Why some people react to contact allergens more quickly than others

Hair dye, perfume, jewelry. Beautifying to most, but for some they are equivalent to rashes, irritation and reduced quality of life. Together with hay fever and food allergies, allergic contact dermatitis due to exposure to e.g. nickel and perfume ingredients represents the majority of allergic reactions seen among Danes. Traditionally, researchers have distinguished between immediate […]

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Boys’ problems with body size and eating need to be taken seriously

Poor mental health and eating problems are clearly linked, according to a study that has reviewed data from 7350 teenagers who participated in the Young-HUNT3 (2006-08) Trøndelag Health Study. Farzaneh Saeedzadeh Sardahaee is an NTNU researcher and specialist in psychiatry who completed the study for her doctoral dissertation. She believes that social body ideals must […]

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Making innovations in surgery safer

A study to help surgical innovations be developed more safely and efficiently has published a ‘core outcome set’ for new surgical techniques and devices in the Annals of Surgery. The COHESIVE study, led by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded researchers at the University of Bristol, devised the set through a robust process involving […]

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