Physiologists using phosphoproteomics to reveal undiscovered effects of exercise on skeletal muscle.… Read More How would INTERPOL fare if they were stuck with fingerprint kits to do all of their work?
Hello, this is Sofia calling in from Huddinge campus and Life after the defense. I’m a new voice at this blog and I hope we’ll talk often. In my posts, I’ll talk to you about how life was as a PhD student, and how life is now, as an actual PhD. I’ll share my thoughts… Read More A new voice
As a PhD student researching in aging related disease – Parkinson’s disease, I kept questioning myself: should I devote all my passion and career into unpredictable research results or turn my path back to my original education in medicine by treating patients with different medical conditions? This is a tricky puzzle. To date, hundreds and… Read More Never too late to exercise – you don’t need to be an athlete
It has been a while since my last blog. Actually, I didn’t even manage to introduce myself properly, which I want to continue with today. Since my research interest is about olfaction, my blog will be about the strange smell I perceived when I woke up the other day. It was somewhat sweetish and alarming… Read More The scent of danger
My research is on the effects of yoga (quite unusual research field). There is very little research on the hormonal effects of yoga (small studies shows increased GABA and decreased cortisol). This small indian study shows that oxytocin increased after yoga therapy Oxytocine also boosts muscle generation and assists in healing Higher oxytocin levels means… Read More Love hormone and Yoga
This week I was submitting a paper in a quite warm room, which took much longer than I thought. I probably needed some braincooling once in a while and performed some yawning. The function of yawning is to decrease the temperature in the brain! Research seems to show a cooling effect on the brain with… Read More Too hot in the lab? – Yawn to cool the brain
Time for a short springbreak (advantages of being mobile) Alvaret in the world heritage area on the island Öland (short movie) is excellent for relaxation. Alvaret has great biking trails and one is going in the middle of it. Birdwatching is one of the best in Sweden here, approximately 5 hours drive from Stockholm. Not… Read More World Heritage area Alvaret on Öland Island