Covid-19 Deaths: 1 Million and Surging
Face masks hanging on window bars in Havana, Cuba. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPS By Joseph ChamieNEW YORK, Oct 1 2020 (IPS) Covid-19 deaths worldwide have surpassed 1 million. With new cases of coronavirus infections rapidly mounting again, the numbers of Covid-19 deaths are feared to surge in the coming months.  It took approximately 40 weeks to reach the first million Covid-19 recorded deaths. Some have projected the second million Covid-19 deaths to take about 10 weeks, arriving in late December, and the third million to take an additional 4 weeks, arriving in late January. Approximately 60 percent of the 1 m...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joseph Chamie Tags: Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations COVID-19 Source Type: news

Our health: New focus on the synergy effect of nanoparticles
(University of Southern Denmark) Nanoparticles are valuable and useful in many products, but according to a new study, they can also damage our cells. Researchers are concerned about the effect of lifelong exposure to the human organism. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Danish King got enshrined in his own clothes, appeared with his brothers' when examined
(University of Southern Denmark) Scientific analysis solve puzzle about the age and destiny of precious silk textiles from AD 1100. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Intelligent camera technology to revolutionize plastics recycling
(Aarhus University) A new R&D project at Aarhus University aims to develop a camera-based AI-controlled separation system that can accurately separate plastic waste according to type. The goal is recycled plastic with a plastic purity of at least 96 per cent by polymer type and sorted according to unwanted colours and filler materials. The project is conducted in cooperation with the Danish waste industry and has received a EUR 3 million grant from Innovation Fund Denmark. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 30, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

New genetic knowledge on the causes of severe COVID-19
(Aarhus University) A proportion of the most severe COVID-19 cases can be explained by genetic defects in the patients' immune system. Professor Trine Mogensen from Aarhus University, Denmark, is participating in an international research consortium as the only Danish researcher, and thereby helping to generate new knowledge which may in the future lead to early and improved treatment of those who are affected by severe COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

User experiences with a virtual alcohol prevention simulation for Danish adolescents - Guldager JD, Kj ær SL, Lyk P, Dietrich T, Rundle-Thiele S, Majgaard G, Stock C.
This pilot study explores 31 Danish adolescent user experiences for the newly developed virtual party simulation app-Virtual Reality (VR) FestLab. The main objective of this study was to investigate usability for VR FestLab, which aims to improve alcoh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Covid-19: Social distancing is more effective than travel bans
(University of Southern Denmark) Travel bans will delay the peak of infection with days, while social distancing has a much stronger impact, amounting in up to 4 weeks delay, scientists report. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Snakes disembowel and feed on the organs of living toads in a first for science
(Pensoft Publishers) The Small-banded Kukri Snake seems to have evolved a particularly macabre feeding habit that has never been witnessed in a serpent before. Danish-Thai researchers documented three occasions where a snake uses its enlarged posterior maxillary teeth to cut open the abdomen of a large poisonous toad, then inserts its entire head to pull out the organs one by one, while the prey is still alive. The discovery was published in the open-access, peer-reviewed journal Herpetozoa. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 28, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Study Questions Routine Long-term Beta-Blocker Post MI Study Questions Routine Long-term Beta-Blocker Post MI
Long-term beta-blocker therapy prescribed after an acute MI might be obsolete in the modern reperfusion era, according to an analysis of Danish registry data.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Europe: Modelling the evolution of a second wave of COVID-19
(CNRS) Two scientists from IP2I (CNRS/Universit é Claude Bernard Lyon 1), in collaboration with a researcher from the University of Southern Denmark and the University of Naples Federico II, have developed a new mathematical model inspired by high energy physics to predict the next waves of the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 24, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

" New " lactic acid bacteria can make African camel milk safe
(Technical University of Denmark) A research project headed by the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, has come up with the formula for a freeze-dried starter culture that African camel milk farmers can use to make safe, fermented milk products. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

‘A Climate Emergency Unfolding Before Our Eyes.’ Arctic Sea Ice Has Shrunk to Almost Historic Levels
From the bridge of the Arctic Sunrise, an old ice-breaking fishing trawler turned research vessel now plying the polar waters between Greenland and northern Norway, Laura Meller has an unparalleled view of our planet’s future. It is both gorgeous, and terrifying. The early autumn sunlight bathes the scattered icebergs in soft pink and orange hues that glimmer with the gentle swell. “It is so soft and quiet out here that it’s difficult to remember that we are literally looking at a climate emergency unfolding before our eyes,” she says by satellite-enabled WhatsApp. Meller is a polar advisor for a Gr...
Source: TIME: Science - September 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized climate change Explainer Londontime Source Type: news

