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Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine, one of the four faculties of Umeå University (Its name was changed from "Faculty of Medicine and Odontology" in April 2004). Our faculty is an organization for education and research in the fields of medicine, odontology and health care. We have 13 departments and about 3 400 undergraduate and 600 postgraduate students. We have about 1 200 employees, 45 % of them are teachers/researchers.
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Mortality in prostate cancer is lower in areas with frequent use of PSA testing compared with areas with little testing shows a study published online today in Journal of the National Cancer Institute by researchers from Umeå University, Sweden and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York,...
Peter Byass, Professor of Global Health and Director of the Umeå Centre for Global Health Research, is guest blogging about verbal autopsy at BioMed Central, an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of 257 peer-reviewed open access journals.
India's ambassador to Sweden, Banashri Bose Harrison, visited Umeå during 13-14 February in accordance with Umeå University holding the Secretariat of the Nordic Centre in India as of 1 January 2014.
Ongoing global climate changes are likely to increase the problems of malaria in highland areas of Africa, Asia and South America. However, it is not clear that the total spread will lead to more people being affected. This according to a study from Umeå University that was published in the PNAS jou...
Umeå University advanced seven places globally – from 34 to 27 – in this year’s 'Top 50 under 50' league table produced by QS University Rankings. The list focuses on young and dynamic universities established within the last 50 years.
The independent newspaper on healthcare news ”Dagens Medicin” has named the University Hospital of Umeå (NUS) as the best in Sweden.
In a study published in the European Heart Journal, an Umeå research team has shown that physical fitness in your teens can reduce the risk of heart attack later in life, while men who are fit and obese in their teens run a higher risk of having a heart attack than unfit, lean men.
Researchers at Umeå and Uppsala University in Sweden have discovered a new signaling pathway that makes cancer cells aggressive. The findings could lead to improved treatment for advanced prostate cancer, as well as breast and lung cancer.
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