Tag: Medicine

  • Cervical cancer risk doubles in women with mental disorder: Study

    Cervical cancer risk doubles in women with mental disorder: Study

    Solna [Sweden], March 24 (ANI): Women suffering from mental illness, neuropsychiatric disability or substance abuse are less likely to undergo gynecological screening tests for cervical cancer and are more than twice as likely to develop the disease. Researchers from Karolinska Institutet revealed their findings in The Lancet Public Health, emphasizing the need to engage these […]

  • Health insurance company concerned by stampede for Novo Nordisk’s new weight loss medicine

    Sygeforsikringen Danmark is reconsidering its position on reimbursement to customers who take a prescription for the Novo Nordisk drug Wegovy, an expensive weight loss drug that was launched at the end of last year. In January alone, 16,593 people in Denmark received a prescription for Wegovy – and a great many Sygeforsikringen Danmark customers were […]

  • The running war – You pay with six |  part 1/5

    The running war – You pay with six | part 1/5

    The running war is an investigative documentary series in five parts about doping, sexual exploitation and suspected murder in the shadow of the sports giants. At home in Eskilstuna, elite runner Dusabimana Kazungu dreams of becoming the best in the world. She goes to a training camp in the runner’s paradise of Iten, in Kenya, […]

  • You can now buy medicines in Spain with a Finnish electronic prescription

    You can now buy medicines in Spain with a Finnish electronic prescription

    Aragon basque country Extremadura Canary Islands Catalonia Community of Madrid. Elsewhere in Spain, such as on the Costa del Sol, which is popular with Finns, the introduction of the service is still being prepared. Accordingly, it is now possible to buy medicines in Finland also with a Spanish electronic prescription. In addition to Spain, Finnish […]

  • 180 billion for the development of pharmacology

    180 billion for the development of pharmacology

    The Icelandic biotech company Alvotech has spent 180 billion kroner since its founding developing new pharmaceutical equivalents to medicines. The company has existed for 10 years. “To put this amount into perspective, it is roughly equivalent to the cost of building two new Landspítals. We are developing eight drugs and have secured access to more […]

  • Obesity in adolescents may be a risk factor for blood clots in adulthood

    Obesity in adolescents may be a risk factor for blood clots in adulthood

    Gothenburg [Sweden], March 15 (ANI): Obesity in childhood and early adulthood increases the risk factors for blood clots later in life, a study from the University of Gothenburg shows. The study is based on more than 37,000 men’s early BMI history and information about their thrombi, if any, in adulthood. The link between obesity and […]

  • New treatment may improve heart pump function in heart failure patients: Research

    New treatment may improve heart pump function in heart failure patients: Research

    Solna [Sweden], March 14 (ANI): Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden discovered that the hunger hormone ghrelin can increase the pumping capacity of the heart in patients with heart failure in a clinical study. The findings were published in the European Heart Journal. Millions of people worldwide live with heart failure, […]

  • Finnish customs’ reports are at their peak in terms of regulatory crimes and drug seizures for violation of anti-Russian sanctions

    Finnish customs’ reports are at their peak in terms of regulatory crimes and drug seizures for violation of anti-Russian sanctions

    The social effects of Customs’ crime prevention have exceeded 100 million euros, and most of the violations are related to sanctions against Russia and Belarus. Supervisory director Hannu Sinkkonen said that the number of violations of regulations has increased significantly, and last year more than 300 cases were taken into preliminary investigation. Sinkkonen also stated […]

  • 11-year-old Bryna took her own life

    11-year-old Bryna took her own life

    Bryna comes into contact with child and youth psychiatry in Västerbotten to receive a neuropsychiatric examination. She receives an ADHD diagnosis, but she also has clear autistic traits and is put on a waiting list for further investigation. Her mother Jennie notices that Bryna is getting worse and worse and that it has become increasingly […]

  • Childhood obesity is a risk factor for blood clots as an adult: Study

    Childhood obesity is a risk factor for blood clots as an adult: Study

    Gothenburg [Sweden], March 2 (ANI): A study from Gothenburg University found that obesity in childhood and early adulthood are distinct risk factors for blood clots later in life. The study is based on the early BMI history of over 37,000 men as well as information on their adult thrombi, if any. The link between obesity […]

  • Harmful additives were found in Helsinki’s street cocaine samples, says a new study

    Harmful additives were found in Helsinki’s street cocaine samples, says a new study

    The latest report covers lab results from 118 samples collected between September 13, 2022 and January 11, 2023, with the most commonly submitted samples being sold as amphetamine, cocaine, alprazolam, MDMA, or a variety of other synthetic stimulants. According to the report, the number of cocaine samples received (15 in total) has increased since the […]

  • The growing popularity of CBD oil in Germany

    In recent years, the popularity of Cannabidiol (CBD) oil has grown rapidly in Germany. It is now one of the most popular natural remedies for various health problems – from chronic pain to insomnia and anxiety. Studies suggest that CBD oil may be beneficial for those suffering from epilepsy or other neurological disorders, as well […]

