Latest Karolinska Institutet News

First in Sweden to have OECI accreditation as Comprehensive Cancer Centre
New practices improved stroke care
Celiac disease linked to increased mortality
Trial drug may block early stages of COVID-19, study in human cells shows
Next stage ready to enhance Covid-19 diagnoses
ERC Advanced Grant for design of brain cells to combat Parkinson’s disease
Air pollution linked to dementia and cardiovascular disease
Collaboration increases opportunities for COVID-19 testing
Childhood obesity linked to higher risk of anxiety, depression and premature death
New study reveals early evolution of cortex
Low-dose aspirin linked to reduced liver cancer risk
Karolinska Institutet to give Covid-19 training
One step closer to understanding human brain
Egg stem cells do not exist, new study shows
New possible treatment strategy against fatty liver disease
Skin moisturizers failed to prevent atopic eczema in babies
IVF-conceived children have somewhat higher mortality risk in their first weeks of life
Gene therapy can protect against ALS and SMA-related cell death
Chronic kidney disease-a growing threat against global public health
New measure of biological age can predict health risks
Get easily out of breath? It may be because you were small at birth, study finds
‘Body-on-Chip’ technology could accelerate drug testing
Cheap drug may alleviate treatment-resistance in leukemia
New discovery on activity and function of MAIT cells during acute HIV infection
Long-term medication for schizophrenia is safe
AI can be used to detect and grade prostate cancer
A molecular map of brain’s decision-making area
Simple tool shows life expectancy after dementia diagnosis
Free tool simplifies cancer research
Study debunks notion that C-section would increase risk of obesity in child
New principle for activation of cancer genes discovered
Possible new treatment strategy against progeria
Lower IQ, family history tied to treatment resistant schizophrenia
Depressed MS-patients suffer debilitating symptoms earlier
Time in host country – a risk factor for substance abuse in migrants
Traffic exhaust at residential address increases risk of stroke
Walking ability, cognitive function key for people with MS to participate in social life
People with atopic eczema have more S. aureus bacteria in their skin
Weight-loss surgery cuts risk of major birth defects
No difference in suicide rates between refugees and migrants
Low intelligence linked to suicide risk later in life
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019 to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, and Gregg L. Semenza
New CRISPR-Cas9 variant may boost precision in gene editing
Extra focus on sustainability
25 years of collaboration between KI and Mayo Clinic
Early maternal anemia tied to intellectual disability, ADHD and autism
New study shows why people gain weight as they get older
Karolinska Institutet’s vice president relieved from her assignment