Raleigh loses U.S. HQ of Danish pharma
Quietly, Raleigh just lost U.S. headquarters operations of a Danish concern. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Cliff Barnes Source Type: news

Electric bacteria in the spotlight
(Aarhus University) Several years ago, researchers from Aarhus discovered a curious form of electric life on the seafloor. Since then it has become increasingly clear that a significant part of the bacterial world is electrified. Leading researchers from around the world will set this life form in focus at the first-ever electromicrobiology conference, held on March 21 and 22 in Aarhus, Denmark. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 14, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Biogen to sell Denmark-based manufacturing site to FujiFilm for $890m
Biogen (NSDQ:BIIB) said yesterday that it inked an $890 million deal to sell a Denmark-based manufacturing site to Fujifilm (TSE:4901). The site, located in Hillerød, includes a biologics production facility with assembly, labeling and packing capabilities as well as quality control laboratories and warehouses, Cambridge, Mass.-based Biogen said. The facility also has approximately 800 employees who are expected to continue to work under Fujifilm. “We continually evaluate our manufacturing strategy and we believe that this agreement serves the best interest of our employees, customers, partners and s...
Source: Mass Device - March 13, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Biogen fujifilm Source Type: news

Opioid crisis: Only a US phenomenon?
(De Gruyter) Addiction to prescription opioids has reached a crisis level in the United States. Now the drug is causing concern across the Atlantic. Researchers from Denmark, Norway and Sweden urge caution after discovering that prescriptions for the pain medication oxycodone have significantly increased during the last decade. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Across diseases, women are diagnosed later than men
(University of Copenhagen The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences) When considering all diseases, there are big differences between the course of men's and women's patient care within the Danish healthcare system. This is shown in a new, extensive study, in which researchers from the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) have analysed health data from the entire Danish population. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Studying the Effects of Low-Dose Aspirin on Prostate Cancer Outcomes
A large Danish registry study looked at the effects of post-diagnosis use of low-dose aspirin on prostate cancer mortality. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - March 11, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news

After a close shave with murder, life in the Arctic helped me overcome debilitating fear
Isolation in Greenland helped stop constant worrying about my daughter ’s safetyIn recent years I ’ve often felt on top of the world, but I also know what it’s like to teeter on the edge of the precipice, unsure whether I could save myself. Six years ago, I was an author with two conspiracy thrillers under my belt; both were bestsellers in Denmark and my path as a writer seemed set. But a fe w short moments, out walking with my 11-year-old daughter on an ordinary summer’s day, changed everything.We would often take a stroll past an abandoned sawmill near our house – something we’d been d...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 9, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Mads Peder Nordbo Tags: Life and style Psychology Science Health & wellbeing Books Parents and parenting Culture Family Source Type: news

Sewage reveals levels of antimicrobial resistance worldwide
(Technical University of Denmark) Sewage can reveal the occurrence of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria among healthy populations, an international study led by the Technical University of Denmark shows. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 8, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Could Robotic-Assisted Surgery Reduce Complications for Endometrial Cancer Patients?
Researchers studied the use of minimally invasive robotic surgery for hysterectomy and its risk for complications in the treatment of endometrial cancer in Denmark. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - March 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news

New research finds no link between measles vaccine and autism
A 10-year study of more than 650,000 children found no link between the measles, mumps and rubella vaccination series given to children and an increased risk of autism. The study of Danish children born to Danish mothers published in the medical journal Annals of Internal Medicine agrees with earlier studies in concluding that there was no overall increased risk of developing autism among children who received the vaccine compared to those who did not, even if th ey had a sibling with autism, U.S.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Measles, Mumps, Rubella Vaccination and Autism: A Nationwide Cohort Study
A Danish nationwide cohort study evaluating data from 657,461 children born between 1999 through 31 December 2010 and followed up until the age of 13 years concludes that MMR vaccination does not increase the risk for autism, nor does it trigger autism in susceptible children. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fewer Complications With Robotic Surgery in Early Endometrial Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Introduction in Denmark correlated with more minimally invasive surgeries and fewer serious complications in early-stage disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 5, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Low-Dose Aspirin Doesn't Prolong Survival in Prostate Cancer
TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 -- Will an aspirin a day keep prostate cancer at bay? Not necessarily, according to new research. Danish scientists say low-dose aspirin doesn't seem to reduce a man's risk of death from prostate cancer, but it may slow down... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in secondary stalked children of Danish stalking survivors-a pilot study - Elklit A, Vangsgaard LAG, Olsen ASW, Ali SA.
There is a lack of research examining secondary stalking and its effect on children who, in many cases, can be direct targets, or secondary survivors, of the stalking of their parent. The present study examines trauma reactions in children of stalking surv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

