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The University of Helsinki is a university located in Helsinki, Finland since 1829, but was founded in the city of Turku in 1640 as the Royal Academy of Åbo, at that time part of the Swedish Empire.
Vocal music boosts the recovery of language functions after stroke: Study
Research conducted at the University of Helsinki and the Turku University Hospital Neuro centre has shown that listening to music daily improves language recovery in patients who have experienced a stroke. However, the neural mechanisms underlying th ...
Recovery of language functions after stroke can be boosted by vocal music
The findings of a new study suggest that listening to music daily improves language recovery in patients who have experienced a stroke, even though the neural mechanisms underlying the phenomenon have so far remained unknown. ...
Butterflies, moths have difficulty adjusting to changing climate: Study
Climate change exerts great pressure for change on species and biodiversity. A recent study conducted by the University of Helsinki and the Finnish Environment Institute indicates that the few moth and butterfly species (Lepidoptera) capable of adjus ...
Here's how brain training app helps people avoid junk food, lose weight
Using a brain-training app helps people eat less junk food and lose weight, new research by the University of Exeter suggests. ...
Researchers identify gene that causes canine hereditary deafness in puppies
Researchers at the University of Helsinki have been the first to determine the cause for the nonsyndromic early-onset hereditary canine hearing loss in Rottweilers. The gene defect was identified in a gene relevant to the sense of hearing. The study ...
Pakistan deploys coronavirus-sniffing dogs at airport
Pakistan has deployed Sniffer dogs at the New Islamabad International Airport in a bid to identify COVID-19 infected passengers arriving from abroad. ...
Dogs' aggressive behavior towards humans often caused by fear
A recent study encompassing some 9,000 dogs conducted at the University of Helsinki demonstrated that fearfulness, age, breed, the company of other members of the same species, and the owner's previous experience of dogs were all associated with aggr ...
Obesity reduces mitochondrial gene expression in fat tissue
During a recent study, researchers at the Obesity Research Unit of the University of Helsinki found that obesity clearly reduces mitochondrial gene expression in fat tissue or adipose tissue. ...
Raw diet helps in reducing risk of inflammatory bowel disease in dogs
The findings of a recent study suggests that eating a raw diet from the late stages of suckling to roughly two months of age, may help reduce the prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in dogs, later in life. ...
Here's how you can reduce risk of inflammatory bowel disease in your puppy
Who doesn't want his or her pooch to be healthy and deprived of ailments such as inflammatory bowel disease? If you want your four-legged friend to stay away from such diseases, the findings of a new study may be of great help. ...