Longer Bisphosphonate Use Ups AFF Risk Longer Bisphosphonate Use Ups AFF Risk
In a Danish study, serious but rare atypical femoral fractures (AFFs) increased with longer bisphosphonate use and dropped quickly when use stopped, but 34% of patients with AFFs were not using the drugs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Novo Ventures co-leads US $83m series C financing in Lava Therapeutics
New investment to support advancement of powerful bispecific Gamma-Delta T cell engager programs for the treatment of a broad range of cancers Leading global life sciences venture has invested approx US$1 billion in last two years COPENHAGEN, Denmark... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, Venture Capital Novo Ventures, LAVA Therapeutics, gamma-delta T cells (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Systematic parental training helps the well-being of preschool children with ADHD
(Aarhus University) Research findings from Aarhus University and the Central Denmark Region's Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Centre show that quality of life is poorer for preschool children with ADHD compared to children from the control population. But the children's quality of life can be significantly improved using treatment without medication. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Orphazyme Announces FDA Acceptance and Priority Review of New Drug Application for Arimoclomol for Niemann-Pick Disease Type C
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 16, 2020– Orphazyme A/S (ORPHA.CO), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering the Heat-Shock Protein response for the treatment of neurodegenerative orphan diseases, today announced that the U.S.... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - September 16, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Netherlands hits record of new daily cases; Denmark's R number at 1.5
Dutch infections riseby 1,379 in 24 hours;rise in cases in Denmark; global deaths pass 925,000 as cases near 30mCovid cases near 30m; China expects vaccine in NovemberForeign Covid workers in France to be fast-tracked for nationalityWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?See all our coronavirus coverage2.05pmBSTAs cases continue to rise in theNetherlands, the Dutch government has said it will maintain heavy public spending in an effort to counter the losses from the pandemic despite its finances worsening.In his annual speech outlining the government ’s new budget on Tuesday, King Willem-Alexander ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Amy Walker (now); Amelia Hill and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Cycling culture and socialisation: modelling the effect of immigrant origin on cycling in Denmark and the Netherlands - Haustein S, Kroesen M, Mulalic I.
This paper focusses on travel socialisation by examining the effect of immigrant origin on cycling in two distinct European cycling cultures: Denmark and the Netherlands. Based on data from both countries' national travel surveys, the empirical analyses sh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Mesothelioma Trial to Test Cancer Vaccine with Immunotherapy
A research team at Oslo University Hospital in Norway has opened a mesothelioma clinical trial using the novel UV1 cancer vaccine alongside a promising immunotherapy combination. UV1 is a peptide-based vaccine designed to induce a specific T-cell response and increase the effectiveness of the immunotherapy drugs. This is the first time UV1 will be studied with mesothelioma cancer, but it already has shown safety and signs of efficacy when used on malignant melanoma, prostate cancer and lung cancer in studies worldwide. It will be used with the immunotherapy combination of nivolumab and ipilimumab, also known by brand names...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - September 14, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