  • A new medication offers a promising treatment option for advanced melanoma patients

    A new medication offers a promising treatment option for advanced melanoma patients

    However, a Finnish study revealed that patients who do not benefit from T-cell activation treatments do not have the right type of T-cells to attack cancer cells. The new therapy must utilize other parts of the immune system, such as natural killer cells or NK cells, which help recognize cancer cells that have evaded T […]

  • Study: Doing physical activity at the right time of day increases fat metabolism

    Study: Doing physical activity at the right time of day increases fat metabolism

    Solna [Sweden], Feb 16 (ANI): At least in mice, physical activity at the appropriate time of day seems to be able to improve fat metabolism. According to a recent study from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, mice that exercised during an early active phase, which is comparable to […]

  • The wellness hysteria

    The wellness hysteria

    Humans have long strived to reach an optimal state of health, but we have probably never been more receptive to various dietary supplements, mindfulness exercises or ancient herbal medicines than now. In a stressful and performance-driven modern working life and in a media landscape with thousands of impressions a day, more and more people are […]

  • Crisis aid after the earthquakes, Russian flower protests against the war in Ukraine and a hyped art exhibition open the gates

    Crisis aid after the earthquakes, Russian flower protests against the war in Ukraine and a hyped art exhibition open the gates

    Hour 1: Professor of emergency medicine on disaster relief after the earthquakes Reportage from crisis-stricken Turkey The civil defense is being equipped on Gotland Hajpad art exhibition opens its doors in Amsterdam Chronicle by Katarina Barrling The panel: Anna Dahlberg, Martin Klepke, Heidi Avellan Hour 2: New offensive from Russia in the Ukraine war. Already […]

  • Antibiotic medicine recalled after discovery of multi-resistant bacteria

    Drastic impactDicillin is produced by the Swiss company Sandoz, and SSI has alerted its network in the EU and WHO about the results. Multi-resistant bacteria can expand and complicate the treatment of infections, as antibiotics that are usually used may not have any effect. Those infected with multidrug-resistant bacteria must also be isolated when they […]

  • Monday’s papers: Supermarket strike, unused Covid medicine and an injured member of parliament

    Monday’s papers: Supermarket strike, unused Covid medicine and an injured member of parliament

    The industrial action planned by the service trade union PAM may affect more than 180 supermarkets across Finland.

  • Do you know that daily activity is more beneficial than longer periods of exercise?  Scientists reveal

    Do you know that daily activity is more beneficial than longer periods of exercise? Scientists reveal

    Washington [US]Aug 21 (ANI): According to research, a small amount of daily activity is more beneficial than longer periods of exercise spread over the week, and you don’t have to put in a mountain of work every day. It’s a dilemma many health-conscious people face, and new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) answers the […]

  • The grandchild gave the resident medicine in the nursing home

    The grandchild gave the resident medicine in the nursing home

    A resident of a nursing home in Porvoo recently called his granddaughter and asked her to deliver his medicine when the center was understaffed. There has been a shortage of nursing work in Finland this summer, but the problem will continue this fall. Fanny Läckström told Yle that he recently received a panicked call from […]

  • DC United D Brendan Hines-Ike (foot) out for the season

    DC United D Brendan Hines-Ike (foot) out for the season

    DC United defender Brendan Hines-Ike will miss the rest of the season after undergoing foot surgery, the team announced Friday. Hines-Ike, 27, is expected to be sidelined for about 4 1/2 to six months after his surgery to repair a Lisfranc injury on Thursday. Dr. Robert Anderson of Bellin Health Titletown Sports Medicine and Orthopedics […]

  • The American climate agreement holds enormous potential for Danish companies

    The American climate agreement holds enormous potential for Danish companies

    US President Joe Biden had a much-needed victory on Sunday night when the US Senate passed his massive climate strategy. The ambitious plan has a value of 430 billion dollars, and its goal is to work towards tackling climate change through green measures, as well as to limit the cost of medicine. But according to […]

  • More than 8,000 doses of banned drugs are seized by Danish authorities

    More than 8,000 doses of banned drugs are seized by Danish authorities

    Danish authorities have seized several shipments of banned doping substances and illicit drugs as part of Operation Pangea XV – a global annual effort against the illicit drug trade, in which 42 countries have participated. The operation took place from June 23 to June 30. A total of about 501 shipments were seized, and 58 […]

  • Finland’s THL recommends extending the fourth round of vaccination as early as July

    Finland’s THL recommends extending the fourth round of vaccination as early as July

    It said the doses should be offered first to those aged 70 to 79 who do not have conditions that make them particularly susceptible to severe forms of the coronavirus, then to those aged 18 to 69 who do. For 60-69 year olds who do not have such diseases. The recommendation is based on the […]

