Category Archives: Medical sciences

The Reason For Strokes in Children Is Still Unknown; Rehabilitation Is Getting Better

Every year, three to four newborns leave the hospital with a diagnosis for stroke. Rael Laugesaar, junior research fellow at the Department of Pediatrics explains that the reasons for strokes in children are still unknown but with regular rehabilitative care they are able to live a normal life. Continue reading

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Less Is More: The Modern Working Environment Paralyses The Brain

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru explains how to get the most out of your brain. The lesson here is: forget multitasking! Continue reading

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Rait Ratasepp: Introducing Estonian Ultratriathlon to the World

The geaduate of the University of Tartu Rait Ratasepp describes the mental and physical efforts that are needed in order to be a successful ultra-athlete. Continue reading

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Preventing a Cold Starts With Washing Your Hands

Associate Professor in Family Medicine Marje Oona explains why we become ill and how can we protect ourselves from colds. Continue reading

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A Discovery Puts the Brakes on a Cancer-Inducing Virus

A freshly defended PhD thesis outlines novel inhibitors of the cancer-inducing human papillomavirus. Continue reading

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Genetic Mutation Influences Mental Disorders and Alcohol Addiction

Tartu brain scientists discovered a genetic mutation that influences mental disorders and alcohol addiction. Continue reading

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Looking For an Alarm Clock for Bacteria

Scientists shed light on bacterial behaviour – essential knowledge for beating diseases. Continue reading

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