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Chinese Writer, Mo Yan win 2012 Nobel prize in literature

Thursday, 11 October 2012
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2012 is awarded to the Chinese writer Mo Yan
“who with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary” the Swedish academy announced.

French, Serge Haroche and American, David Wineland win Nobel prize in physics

Tuesday, 09 October 2012
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences  has this awarded the 2012 Nobel prize in physics to two researchers for their work with the fundamental units of light.

The Nobel Prize for medicine announced

Monday, 08 October 2012
The 2012 Nobel Prize  in Physiology  or Medicine is  awarded to Dr. John B. Gurdon and Dr.     ShinyaYamanaka on Monday morning in Sweden for their work on stem cell research.

Rapid expansion of meningococcal bacterial infection in Sweden

Monday, 01 October 2012
The number of cases were meningococcal bacteria, the bacteria that cause meningitis epidemic, has increased steadily over the past ten years in Sweden has been reported as unusual.

Vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of heart disease: Danish Study

Friday, 28 September 2012
People with low levels of vitamin D in their body are more open to attacks from heart disease, a Danish study show.

How rodents are developing appetite for broadband cables, raking havoc on internet connectivity in Stockholm area

Friday, 21 September 2012
Pest controllers in Northern Stockholm have found nice that have developed more appetite in plastic cables use in broadband network. Hundreds of residents have been hit - and now the municipality has started the war.

Unique transplantations in Gothenburg where uterus replant have taken place

Tuesday, 18 September 2012
The world's first womb transplant from mother to daughter has been conducted by researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, pushing the university to improve on its research in the area.

More cheating students in Swedish schools caught and punished

Tuesday, 18 September 2012
New survey from the Swedish National Agency for Higher Education (Högskoleverket) which is in charge of the quality of education show that more students who cheat are being caught and punished, a report today show.

How Sweden takes touch pad technology to a new advanced level by adapting it uniquely in healthcare operation

Monday, 17 September 2012
Sweden is unique in that when it needs to do something, it does it big. As the country continues to unleash its technology prowess, a new and unique approach in medical technology has been revealed whereby the touch pad technology is being uniquely adapted to health care operation

Half a billion to fight youth alienation in Sweden

Friday, 14 September 2012
The Swedish government wants to invest Skr568 million in four years to break the spell into why young people in the country are prematurely excluded from activities leading to employment.

Poor eating habit a threat to Swedish public health

Thursday, 13 September 2012
Poor dieting has created a public health problem in Sweden. The Swedish people eat too much sugar and saturated fat, but too little fruit and vegetables. In addition, many more are too fat, according to a recent public health survey conducted by the Swedish National Food Agency, Livsmedelsverket (NFA).

OECD Education at a glace show Sweden, Finland fares well in education diversity, UK lags

Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Britain has been found to have a racially segregated education system in the various sectors of its society while Sweden and Finland fare pretty well. This comes from the OECD's Education at a glance's report on Tuesday.

The Swedish government expands investment in research and development

Tuesday, 11 September 2012
The Swedish government is investing Skr4 billion in research and innovation for the long term strengthening of Sweden's position as a leading research nation, the government writes in a press release.

Chances of treating resistant bacterial increase with a Swedish breakthrough

Monday, 10 September 2012
There may be increased possibility of treating the hitherto most resistant bacteria NDM, as Swedish researchers at the University of Uppsala have hit a breakthrough.

Doctors in Sweden warn of the dangers of  breast enlargement creams popularly sold on the internet

Thursday, 06 September 2012
As surgical enlargement is much more expensive, they have tended to seek other approaches such as using phony medications advertised and sold on the internet. There, there are different breast enlargement creams and capsules to buy, but doctors in Sweden warn of the usage of these products for they can disrupt the hormone levels in the body.

Sweden top global the importance of internet connectivity comparison

Wednesday, 05 September 2012
Sweden tops the global list of countries which have internet as a very important driver  of productivity and communication in a country by country comparison.

Swedish road casualties hidden in official statistics - reality of Swedish road safety  

Tuesday, 04 September 2012
There are many more people who have been seriously injured on the roads than has previously been known. This is because the official accident statistics are highly misleading.

Swedish Ethics Authority forged documents - reports

Friday, 31 August 2012
The Swedish Ethics Committee has been accused of forging dates and addresses on documents and research reports. According to news reports, the dated documents were shifted back in time and addresses changed to a new address.