  • COVID-19 booster vaccine useful for lupus patients: Study

    COVID-19 booster vaccine useful for lupus patients: Study

    Researchers say the discovery should offer comfort to the more than 200,000 Americans who suffer from SLE, a disease in which the body’s immune system involuntarily targets its own healthy tissues, particularly the joints and skin. They are more susceptible to infections such as SARS-CoV-2 when they take immunosuppressive drugs such as steroids, which are […]

  • THL can speed up the fourth Covid strike plan for the over 60 series

    THL can speed up the fourth Covid strike plan for the over 60 series

    The Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare (THL), which is responsible for the Covid vaccination plans, will decide on another Covid recommendation for people over 60 and those in risk groups in the next few days. Chief physician of THL Hanna Nohynek told the A-studio of Yle’s Current Affairs program on Wednesday evening that if […]

  • THL is looking into speeding up the fourth vaccination for people over 60

    THL is looking into speeding up the fourth vaccination for people over 60

    THL is currently investigating the possibility of municipalities starting vaccinations on an accelerated schedule. It announced last week that it plans to offer the fourth vaccine to everyone 65 or older starting in mid-August and to everyone 60 or older starting in early September. Minister of Family and Social Affairs Aki Lindén (SDP) told the […]

  • The EU is urging other covid-19 boosters for 60- to 79-year-olds

    The EU is urging other covid-19 boosters for 60- to 79-year-olds

    BRUSSELS, Belgium: Amid a new increase in covid-19 affecting the continent, European Union officials spoke about the importance of vaccinating people aged 60 to 79, along with other vulnerable people. In a statement, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides said: “With cases and hospital stays increasing again as we enter the summer […]

  • Finland should move towards normality regarding the coronavirus, says an expert

    Finland should move towards normality regarding the coronavirus, says an expert

    Although mortality from the coronavirus disease has decreased from its peak in the spring and occurs mainly in the elderly who were already in poor health before the infection, the incidence of the virus has remained at a high level, according to wastewater analyzes carried out in Finland. Institute of Health and Welfare (THL). Officials […]

  • Pamper Yourself With These Self-Care Treatments

    Pamper Yourself With These Self-Care Treatments

    We all know how important self-care is. Not only does it help us relax and recharge, but it also allows us to take care of our physical and mental health. However, sometimes, due to our hectic schedules, we simply do not have the time to indulge in long self-care routines. Luckily, there are plenty of […]

  • The abortionist

    The abortionist

    Ivar Olofsson has the title doctor of medicine in the telephone directory and has a nice clinic in Saltsjö Duvnäs. Abortion is completely forbidden in the early 30s and you are not allowed to provide information about contraception. In 1934, 158 women in Stockholm were summoned for police questioning. They have all booked an appointment […]

  • The study reveals changes in the brain structure of anorexic people

    The study reveals changes in the brain structure of anorexic people

    Understanding why some people develop anorexia while others do not is largely unknown, although biological factors are widely known. These new findings, based on an extensive brain scan analysis of patients around the world and published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, provide some answer to the question. They reveal that people with anorexia have a […]

  • Finland saves when the prices of some medicines fall by 98%

    Finland saves when the prices of some medicines fall by 98%

    Finnish public health care aims to expand the use of generic medicines to create savings. Most Finns do not pay the full price for their medicine. The ceiling of the benefit company Kela’s self-sufficient medicines is approximately EUR 600 per year. This means that taxpayers pay the rest, which is why the expiration of drug […]

  • The study sheds light on the duration of the immune response to COVID-19

    The study sheds light on the duration of the immune response to COVID-19

    Long-term observational studies (studies using continuous or repeated measures to monitor specific individuals over time) are necessary to address important questions about the persistence and efficacy of immune responses to SARS-CoV-2. Often, individual cohorts have limited longitudinal data or number of participants to draw robust conclusions. To overcome these limitations, harmonized but independent cohorts – […]

  • Smallpox – we know that about the infection

    Smallpox – we know that about the infection

    Monkey pox was discovered in monkeys in 1958, and the first time it was discovered that the virus infected a human was in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. About monkey pox Monkey pox is related to the eradicated disease smallpox, but is less dangerous. – It is important to realize that what we […]

  • Traveling abroad?  See Customs Tips for Returnees

    Traveling abroad? See Customs Tips for Returnees

    Many products can only be imported in limited quantities, while some require a license or may even be banned. If you are bringing medicines or pets with you or aiming to buy a variety of products from the destination, such as tobacco products or expensive goods, you should prepare in advance by reading Customs Instructions. […]

  • Inflation slowed slightly in April

    Inflation slowed slightly in April

    Inflation in Finland slowed slightly during April, according to data released by Statistics Finland on Friday. The annual change in consumer prices calculated by Statistics Finland was 5.7 per cent in April, compared with 5.8 per cent in March. The agency said the biggest impact on April’s inflation rate was the slowdown in liquid fuel […]

  • After clashes – Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister resigns

    After clashes – Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister resigns

