Nobel Prize winner for medicine Bengt Samuelsson has died

Biochemist Bengt Samuelsson died at the age of 90, AFP reported.

In 1982, he won the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology.

Bengt Samuelsson, Sune Bergström and John Wein deserve the prize for their work on prostaglandins, biochemical substances that influence clotting and blood pressure, body temperature, allergic reactions and other physiological phenomena in mammals.

The work of the three scientists is the basis for the treatment of allergies, inflammation and cardiovascular diseases. | BGNES