University of Eastern Finland

An increase in sedentary time from childhood causes progressing heart enlargement

Childhood sedentariness linked to premature heart damage.

Waist-to-height ratio is a better indicator of fat obesity in young people than BMI

The waist-to-height ratio correlates better than BMI with DEXA measurements of fat mass.

Enhanced recognition of side effects can improve psychotherapy

Systematic review of adverse effects in psychotherapy trials.

Pathogenic fungi infecting the Eucalyptus snout beetle in Eucalyptus forest

Way to develop a bio-pesticide for controlling the beetle.

Autoimmune link to tooth enamel damage in coeliac disease

Autoimmune amelogenesis imperfecta in APS-1 and coeliac disease patients.

Scientists discovered previously unknown effects of fibroblasts in vascular malformations

The findings can be used in developing treatments for vascular malformations with a fibrous component.

Milestone: A new kind of wave equation for accelerating waves

Accelerating waves shed light on major problems in physics.

Arctic soil methane consumption increases in a drier climate

Well-drained soils remove methane from the atmosphere.

Exercise: A natural remedy for MS fatigue

Physical activity may help reduce fatigue in patients with relapsing-remitting MS.

Vitamin D treatment for five years decreased the risk of atrial fibrillation

Study shows five-year vitamin D supplementation reduces atrial fibrillation risk in older adults.

Eating disorders are mostly observed in elderly population

Eating disorders are psychological situations defined by extreme and continuous disturbances in eating, which is associated with stressful thoughts and emotions. They can affect...

Reduced stress is linked to changes in the profile of plasma metabolites

Psychological stress is known to be related to obesity, low rate aggravation, and metabolic disorders. However, the underlying systems remain poorly comprehended. In the...

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