    Sri Lanka reports that at least 78 people were injured in clashes with security forces in connection with government-critical demonstrations. Sri Lanka is experiencing a severe economic crisis, with power outages and shortages of food, fuel and medicine, which has caused the population to react. A state of emergency prevails, which, among other things, gives […]

  • Hundreds of Danes have eaten PFAS-contaminated meat

    Hundreds of Danes have eaten PFAS-contaminated meat

    The toxins from a fire drill site have leaked to a beach meadow with grazing cows. PFAS pollution led to new stricter limit values ​​in Denmark Research shows that the immune system in children can be impaired by PFAS and the incident in Denmark has, among other things, led to much stricter limit values ​​for […]

  • Finland will decide this week to expand the second Covid booster

    Finland will decide this week to expand the second Covid booster

    The Public Health Authority THL and the National Vaccine Expert Group (Krar) will announce this week whether they are recommending that the second Covid booster vaccine be extended to younger adults. Currently, the fourth dose of the vaccine has only been given to people over the age of 80 who live in nursing homes and […]

  • Money – four ways to pay in a crisis

    Money – four ways to pay in a crisis

    How much cash should I have at home and what denominations? Nearly 90% of all transactions in Sweden are made by card and if that system is shut down, alternatives are needed. Erik sorts out how much cash should be in the mattress, in what denominations and also what other ways you can ensure that […]

  • The story of the fall of Macchiarini

    The story of the fall of Macchiarini

    At the end of 2010, surgeon Paolo Macchiarini was recruited as a visiting professor at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital. In 2011 and 2012, he transplanted synthetic tracheae on three patients – who later died. Macchiarini’s work was halted when it became clear what had happened. – You could say that it hit like […]

  • Jaishankar, Philippines FM exchanges goodies on Twitter

    New Delhi [India]April 24 (ANI): Following their bilateral meeting earlier in the day, Secretary of State S Jaishankar held a series of friendly exchanges with his Philippine counterpart Teddy Locsin Jr. on Sunday. on Twitter with the visiting foreign minister who called the interaction one of the best conversations he had. “One of the best […]

  • Putin’s Syrian tactics are now being used against Ukraine

    Putin’s Syrian tactics are now being used against Ukraine

    In Ukraine, Russian and Ukrainian negotiators have repeatedly agreed to open so-called humanitarian corridors so that civilians can leave besieged cities such as Mariupol where the fighting has been intense. But Ukrainian leaders have claimed that the Russian military has shelled these corridors and killed people on the run. Using temporary ceasefires to allow civilians […]

  • More than 7.7 million internally displaced persons in Ukraine: UN

    More than 7.7 million internally displaced persons in Ukraine: UN

    The most urgent needs identified were cash and financial support, as well as medicines and medical supplies, IOM reports. Director General of IOM Antonio Vitorino “Women and children, the elderly and the disabled have suffered disproportionately because they all represent a very vulnerable group of people.” “Our work to support all vulnerable populations displaced from […]

  • Slow but ominous start to the birch pollen season in Denmark

    Slow but ominous start to the birch pollen season in Denmark

    The birch pollen season, which has officially started in Denmark, often picks up newcomers to the country, as the number is particularly high in southern Scandinavia and often affects people who have never before suffered from any kind of hay fever. Heat usually aggravates the situationToday’s count at 13.00 on just 11 particles per. cubic […]

  • When sanctions are banning EU, Belarus, Russia access for vehicles

    When sanctions are banning EU, Belarus, Russia access for vehicles

    MINSK, Belarus: Belarus has announced a ban on EU-registered lorries entering its territory. The announcement was made by the Ministry of Transport, according to the news agency Interfax. At the same time, the European Union is blocking cars registered in Russia and Belarus from entering their member states, reports Russia’s federal customs service. The blockade […]

  • YLE: The war in Ukraine has caused Finns to open the cords of their wallets

    YLE: The war in Ukraine has caused Finns to open the cords of their wallets

    The Church’s Foreign Aid has raised 6.5 million euros for Ukraine and 5.8 million euros for Save the Children Finland. UN Women Finland, for its part, has raised the all-time high of EUR 455,000. Maija SalomaaCoordinator of UN Women Finland. Anna from LaurinsThe SPR’s director of fundraising estimates that the explosion of charitable donations could […]

  • Finns donate 53 million euros to help Ukrainians

    Finns donate 53 million euros to help Ukrainians

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the ongoing war have created a strong desire among Finns to help those affected. Terhi BruunFinland’s Unicef ​​communications expert told Yle that the desire to help Ukrainian families and children has been particularly obvious. "This wave of solidarity has struck the whole country and everyone has joined," Bruun said. According […]

  • VMA in Karlskoga, Örebro County •

    VMA in Karlskoga, Örebro County •

    In a crisis, you need to know how long the water, food and medicine must last. And there is a plan to give you reports. But that plan rests entirely on you having what it takes. Both cyber attacks and natural disasters can knock out the electricity grid and with it our most common means […]

