‘No link between mobile phones and cancer’

‘No link between mobile phones and cancer’

An extensive, 30-year study, covering virtually everyone in Scandinavia, shows no link between mobile phone use and brain tumours, according to a Reuters report.

Swedish aid agency’s finances to be audited

Swedish aid agency’s finances to be audited

The Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) – the agency that is responsible for overseeing Sweden’s international aid spending – will be audited after it has already over-spent its budget for this year.

Managing a family is not work: court

Managing a family is not work: court

A stay-at-home parent’s activities are not classified as ‘work’, according to the Swedish Supreme Administrative Court (Regeringsrätten).

Queue at psychiatric clinic – man takes own life

Queue at psychiatric clinic – man takes own life

The waiting time at Sahlgrenska University Hospital’s psychiatric clinic in Gothenburg was so long that a man in his forties who was seeking help gave up and went home, with the assistance of a close relative. Soon after the man left the house and took his own life.

Fewer obese children in Sweden: report

Fewer obese children in Sweden: report

A study commissioned by the National Public Health Institute has found that the number of obese and overweight ten-year-olds is higher in Bollnäs, Västerås and Ystad than in Karlstad and Umeå.