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Performance of Swedish pupils deteriorating – new PISA report being tension in the country’s education system

Tuesday, 03 December 2013
Swedish pupils performances in key areas of academic development  continues to get worse when compared to other those from other countries, the international school testing system, Pisa report on Tuesday.

Swedish health care worst when compared to the Nordic countries

Monday, 02 December 2013
Swedish health care has dropped five places since last year, according to a new comparison in a European health index. It now stands 11th place since 2013 thereby making Sweden the worst in the Nordic region.

Laser could be the next tool to cure Alzheimer's and other brain related diseases – Swedish study

Monday, 04 November 2013
Swedish research feel that Laser could be the next new thing to use to cure Alzheimer and Parkinson and may other brain related diseases.There are scientists from Chalmers University in Gothenburg who strongly feel that such a feat is a possibility.

Academic programs that end up rewarding more – Swedish perspective

Wednesday, 30 October 2013
Much has and is being said about the nature of education is these days as higher education get more expensive but it looks like the reward promise of good jobs and pays seem to be a myth. While some camps are totally repudiating the idea of encouraging university education, others are saying that it depends on the course studied. So which education course(s) are more financially rewarding in the long run?

How is the Swedish healthcare system faring as more temps employed than permanent staff?

Monday, 28 October 2013
Efficient management in Swedish care delivery centres is struggling and it not very clear whether the strategy is money saving by cutting services or just lack of money to invest in frontline services.

Foreign students in Lund University suffering from starvation and poverty – similar situation also experienced Sweden-wide 

Thursday, 24 October 2013
There is a warning alarm that foreign students in Sweden are suffering from extreme poverty - that some find it hard to even have food to eat.

Swedish business pressure group call on government to make it easy for first-rate international universities to establish here

Wednesday, 23 October 2013
Swedish private sector has succeeded under the current government to penetrate sectors that were previously seen as more welfare – facing. But various authorities such as the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise would want to see more foreign “high brand” universities to storm the Swedish university market.

Fewer children are dying in Sweden as the Swedes generally feel physically happier than previously thought

Thursday, 10 October 2013 
Better healthcare and rear-facing car seats are some of the reasons why there has been a strong reduction in child deaths in Sweden. This has fallen by 20 percent in 15 years, and it is being seen as a positive development. This comes after a survey also show that Swedes are feeling more physically better than previously thought.

Post natal depression also rife in father, a new Swedish study show

Tuesday, 08 October 2013
It had concentrated on the mothers since she carried the foetus, give birth and later breast feed the baby but a new study is also linking fathers to post natal depression.

A new research ushers in a very cheap and easy technique to find sleeping sickness - Cheap and Easy

Monday, 07 October 2013
A new research is ushering in a new technology that will make it cheaper and easier to early identify those affected by deadly diseases such as malaria, and sleeping sickness.

Education business: Lund University leads in attracting international fee paying students most among Swedish universities

Sunday, 06 October 2013
It is the most highly ranked Swedish university in the world university league table and that high ranking is paying off as Lund leads in the amount of international fee-paying students coming to study in Sweden

Swedish urge top foreign universities to set up shop in Sweden

Friday, 04 October 2013
Officials from some Swedish business leaning organisations are calling for improvements in rules so that more and more of the best universities in the world could open branches in Sweden just as they are doing in other countries.

Sweden leads the glob as the best place to grow old

Tuesday, 01 October 2013
Sweden is the best place to live as an old person on the face of the earth in a new classification carried out by Help age international. The news brought cheers to Sweden, especially as it beat it competitive Nordic rival Norway to second place.

New Swedish approach in cancer treatment treated without surgery

Monday, 30 September 2013
Swedish researchers have developed a method described as a revolutionary model for cancer treatment with the use of intense heat into the tumour. This model is a treatment of breast cancer, which requires no surgery

Pressures in the Swedish healthcare system as hospital beds become scarce.

Saturday, 28 September 2013
There are 2,400 fewer hospital beds in Swedish hospitals today compared to ten years ago, according to figures from the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SKL), reports by various Swedish media sources.

