Resource prioritization in the COVID-19 pandemic era: Special Collection and Editorial
Cochrane LibrarySpecial Collections provide a round-up of up-to-date Cochrane evidence on a specific topic.  This Special Collection  provides examples of resource-intense interventions for which there is high or moderate certainty evidence that they confer clinically small or no effects, and for which there is some evidence of harm to patients.The reviews included in this special Collection are particularly relevant to the COVID-19 pandemic, and should inform guideline, and policy developers, and decision makers planning health care, both during and after the pandemic. It was developed in collaboration with Coch...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Psychiatric admissions, referrals and suicidal behavior before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in Denmark: a time-trend study - R ømer TB, Haubo Bojesen Christensen R, Blomberg SN, Folke F, Christensen HC, Benros ME.
This study utilized health records from hospitals and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) covering 46 % of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Danes take precautions after swine flu crops up in Germany
Authorities in Denmark are urging hunters, truckdrivers and farmers to be extra cautious following recent reports of African swine fever cases among domestic pigs in neighboring Germany (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Children exposed to high levels of air pollution 'have up to a 50% higher chance of self-harming'
A study of 1.4million people revealed those exposed to a high level of nitrogen dioxide up to the age of 10 were more likely to self-harm, researchers in the UK and Denmark found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Outcry As 1,400 Dolphins Slaughtered In A Day In Faroe Islands Of Denmark
The government of the Faroe Islands, an autonomous Danish territory, faced an outcry on Tuesday over the culling of more than 1,400... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Characteristics of severely injured children admitted to a Danish trauma centre - Faergemann C.
This study aimed to describe the characteristics of severe injuries in children admitted to a Danish university-level trauma centre. METHODS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Latest: New Zealand buys 500K Pfizer doses from Denmark
New Zealand is buying an extra 500,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine from Denmark as it tries to keep its coronavirus vaccination program running at full speed, the government said (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Denmark Ends Its COVID Restrictions, Thanks To Its High Vaccination Rate
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Denmark lifts all Covid restrictions, crediting high vaccine uptake
Denmark has become one of the first countries in the European Union to ease all domestic restrictions that were put in place to control... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Denmark, Where More Than 80% of People Are Vaccinated, Lifts All COVID-19 Restrictions
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — After 548 days with restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19, Denmark’s high vaccination rate has enabled the Scandinavian country to become one of the first European Union nations to lift all domestic restrictions. The return to normality has been gradual, but as of Friday, the digital pass — a proof of having been vaccinated — is no longer required when entering night clubs, making it the last virus safeguard to fall. More than 80% of people above the age of 12 have had the two shots. “I wouldn’t say it is too early. We have opened the door but we have al...
Source: TIME: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

Citing high shot rates, Danes end COVID-19 restriction
Denmark’s high vaccination rate has enabled the Scandinavian country to become one of the first European Union nations to lift all domestic COVID-19 restrictions (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Friday
Denmark's high vaccination rate has enabled the Scandinavian country to become one of the first European Union nations to lift all domestic COVID-19 restrictions. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Could Traffic Noise Raise Your Odds for Dementia?
THURSDAY, Sept. 9, 2021 -- It's more than just an annoyance: Long-term exposure to traffic and train noise may increase the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, Danish researchers report. The study authors said that more than 1,200 of Denmark's... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Transport noise linked to increased risk of dementia, study finds
Large survey involving two million adults found links between road and rail traffic and Alzheimer ’s in particularExposure to noise from road traffic and railways is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to the largest study of its kind.Research has consistently linked transport noise to health conditions including heart disease, diabetes and obesity, but studies on transport noise and dementia were scarce and small, and findings inconsistent.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Gregory Health editor Tags: Dementia Alzheimer's Mental health Road transport Europe Health policy Research publishing Science Denmark Transport policy UK news Source Type: news

Insights Into Genes Driving Epilepsy Could Help With Treatment
MONDAY, Sept. 6, 2021 -- Danish researchers have found genetic causes for epilepsy in half of children they studied and said half of those could be treated with targeted therapies. That's the upshot of genetic testing of 290 children born between... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 6, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

School performance of children whose parents suffered torture and war-a register-based study in Denmark - Bager L, Munk Laursen T, Skipper N, Agerbo E.
BACKGROUND: Young refugees and descendants of refugees have different preconditions for learning than their peers without refugee background. Children growing up in families where parents have suffered torture and war trauma may represent a particularly vu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Incidence and immediate consequences of electrical shocks among Danish electricians: a cohort study - Biering K, K ærgaard A, Carstensen O, Nielsen KJ.
OBJECTIVES: The health-related consequences of electrical shocks are mostly studied in patients from selected cohorts in hospital burn units, by making internal comparisons of subgroups, but without comparing them to unexposed individuals, or considering i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Engaging occupational safety and health professionals in bridging research and practice: evaluation of a participatory workshop program in the Danish construction industry - Brandt M, Wilstrup NM, Jakobsen MD, Van Eerd D, Andersen LL, Ajslev JZN.
Engaging occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals has scarcely been evaluated as a means for transferring knowledge to practice about physical workload in the construction industry. The aim of this work was to examine how participants used and in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Danish government intervenes to end nurses' strike over pay
Denmark’s Parliament is expected to end a nurses’ strike by implementing a previously rejected pay proposal (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

