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Obesity, epilepsy, fatty liver and sleep disorders genetically linked to ADHD in adults

Obesity, epilepsy, fatty liver and sleep disorders genetically linked to ADHD in adults

Science Norway | 
Obesity, epilepsy, alcohol-related liver disease, fatty liver, sleep disorders and COPD. These are some of the many diseases that Swedish ...
Children who finish puberty earlier — usually girls — tend to do better in school

Children who finish puberty earlier — usually girls — tend to do better in school

Science Norway | 
Girls do better than boys in almost all subjects at school. Many researchers are concerned about the growing differences in ...
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Exercise may benefit your brain more than any other part of your body

ScienceNorway | 
The Norwegian Directorate of Health recommends that people exercise at moderate intensity a total of 2.5 hours each week – ...
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Is being married the key to a longer life?

ScienceNorway | 
Mortality – or the frequency of deaths – has been steadily declining in Norway over the last hundred years in ...
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Pill could put bread back on the plates of people with celiac disease

ScienceNorway | 
Celiac disease is caused by the body’s reactions to proteins found in wheat, barley and rye. Nearly 30 different drug ...
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Trouble sleeping? Your children may experience the same problems, study suggests

ScienceNorway | 
Researchers have long known that severe sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, are hereditary. But what about common sleep problems, ...
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Anxiety in dementia patients is often ‘overlooked, underestimated and not identified’

ScienceNorway | 
It’s not uncommon for people with dementia to roam around a lot and to be very restless, both day and ...
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