A high BMI when you’re young increases the risk of heart failure, even if you’re dieting away the pounds as you get older. Yo-yo dieting is the worst.
Norwegian laboratory tests show that gas wells can continue to be productive longer than we predicted, before they need expensive “anti-ageing” support.
Marine debris has become a big problem. But plastic and old fishing nets can be turned into a resource rather than being an environmental hazard.
Exemption from excise at the time of purchase is the instrument that has the most influence in persuading people to buy plug-in electric vehicles in Norway, the world’s leader in EV sales per capita. Free use of toll roads is also a factor – for every second electric car driver.
Our heart’s left ventricle empties on each heartbeat. In many people with diabetes, it takes longer for the heart to refill with blood between heartbeats than in healthy individuals. But exercise can fix the problem, a new study shows.
A recent meta-analysis shows that consuming a lot of whole grains decreases the risk of dying prematurely.
Serious sleep problems are associated with heart failure, but they don’t seem to impair cardiac function in and of themselves.
Relatives provide important support for loved ones suffering from depression, but healthcare services don’t work with the whole family when they treat depressed patients. Negative health consequences can then affect other family members, too.
The Nordic Five Tech, an alliance of the leading technical universities in the Nordic countries, celebrated its tenth anniversary this June with a high level summit to plot a strategy for its next decade. There was talk of horses, cars, and swimming robot snakes.
Many major European airports are unable to expand. This means that aircraft departures, arrivals and surface movements will have to be speeded up. A Norwegian system designed to make all airport movements more efficient is tested in Hamburg, and at Arlanda in Stockholm and Charles de Gaulle in Paris.
A new method for targeted delivery of cancer drugs in the body produces startling results. The method may soon be available for human use.
Potato blight changed Europe and America, and led to widespread deaths and mass emigration. And we’re not rid of it yet. But where did it come from?
Low birth weight babies are at higher risk of osteoporosis later in life, especially if they are born prematurely. Targeting these children with the appropriate diet and weight-bearing exercise can help improve the problem.
It’s a myth that people who weigh a bit more than average live longest. A recent analysis of 30 million people shows that those who had a normal weight had the lowest risk of premature death.
A talking skeleton and luminous color boxes joined sound wave gizmos and a gene machine when students at NTNU recently strutted their stuff.
- Norwegian company to separate oil and gas on the seabed
- Developing biological micro-factories with LED
- Portable ultrasound brings help for heart failure patients
- Uncovering the secrets of Arctic seabird colonies
- What about a wind turbine installed in your wall?
- Calcium supplements can increase risk of heart attack, stroke
- Bombs away— WWII bombs provide living laboratories for cold-water coral reefs
- Why is there such a fuss about NOx?
- Illness and injuries at work are costing Norway NOK 30 billion a year
- Understanding tiny droplets can make for better weather forecasts
- Green light for plant-based food packaging
- Difficult to motivate patients to change
- Why your mom and sister disapprove of your boyfriend: the Juliet effect
- Winter is coming — likely with less violence against women