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Alcohol addiction

The battle against drug cravings

Mental illness and addiction are growing problems the world over. Is there a way to halt this development? Linköping University is doing its part with a major new initiative.

 

epigenetics

DDT in the 1950s – obesity epidemic today

Could the current epidemic of obesity be traced back to spraying DDT in the 1950s? Entirely possible, according to epigenetics – the new branch of research that posits that acquired characteristics can be passed down from generation to generation. As a young researcher, Carlos Guerrero-Bosagna found himself sitting in a tight spot.

 

 

 

 

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transplant

Giving, selling or sharing – whose kidney is it?

Medicine, technology and research enable us to pass on our bodies, or parts of them, to other people. But an act of donation isn’t over just because the organ has changed bodies.

Keep the fever, but feel better

Fever and poor appetite are one thing. But why do we become depressed and feel so badly when influenza strikes? Neurological researchers at Linköping University have demonstrated at the molecular level how inflammations affect mood.

Brain volume changes after CBT

After just nine weeks of internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy, the brain of patients suffering from social anxiety disorder changes in volume. Anxiety is reduced, and parts of the patients' brains decrease in both volume and activity. This study could help us develop more effective therapies for one of the most common problems in mental health.

 

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