initiatives.

  • Children with poor diet drink alcohol more often in adolescence

    [1 Nov 2018] Children with unhealthy eating habits are at a higher risk of becoming regular alcohol drinkers at too early an age, even in their early teens, a study published in the journal Public Health Nutrition shows. The association with young teens' drinking habits is stronger than with other factors, such as parents' education and income.

  • New data confirms antioxidants accelerate spread of malignant melanoma

    [29 Oct 2018] Now there is additional evidence of the connection between the intake of antioxidant supplements and increased tumor growth. Experiments on animals and human cancer tissue confirm that addition of some antioxidants increases the growth of the severe malignant melanoma type of skin cancer.

  • New collaborations between researchers in Sweden and Japan

    [26 Oct 2018] The collaboration project MIRAI, which started last year and will end 2019, has already resulted in a number of new collaborations between researchers in Japan and Sweden. During a seminar in Japan in mid-October, a joint statement was signed to continue the collaborations in the future.

  • 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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