  • New clinical study demonstrates significant and positive effect of dietary supplementation on hospitalization in COVID-19 patients

    New clinical study demonstrates significant and positive effect of dietary supplementation on hospitalization in COVID-19 patients

    This centrally conducted study – which allowed homogeneity – included 49 covid patients who were randomly divided into two groups. All patients were over 18 years of age and were hospitalized due to a severe form of the disease. In the first, Nasafytol® group, 25 patients received Nasafytol for 14 days in addition to standard […]

  • Sweden allows the use of a new drug to prevent covid-19

    STOCKHOLM, March 29 (Xinhua) – A new COVID-19 prophylactic agent from AstraZeneca has been approved for use in Sweden, the country’s Medicines Agency for Xinhua confirmed on Tuesday. Evusheld has recently been licensed for prescription to individuals who, due to underlying medical conditions, have not developed adequate protection against covid-19 despite being vaccinated. The drug […]

  • Men with high BMI in upper adolescence are at risk of severe covid-19: Study

    Gothenburg [Sweden]March 19 (ANI): According to a new study led by the University of Gothenburg, men with a high body index (BMI) in their upper teens have a high risk of severe covid-19 and may need to be hospitalized in the future. The results of the study were published in the journal Obesity. The study […]

  • “Now is not the time to facilitate mask recommendation”

    “Now is not the time to facilitate mask recommendation”

    The Department of Health and Welfare (THL) announced on Tuesday that it will review its plan to mitigate the recommendation as there has been no improvement in coronavirus-related infections, hospitalizations and mortality. According to Helsingin Sanomat. Mika SalminenTHL’s health security manager said last week that the national guidelines will be changed to recommend the use […]

  • Here’s why you may need a fourth dose of covid vaccine this winter

    Here’s why you may need a fourth dose of covid vaccine this winter

    When I started drafting this article, covid cases in Australia started to decrease and the situation stabilized. New research released in February showed a fourth dose of covid vaccine did not add much extra protection on top a third dose. It seemed unnecessary to distribute a fourth dose to all Australians. Unfortunately, the situation has […]

  • Against medicine "suffocation under pressure"

    Against medicine "suffocation under pressure"

    “Choking under pressure” means when people fail under stress, for example during a sports competition. The situation is also familiar to students who do not have access to information previously acquired in exams or to public speakers who suddenly do not get their word out at the crucial moment. Working group on sports psychology, led […]

  • Vaccines against Covidia and other diseases are offered to those arriving in Ukraine

    Vaccines against Covidia and other diseases are offered to those arriving in Ukraine

    Finland has reserved covid-19 vaccines for asylum seekers arriving from Ukraine, he says Mia KontioChief Expert of the Department of Health and Welfare (THL). Those who move to Finland also receive other vaccines included in the national vaccination program, he explains. "Of course. Under normal circumstances, asylum seekers are entitled to receive vaccines under the […]

  • High BMI in upper teens a risk of severe covid-19: Study

    Gothenburg [Sweden]March 14 (ANI): A new study led by the University of Gothenburg has found that men with a high body mass index (BMI) in their late teens have an increased risk of severe covid-19 and may need to be hospitalized later in life. The study was published in the journal Obesity. The study included […]

  • Finland is well prepared for possible crises, says the warehouse manager

    Finland is well prepared for possible crises, says the warehouse manager

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in the background The security of supply center Nesa is preparing to store supplies, according to the agency’s director. Jaakko Pekki. He told Yle on Tuesday that Finland was particularly prepared for food production, as the country produces about 80 percent of the food it consumes. "Finns eat an exceptional amount […]

  • The health authority needs to revise the recommendations to tackle teens’ alcohol consumption directly

    Danish teenagers have long had a reputation for being the most drinkers in Europe. Transitional rituals such as being slaughtered on 1 May, on school trips to Prague and at Roskilde Festival are part of most normal Danish upbringing. And the law and big business make it easier than ever to get drunk. Over 16s […]

  • Kela explains the social security rights of people arriving in Finland after the situation in Ukraine

    Kela explains the social security rights of people arriving in Finland after the situation in Ukraine

    Kela has been asked about the social security of people who came to Finland as a result of the situation in Ukraine. Ukrainians can currently stay in Finland, for example, as asylum seekers or without a visa for 3 months if they do not want to apply for asylum. Some have come to stay with […]

  • Finnish customs seize a record amount of snuff and drugs

    Finnish customs seize a record amount of snuff and drugs

    In 2021, the number of customs offenses was at its lowest in eight years. This is mainly due to the COVID-19 situation, which caused a decline in passenger travel, but there is also a wider change behind it. – The social impact of the fight against customs crime increased last year, although the total number […]

  • Finland prepares to receive Ukrainian asylum seekers, but number of arrivals remains unclear

    Finland prepares to receive Ukrainian asylum seekers, but number of arrivals remains unclear