NSAIDs not associated with more severe coronavirus disease, study finds
(PLOS) The use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen and diclofenac, is not associated with any adverse effects in people who have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a new study published September 8 in PLOS Medicine by Anton Potteg å rd of the University of Southern Denmark and colleagues from Aarhus University Hospital and the Danish Medicines Agency. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Featured Review: Taxation of the fat content of foods for reducing their consumption and preventing obesity or other adverse health outcomes
ConclusionsWe did not find enough reliable evidence to find out whether a tax on the fat content of foods resulted in people eating less fat, or less saturated fat.We did not find any evidence about how a tax on the fat content of foods affected obesity or overweight.The results of our review will change when further evidence becomes available.Discussing the findings of this review, lead author Stefan Lhachimi said, “A tax on saturated fats could be in principle a good approach to reduce the consumption of so-called junk foods, a group of food products which is fiendishly tricky to define in legal terms. By taxing a ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 7, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Is the 'Nordic paradox' an illusion? Measuring intimate partner violence against women in Europe - Permanyer I, Gomez-Casillas A.
OBJECTIVES: Recent studies suggest that intimate partner violence (IPV) against women in Europe is highest among some of the most gender egalitarian countries in the world, like Sweden, Finland and Denmark. This paper aims at disentangling the so-called No... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Deaths From Atrial Fibrillation Declined From 1972 to 2015
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2020 -- There has been a decline in deaths related to atrial fibrillation (AF) over the last 45 years, according to a study published online Aug. 11 in The BMJ. Nicklas Vinter, M.D., from Aarhus University in Denmark, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Significantly more Danes infected with campylobacter in 2019
(Technical University of Denmark) In 2019, the number of registered campylobacter infections increased by almost a fifth and studies show that many of the campylobacter outbreaks recorded that year were caused by chicken meat. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Prevalence of torture and trauma history among immigrants in primary care in Denmark: do general practitioners ask? - Ostergaard LS, Wallach-Kildemoes H, Th øgersen MH, Dragsted UB, Oxholm A, Hartling O, Norredam M.
This study explored the prevalence of torture and trauma history among immigrants born in non-Western countries... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Revisiting risk stratified whiplash exposed subjects 12-14 years after injury - Rasmussen MK, Kongsted A, Carstensen T, Jensen TS, Kasch H.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the long-term predictive value of The Danish Whiplash Group Risk Assessment Score (DWGRAS) with 7 risk-strata. DESIGN: E-questionnaire based follow-up study (n=927) combining two cohorts of whiplash injured subjects, one observat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Risk of heart attacks halves in patients with diabetes in 15 years
(European Society of Cardiology) Dramatic reductions in the risk of heart attacks in patients with diabetes coincides with major increases in the use of preventive medications. That's the finding of late breaking research presented today at ESC Congress 2020. 'Our results suggest that when patients are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, starting medications to prevent cardiovascular disease has a substantial impact on the risk of heart attacks and premature death,' said principal investigator Dr. Christine Gyldenkerne of Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Parents Divided Along Political Lines Over Resuming In-Person Classes, Survey Shows
More than 500 cases have surfaced at the University of Alabama ’s Tuscaloosa campus since classes resumed Wednesday. Uganda recalled its ambassador to Denmark after she was accused of plotting to steal funds earmarked to fight the pandemic. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Cochrane Sweden has been recognized for its outstanding achievements in promoting evidence-based decision-making in health care by moving from a Cochrane Associate Centre to being awarded full, independent Centre status
Being awarded full, independent Centre status acknowledgesCochrane Sweden ’s dedication to producing and disseminating the best available information on health care for clinicians and patients in Sweden and beyond.Cochrane is a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people interested in health. Cochrane works with collaborators from more than 130 countries to produce credible, accessible health information that is free from commercial sponsorship and other conflicts of interest, and our evidence is recognized as representing an international gold standard for high-quality, trus...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 25, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane Sweden is awarded independent Centre status
Being awarded full, independent Centre status acknowledges  Cochrane Sweden ’s outstanding achievements in promoting evidence-based decision-making in health care by producing and disseminating the best available information on health care for clinicians and patients in Sweden and beyond.Cochrane is a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people interested in health. Cochrane works with collaborators from more than 130 countries to produce credible, accessible health information that is free from commercial sponsorship and other conflicts of interest, and our evidenc...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 25, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

One step closer to earlier diagnosis of bipolar disorder and psychoses
(Aarhus University) In a new study from the Danish psychiatry project iPSYCH, researchers have identified genetic risk factors for developing bipolar disorder and psychoses among people with depression. In the longer term, the results may contribute to ensuring the correct diagnosis is made earlier, so that the patients can receive the correct treatment as quickly as possible. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

None of the most common blood pressure medications increased the risk of depression, some lowered the risk
(American Heart Association) Among the 41 most common blood pressure medications, none of them raised the risk of depression, according to an analysis from Denmark.The study also found that some high blood pressure medications lowered the risk of depression.These findings may help guide medical professionals in selecting the right hypertension medication, particularly for people with a personal or family history of depression. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exposure to Air Pollution Tied to New Asthma in Children
FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2020 -- Fine particulate matter contributes to the development of asthma and persistent wheezing in children, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in The BMJ. Gitte J. Holst, from Aarhus University in Denmark, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Socio-economic consequences of traumatic brain injury: a Danish nationwide register-based study - Norup A, Kruse M, Soendergaard PL, Rasmussen KW, Biering-S ørensen F.
This study examined if acquiring a traumatic brain injury (TBI) increased the utilization of health care costs, risk of job loss for the patient and the closest relatives, and the risk of divorce 1 to 5 years following the injury. The study was conducted a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Frequency of obstructive sleep apnoea in Danish truck drivers - Korsh øj M, Banghøj AM, Winckler K, Sølund J, Tarnow L.
INTRODUCTION: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is associated with excessive daytime sleepiness and therefore affects traffic safety. The risk factors for OSA are age and BMI, and therefore sedentary occupational groups are likely to have a high prevalence of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Software Test Engineer - Copenhagen, Denmark
Specifications: Permanant, full-timeSalary: £55,000Location: Copenhagen, Denmark  Application Closing Date: 4 September 2020Are you passionate about quality software? Do you have a drive to make a difference for health care world-wide? We are a global, independent organization that strives to inform health-care decisions every day. We gather and summarize the best evidence from research to help doctors, nurses, patients, carers, researchers, funders, and policymakers. We do not accept commercial or conflicted funding, and work to minimize risk of bias, in order to generate authoritative and reliable information....
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 19, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Study of one million Danish children: Childhood adversity increases the risk of early death
(University of Copenhagen The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences) Social adversity in early childhood appears to be a significant risk factor for death in early adulthood. Children who have experienced repeated serious adversity such as losing a parent, mental illness in the family, poverty or being placed in foster care have a 4.5 times higher risk of dying in early adulthood than children who have not experienced adversity during childhood. This is the conclusion of a new large-scale study conducted at the University of Copenhagen. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Implementing mental health promotion initiatives-process evaluation of the ABCs of mental health in Denmark - Hinrichsen C, Koushede VJ, Madsen KR, Nielsen L, Ahlmark NG, Santini ZI, Meilstrup C.
Treatment and prevention alone are unlikely to make a significant difference in reducing the burden of poor mental health and mental illness. Therefore, mental health promotion (MHP) initiatives are advocated. In 2014, the ABCs of mental health (ABCs) part... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

