‘Not Equitable and Not Fair.’ How the WHO Plans to Solve Africa’s Desperate Shortage of COVID-19 Vaccines
(JOHANNESBURG) — The World Health Organization is in talks to create the first-ever technology transfer hub for coronavirus vaccines in South Africa, a move to boost supply to the continent that’s desperately in need of COVID-19 shots, the head of the U.N. agency announced. The new consortium will include drug makers Biovac and Afrigen Biologics and Vaccines, a network of universities and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. They will develop training facilities for other vaccine makers to make shots that use a genetic code of the spike protein, known as mRNA vaccines. “We are now in dis...
Source: TIME: Health - June 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 wire Source Type: news

Christian Eriksen: Defibrillator sales soar after Denmark footballer's collapse
The device - which gives a high-energy electric shock to the heart - helped save the player's life. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cells optimised to produce substance that holds potential to improve 'healthy ageing'
(Technical University of Denmark) A new scientific study published in Nature Catalysis shows that baker's yeast can be designed and optimised to produce polyamines and polyamine analogues for tackling grand challenges in both the health and agricultural sector. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 18, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Humans 'cannot cheat ageing and death', scientists say
An increase in human life expectancy is due to better survival for kids and young adults, not slowing the ageing clock, say a team led by experts at the University of Southern Denmark. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We cannot cheat ageing and death
(University of Southern Denmark) Philosophers, artists and scientists - and probably all the rest of us - have long obsessed over the key to human immortality. We all, no matter our income, culture or religion are bound to die. Even if we escape mortal diseases or accidents, we all face a deadly biological deterioration. While the debate of human longevity has divided the scientific community for centuries, a new study finds fresh evidence for our inevitable death. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Over-the-counter fungicide can disrupt hormones
(Technical University of Denmark) The active ingredient in medicines commonly used to treat yeast infections has the potential to disrupt steroid hormone levels, according to a study from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark. This can have consequences for sexual development in unborn babies if women use these medicines during pregnancy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AdaptHealth appoints lone CEO, updates investigation of former co-chief executive
The company's former co-CEO has been charged with alleged tax fraud in Denmark. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

How to do CPR: Public urged to learn new Covid-safe guidance after Christian Eriksen saved
PEOPLE are being urged to learn how to perform CPR after footballer Christian Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest during Denmark's Euro 2020 game. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Exposed the Faults in America ’s Elder Care System. This Is Our Best Shot to Fix Them
For the American public, one of the first signs of the COVID-19 pandemic to come was a tragedy at a nursing home near Seattle. On Feb. 29, 2020, officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Washington State announced the U.S. had its first outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Three people in the area had tested positive the day before; two of them were associated with Life Care Center of Kirkland, and officials expected more to follow soon. When asked what steps the nursing home could take to control the spread, Dr. Jeff Duchin, health officer for Seattle and King County, said he was working w...
Source: TIME: Health - June 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Aging COVID-19 feature franchise Magazine TIME for Health Source Type: news

Danish Soccer Player Suffered Cardiac Arrest During Euro Match
Danish soccer player Christian Eriksen’s heart stopped beating after he fell to the ground during a Euro 2020 match against Finland on Saturday, Danish team doctor Morten Boesen said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quick action by medics was key to Christian Eriksen ’s survival
Footballer ’s cardiac arrest highlights importance of immediate use of CPR and defibrillation in saving livesSwift action was crucial to Christian Eriksen ’s survival when themidfielder collapsed during the first half of Denmark ’s opening game in the Euro 2020 championship against Finland.Denmark ’s team doctor, Morten Boesen, confirmed that the 29-year-old hadgone into cardiac arrest on the pitch and was brought back through a combination of CPR – the manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation that involves repeated pushing down on the chest – and an electric shock from a defibrillator.Conti...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 13, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Christian Eriksen Health Science Euro 2020 Heart attack Source Type: news

Denmark's Christian Eriksen rushed to hospital after collapsing in Euro 2020 match
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Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Denmark's Eriksen 'awake' after collapsing during Euro 2020 match
Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen was conscious in hospital on Saturday, soccer officials said, after collapsing during his side's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Danish soccer star Christian Eriksen collapses on the field
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Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Christian Eriksen in stable condition after collapsing during Denmark's Euro 2020 match against Finland
Denmark star Christian Eriksen was reported to be in a stable condition after collapsing during the first half of Denmark's opening Euro... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Denmark vs. Finland suspended: ESPN FC react as Christian Eriksen collapses on the pitch
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Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Denmark's Euro 2020 match against Finland is suspended after Christian Eriksen collapses
Denmark star Christian Eriksen was reported to be in a stable condition after collapsing during the first half of Denmark's opening Euro... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eriksen collapses during Denmark-Finland game, match called off
Christian Eriksen collapses on the pitch and the players are taken off during Denmark's game against Finland. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Christian Eriksen collapses and requires CPR during Demark's Euro 2020 clash with Finland
Denmark and Finland was called to a halt in worrying scenes. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Danish football player collapses at EK match Denmark
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Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Denmark ’s Christian Eriksen collapsed on the field against Finland
The midfielder was walking near the sideline when he fell over. Medical teams offered urgent treatment on the field. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skeletons of Viking men to be reunited in Danish exhibition
DNA tests on ancient bones show men were related and died following violent incidentsThe skeletons of two Viking age men who were related but died on opposite sides of the North Sea are to be reunited in an exhibition in Copenhagen this month.DNA tests on the ancient bones suggest the men were either half-brothers or a nephew and an uncle, according to Prof Eske Willerslev, a Danish evolutionary geneticist based at the University of Cambridge. Both of the Norsemen died following violent incidents.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Science Archaeology UK news Denmark Source Type: news

