Exchange of master's students and researchers opens up new opportunities for research. And there has been an unlikely enabler: Covid.
In the first in a series of four PharmaSafe videos, Granås discusses patient safety and medicine use with well-known medical doctor Wasim Zahid. The video is in Norwegian.
Blood samples can be provided on paper by patients at home. Recent developments by researchers in Oslo now enables blood sample processing whilst in the mail on the way to the diagnostics lab.
In folk medicine, chaga is considered by many as a miracle cure for "everything". Although those expectations are exaggerated, the fungus may be a future basis for cancer medicine.
Drugs exposed to light may lose their effect or become toxic. Now comes the help the health services has been waiting for.
Three-year-old siblings exposed to antidepressants in pregnancy show increased anxiety symptoms compared to their unexposed siblings.
Scientists at The School of Pharmacy and the Faculty of Dentistry have designed small particles which can adsorb to the teeth. This can potentially protect the enamel against tooth wear and caries.
The particles can unfortunately not replace tooth brushing but be an important supplement to improve the oral health.
Researchers at University of Oslo have discovered a substance which can fight obesity. The pharmaceutical industry is interested and the potential market value is estimated to a billion dollars per year.