Category Archives: UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN

Study: Structured daily habits may be the key to lasting weight loss

WEIGHT LOSS – New findings from a small study at the University of Copenhagen suggest that people who structure their own systematic rules for eating, and adhere to them regardless of feelings of hunger and satiety, are markedly better at keeping weight off compared to those who follow special diets or eat for pleasure and satiety. The majority of… Read More »

From deep under the Antartica-surface: IceCube has collected new knowledge about high-energy neutrino physics

NEUTRINO RESEARCH: High-energy neutrinos ‘caught’ in Antarctica Scientists from Niels Bohr Institute were part of an international team measuring neutrino interaction at energy levels 1000 times higher than what can be attained in man-made particle generators. The neutrinos performed in accordance with the Standard Model. High-energy neutrinos may be halted when they encounter solid matter, e.g. Earth –… Read More »

Cellular Reprogramming fuels Wound Healing in the Intestine

Bloody diarrhoea, stomach pain and discomfort. These are some of the symptoms experienced by patients suffering from inflammatory bowel disease. Patients with ulcerative colitis, a sub-type of inflammatory bowel disease, suffer from large wounds in the gut, which do not heal as usual. Today the condition is treated with drugs mainly targeting inflammation. Due to our poor understanding… Read More »

Artificial Intelligence Can Reveal Your Body’s ‘Real’ Age

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE New artificial intelligence can determine your biological age with great precision. It can reveal whether lifestyle changes and medicinal products can increase your chances of living a long and healthy life. This is the result of new international research conducted in cooperation with the Center for Healthy Aging at the University of Copenhagen. New artificial intelligence… Read More »

Low doses of alcohol may help clean the brain

BRAIN RESEARCH – Low levels of alcohol consumption can tamp down inflammation in the brain and help clear away toxins, including those associated with Alzheimer’s disease. This shows a new study conducted in mice, which appears in the journal Scientific Reports. It is harmful for the body to consume large doses of alcohol over a longer period of… Read More »