Latest Karolinska Institutet News

Stockholm trio sets up in Brussels
Even mild fatty liver disease is linked to increased mortality
Nobel Prize for hepatitis C discovery
Stem cells can help repair spinal cord after injury
HPV vaccine effective against cervical cancer
Neandertal gene variant increases risk of severe Covid-19
Strong activation of anti-bacterial T cells linked to severe COVID-19
Women could conceive after ovarian tumours
Immunological cause of severe COVID-19 identified
SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy was not associated with complications in neonates
A cheaper, faster COVID-19 test
Breakthrough for tomorrow’s dentistry
Rare hyperinflammatory syndrome in children with COVID-19 described
Researchers identify nanobody that may prevent COVID-19 infection
These lifestyle choices can reduce risk of chronic kidney disease
Lifestyle choices can reduce risk of kidney disease
Swine flu vaccination in pregnant women did not increase risk of autism in offspring
Immunity to COVID-19 is probably higher than tests have shown
Antibiotics associated with increased risk of inflammatory bowel disease
New insights into immune system’s role in severe COVID
Approved drug reduces ventilator time for patients with severe COVID
Cloth face masks can reduce spread of SARS-CoV
Vitamin B3 shows promise for glaucoma patients in world-first clinical trial
Neandertals may have had a lower threshold for pain
Antidepressant does not improve post-stroke recovery
Apgar score effective in assessing health of preterm infants
Study gives insights into how human fat cells are affected by age
Migrants with psychosis at higher risk of compulsory care than Swedish-born
Steep rise in skin cancer since 1960s
Long-term exercise impacts genes involved in metabolic health
Rheumatoid arthritis drug shows promise against COVID-19, study finds
Women with Neandertal gene give birth to more children
New method reveals where DNA is at risk in cell
Family environment affects adolescent brain development
KI researcher coordinates large international coronavirus project
Effects of Internet CBT for health anxiety on par with face-to-face treatment
New measure of broad psychopathology can predict future care requirement
Newly discovered mechanism can explain increased risk of dementia
Possible vaccine for virus linked to type 1 diabetes
Brain study contributes to increased understanding of endocrine diseases
Certain diabetes drugs may protect against serious kidney problems
Drug reduces risk of child sexual abuse
ERC Proof of concept for a new treatment for severe pneumonia and fibrosis
Light physical exercise protects people with metabolic syndrome
“It’s imperative that researchers from KI take part in public discourse and debate”
New diagnostic test for COVID-19 may deliver results within half an hour
First in Sweden to have OECI accreditation as Comprehensive Cancer Centre
New practices improved stroke care