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What we do in preventive healthcare

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One small step at a time towards better health

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For many people, a less sedentary lifestyle with more exercise is the simplest way to improving their health. During two hot summer months in 2018, 250 people tested Länsförsäkringar’s Lev Friskare (healthier living) app.

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Double outcome of preventative care

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So far, the twenty-first century has seen significant increases in society’s healthcare costs.

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A nudge towards healthier living

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An aging population and significant increases in chronic lifestyle-related diseases place Sweden in the position of needing to transition from a reactive healthcare system to mindset dominated by proactive measures.

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The elderly need more nutritious food

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Malnutrition is a growing problem among the elderly and one of the causes is difficulty in chewing and swallowing. RISE is developing new foods to meet the needs of the elderly.

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New menstrual protection for health equality

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Många kvinnor och flickor i världen saknar tillgång till menskydd. Ett hälsoproblem för de drabbade som får konsekvenser för såväl jämställdhet och hela samhällsekonomier. Louise Berg vid företaget Sibship ville ändra på situationen. Nu har en ny produkt, Next Period framtagen tillsammans med RISE, börjat att ta form.

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3D printers replace cooks

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Researchers at RISE are working to develop tasty and appealing food for an aging population. One possible solution is 3D printing technology. In future, perhaps the cooks at our residential homes for the elderly will be 3D printers.

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Social impact bonds stimulate a healthy society

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projects in preventive healthcare

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MoTFall - Modern Technology Against Falls

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Food to alleviate age frailty

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A model of the human throat

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