Division of Children's and Women's Health (BKH)

The division consists of several different research and teaching areas.

Within obstetrics/gynecology there is, for example, reproductive health including endocrinology, contraception, reduced fertility, etc. Within paediatrics, research is carried out on childhood and adolescent diabetes, endocrinology, neurology, allergology, etc.



PhD student’s digital twin gives hope of tailored medication

A study by researchers from LiU shows that patients’ digital twins can be analysed using thousands of medications to find the most effective treatment.

Close-up of baby belly.

Autism and ADHD are linked to disturbed gut flora very early in life

Disturbed gut flora during the first years of life is associated with diagnoses such as autism and ADHD later in life. This is according to a study led by researchers at the University of Florida and LiU and published in the journal Cell.

adult hand holding the hand of an extremely premature infant.

Study on extremely preterm infants provides important knowledge

Infants born extremely prematurely need to get enrichment as an addition to breast milk. But does it make any difference whether the enrichment is made from breast milk or cow’s milk when it comes to the risk of severe complications in children?

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