Tagged: medicine

Pinpointing treatment of tumors

Phoenix Solutions is working on targeted delivery of medication to better treat cancer Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Phoenix Solutions was founded in 2012 by three scientists from GE Healthcare (formerly Nycomed Imaging), Per Sontum,...

Record number of disputations in 2010

More doctors’ degrees were conferred at the University of Bergen in 2010, than ever before. 111 doctors were honoured in Håkon’s Hall Jan. 28, 237 doctoral theses were presented at the University of Bergen...

Folic Acid, B12 May Increase Cancer Risk

There is new evidence that folic acid, taken in large doses, may promote some cancers Heart patients in Norway who took folic acid and vitamin B12 supplements were found to have a slightly increased...

Morphine patches create addiction

Morphine patches are supposed to reduce use of painkillers, and provide more control over their use in chronic pain conditions. But researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and St. Olavs...

Medicines From The Sea

By Science Daily Source: ScienceDaily.com For the first time, Norwegian scientists have managed to produce completely new antibiotics from bacteria found in the sea. The eleven species of bacteria that create substances that kill...