New Swedish breakthrough in drug research especially those affecting inflammation disease

Friday, 31 August 2012
New Swedish research, which is being deemed as a new breakthrough area, can lead to radically improved medical treatment of a number of inflammation diseases areas.

Alarming increase of sexually transmitted diseases in Sweden

Thursday, 23 August 2012
Concerns about the spread of sexually transmitted diseases caused by unprotected sex has led to an can lead to unpleasant surprises in Sweden.

Acute shortage of student housing in Sweden

Thursday, 23 August 2012
A situation that has been described as worse that ever is happening in the Swedish student housing sector. There is intense shortages of student housing such that some expert are question Sweden's readiness for the future if there could be no chance of properly training future leaders.

How bright are Swedish high school students? - Scores of Swedish high school student believe that cancer is contagious

Wednesday, 22 August 2012
Well - its out there - nearly half of high school students in Västra Götaland and Skåne in Sweden,  believe that cancer is contagious. This is blow to Sweden which position itself as one f the leaders in developed world in providing basic knowledge especially in relation to healthy living and improved quality of life.

Record number of Danish students going through China in order to get a better career

Thursday, 16 August 2012
A record number of Danish students choose to move a large part of their educational studies to China as a means to capture the growing part of international business.

The sale of risky painkillers continues to grow in Sweden

Tuesday, 14 August 2012
Drugs that have been either recalled of banned from the Swedish medicine shops have been found to be on sale  - with their sales increasing faster that expected.

Be weary of some scientific research results as renowned Danish University brain scientist suspected of fake research

Wednesday, 08 August 2012
There has emerged a scandal at the University of Copenhagen, in Denmark as a Danish brain scientist, Milena Penkowa identified as a future Nobel Prize winner and who has received millions of research prize money seems to have had a research based on deliberate fraud, an expert panel indict.

Lack of enough sleep blamed for increased weight around the stomach - Swedish research

Monday, 06 August 2012
The idea that limited sleep affect the health of humanity is not new and the relationship between lack of enough sleep and obesity has been documented in the past.

The demand for teachers in Sweden is on the rise but more teachers are leaving the sector - Why?

Wednesday, 01 August 2012
Sweden will need over 100 000 new teachers in the coming years. But instead, more teachers are leaving the profession because of what is being described as "harsh working conditions and low wages."

Swedish scientist are developing Brain Medication aimed at stopping alcoholism

Friday, 27 July 2012
Swedish scientists are developing what could be called a ground breaking approach in medicine which will see a model whereby the urge sensation for alcohol consumption will be removed from the brain.

Massive ice melting in Greenland referred to as extraordinary

Wednesday, 25 July 2012
A new image from NASA has shown that in just four days there has been a large Greenland ice melt in key areas, which jumped from 40 percent of the ice sheet to 97 percent from 8 July.

Too much fish consumption can increase the risk of stroke - new Swedish study

Wednesday, 18 July 2012
A new study has show that eating too much fish can increase the risk of getting stroke. This detracts from the advices given my diet experts that fish is good for us,

Antidepressants increase among young in Sweden

Friday, 13 July 2012
Stress, boredom and uncertainty in their futures means that more and more young people in Sweden are being increased anti depressants.

The future of Swedish education quality compromised due to teachers shortages

Friday, 13 July 2012
Concerns about the quality of education in Sweden increases as the number of vacant teaching positions in Sweden also increases.

More skin cancer risk common in coastal areas such as Gothenburg, Sweden - new research show

Tuesday, 10 July 2012
A new cancer risk alarm warns that there is higher possibility to be affected by malignant melanoma in a costal region in Sweden such as  more Gothenburg as well as along the coastline than in the municipalities interior, a new observatory study has identified.

Drug addicts warned of anthrax in heroin - they either stop their addition or risk stoned for life

Monday, 09 July 2012
Drug consumer and addicts are cautioned of contaminated heroine that could leave their consumers stoned for life with anthrax. The alarm cane after a 55-year-old man dies in Copenhagen of anthrax infection that probably came from contaminated heroin.

Many people could be affected with diabetes without knowing it

Monday, 09 July 2012
Hundreds of thousands of Swedes have type 2 diabetes without the disease being detected a new report say as part of a new study.

