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    Denny Vågerö, Department of Public Health Sciences. Photo: E Dalin

    Paternal grandfather's high access to food may indicate higher mortality risk in grandsons

    A paternal grandfather's access to food during his childhood is associated with mortality risk, especially cancer mortality, in his grandson, shows a large three-generational study from Stockholm University. The reason might be epigenetic - that environmental exposures in one generation may influence health outcomes in following generations.

    Sol Juarez

    Sol Pía Juarez receives SEK 5.6 million from the Swedish Research Council

    Sol Pía Juarez, Associate professor (Docent) at the Department of Public Health, has received SEK 5 604 000 from the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) for the project "The unintended consequences of Swedish parental leave policy: A health equity perspective". Project duration: 2019-2022

    You trust in other people may prolong your life. Photo: Crazymedia/Mostphotos

    Trusting others prolongs your life

    Do you trust other people? It may prolong your life. According to a new study do people who trust others live longer. Those who do not increase their risk for a shortened life.

    Department of Public Health Sciences

    On 1 January 2018, the Department of Public Health Sciences was founded at Stockholm University. The new Department will perform research and education in the field of public health sciences. Two existing research centres, CHESS and SoRAD, will be housed within the Department.

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