FDA Approves Skytrofa (lonapegsomatropin-tcgd) for the Once-Weekly Treatment of Pediatric Growth Hormone Deficiency
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Aug. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ascendis Pharma A/S (Nasdaq: ASND), a biopharmaceutical company that utilizes its innovative TransCon technologies to potentially create new treatments that make a meaningful difference in... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - August 25, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccine uptake in patients with psychiatric disorders admitted to or residing in a university psychiatric hospital, Lancet Psychiatry
People with psychiatric disorders, especially severe mental illness, have increased morbidity and mortality from COVID-19 infection; therefore, vaccination against COVID-19 should be prioritised for this vulnerable group, which has been done in several countries (eg, Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, and the UK). There are growing concerns surrounding COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in the general population. Vaccine hesitancy might also affect people with psychiatric disorders; however, a study showed only slightly lower COVID-19 vaccination willingness in people with psychiatric disorders (84 · 8%) compared with the g...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk of eye issues for children born to mothers with diabetes
An international team of researchers examined data on 553 Danish children born to mothers with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes before they fell pregnant. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Changes in perceived social support and PTSD symptomatology among Danish army military personnel - Pollmann JB, Nielsen ABS, Andersen SB, Karstoft KI.
PURPOSE: Previous research has identified social support to be associated with risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms among military personnel. While the lack of social support influences PTSD symptomatology, it is unknown how changes in per... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Kids of Heavy Drinkers Face Multiple Threats to Health
THURSDAY, Aug. 12, 2021 -- Death, injuries, abuse and mental health disorders are among the many harms faced by children whose parents are heavy drinkers, Danish researchers say. " Within the last 10 years, there has been an expansion of research on... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Soccer Star Med Student Fled the Taliban, About to Be Doctor Soccer Star Med Student Fled the Taliban, About to Be Doctor
After her father was murdered by the Taliban, Nadia Nadim fled Afghanistan for Denmark. Now she's a celebrated player for the Danish national football team and is finishing up her medical degree.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 11, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Microbiological findings in emergency department patients with sepsis identified by the Sepsis-3 criteria: a single-center prospective population-based cohort study
Conclusion: Patients identified with sepsis by SOFA score were more often blood culture-positive. Gram-positive pathogens, pulmonary tract infections, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and polymicrobial infections were also more common among SOFA patients. Polymicrobial infection, Staphylococcus aureus, and a group of other organisms were independently associated with an increased risk of death. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DNA from thin air: a new way to detect rare wildlife in hostile environments
Discovery that traces of genetic material are all around us opens a non-invasive way to boost biodiversityDNA is in the air – literally. It is wafted around by all the Earth’s creatures, and now scientists have found a way to detect these invisible traces of genetic material so they can identify the animals that released them.The discovery – made independently by British and Danish research groups earlier this year – opens up a powerful way to pinpoint the presence of rare wildlife in deserts, rainforests and other hostile environments.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Genetics Biology Science UK news University of York Denmark Europe Higher education World news Animals Source Type: news

