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SCHIZOPHRENIA 21/07 2017

New Research Uncovers a Cause of Schizophrenia

A new study from the University of Copenhagen shows that genetic defects may damage the supporting cells of the brain - the glial cells - which may lead to a number of brain disorders, including schizophrenia. The study is based on ground-breaking tests with mice whose brains were colonized with human glial cells.

cells 13/07 2017

The earliest stages of life might be simpler than we thought

In the very earliest stages of life, mammalian cells multiply and form the embryo. New research from the University of Copenhagen suggests that this process might be much simpler than we thought. The development of the embryo can be cut down to the cell’s ability to count their neighbouring cells.

Vaccine 28/06 2017

New Company at the University of Copenhagen Banks on Development of Extremely Effective Vaccines

Vaccine researchers from the University of Copenhagen have just founded a company by the name of “AdaptVac Aps” for the development of new, improved vaccines for the treatment of a number of serious diseases, including breast cancer. The company is a joint venture with the Danish biotech company ExpreS2ion Biotechnologies ApS with a view to commercial development.

Healthy Aging 29/06 2017

Has human lifespan hit the ceiling?

In the scientific journal Nature, researchers from the Center for Healthy Aging at the University of Copenhagen think that human lifespan will keep continuing to increase.

Eye Research 26/06 2017

Leukaemia Patients Have a Higher Risk of Developing Serious Eye Disease

A new study from the University of Copenhagen conducted in cooperation with Region Zealand shows that patients diagnosed with chronic leukaemia have a 30-per cent higher risk of developing age spots on the retina than other people.

Antibiotics Resistance 29/06 2017

Collective Antibiotics Treatment of Pigs Does Not Cause More Resistance than Individual Treatment

New research from the University of Copenhagen and the Technical University of Denmark shows that the amount of resistant bacteria in the intestines of pigs treated with antibiotics collectively is the same as in herds where only the sick pigs are treated.

Paracetamol 22/06 2017

Paracetamol during pregnancy can inhibit masculinity

Paracetamol during pregnancy can inhibit the development of "male behaviour" in mice. New research from the University of Copenhagen shows that it can reduce sex drive and aggressive behaviour.

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