Tag Archives: Sweden

Mosquito Nets Could Be Used For Hernia Repair: Study

Mosquito Nets Could Be Used For Hernia Repair: Study

  Stockholm, Sweden – A Swedish-Ugandan study has found that mosquito nets can be used as an inexpensive alternative to costly surgical meshes in fixing common groin hernias, Stockholm’s Karolinska Institute ...

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Study Shows Higher Cancer Risk Among Twins, Siblings

Study Shows Higher Cancer Risk Among Twins, Siblings

  Miami, United States – Twins share the same genes, and when one gets cancer, the other faces a higher risk of getting sick too, according to a study Tuesday that ...

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Maternal Hormonal Imbalance Linked to Child Autism

Maternal Hormonal Imbalance Linked to Child Autism

  Stockholm, Sweden – Children born to mothers with a hormonal imbalance run a much higher risk of developing autism, according to a new study released by Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet. The ...

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Low Heart Rate in Teen Boys Linked to Violent Crime

Low Heart Rate in Teen Boys Linked to Violent Crime

  Washington, United States – Boys with a low resting heart rate in their late teens run a higher risk of turning to a life of violent crime when grown, a ...

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Sweden Confines Poultry Indoors Over Bird Flu Fears

Sweden Confines Poultry Indoors Over Bird Flu Fears

  STOCKHOLM, November 18, 2014 (AFP) – Sweden ordered farmers Tuesday to keep hens and other poultry indoors to reduce the chances of the spread of a new strain of bird flu ...

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