Ceurens to debut as stagiaire for Team Novo Nordisk at Tour of Denmark
Young Belgian puncheur Robbe Ceurens is set to make his first appearance for the Team Novo Nordisk professional team at the upcoming PostNord Danmark Rundt – Tour of Denmark.(PRWeb August 06, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/ceurens_to_debut_as_stagiaire_for_team_novo_nordisk_at_tour_of_denmark/prweb18118905.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Body of Reuters Photographer Was Mutilated in Taliban Custody, Officials Say
The body of Danish Siddiqui, a Pulitzer Prize winner killed in Afghanistan, was unrecognizable when it was brought to a Kandahar... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lyme borreliosis and associations with mental disorders and suicidal behavior: a nationwide Danish cohort study - Fallon BA, Madsen T, Erlangsen A, Benros ME.
OBJECTIVE: Lyme borreliosis is a tick-borne infectious disease that may confer an increased risk of mental disorders, but previous studies have been hampered by methodological limitations, including small sample sizes. The authors used a nationwide retrosp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Health outcomes in young adulthood among former child refugees in Denmark, Norway and Sweden: a cross-country comparative study - Dunlavy A, Gauffin K, Berg L, De Montgomery CJ, Europa R, Eide K, Ascher H, Hjern A.
This study aimed at comparing several health outcomes in young adulthood among child refugees who settled in the different immigration and integration policy contexts of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. METHODS: The study population included refug... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Could Heavy Marijuana Use Be Driving Rise in Schizophrenia Cases?
TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 -- There's been a sharp rise in schizophrenia cases linked with marijuana use since the mid-1990s, a new Danish study finds. Prior research has suggested that marijuana -- particularly very heavy use -- is associated with an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Development over time of the population-attributable risk fraction for cannabis use disorder in schizophrenia in denmark - Hjorth øj C, Posselt CM, Nordentoft M.
IMPORTANCE: Cannabis use and potency of cannabis have increased during the past 2 decades. If the association between cannabis use and schizophrenia is causal, this should be reflected in an increase in the proportion of cases of schizophrenia being attrib... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The most popular drugs taken by cheaters in the Olympic Games
A Danish professor reveals what drugs are most popular among cheaters from different Olympic sports. Steroids, for example, are most popular among athletes who want to build muscle mass. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: Denmark Injects Shs5b in Uganda's Covid Fight
[Monitor] The Danish government has extended Shs5b support to Uganda towards the implementation of Covid-19 resurgence plan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Skin checking app Miiskin launches mole sizing feature
The Danish consumer platform helps users track skin changes. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Renewable energies: No wind turbine disturbing the scenery
(Karlsruher Institut f ü r Technologie (KIT)) In the Alpine foothills, in low mountain ranges, or on the seacoast, expansion of wind energy use often meets popular resistance. Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and partners from Great Britain and Denmark have now studied what this means for the energy transition. In Patterns, they report that costs per kilowatt hour may rise by up to 7 cents and CO2 emissions may increase by up to 200 g. (DOI: 10.1016/j.patter.2021.100301) (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Greenland Bans All Future Oil Exploration Citing Climate Concerns
Greenland dropped all plans for future oil exploration on environmental grounds, saying the price of extraction was “too high.” The island’s socialist-led government, in office since April, has made climate concerns central to its legislative program. While the decision to scrap planned exploration is a win for environmental groups, it cuts off potential investments that could have aided efforts to gain economic independence from Denmark. The government “has decided to cease issuing new licenses for oil and gas exploration,” it said in a statement. “This step has been taken for the sake ...
Source: TIME: Science - July 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Morten Buttler/Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized bloomberg wire climate change Source Type: news

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Danish Siddiqui killed in Afghanistan
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was killed while covering clashes between Afghan special forces and the Taliban. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist killed amid clash between Afghan forces, Taliban
Both Danish Siddiqui and a senior Afghan officer were killed in what an Afghan commander described as Taliban crossfire. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bayer contributes $4.3 million to ensure contraceptive access for tens of thousands of women in developing countries
GraceFri, 07/09/2021 - 14:21Bayer, the global life science company specializing in health care and nutrition, is donating US$0.5 million and over $3.8 million in products to the UNFPA Supplies Partnership, which seeks to secure the essential contraceptive supplies and maternal health medicines required by millions of women and adolescent girls over the next decade. This contribution will generate health-care savings in the amount of $10.5 million and will enable interventions to uphold the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls, including those who have been marginalized or left behind.Bayer ’s ...
Source: UNFPA News - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Grace Source Type: news

Denmark is now home to the world's biggest sandcastle, and all it took was 5,000 tons of sand
At more than 69 feet in height, designers in Denmark have created the world's biggest sandcastle. The sandcastle was built to last until... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

England-Denmark Euro 2020 semifinals: Three Lions make the final against Italy
The Three Lions are now one win from their first major title since 1966. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

England vs Denmark: Two footballs, a laser pointer and Sterling ’s penalty
England beat Denmark to reach the Euro 2020 final — but their decisive second goal arrived in contentious circumstances (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

England vs Denmark: Euro 2020 second semi-final
Live updates from Wembley Stadium where England and Denmark lock horns for a place in the Euro 2020 final. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Italy won't face anything like Spain in the Euro 2020 final
Italy survived a nightmare matchup against Spain, and now they are set for a very different test against Denmark or England in the Euro... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is England being the favourite vs. Denmark too much pressure for Gareth Southgate's squad?
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Familial Hereditary Risk Seen for Hematologic Cancers
TUESDAY, July 6, 2021 -- There is a familial risk for hematologic malignancies, according to a study published online June 16 in Cancers. Signe B. Clemmensen, from the University of Southern Denmark in Odense, and colleagues investigated familial... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Postpartum Depression Affects Dads, Too
A team of Danish investigators led by researcher Sarah Pedersen, of the Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, extensively interviewed eight fathers with PPD and found their primary experiences involved feelings of being overwhelmed and powerless or inadequate, which sometimes turned into anger and frustration. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Euro 2020: Denmark continue to show they're no underdogs, even without Eriksen
Denmark was written off after traumatically losing their talisman Christian Eriksen, but they've since proved their top 10 ranking is no... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news