Why are more Swedes seeking healthcare abroad as care sought in the EEA countries soar

Thursday, 26 September 2013
Today it has emerged that more Swedish people are seeking healthcare abroad. Why?

Five meals a day prevents youth obesity, news Finnish study suggests

Tuesday, 24 September 2013
A new study from Finland suggests that eating 5 regular meals a meals a day can assist in preventing weight gain and obesity. This throws more water on the questions of food and body mass development in which in some areas people are advised to eat less to cut down weight and in others, they are told to eat more at regular intervals.

Health benefits of fruits exhibited in a new Swedish study - Fruit protect from aneurysm

Wednesday, 11 September 2013
Eating at least a few pieces of fruit a day reduces the risk of rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysms, a new Swedish study show, throwing more light into the value of fruits as a healthy living enhancer.

The wonders of Finnish education system - where first graders already start reading just after a month in school

Tuesday, 10 September 2013
Finnish education system is always talked of as one of the best in world and that seem to be something that will remain for a long time. After just a month in school, first graders are already reading nice in a school in Finland - the wonders of Finnish education model.

News study show the link between Swedish Snuff and increase risk of stillbirth

Sunday, 08 September 2013
The use of Swedish snuff has been discussed internationally as a safer alternative to tobacco smoking, but new study shows how devastating it is to foetuses.

Numerous unreported viral diseases spreading in Sweden - watch out

Saturday, 07 September 2013
There is a reported outbreak of a viral disease in Sweden known as the Ockelbo disease. It is a known viral disease, spread by mosquitoes but the nature in which it is occurring this year makes it worrying.

Hazardous substance dictated in drinking water in Sweden

Saturday, 07 September 2013
There are fears that hormone-disrupting substance, bisphenol A (BPA) has been found in tap drinking water to home in Sweden, a test carried out by the Swedish Chemical Agency revealed. The dangerous health disrupting substance is said to be found in water pipes in eight out of 22 houses surveyed in Stockholm, Malmö and Gothenburg.

Sweden and Finland maintain momentum as top 10 most competitive economies in the world

Wednesday, 04 September 2013
Sweden and Finland have emerged among the top 10 most competitive economies of the world, new compilation from the world economic forum revealed in its Global Competitiveness Report for 2013 / 2014.

Danish academic personality accuses Pharmaceutical companies of behaving like mafia

Monday, 02 September 2013
A Danish academic personality has accused Pharmaceutical companies of operating using methods he described as Mafia approaches in which they carry out illegal marketing and tinkering with research which end up costing hundreds of thousands of lives each year.

The identification and analysis of a news element

Wednesday, 28 August 2013
The University of Lund in Sweden is in the news in that it says it has analysed a compound of element within the confluence of physics, which ushers in a news compound.

The psychological effects of being black: How black women take dangerous steps through skin beaching to seek illusive "White" beauty

Monday, 26 August 2013
"White women are more beautiful than black women!" This not the view of white women's, it is the perception carry around by black women and they are doing the most dangerous things to change the colour of their skin.

Dementia killing more people in Sweden than expected as the causes of deaths increased in Sweden examined

Thursday, 22 August 2013
The numbers of people who have died of dementia in Sweden in the past 25 pears have quadrupled a new report out on Thursday say.

Mysterious super resistant bacteria found in the Swedish city Helsingborg

Saturday, 17 August 2013
A multi-resistant mutant bacterium has surfaced in Sweden in Sweden challenging medic and warning people to be cautious as the go about in the country.

Swedish companies are making a form of demands for their government as elections draw closer

Saturday, 17 August 2013
Swedish businesses and its entrepreneurs are not feeling pretty well today and feel that the government need to do more to improve on their climate. As for that, the business community has a list of demands, which they want to government to address otherwise they are ready to decamp to the left wing.

Swedish clergy challenges American study which posit that believers possess low IQ and weak analytical skills

Wednesday, 14 August 2013
Not long ago it was an academic study, which concluded that black people had lover IQ compared to their white counterparts. Today the religiosity of people are being placed in the same category. Who is right? A Swedish clergy challenges.