Swedish teachers are the lowest paid comparatively in Europe

Monday, 02 July 2012
The pay received by Swedish teachers is lagging behind compared to other countries, a new report has said.

New findings may provide clued on how to tackle Parkinsons illness

Wednesday, 27 June 2012
Researchers at Lund University, Sweden claim to have come a step closer to a move to modifying the drug that could tackle the Parkinson's disease.

Protein-rich diet with few carbohydrates increases heart failure risks – Swedish- American Research
Wednesday, 27 June 2012
One of the largest studies to date has shown that Protein-rich diet with few carbohydrates increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, a new Swedish -American study shows.

Drives for religious education to be quarantined in Finnish schools

Monday, 25 June 2012
Religion Hours in primary schools in Finland are poised to be can be reduced after 2016, a report in Finnish media hold. The lower number of religion classes are part of the new distribution of lesson hours in basic education.

Swedish people want draconian moves to attach obesity – along Danish Lines

Monday, 25 June 2012
More Swedish people want their government to take more hawkish attitudes towards attacking the problem of obesity in the country. They feel that though the other Nordic countries such as Denmark are already taxing sugar and butter, Swedish politicians are doing nothing.

Following dietary advice may improve and lengthen life - but few do it

Tuesday, 19 June 2012
The dietary guidelines given by the Swedish National Food Agency (NFA) or Livsmedelsverkets has been determined in Sweden as the best pathway to a better, healthy and longer life, But a recent study show that few people follow it.

A new medical method may help vascular disease

Friday, 15 June 2012
Researchers at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Göteborg have managed to implant a blood vessel made from a patient’s own stem cells in a ten year old, sick girl. One year after surgery she now is doing pretty fine making the researchers to hope that this could be a method to assist patients who need bypass surgery.

Improved physical activities at child hood reduced the risk for anxiety – Swedish study show
Thursday, 14 June 2012
Poor fitness in adolescence doubles the risk of a severe depression in later life, a new Swedish study on young people show adding that the effect last up to 40 years.

Nobel Prize cash award reduced by 20 percent to meet future budget shortfall

Monday, 11 June 2012
The Nobel Foundation is lowering the cash prize money for the Nobel Prizes awards by twenty percent, an adjustment to meet pressures caused by budget shortfall.

University of Miami initiates clinical trial of XM-ONE®

Friday, 08 June 2012
The transplantation unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital and the University of Miami, FL, USA has entered into a research project with the Allenex group company AbSorber. The project is a pilot study evaluating the endothelial cell cross match XM-ONE® in their Living Donor program.

First patient included in DiaGenic and GE Healthcare project to develop a blood test for Mild Cognitive Impairment, associated with Alzheimer’s

Thursday, 07 June 2012
DiaGenic ASA [OSL:DIAG] today announced that the first patient with MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment) was examined with [18F] Flutemetamol PET imaging at University of Lund Sweden in the DiaGenic and GE Healthcare Research Collaboration announced March 27th 2012.

Swedish scientists close to designing a perfect Vaccine for Alzheimer’s

Wednesday, 06 June 2012
Swedish scientists are one step closer to designing a breakthrough that could provide cure for severe dementia, Alzheimer's disease. It is shown in a results of a Swedish study published in the medical journal The Lancet Neuology today.

As Swedish people are getting fatter at a record rate, so the increase in the purchase of more saturated fat

Tuesday, 05 June 2012
Contrary to nutritional recommendations that there should be as low as possible the consumption of saturated fats, fewer Swedish people buy more real saturated fatty products.

Gonorrhoea in women in Sweden increases sharply

Thursday, 24 May 2012
Sexually transited disease, particularly gonorrhoea is increasing especially among women in the Stockholm area where the infection is increasing most.

Sharp fall in foreign students interested in studying in Sweden

Wednesday, 23 May 2012
International student interest in Swedish higher education has decreased dramatically among since tuition fees were introduced for all non-EU students.

How urbanisation increases allergies - research

Tuesday, 08 May 2012
A new research in Finland shows that growing up in the country can reduce the risk of allergies.

Swedish School performances gets the bigger gulf  and it persist

Friday, 04 May 2012
The differences between the Swedish schools in terms of performance is increasing rapidly, according to a report by the Swedish School Agency (skolverket) will present today.

Poor quality of university courses identified among Swedish schools of higher learning

Thursday, 26 April 2012
Swedish self critical attitude has means that much higher education courses in Sweden is of poor quality. Just over one in five training programs fail to meet required quality when those various academic programs were examines.

