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Professor Barbara Prainsack's goal is to bridge the promises of big tech and the approach from public health care people who don't want to be too impressed. The social scientist prefers 'personalised' medicine to 'precision' medicine, and she is convinced that we must put 'solidarity'...

Do you have a green park close to your house? A noisy windmill or heavy traffic? Do you have a view - or a green wall? And how's your night. Pitch dark or full of artificial light? All these factors can have an affect on how...

Do you have a green park close to your house? A noisy windmill or heavy traffic? Do you have a view - or a green wall? And how's your night. Pitch dark or full of artificial light? All these factors can have an affect on how...

Have we become any better at taking care of older people than we were decades ago when our life spans were significantly shorter? The question is posed by UA magazine who recently interviewed professor Rudi Westendorp, and about ageism, he said: "I think there must be...

No way should we let machines and data take over from humans in health care. But we should let machines assist us in the hard work, where they are better than humans. The overriding question is; how much control and authority do we delegate to...

Interview with Morten Scheibye-Knudsen, medical doctor and associate professor and member of the steering group of the Challenge project, studying what happens to our tissues when we age. Every day Morten Scheibye-Knudsen swallows 2 capsules of nicotinamide riboside. So does his wife. And his mother. They...

Interview with Mette Nordahl Svendsen, professor in anthropology and member of the steering group of the Challenge project, researching all the ethical issues involved in health data science. When you are old, sick and cannot speak or move, you need a lot of healthcare. Heavy healthcare....

Health data are one of the most sensitive types of data. And though the benefits of analyzing health data are manifold, the associated risks might be bigger, suggests Cory Robinson, Assistant Professor in Communication Design at Linköping University. [caption id="attachment_1894" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo: Nick Collins[/caption] There are...

Blog. Obtaining relevant patient data for pharmaceutical and medical research in Europe is no easy task. To keep pace with American and Chinese companies there is a solution: Let European citizens exercise their right to a copy of their data, to use their data for...