2,000 families involved in NorthPop!

We are pleased to announce that we have reached an important target in the NorthPop study. There are now 2,000 families involved with NorthPop, meaning we are well on our way to reaching our target of 10,000! This makes about 6,000 individual participants so far in total!  The health data collected in the study is

Josefine has defended her thesis!

We would like to congratulate our colleague Josefine Starnberg who defended her thesis 23 February. The titel is of her thesis is: Neurodevelopment and cardiovascular risk in 7-year old children born with marginally low birth weight https://www.umu.se/ViewPage.action?siteNodeId=4540&languageId=3&contentId=290299 Congratulations Josefine!

Bowel bacteria and obesity

Most of us know that there are lots of bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract. But what many do not know is that these bacteria weigh 1 to 2 kg and have about one hundred times more genes than one person! They are of great importance to our well-being, health and are proposed to reduce the

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