    By Monday, nearly 1.5 million people have fled Ukraine since Russia’s devastating attack on an Eastern European country began on February 24th. Finland expects to receive a number of asylum applications from people fleeing the war – and this has been the case in recent days – but as Ukrainians can enter Finland freely without […]

  • Denmark has two of the world’s top 30 hospitals – ranking

    Denmark has two of the world’s top 30 hospitals – ranking

    Denmark has two of the 30 best hospitals in the world, according to an annual ranking based on expert opinions prepared by Newsweek.com and Statista. In the lead, Aarhus University Hospital was in 19th place with Copenhagen’s very own Rigshospitalet in 26th place. The ranking was quite extensive, assessing 2,200 hospitals in 27 countries, 21 […]

  • Gaps in Australia’s healthcare system leave many untreated: report

    SYDNEY, March 7 (Xinhua) – A new report from the Australian think tank Grattan Institute has shown how hundreds of thousands of Australians have delayed or declined medical treatment because of the cost. The report, which was released on Sunday, revealed that in 2020-21, 400,000 Australians missed or delayed a doctor’s visit at least once, […]

  • Society of Engineers: The condition of the shelters in the old apartment buildings is largely unknown

    Society of Engineers: The condition of the shelters in the old apartment buildings is largely unknown

    The threat posed by Russia’s deadly siege of Ukraine, which continues to spread to Europe, has led some Finns to consider worst-case scenarios. Finland has previously prepared for the possibility of a military conflict by building more than 50,000 civil shelters that can accommodate millions of people at a time. However, the condition of an […]

  • Iodine tablets are sold as hot bread in Denmark

    Iodine tablets are sold as hot bread in Denmark

    In the wake of the war raging in Ukraine, the physical and digital sales of iodine tablets have gone through in Denmark. The dramatic increase is driven by people’s fears of some form of nuclear fallout. “We have gone from selling two to three units a day to up to 40,” Maj Duchnick, Matas’ online […]

  • Ukraine: In the face of rising human costs, the parties must comply with international humanitarian law

    Ukraine: In the face of rising human costs, the parties must comply with international humanitarian law

    The parties to this conflict must therefore respect the rules to which they are committed and which will protect people during the conflict. This means saving the civilian population from military operations. They should also immediately allow safe passage for people fleeing the fight. In order to alleviate the suffering and protect the population, the […]

  • Pharmacy Association: Iodine tablets do not need to be collected

    Pharmacy Association: Iodine tablets do not need to be collected

    Demand for strong iodine tablets has been higher than usual since the beginning of the crisis in Ukraine, and stocks in several pharmacies have completely run out. By Charlotta SandlerIodine tablets have been widely sought after in pharmacies since the news of the Russian occupation of Ukraine. "According to the recommendations of the authorities, it […]

  • Maersk suspends all shipments to Russia

    Maersk suspends all shipments to Russia

    Medicine and help are flowing to continue The exemption from the suspension, Maersk wrote, involves the transport of food, medicine and humanitarian aid. Maersk operates shipping routes to Skt. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Novorossiysk, Vladivostok and Vostochny. The suspension will cover all the Russian ports mentioned above.

  • COVID-19 infection can be detected in breath tests: Study

    COVID-19 infection can be detected in breath tests: Study

    The study was published in Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses. A new study showed that a few breaths are enough to detect viral residues in small droplets of liquid. This immediately leads to assumptions about possibly replacing unpleasant nasal swab tests with convenient and easy breath tests. Emilia Viklunddoctoral student of occupational and environmental medicine […]

  • Unvaccinated – Nurse Jenny: I felt pressured to get vaccinated

    Unvaccinated – Nurse Jenny: I felt pressured to get vaccinated

    The doctors and nurses who have chosen not to get vaccinated often talk quietly about it. In healthcare, it is extra taboo not to want to take the vaccine, to question the mass vaccination and to wonder about side effects. Nurse Jenny Borsgård does not believe in conspiracy theories or alternative medicine, but has been […]

  • Survivors of COVID-19 have increased mental health risks even a year later: Research

    Survivors of COVID-19 have increased mental health risks even a year later: Research

    The study was conducted by the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System. The results were published in The BMJ. Disorders include anxiety, depression and suicidal ideation, as well as opioid use disorders, illicit drug and alcohol use disorders, and sleep and cognitive disorders. In […]

  • Police associate seven other victims with a taxi driver convicted of multiple rapes

    Police associate seven other victims with a taxi driver convicted of multiple rapes

    Helsinki police suspect a taxi driver of sexual offenses against seven women. Suspect, Arian Juhana Rezaji, was convicted in August last year of a total of 18 different crimes, most of which involved the drug abuse and rape of four women. He was sentenced to six years and three months in prison. He is now […]