TFF Pharmaceuticals could receive $210M for part in coronavirus treatment development
TFF Pharmaceuticals Inc. is entering the fight against Covid-19, and it could reap big financial rewards for the Austin startup. The clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company announced Aug. 13 a worldwide licensing agreement with Union Therapeutics to use a patented TFF process called thin film freezing that can turn drugs into a dry powder used in an inhaler. Denmark-based Union wants to use thin film freezing to make its drug niclosamide, which is already approved by the United States Food and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Will Anderson Source Type: news

Widowhood and mortality: a Danish nationwide register-based cohort study - Blanner C, Mejldal A, Prina AM, Munk-J ørgensen P, Ersbøll AK, Andersen K.
AimsWidowed people have increased mortality compared to married people of the same age. Although most widowed people are of older age, few studies include the oldest old. As life expectancy is increasing, knowledge of widowhood into older age is needed. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial testing the effectiveness of the 'High schools High on life' intervention on reducing excessive drinking in Danish high schools - Pisinger VSC, Hoffmann S, Rosing JA, Gr ønbæk M, Tolstrup JS, Thygesen L, Krølner R.
INTRODUCTION: This paper describes the evaluation design of the 'High schools High on life' intervention; a school-based intervention to reduce excessive drinking among high school students in Denmark. The intervention includes a school environmental compo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Onset of workplace sexual harassment and subsequent depressive symptoms and incident depressive disorder in the Danish workforce - Rugulies R, S ørensen K, Aldrich PT, Folker AP, Friborg MK, Kjær S, Nielsen MBD, Sørensen JK, Madsen IEH.
We examined 9,981 individuals who participated in the Work Environment and Health in Denmark survey in 2012 and 201... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Scientists sound the alarm: Lockdowns may escalate the obesity epidemic
(University of Copenhagen The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences) Emotional stress, economic anxiety, physical inactivity and social distance - locking down society to combat COVID-19 creates psychosocial insecurity that leads to obesity, warn three Danish researchers. Counter measures are needed if we are to keep the public both metabolically healthy and safe from the coronavirus (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sarcoidosis May Raise Long-term Risk of Heart Failure and Death Sarcoidosis May Raise Long-term Risk of Heart Failure and Death
Patients with sarcoidosis have an increased risk of heart failure and other adverse outcomes, including all-cause mortality, according to a decade-long nationwide Danish study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

MagVenture receives FDA clearance for OCD
ALPHARETTA, GA, Aug. 11, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- FDA has cleared MagVenture TMS Therapy® for adjunct treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). This marks the second indication in the US for the Danish medical device c... Devices, Neurology, FDA MagVenture, TMS Therapy, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Obsessive-Compulsive (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HPV vaccination linked to lower risk of precancerous condition
(Wiley) Vaccination against the human papilloma virus (HPV) reduces the risk of a condition that often leads to cervical cancer, according to an analysis of Danish health registry data. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 5, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Social distancing may be GOOD for the economy as it makes people more comfortable to go out
Researchers from the University of Copenhagen compared drops in economic activity due to Covid-19 reduction measures in Sweden and Denmark. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Identification of a new mechanism in the immune system provides knowledge about diseases
(Aarhus University) A recently identified mechanism in the immune system reveals a previously unknown protein that could provide an opening to a better understanding of infections and autoimmune diseases. This is shown by a new basic research study from Aarhus University, Denmark. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of SPRAVATO ® (esketamine) CIII Nasal Spray to Treat Depressive Symptoms in Adults with Major Depressive Disorder with Acute Suicidal Ideation or Behavior
TITUSVILLE, N.J. – (August 3, 2020) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for SPRAVATO® (esketamine) CIII nasal spray, taken with an oral antidepressant, to treat depressive symptoms in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD) with acute suicidal ideation orbehavior.1 SPRAVATO® is the first and only approved medicine that has been shown to reduce depressive symptoms within 24 hours,1 providing a new option for significant symptom relief until a longer-te...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news