As the Swedes struggle with a growing fat epidemic, more broken knees associated with heaviness

Tuesday, 24 April 2012
The Swedish people are getting too heavy for their knee joints. Today, many 45 year olds use knee prosthesis due to being overweight or obese according to news reports.

Norwegian Public officials flying more and more and the question emerged as to how they enforce emissions control

Saturday, 21 April 2012
The Norwegian government wants to cut emissions of greenhouse gases, but its employees tend to fly more with the view that more pollution is carried out by air travel. With the Environment Ministry among the "worst", the question now is how are they going to meet or even enforce their targets?

New swedish DNA test for foetus would reveal whether the unchild has Down syndrome

Wednesday, 04 April 2012
As the Nordic countries continue their quest of creating the best form of humans, soon, a new DNA test for foetuses will be unvailed. This will assist in determining whether the unborn baby has Down syndrome without the risk of miscarriage via amniocentesis.

Sweden announces Super Investment in research – upping its stance in international biomedical and engineering research

Tuesday, 03 April 2012
Sweden is to launch an international research, Science for Life lab, with a turnover of one billion a year.

Many Swedish graduates stock in unemployment questioning the tenet of higher education

Monday, 02 April 2012
More than one in five college graduates in Sweden are out of work a year after graduation. But the differences between them lie in the courses they studies and that difference is great a new media report show.

The top ranking Swedish universities and collages are …

Friday, 30 March 2012
Which are the best universities in Sweden? Well, a business magazine, Focus, has ranked universities here based on the interest of students own preferences. That means big surprises in the list begging the question if this is the a god model to to classify universities a country.

Financial hardship on students from developing countries means that Finland stops recruiting students from there

Thursday, 29 March 2012
Swedish defence Minister, Sten Tolgfors, has been forced to resign what is described in Swedish press “he departs on his own accord”, referring to the Swedish prime minister's press secretary.

Swedish latest research points to future battery made of wood for sustainable energy

Monday, 26 March 2012
There is still a vacuum in the a growing technological sector - lack good storage capability for electricity generated from solar and wind power so that it cane be used in a future time as needed for example, during nights and still days.

Loneliness leads to depression – Finnish study show

Friday, 23 March 2012
People living alone face an 80-percent higher risk of falling into depression compared to those who live in the company of others, according to fresh findings by Finnish researchers.

Mass mistake or just plain inefficiency – how would twenty doctors missed spotting a cancer tumour that led to a patient to die

Friday, 23 March 2012
Although the man was examined by at least 20 or maybe as many as 30 doctors they failed to discover his cancer of the oesophagus until it was too late. The man died a few weeks after it was discovered.

More Swedish people die from Skin cancer than from road accident – a new study shows

Wednesday, 21 March 2012
Summer, sun - and skin cancer, this is the routes that lead to more Swedes evolving to their death. Although the Sun is a known risk factor leading to the development of skin cancer, Swedes continue to sun bath much as before. This year, 500 Swedes died of malignant skin cancer, more than they die in traffic, according to the Swedish Cancer Society.

More children in Sweden diagnosed with autism

Tuesday, 20 March 2012
With new methods, staff at the children healthcare centres in Sweden has been able to carry out early detection of children with autism, research carried out at Sahlgrenska Academy show.

New method pitted to be effective in curing skin cancer

Monday, 12 March 2012
A new treatment of malignant skin cancer tested in Sweden has shown impressively promising results.

The process of studying in Sweden is becoming more expensive and unaffordable

Thursday, 23 February 2012
Despite the fact that the Swedish students get funding from their government funding body, CSN, that process of funding is becoming unaffordable for the students.

Which are some of the best Universities in Finland? Aalto University is best

Friday, 17 February 2012
Aalto University, Finland has been recently classified as the best training institute for economics and degree programs in engineering, according to investigation carried out in the country’s institutions recently.

New method gives cancer patients hope of life – electricity to destroy bad tumours

Wednesday, 08 February 2012
There is a move being taken in a medical community in Sweden in which a method is being pioneered at studies at the University Hospital in Uppsala in which electricity could be used to scatter dangerous caner tumours.

Denmark winning the Scandinavian leadership battle of Pharmaceutical development

Men with low fertility have less risk of cancer – Swedish research show