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Risk factors associated with overweight cluster already in children

25.03.2015
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

18.03.2015
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

Low breast density in mammography worsens breast cancer prognosis

12.03.2015
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

Research breakthrough: Lifestyle guidance prevents memory disorders

12.03.2015
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

Faculty bulletins

grants

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.

Sabbatical

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.

Doctoral dissertations

The latest doctoral dissertations at the Faculty of Health Sciences