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Syddansk Sundhedsvidenskabeligt Forskningsforum invites you to the 17th Åben Forskerdag  (Open Research Day) on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 9:00 to 15:00 at Trinity, Gl. Færgevej 30, 7000 Fredericia.


Participation is free and everyone is welcome to attend the Åben Forskerdag, incl. active researchers and people interested in research from Region Sjælland. Deadline for registration is Wednesday, April 15, 2014.


The Åben Forskerdag is a good opportunity to meet other health science research colleagues in a larger forum and be inspired in workshops and joint discussions.  


This year the programme for Åben Forskerdag consists of workshops…

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Roadshow off to a good start

This year's first roadshow got off to a good start on Tuesday. The subject was examination possibilities, which attracted the interest of 28 chiropractors.
They were in for an informative evening. Consultant Frederick Busch shared his experiences and delved into a variety of topics under the general heading of the roadshow during the evening. Frederick Busch touched on relevant topics such as:


• Consequences of cervical degenerative condition with differential diagnostic considerations, from a neurosurgical perspective.
• Etiology with basic pain teaching - including how to distinguish between the different types of pain. What is the most common symptom…

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New article demonstrates the value of using measurement of blood flow in the heart to predict non-fatal heart attack

Patients with non-specific chest pain accounts for about half of all emergency admissions to coronary care units in hospitals. It has previously been assumed that it was relatively safe to send these patients home after admission, as the risk of being struck by a heart attack shortly supposed to be small.


Mette Jensen Stochkendahl has tested this assumption in collaboration with cardiologists at Odense University. The research group has studied if measuring the blood flow in the heart in patients with nonspecific chest pain can be used to predict future heart attack. The results showed that it was safe…

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WFC, World Federation of Chiropractic, has today published a list of suggested reading for everyone in the chiropractic profession.


The list is a database that brings together a number of relevant research articles in one place, which gives chiropractors an easy and clear access to the different articles, which are grouped into 21 topic areas on the reading list.


The project is led by Dr. Greg Kawchuk from the University of Alberta, who is chairman of WFC Research Council, and who is currently a visiting scientist at NIKKB.


“This is just the beginning of this project,” explains…

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NIKKB has welcomed a new member of staff, as Asger Torning has joined the institute as its new Communications Officer.


The new Communications Officer has previously worked with communication as Communications Consultant in Odense Sport & Event with communication for Odense Boldklub’s Superliga team (football) as his main focus area. Asger Torning held this position for 17 years, and it has given him a good deal of experience with a wealth of various types of communication tasks.


Syddansk Universitet is not unknown to the new Communications Officer. Asger Torning previously studied English at the Centre for English at…

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