Tag: University of Gothenburg

  • 464: This is how Ebba Busch hopes to cope with the crisis

    464: This is how Ebba Busch hopes to cope with the crisis

    The Christian Democrats’ party secretary Johan Ingerö has been reported to the police by party colleague Sara Skyttedal. Skyttedal accuses Ingerö of something that allegedly happened at a party in connection with the EU elections in 2014. Ingerö, who denies the accusations, has been forced to leave her position as party secretary. Party leader Ebba […]

  • Obesity in adolescents may be a risk factor for blood clots in adulthood

    Obesity in adolescents may be a risk factor for blood clots in adulthood

    Gothenburg [Sweden], March 15 (ANI): Obesity in childhood and early adulthood increases the risk factors for blood clots later in life, a study from the University of Gothenburg shows. The study is based on more than 37,000 men’s early BMI history and information about their thrombi, if any, in adulthood. The link between obesity and […]

  • Per Bolund (MP): Ban nuclear weapons in Sweden

    Per Bolund (MP): Ban nuclear weapons in Sweden

    The Green Party still thinks that Sweden should not join NATO, but still does not want the application to be withdrawn, because it has already been submitted and there is a broad majority in the Riksdag for NATO membership. Can it be said that the Green Party has gone from being opposed to NATO to […]

  • Childhood obesity is a risk factor for blood clots as an adult: Study

    Childhood obesity is a risk factor for blood clots as an adult: Study

    Gothenburg [Sweden], March 2 (ANI): A study from Gothenburg University found that obesity in childhood and early adulthood are distinct risk factors for blood clots later in life. The study is based on the early BMI history of over 37,000 men as well as information on their adult thrombi, if any. The link between obesity […]

  • The word cool is no longer cool

    The word cool is no longer cool

    – The worst thing I know is when adults use the word cringe, says Belmin Nuhic23, presenter at Juniornyheterna. He explains that no young person uses the words, cringe, cool or swag anymore and explains what the more viable words gähda, ströga and ajde mean. Many of the words young people use today come from […]

  • The cigar club

    The cigar club

    Together with P4 Blekinge, Kaliber can reveal what experts consider to be friendship corruption and bribery. Karlskrona municipality’s procurement manager, together with a middle manager with major responsibility for bridge repairs and a manager at a company that carries out bridge repairs for the municipality, have been in the same cigar club and partying together, […]

  • New situation in the pandemic – listeners get answers from experts

    New situation in the pandemic – listeners get answers from experts

    It is about, among other things, an 88-year-old tennis player who wonders how he reacted to covid, or about Agneta who wants to have better control of the exchange of information with China. And a critical listener who wonders how the Public Health Agency can continue to promote vaccination when 100,000 side effects have been […]

  • We know that about the storming of Brazil’s Congress

    We know that about the storming of Brazil’s Congress

    Hear Lotten Collin, Sveriges Radio’s former Latin America correspondent, Karin Wallensteen, Sweden’s ambassador to Brazil and Staffan Lindberg, professor of political science at the University of Gothenburg and director of the V-Dem Institute, which measures democracy in the world. From Studio Ett January 9, 2023. Program managers: Li Hellström and Katherine Zimmerman Responsible publisher for […]

  • The words that shaped the “Language year 2022”

    The words that shaped the “Language year 2022”

    Here you can read the press release about the 2022 new word list. The Language’s New Year’s panel includes: Sofia Tingselllanguage guardians etc. at the Language Council. Patrick Hadeniusdirector of Norstedt’s publishing house and former editor-in-chief of Språktidningen. Susanna Karlssonthe language’s recurring expert and docent in Nordic languages ​​at the University of Gothenburg. Program manager […]

  • Methane from Nord Stream leakage may threaten ecosystems: research

    STOCKHOLM, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) — More than two months after the first Nord Stream gas leak was reported, methane levels are still elevated and may pose a threat to the ecosystem, researchers at a Swedish university said Sunday. Research has shown that “a significant part of the methane gas that leaked from the pipelines on […]

  • Research suggests that there are no benefits of compression socks for runners

    Research suggests that there are no benefits of compression socks for runners

    Gothenburg [Sweden]Dec 10 (ANI): Although runners often wear compression stockings, there is no evidence to support the claim that it is beneficial for them. Running reduces muscle oxygenation in the lower leg of the stocking wearer. A doctoral thesis from Gothenburg University in Sweden shows this. In advertising aimed at runners, compression socks are claimed […]