  • IOC official “surprised by the demands for a total ban on Russia

    IOC official “surprised by the demands for a total ban on Russia

    IOC member Denis Oswald says there is no indication of “state-sponsored” actions in the case of Kamila Valieva Denis Oswald, Executive Director of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has responded to suggestions that Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva is in some way involved in a “state-sponsored” doping program, which supports the IOC’s handling of the […]

  • Anti-doping officials explain mysterious Valieva test delays

    Anti-doping officials explain mysterious Valieva test delays

    Officials at RUSADA have issued a statement after figure skater Kamila Valieva tested positive for a banned substance Information about the positive doping test result for the Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva was delayed due to problems caused by Covid-19 at a laboratory in Stockholm, according to an explanation to the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA). […]

  • Finland is considering ending the use of Kela cards

    Finland is considering ending the use of Kela cards

    The Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela) is considering whether the health insurance card or the Kela card should be disabled. At present, everyone covered by Finnish health insurance – which covers almost all residents of the country – has been issued a Kela card. The card is used in pharmacies and many private medical […]

  • Kristianstad case and when society fails to prevent deadly violence

    Kristianstad case and when society fails to prevent deadly violence

    On September 17 last year, a property manager receives an SMS early in the morning about a suspected water leak. Once in the apartment building, he quickly discovers where the water comes from. The door is unlocked, he steps in and discovers a dead woman. A man who previously had a relationship with the woman […]

  • Researchers are developing computer models to show ways to curb the spread of COVID-19

    Researchers are developing computer models to show ways to curb the spread of COVID-19

    Their research was published in the Scientific Reports. The model took the raw data already in use to predict case numbers and hospitalizations, and then added other factors such as vaccination rates, the use of masks and closures, and the number of breakthrough infections. The researchers based their calculation model on Ontario’s recent experience with […]

  • The old drug can protect against COVID-19 lung damage, the study found

    The old drug can protect against COVID-19 lung damage, the study found

    They say the FDA-approved drug, which has been in clinical use for more than 70 years, can protect against lung damage and the risk of blood clots in COVID-19 and other diseases that cause immune-mediated lung damage. The results of their research were published in “JCI Insight”. The study found that disulfiram protected rodents from […]

  • The risks after treatment for cervical neoplasia decreased over time, the study says

    The risks after treatment for cervical neoplasia decreased over time, the study says

    Solna [Sweden]February 8 (ANI): WHO found that cervical cancer is the fourth most common form of cancer among women globally, with an estimated 604,000 new cases and 342,000 deaths by 2020. Treatment of severe prodromal cervical cancer, CIN3, can cause problems during later pregnancy among women in childbirth age. A new registry study showed a […]

  • Unvaccinated – The activists

    Unvaccinated – The activists

    In 2021, activists promoting covid vaccines and restrictions will be increasingly vocal. Together, New Age-influenced alternative medicine practitioners with anti-waxers and conspiracy theorists march against the vaccine and the restrictions. Soon more and more Nazis appear at the demonstrations. Scattered anti-wax movement Opponents of the Covid vaccine are a sprawling movement that disagrees a lot […]

  • Yle’s survey: Hospital districts will suspend unvaccinated healthcare workers when the mandate takes effect

    Yle’s survey: Hospital districts will suspend unvaccinated healthcare workers when the mandate takes effect

    The Covid vaccine mandate for healthcare workers came into force in Finland on Tuesday. This means that only those who have been vaccinated or recovered from the virus in the last six months are allowed to work closely with patients at risk. However, the new vaccine mandate only applies to a small part of social […]

  • Sweden almost ready with its national air ambulance network – TheMayor.EU

    Sweden almost ready with its national air ambulance network – TheMayor.EU

    Sweden almost ready with its national air ambulance network The latest addition was the base launch at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport February began with the opening of a new base for the Swedish Association of Swedish Ambulance Aircraft (KSA), Sweden’s ambulance flight, at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport. The base will be equipped with an aircraft and specially […]

  • SSI optimistic corona has peaked in the cities as the restrictions end in Denmark

    SSI optimistic corona has peaked in the cities as the restrictions end in Denmark

    Since midnight, corona has no longer been considered a socially critical disease in Denmark. Today, therefore, all of the country’s restrictions have been lifted, with the exception of a few requirements in areas where vulnerable people reside, such as hospitals and nursing homes. Nightclubs will be able to open, and restaurants and bars will be […]

  • Researchers are creating a new test to quickly identify COVID-19 infection and its severity

    Researchers are creating a new test to quickly identify COVID-19 infection and its severity

    The researchers developed a blood test that quickly detects whether someone has COVID-19 and predicts how severely the immune system will react to the infection. The study was published in PLOS One. The findings may one day lead to an effective tool to help physicians determine the best treatment plan for COVID-19 patients. There is […]

  • The study finds new genetic clues about the risk of multiple sclerosis

    The study finds new genetic clues about the risk of multiple sclerosis

    Washington [US]January 30 (ANI): A team of researchers has found that a cell type in the central nervous system called oligodendrocytes may have a different role in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) than previously thought. The study has been published in the ‘Neuron Journal’. MS is driven by immune cells that attack oligodendrocytes and […]

