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Hospitals should design premises and adapt their hygiene routines to a society that no longer has effective antibiotics, and that is vulnerable to fast-spreading global pandemics. This is argued in a new thesis from Lund University in Sweden.

Portrait photo of Magnus Paulsson. Photo: Björn Martinsson

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic bacterium and a deadly threat against patients suffering from severe disease. A new study from Lund University presents a highly effective treatment by combining two antibiotics.

Anders Bjartell, Professor in Urology at The Department of Translational Medicine, was recently elected chairman of the EAU Research Foundation. This means he onwards will play an important role in Europe’s leading organisation for urological practice, research and education.

Karin Leandersson has recently been promoted as professor at the Department of Translational Medicine.

In accidents or terror attacks which are suspected to involve radioactive substances, it can be difficult to determine whether people nearby have been exposed to radiation. But by analysing mobile phones and other objects which come in close contact with the body, it is possible to retrieve important information on radiation exposure.

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