  • Swedish study assesses the effects of shootings near schools

    STOCKHOLM, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) — Over 700 shootings have occurred near Swedish schools in the past three years, Sweden’s Television (SVT) reported on Monday. During that period, 196,000 children between the ages of 7 and 16 attend a school where one or more shootings have been recorded within 500 meters of the school’s premises, SVT […]

  • Light exercise linked to mild intracerebral hemorrhage symptoms

    Light exercise linked to mild intracerebral hemorrhage symptoms

    Washington [US]November 13 (ANI): A study at the University of Gothenburg found that four hours of light exercise per week was linked to both higher survival rates and milder symptoms of intracerebral hemorrhage. Intracerebral hemorrhage is the most serious type of stroke with few treatment options. About one in ten strokes is an intracerebral hemorrhage, […]

  • Light physical activity is associated with milder symptoms of intracerebral hemorrhage

    Light physical activity is associated with milder symptoms of intracerebral hemorrhage

    Washington [US]November 10 (ANI): According to a study from the University of Gothenburg, four hours of light physical exercise each week is associated with milder symptoms of intracerebral hemorrhage as well as higher survival rates. Intracerebral hemorrhage is the most serious type of stroke with few treatment options. About one in ten strokes is an […]

  • Risk of dementia decreases – lifestyle changes make a difference

    Risk of dementia decreases – lifestyle changes make a difference

    In approximately 30 years, the incidence of dementia in 88-year-olds in Sweden has decreased from approximately 40 percent down to 25 percent. It’s about everything from Alzheimer’s to Parkinson’s, vascular dementia, frontal lobe dementia and Lewy Body disease. This is shown by research that PhD student Hanna Wetterberg is working on at the University of […]

  • “The word vandal signals old-fashioned morality”

    “The word vandal signals old-fashioned morality”

    It has raised questions. Where should we draw the line for what is vandalism? And what does the word actually mean? – You signal an old-fashioned morality, says Orla Vigsö, who is a professor at the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication at the University of Gothenburg. Christer Pettersson, who was both charged and acquitted […]

  • This is how you understand the language of politics

    This is how you understand the language of politics

    This week’s language questions: Which words and expressions have so far left their mark on the election campaign? What has happened in terms of language policy in Sweden in recent years? How OK is it to write or say “senior politician”, shouldn’t it be “senior politician”? Is “non-Western” a term from the days of the […]

  • The rhetoric that shapes politics

    The rhetoric that shapes politics

    This week’s language questions: Have all politicians gone to “slinger school”? Why are politicians often expected to “take responsibility” for failures by resigning instead of trying to fix the situation? What have been the most common words that parties have used in their election manifestos throughout history? Some who do not sympathize with the Social […]

  • Most infectious diseases can be exacerbated by climate change

    Photo: Pixabay/tortugadatacorp Climate change could worsen a whopping 58% of the infectious diseases humans come into contact with worldwide, from common waterborne viruses to deadly diseases like the plague, our new research shows. Our team of environmental and health scientists has reviewed decades of scientific papers on all known pathogenic disease pathogens to create a […]

  • The study finds that spinal fractures in the elderly can be avoided with a simple X-ray method

    The study finds that spinal fractures in the elderly can be avoided with a simple X-ray method

    Gothenburg [Sweden], June 28 (ANI): According to a recent study from the University of Gothenburg revealed that vertebral compression fractures are very common among older people, and those with such fractures are at greater risk of suffering new ones. The research also established that an X-ray method should be introduced as a routine procedure in […]

  • How old do you want to be?

    How old do you want to be?

    Peter Ottsjö has an answer to that question – 123 years. But really he would like to be as old as possible, the reason he answers 123 years is that the documented oldest person who lived was 122 years old. – It would be fun to break that record, he says. And continues: – The […]

  • Ekot’s Saturday interview

    Ekot’s Saturday interview

    On Wednesday, the government demanded the rejection of its own budget proposal because the compromise proposal on increased pensions had been stopped by the opposition. Two days later, the government submitted a new budget proposal which included the pension proposal. For the government to get its budget through the Riksdag next week, they need support […]

  • Swedish fast track to NATO, wedding wave in Kyiv and how are you (S) this 1 May?

    Swedish fast track to NATO, wedding wave in Kyiv and how are you (S) this 1 May?