  • Nurses face sleep disorders due to work stress, schedules: Research

    Nurses face sleep disorders due to work stress, schedules: Research

    The study is published in the ‘Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine’. “Nurses are already threatened by higher levels of depression and inadequate sleep due to the stress of patient care and the nature of shift work. The pandemic appears to have exacerbated these problems at the expense of nurses’ well-being,” he said. Amy Witkoski […]

  • First oral Covid treatment approved in the EU

    First oral Covid treatment approved in the EU

    Pfizer’s pills have been recommended for clinically vulnerable patients The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has given its conditional approval to Pfizer’s Covid-19 pills, amid the continued spread of the Omicron variant of the virus in the region. Announce the Conditional Marketing Authorization (CMA) for the treatment, EMA sa that Paxlovid has been recommended “for the […]

  • Aki Lindén has been appointed the new Minister of Family and Basic Services

    Aki Lindén has been appointed the new Minister of Family and Basic Services

    MP Who is Linden (SDP) has been elected as the new Interim Minister for Family and Basic Services. The SDP council decided on the minister Krista Kiurusubstitute at his meeting this afternoon. In a post-election press conference, Lindén stated that the parable of jumping on a moving train seemed like a correct description of replacing […]

  • Current anti-COVID pills work well against Omicron, antibodies are less effective: Research

    Current anti-COVID pills work well against Omicron, antibodies are less effective: Research

    However, laboratory tests also showed that the available antibody treatments – typically intravenously in hospitals – are significantly less effective against omicron than against previous variants of the virus. Some antibodies have completely lost their ability to neutralize omicron at realistic doses. If the ability of antiviral drugs to fight omicron is confirmed in human […]

  • Take power over the nervousness

    Take power over the nervousness

    We all suffer from time to time from the paralyzing feeling that nervousness can create. There are then those who turn to the medical and choose to take a so-called beta-blocker – initially a heart medicine, but which also has a calming effect on shaky nerves. But if you do not want to turn to […]

  • Finnish researchers identify drugs to prevent coronavirus infections

    Finnish researchers identify drugs to prevent coronavirus infections

    Researchers at the University of Tampere have announced that they have identified two existing drugs that can be used to prevent coronavirus infection. The drugs are able to prevent infection caused by the original form of the virus as well as the Delta variant, the researchers said. According to their findings – described much more […]

  • Withdrawn diagnosis – The medicine gave me death anxiety

    Withdrawn diagnosis – The medicine gave me death anxiety

    – It went completely wrong in the head. It was noticed that the medicine did not do what it was supposed to. Because it was not the way I was, says Cassandra, 29, who was diagnosed with ADHD when she was 16. The number of children receiving a neuropsychiatric diagnosis such as ADHD or Asperger’s […]

  • The study shows how the lung’s immune cells develop after birth

    The study shows how the lung’s immune cells develop after birth

    Washington [US], January 24 (ANI): A new study has found how lung macrophages develop and these new findings can help reduce organ damage and are important for the continued development of important treatments for lung diseases. The research has been published in the ‘Journal of Experimental Medicine’. Lung macrophages begin to develop in humans from […]

  • Dr.  Nadim, I suppose.  She can see you now!

    Dr. Nadim, I suppose. She can see you now!

    Nadia Nadim, the Danish striker who has represented his country 99 times and played club football in the USA, England and France, has qualified as a doctor. In total, it has taken her five years to complete her medical studies while enjoying a career as a professional footballer, where she plays for Manchester City, Paris […]

  • Researchers say placebo causes more than two-thirds of COVID-19 side effects

    Researchers say placebo causes more than two-thirds of COVID-19 side effects

    In a new meta-analysis of randomized, placebo-controlled COVID-19 vaccine trials, researchers at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) compared the number of adverse events reported by vaccinated participants with those reported by them. who received a placebo that did not contain the vaccine. The group’s findings were published in the JAMA Network Open. Although […]

  • Corona Round-Up: One-third of all COVID-19 patients in the hospital for another reason

    Corona Round-Up: One-third of all COVID-19 patients in the hospital for another reason

    About a third of the country’s corona patients are hospitalized for another reason, according to studies conducted this week by TV2. It visited corona wards in four of the country’s five regions and assessed a total of 433 corona patients, and it found that 168 were hospitalized for another reason. A total of 821 people […]

  • "How would you feel if you didn’t get a weekly shower?" – The shortage of nurses hit the home care industry

    "How would you feel if you didn’t get a weekly shower?" – The shortage of nurses hit the home care industry

    "What I think… situation is unbearable. There are no nurses or deputies. Vacancies remain unfilled," said Jonna Hedström which manages home care services for the city of Kauniainen. He said staff flight was evident before the pandemic, although the industry has now also been able to lose workers to Covid tracking and vaccination missions. The […]