Early dementia linked to youth alcohol consumption  — Swedish study

Tuesday, 13 August 2013
A new Swedish study suggests that young people who consumed alcohol at adolescence will likely end up with early dementia, contrary to what was previously thought. Therefore, alcohol is a far greater risk factor in the illness than hereditary forces.

Social Democrats education reforms will hinge around cutting study course time

Monday, 12 August 2013
The Swedish opposition party, the Social democrats have not yet started measuring drapes but feel that they'll do so soon. In on of their early warning shots, the would love to reform the education system by reducing the course length.

Fewer Nordic medical students being trained in Denmark today than before - Why?

Wednesday, 31 July 2013
In 2005, more than one in four medical students in Denmark came from one of the Nordic countries; today it is only one in twenty and changes in the Danish academic harmonisation rules is being blamed.

Road noise makes induces fatigue in drivers behind the wheel

Wednesday, 31 July 2013
Monotonous low-frequency noise from the road increases the risk that the driver will fall asleep behind the wheel, according to a new research.

Return of the men to Swedish primary school classrooms

Thursday, 25 July 2013
The tide seems to be changing in the Swedish educational environment as men start coming back to the primary school classrooms.

What are the factors will influence mosquito bites?

Wednesday, 24 July 2013
Blood type and weight will determine by 20 percent whom in the population attracts the most mosquitoes.

Increasing number of younger people in Sweden die of stroke

Tuesday, 23 July 2013
The stroke illness, which was once thought to be an illness of the old, is now turning its tide in Sweden. Increasingly, year after year, more younger people in Sweden dies of  stroke.

Danish research given comfort to older women seeking to have children - Women over 30 still very fertile

Monday, 22 July 2013
A new study shows that age is less important for the chance of a woman getting pregnant than has been previously thought. Therefore According to a new Danish-American study, there is no need to panic if you are a woman in your late 30s and would like to be a mother.

Sexual desire increases with increased temperature- Danish study

Friday, 12 July 2013
What the bright weather does to improve libido and sexual desire is not a new issue but a Danish author has thrown some more new insight into the role played by improved sunny wither to sexual life in the dark Nordic region.

Women Night shifts worker will find it hard to get pregnant, a new research show

Wednesday, 10 July 2013
Women who work night shifts may have more difficulty getting pregnant than others, a major new study shows a link between shift work and reduced fertility, according to a British study.

The power to fruits and vegetable to the health of man shown in a new study in which  Eating more greens leads to three more years to life

Saturday, 06 July 2013
It had been known that eating more vegetable and fruits lead to better and healthy lifestyle. That seems to have been more assumptions than facts as a new Swedish study tries to put facts where its supposed to have been missing.

Brown fat can contribute to heart attacks in winter - Swedish research suggests

Wednesday, 03 July 2013
Brown fat otherwise called calorie-incinerator, which has been described as being  causing ones body to burn other fat when one get cold has been found to be still dangerous- causing cardiovascular disease.

Sweden has a mammoth task to create 400,000 new jobs if it has remain viable - worker's Union

Tuesday, 02 July 2013
Sweden needs to create at least 400,000 new jobs within the coming 10 years if it wants to attempt to keep its welfare state running.

A growing number of Danes are getting skin problem akin to cancer or melanoma

Monday, 01 July 2013
The Danish government in the past years has carried out massive campaigns to inform people about care for their bodies in relations skin inconsistencies. Despite that, a record number of Danes are reporting growing number of melanoma and even more other forms of skin cancer.

The Swedish government wants to privatise its Universities and some people are not happy.

Wednesday, 26 June 2013
The Swedish government's proposal to make the country's state universities and colleges to become private foundations, is worrying to the both the country's unions and student unions.

Denmark counts deaths caused by environmental decay associated with increase pollution

Monday, 24 June 2013
Though Denmark is one of the most environmentally conscious countries in the world, it believes that car exhaust emission and emissions from wood stoves kill 67 people in Copenhagen a year

Increased breast cancer cases in Sweden

Monday, 24 June 2013
There has been a surprise in crease in breast cancer cases in Sweden in recent years - up by 20 percent in five years.

A new Swedish study show the link between obesity and premature birth

Tuesday, 11 June 2013
A new Swedish study has shown clearly the increased risks in obesity and premature birth. According to it, a third of all pregnant women who are overweight or obese are enrolled in prenatal care.

