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Dissertation 10.4. Cardiorespiratory fitness and physical activity in older adults, a population-based study in men and women
High cardiorespiratory fitness and regular physical activity (PA) lower the risk of many chronic diseases independently of each other. » Read More About Dissertation 10.4. Cardiorespiratory fitness and physical activity in older adults, a population-based study in men and women
Lifestyle-related cardiometabolic risk factors cluster already in children in the same way as in adults, according to research from the University of Eastern Finland. A cardiometabolic risk... » Read More About Risk factors associated with overweight cluster already in children
Dissertation 28.3. New growth monitoring tools enable better detection of growth disorders in children
Children's growth disorders can be detected earlier and more efficiently with the help of new growth monitoring tools, according to research from the University of Eastern Finland. These tools... » Read More About Dissertation 28.3. New growth monitoring tools enable better detection of growth disorders in children
Very low mammographic breast density worsens the prognosis of breast cancer, according to a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland. The disease free survivals as well as... » Read More About Low breast density in mammography worsens breast cancer prognosis
Extensive Finnish research has shown, for the first time, that memory disorders can be prevented by controlling the associated risk factors . The results of the study were published on 12 March... » Read More About Research breakthrough: Lifestyle guidance prevents memory disorders
The Faculty of Health Sciences supports its doctoral students by awarding compensation for their travelling expenses and dissertation printing grants. Furthermore, the faculty calls annually open the grants of Mauri and Sirkka Wiljasalo and the grants of Matti and Vappu Maukonen.
The University of Eastern Finland has introduced a system for sabbaticals starting on Jan. 1, 2011. There are two application deadlines at the Faculty of Health Sciences. The deadlines in 2015 will be March 13, 2015 and August 14, 2015. Please ready more from the enclosed bulletin.