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Self-management improves in diabetes groups on the Net

Participating in diabetes groups on the Internet may improve self-management of the illness and encourage lifestyle changes, according to new doctoral research from the Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine (NST).


Read more 2014.06.20 by Annelill Bruun Flaamo


Kevin ThonDifferentiating skin from hair in cancer analysis

Kevin Thon has been working with software to help doctors find out whether a mole is malignant or not. A specialized digital camera – a dermatoscope – is used to photograph moles that might be malignant. The digital image is then analysed using the new software.


Read more 2014.06.16


Jörn SchulzNew methods result in more accurate medical images

Statistician Jörn Schulz has developed new methods for analysis of medical images in his PhD research. They could enable more precise diagnosis and treatment of diseases including prostate cancer.


Read more 2014.06.16


Managing Type 2 diabetes using a mobile app

Norwegians have been using health technology for mobile phones for a long time, but what factors make it possible for an app to support self-management of illness? Written by Vibeke Os for the University of Tromsø (UiT), Norway’s Arctic university.


Read more 2014.06.12


Andre DiasSensor for tracking chronic lung disease

Can wearable sensors improve everyday life for people with COPD and cystic fibrosis? In Tromsø, Norway, experts in health informatics are conducting research to find out.


Read more 2014.06.12


Commentary: Misguided about e-health

When Norwegian doctors think that e-health borders on the indefensible, something is wrong. Instead of burying their heads in the sand, doctors and researchers should find out how the new technologies can be used in the best possible way.


Read more 2014.06.10



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