An in-depth analysis of self-reported cycling injuries in single and multiparty bicycle crashes in Denmark - Hosseinpour M, Madsen TKO, Olesen AV, Lahrmann H.
INTRODUCTION: Cycling is one of the main forms of transportation in Denmark. However, while the number of traffic crash fatalities in the country has decreased over the past decade, the frequency of cyclists killed or seriously injured has increased. The h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

New study suggests noise can affect your choice between healthy meals and junk food
The music you listen to at meal times can affect the type of food you eat. That's the finding of a new study from Aarhus University in Denmark. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Football and team handball training may increase health span and, ultimately, lifespan
(University of Southern Denmark Faculty of Health Sciences) In a current study published in Scientific Reports, researchers from University of Southern Denmark and Karolinska Institutet in Sweden investigated the effects of lifelong regular exercise on two of the central hallmarks of aging combined and showed that football and team handball have a positive effect on telomere length and mitochondrial function in women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 7, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Denmark parliament approves giant artificial island off Copenhagen
Lynetteholm aims to house 35,000 people and protect the port, but environmentalists have concerns. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Comparing behavioural problems in imported street dogs and domestically reared Danish dogs-the views of dog owners and veterinarians - Munkeboe N, Lohse-Lind A, Sand øe P, Forkman B, Nielsen SS.
Street dogs are common in southern and eastern parts of Europe. They are often adopted by people living in North European countries, including Denmark. However, these dogs may experience difficulties adjusting to their new life as companion animals, and th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

‘ Let ’ s Talk About Sex ’ Discussion Highlights Risks to Women
Nordic Talk moderator Katja Iversen shown here with Natasha Wang Mwansa, Emi Mahmoud, Dr Natalia Kanem and Flemming Møller Mortensen during a recent Nordic Talks webinar. Credit: Shuprova TasneemBy Shuprova Tasneem and Nayema NusratDHAKA and NEW YORK, Jun 4 2021 (IPS) Every two minutes, a girl or woman dies from pregnancy or childbirth-related complications, including unsafe abortions. Every year, around 12 million girls are married while in their childhoods. An additional 10 million are now at risk of child marriage due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In this context, the most recent Nordic Talk—a high-level debat...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Shuprova Tasneem and Nayema Nusrat Tags: Civil Society Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Norway summons US embassy over spying allegations
The Norwegian government summoned the US embassy over a bombshell report accusing America of having spied on allies with Denmark's assistance. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shift work and incidence of psychiatric disorders: the Danish Nurse Cohort study - J ørgensen JT, Rozing MP, Westendorp RGJ, Hansen J, Stayner LT, Simonsen MK, Andersen ZJ.
BACKGROUND: Research on health effects of shift work has especially focused on somatic diseases, such as breast cancer and cardiometabolic disease, while less attention has been given to the association between shift work and mental health. METHODS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Accidental hypothermia in Denmark: a nationwide cohort study of incidence and outcomes - Wiberg S, Mortensen AF, Kjaergaard J, Hassager C, Wanscher M.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the incidence of accidental hypothermia (AH) in a nationwide registry and the associated outcomes. DESIGN: Nationwide retrospective cohort study PARTICIPANTS AND SETTINGS: All patients at least 18 years old, admitted to h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