    How is the Social Democrats? The Social Democrats have had core group voters since the 1960s and are not the large organization they once were, he says Jonas Hinnfors, Professor of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg. Now, in a one-party government, the Social Democrats are freer and can focus on issues that suit […]

  • Researchers have been reconstructing Arctic amplification indices over the past millennium

    BEIJING, April 12 (Xinhua) – Researchers have reconstructed the Arctic amplification index over the past 1,000 years and found that the index has decreased over time, according to the Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences. The Arctic has warmed more than twice as much as the global average since the pre-industrial […]

  • Men with high BMI in upper adolescence are at risk of severe covid-19: Study

    Gothenburg [Sweden]March 19 (ANI): According to a new study led by the University of Gothenburg, men with a high body index (BMI) in their upper teens have a high risk of severe covid-19 and may need to be hospitalized in the future. The results of the study were published in the journal Obesity. The study […]

  • Putin’s strategy in the war in Ukraine

    Putin’s strategy in the war in Ukraine

    Siege city What exactly is Vladimir Putin’s strategy, why is he attacking so many civilian targets? One of the cities where many civilians were hit very hard by Russia’s war in Ukraine is the coastal city of Mariupol, which once had more than 400,000 inhabitants. The city is bombed day in and day out and […]

  • High BMI in upper teens a risk of severe covid-19: Study

    Gothenburg [Sweden]March 14 (ANI): A new study led by the University of Gothenburg has found that men with a high body mass index (BMI) in their late teens have an increased risk of severe covid-19 and may need to be hospitalized later in life. The study was published in the journal Obesity. The study included […]

  • Women and men speak different languages ​​(sometimes)

    Women and men speak different languages ​​(sometimes)

    This week’s language questions In which languages ​​do men and women speak differently, ie where single words, endings and phrases are associated with a certain gender? What does the word guy guess really mean and where does it come from? When was the word equality replaced with equality? And what are the words for different […]

  • This is how Putin uses history to attack Ukraine

    This is how Putin uses history to attack Ukraine

    Participating are Kristian Gerner, professor emeritus of history at Lund University and Per Rudling, associate professor of history, also at Lund University. Also in the program is Carolina Vendil Pallin, research leader at the Russia program at the Swedish Defense Research Agency. You also hear Per Månson, professor emeritus of sociology at the University of […]

  • Transient increase in blood pressure linked to learning in the brain: Study

    Gothenburg [Sweden]February 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that small increases in blood pressure due to short-term stressors can be linked to a brain area that controls conscious and learned motor skills. This discovery, presented by researchers from the University of Gothenburg, paved the way for a chance to influence blood pressure increases and […]

  • Researchers link transient increase in blood pressure to learning in the brain

    Gothenburg [Sweden], February 15 (ANI): It is natural for people to become stressed in their daily work, but sometimes this stress can lead to a rise in blood pressure. New research has shown that smaller daily increases in blood pressure due to short-term stressors can be linked to an area in the brain that controls […]

  • The risks after treatment for cervical neoplasia decreased over time, the study says

    The risks after treatment for cervical neoplasia decreased over time, the study says

    Solna [Sweden]February 8 (ANI): WHO found that cervical cancer is the fourth most common form of cancer among women globally, with an estimated 604,000 new cases and 342,000 deaths by 2020. Treatment of severe prodromal cervical cancer, CIN3, can cause problems during later pregnancy among women in childbirth age. A new registry study showed a […]

  • 387: A 50-year conflict is buried

    387: A 50-year conflict is buried

    It has been a long journey but now the decision on the final repository has been made. Is the debate dead now or will it be rekindled? And will people be able to read Annika Strandhäll’s handwriting in 100,000 years? We also talk about which parties hate – and love – each other the most […]

  • The storms in the southern ocean are releasing carbon dioxide

    The storms in the southern ocean are releasing carbon dioxide

    The world’s southernmost ocean, the southern ocean surrounding Antarctica, plays an important role in the global climate because its waters contain large amounts of carbon dioxide. A new international study involving researchers at the University of Gothenburg has looked at the complex processes that control air-sea gas flows, such as carbon dioxide. Storms bring carbonated […]

  • Cicero – rhetoric, politics and the fall of the Roman Republic

    Cicero – rhetoric, politics and the fall of the Roman Republic

    The editorial staff of this section consists of: Cecilia Düringer – host and screenwriter Tove Palén – script and research Emilia Mellberg – producer Pablo Leiva Wenger – stage narrator Elias Klenell – sound design and final mix Ida Östenberg, professor of ancient culture and social life at the University of Gothenburg, also participates Want […]

  • The words that reveal your age

    The words that reveal your age

    This week’s language questions What can be learned from a linguistic exchange between generations? Is it really the case that words become worn out and replaced by others? Is the phrase “hanging out” in the sense of “hanging out” a new way of using the word hang out? Why have some started saying “a fin […]