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Health science

This includes public health, global health, social medicine and epidemilogy.

There are 52 pages tagged with Health science:

Virtual Reality

Virtual reality (VR) is a computer-simulated environment you can usually both see and hear, accessible via VR glasses, for example. In some cases, the senses of smell and touch are also engaged. VR

The immune system

Forest bathing and the immune system Research is available showing that forest bathing and similar experiences have a positive effect on the immune system and have anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic

Forest therapy

Forest therapy is a treatment (intervention) where the aim is to improve human health with the help of nature. Sensory experiences in the forest environment – forest bathing – are one of the most

Animals in schools, care and welfare

The use of animals in care and in schools is becoming increasingly common. The acceptance in society of the positive effect of animals is increasing and visiting a therapy dog at school is now not

Nordic Nature Health Hub

Mötesplatsen för naturföretagare, forskare, organisationer, myndigheter och alla som är intresserade av djurens och naturens effekt på människors hälsa.

Nature entrepreneurship

Stories from nature entrepreneurs Guidebook for nature entrepreneurs (in Swedish) Inspiring interviews with some of the "refererence" entrepreneurs in the Botnia-Atlantica project Nordic Nature

nnhh presentation page

A research and development project! The goal of the project has been to establish a Nordic virtual platform for research, education and entrepreneurship in the field of nature and health. The purpose

Nordic Nature Health Hub - release

Nordic Nature Health Hub - release elisabet.bohlin@slu.se Seminariet finns inspelat! Nu inviger vi mötesplatsen för naturföretagare, forskare, organisationer, myndigheter och alla som är

About Sensola

How do we best understand the role of various outdoor environments in everyday life? Humans interact with urban and natural environments in ways that are dynamic, complex and multisensory. New

University educations on animals- nature and their effect on human health

Here is a selection of Nordic university and vocational university educations involving animals and nature, in connection to human health. The selection includes both bachelor's and master's programs

Recreation and wellness

Wellness is about living healthily, eating right, getting enough sleep and being physically active, preferably outdoors. Much of the research that exists about wellness in outdoor environments


According to research, landscapes dominated by water can help induce calm, fascination and a sense of connection with the landscape. Watching or listening to water is often perceived as positive and