High'Remnant' Cholesterol Linked to Fivefold Increase in PAD High'Remnant' Cholesterol Linked to Fivefold Increase in PAD
High levels of remnant cholesterol were associated with an increased risk for peripheral artery disease of up to fivefold in a large Danish analysis, although questions remain over its current clinical utility.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Associations between degree-of-worry, self-rated health and acute hospitalisation after contacting a medical helpline: a Danish prospective cohort study - Jensen AN, Kristiansen M, Tolstrup JS, Gamst-Jensen H.
OBJECTIVES: Self-rated health (SRH) is a strong predictor for healthcare utilisation among chronically ill patients. However, its association with acute hospitalisation is unclear. Individuals' perception of urgency in acute illness expressed as degree-of-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Stress disorders and the risk of nonfatal suicide attempts in the Danish population - Street AE, Jiang T, Horv áth-Puhó E, Rosellini AJ, Lash TL, Sørensen HT, Gradus JL.
Accurate documentation of the associations between stress disorders and suicide attempts provides important information about a high-risk population and target group for preventative interventions. In this case-cohort study, cases were all individuals born... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Denmark helped US spy on Merkel, EU officials during Obama administration: reports
Denmark’s intelligence service worked with its U.S. counterpart to collect information on European leaders including German Chancellor... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Macron, Merkel demand explanations from US, Denmark over spying report
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that they expected the US and Danish governments to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

France and Germany 'seeking full clarity' from US and Denmark on spying report
France and Germany are "seeking full clarity" on a report claiming that one of Denmark's intelligence agencies helped the United States... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk of stress/depression and functional impairment in Denmark immediately following a COVID-19 shutdown - Andersen LH, Fallesen P, Bruckner TA.
This study therefore aimed to investigate the impact of the first COVID-19 lockdown (March-April 2020) on risk for stress... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

NSA spying row: Denmark helped US gather data on European officials, says report
Denmark's secret service is accused of helping the US target politicians such as Germany's Angela Merkel. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Denmark's secret service helped the US spy on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to a European media investigation
A joint investigation by several media organizations has revealed Denmark's complicity in the NSA spying scandal. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Danes present digital coronavirus passport for travel abroad
The Danish government has presented its digital coronavirus passport enabling people to travel abroad or, in Denmark, go to the hairdresser, a tattoo parlor, dine inside a restaurant or wherever else it is needed (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Danish invention preserves muscle mass in COVID-19 patients
(Aarhus University) Engineering researchers from Aarhus University have developed electronic support stockings and tested them on 16 bed-ridden Covid-19 patients at Copenhagen University Hospitals, Bispebjerg and Herlev. The experiments show that the stockings counteract a significant loss of muscle mass. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Validation of the Danish International Trauma Questionnaire for posttraumatic stress disorder in chronic pain patients using clinician-rated diagnostic interviews - Hansen M, V ægter HB, Cloitre M, Andersen TE.
BACKGROUND: The estimated prevalence rate of comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is high in trauma-exposed chronic pain patients. At the same time, self-report measures of PTSD tend to be over-inclusive within this specific population due to the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Real-world flight data shows continued need for social distancing
(Reykjavik University) Current vaccination programmes alone will have a limited effect in stopping the second wave of COVID infections in the US, according to a study conducted by scientists from Reykjavik University, University of Lyon, University of Southern Denmark and University of Naples Federico II, and published in the Nature Group journal Scientific Reports today. The findings suggest that strict social distancing and other non-pharmaceutical methods are still necessary to end the ongoing second wave in the US and prevent a new one from rising. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Additional genetic risk variants behind bipolar disorder have emerged
(Aarhus University) Researchers from the Danish psychiatry research-project iPSYCH have contributed to identify 33 new genetic variants which, as it turns out, play a role in bipolar disorder. To achieve this, they have examined DNA profiles from 413,000 people. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Clear differences in how Nordic journalists experience their professional role
(University of Gothenburg) Swedish and Danish journalists describe their role as monitorial to a greater extent than journalists from other Nordic countries. Journalists from Norway and Iceland state they have the least experience of political influence and thus differ from Finnish journalists. This is shown by a new comparative study published by Nordicom at the University of Gothenburg. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Grass replaces plastic in take-away food packaging
(Aarhus University) A new project aims to replace plastics with upcycled grass fibres as packaging material for take-away food. The project is bringing together industry, consumers and knowledge institutions to develop, demonstrate, test and evaluate fibre-based packaging for to-go food via proof-of-concept, pilot-scale trials and industrial upscaling. The project is supported by the Green Development and Demonstration Programme, GUDP, under the Danish Agricultural Agency (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 25, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Depression and anxiety symptoms in pregnant women in Denmark during COVID-19 - Overbeck G, Rasmussen IS, Siersma V, Andersen JH, Kragstrup J, Wilson P, Hauskov Graungaard A, Ertmann RK.
This study aimed to provide an insight into mental well-being of pregnant women in Denmark during COVID-19 by assessing symptoms of depressi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Recession and risk of suicide in Denmark during the 2009 global financial crisis: an ecological register-based study - Konieczna A, Jakobsen SG, Larsen CP, Christiansen E.
AIM: The aim of this study is to analyse the potential impact from the financial crisis (onset in 2009) on suicide rates in Denmark. The hypothesis is that the global financial crisis raised unemployment which leads to raising the suicide rate in Denmark a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

US no longer wants to buy Greenland, Blinken confirms
US Secretary of State rules out any plans to buy the Danish autonomous territory (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news