Sweden calls for the removal of all dangerous breast implants from rogue French producer

Tuesday, 04 June 2013
The dangerous breast implants manufactured by the French company Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP) which is currently in the bodies of about 4,000 women in Sweden have been recommended to be removed.

Challenges to the Swedish free school idea  as one of the biggest school providers collapses

Friday, 31 May 2013
The Swedish free school idea, which has been copied by the British government under the leadership of David Cameron and its Conservative party, is heading to a brick wall. JB Group, which is one of the nation's biggest provider of private schools known here as friskolar is shutting down some school jeopardising the future of students.

An extraordinary light spotted over Finland defined as exceptionally large meteor

Thursday, 30 May 2013
A very extra ordinary light that shined over Finland has been defined as an exceptionally large meteor. This comes after hundreds of people in Finland reported a bright light accompanied by a roaring over Finnish skies three weeks ago.

A new Swedish discovery provide cure for common eye disease

Sunday, 26 May 2013
Swedish  and Ducth researchers have found a change in a particular gene that may be an important contributor to the common and debilitating eye disease AMD, age-related macular degeneration. This is being hailed as a new route to curing eye problems associated with age.

Swedish Research: New findings may stop the early aging

Friday, 17 May 2013
Progeria otherwise know in as HGPS (Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome) an extremely rare, fatal genetic condition which affects children and gives them an appearance of accelerated aging seems to be opening up to the route of cure led by researchers in Sweden.

The quest for higher education is showing a negative side as more students finding it hard to pay their study loan

Monday, 13 May 2013
Recently in the UK, there has been increased bashing if higher education. With growing unemployment and underemployment, many commentators and political pundits have blamed some of that to rampant university degrees. One proof of the negative side of university degree though has been the inability of graduates to pay back their study loans.

Growing cases of reported medical errors in Swedish health care system

Monday, 13 May 2013
More and more people in Sweden are reporting cases of mistreated all across the Swedish healthcare system.

Lots of contaminants concentration in the blood of infants obtained from concentrated breast milk

Monday, 06 May 2013
A new research from the Swedish university of Örebro suggest that new environmental toxins have been accumulate in the systems of our smallest children.

Scientists at Swedish institute for technology, Chalmers called for the consumption of less meat for the sake of the climate

Friday, 03 May 2013
Eating less meat is the single most important measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and achieving the UN's climate goal. This was the conclusion drawn by researchers at the Swedish institute of technology, Chalmers in a report.

Women who smokes stand higher the risk of bowel cancer - Norwegian study

Wednesday, 01 May 2013
Women who smoke are at a significantly greater risk of colon cancer than men who smoke, a new large Norwegian study posits.

Alarm in Sweden frozen berries associated with hepatitis A

Tuesday, 30 April 2013
Swedish authorities have alerted the public about the outbreak of hepatitis A linked to imported frozen berries and the number of people affected is growing.

What type of breast show more risk of cancer rejuvenation - those with dense or less dense issues? A new study separates the two

Tuesday, 23 April 2013
A new study shows for the first time that researchers have been able to predict which women are at greater risk of breast cancer recurrence based on the nature of their breast composition. They have reviewed the effects of the drug tamoxifen on breast tissues, and determine that the denser the breast tissue, the greater the risk of cancer recurrence.

Why does it look like climate changes seem to have reversed?

Tuesday, 16 April 2013
With the excessively bitter cold this winter in the Northern hemisphere and also, a prolonged winter, it is getting hard to climate change scientists to sell their story. We were expecting a growing scorching earth but instead it shad been getting colder - Why?

Wao! - Top EU innovative countries - Sweden on top, Britain falling over

Thursday, 04 April 2013
Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Finland in that order where classed as the EU's most innovative economies according to the Innovation Union Scoreboard 2013.

Parent education affects children's academic and health  performance

Wednesday, 27 March 2013
Disparities between different groups of parents' educational level and country of birth are increasingly affecting how children succeed in schools in Sweden as well as their health, a new report show as the question of disparity in performances in Sweden is asked.

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