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Playful dogs are less stressed

Bild på schäferIt is well known that house-pets are good for people’s health. But how are our dogs doing with us? A research team at LiU is investigating this by measuring the amount of stress hormones stored in their fur. The study is the first to investigate how cortisol levels, in the long view, vary with the seasons and with lifestyle.

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Schizophrenia gene traced in chicken study


Mood-based disorders are one of the top-ten causes of disability worldwide. However the genes underpinning these disorders have proven to be remarkably elusive. To try and identify such genes, researchers at Linköping University have used the process of domestication to help shed light on the problem.

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HURS 2016

18 March

Health University Research Symposium (HURS) organised by DOMFIL, the PhD organisation at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. The day consists of guest lectures from leading researchers, presentations by doctoral students and a life-science company exhibition.

Location: Building 511, entrance 78, University Hospital Campus

For more info contact:
Liam Ward 




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