MMR-Autism Link Debunked ... Again
(MedPage Today) -- Not even a hint of relationship in large Danish study (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - March 5, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

MMR Not Linked to Autism in Danish Cohort Study
No increased risk observed after MMR in those with sibling autism history, autism risk factors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 5, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Neurology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Surgery Tied to Diabetes Remission Gastric Bypass Surgery Tied to Diabetes Remission
Three in four obese people with diabetes who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) experienced remission of their diabetes within a year after surgery, a Danish study found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Measles vaccine doesn't cause autism, even in high-risk kids
(Reuters Health) - The measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine isn't associated with an increased risk of autism even among kids who are at high risk because they have a sibling with the disorder, a Danish study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Study: MMR Vaccine Does Not Cause Autism
BOSTON (CBS) — A new large study should reassure parents there is no link between the measles, mumps, rubella vaccine, and autism. Unfortunately, despite all of the evidence to the contrary, there are some parents who still worry that getting the shot will trigger autism in their children. This new study should finally put the issue to rest. Researchers looked at more than a half million children born in Denmark over 10 years. They found absolutely no increased risk of developing autism after getting the MMR vaccine. They also found that even in children at risk, the vaccine did not trigger autism in those kids. Mean...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Autism Dr. Mallika Marshall Local TV MMR Vaccine Source Type: news

Yet Another Study Shows There ’s No Link Between the Measles Vaccine and Autism
In this study, the scientists addressed some potential criticisms of how previous studies were designed in order to provide additional evidence to inform concerned parents. “We see vaccine skepticism growing,” says the study’s lead author Anders Hviid, an investigator at the Statens Serum Institut, the national public health organization in Denmark. “So we thought it was a good idea to revisit the hypothesis and try to get scientific answers to the different criticisms from skeptics of the original study.” Hviid and his colleagues analyzed data involving more than 650,000 children born in Den...
Source: TIME: Health - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized public health Source Type: news

Opioid prescribing habits differ between Denmark, Sweden and Norway - and they change over time - Jarlbaek L.
Background and aims The medical use of opioids in different countries is often subject to public concern and debate, frequently based on rough figures from prescription databases made for registration of consumption. However, public access to some of these... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Low-Dose Aspirin Does Not Cut Death From Prostate Cancer
MONDAY, March 4, 2019 -- Low-dose aspirin use does not appear to reduce the overall risk for prostate cancer death, according to a study published online March 5 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Charlotte Skriver, from the Danish Cancer Society... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

MMR Not Linked to Autism in Danish Cohort Study
MONDAY, March 4, 2019 -- Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccination is not associated with an increased risk for autism, including in children with autism risk factors, according to a study published online March 5 in the Annals of Internal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Largest Study Ever Finds No Link Between Measles Vaccine, Autism
MONDAY, March 4, 2019 -- Amid ongoing U.S. measles outbreaks, one of the largest studies to date provides fresh evidence that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine does not cause autism. Danish researchers found no link between the MMR... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Researchers find window of opportunity for treatment of early cystic fibrosis lung infections
(Technical University of Denmark) New research from DTU Biosustain and Rigshospitalet suggests that disease-causing microbes in young cystic fibrosis (CF) patients change rapidly within two to three years after first infection. This knowledge could lead to better treatment strategies to avoid persistent infections. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 4, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

No link found between MMR vaccine and autism
(American College of Physicians) A nationwide cohort study of all children born in Denmark to Danish-born mothers between 1999 through 2010 concluded that the mumps, measles, and rubella (MMR) vaccine does not increase the risk of autism, does not trigger autism in susceptible children, and is not associated with clustering of autism cases following vaccination. The findings are published in Annals of Internal Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 4, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Gastric bypass surgery tied to diabetes remission
(Reuters Health) - Three in four obese people with diabetes who had a common type of weight-loss operation called Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) experienced remission of their diabetes within a year after surgery, a Danish study found. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Denmark defies EU neonicotinoid ban
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - February 28, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sonne, C., Alstrup, A. K. O. Tags: letters Source Type: news

Fewer Complications With Robotic Surgery in Endometrial Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Improved outcomes and greater uptake of minimally invasive surgery in those patients, Danish study shows (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 27, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

First common risk genes discovered for autism
(Aarhus University) A study headed by researchers from the Danish project iPSYCH and the Broad Institute, USA, has found the first common genetic risk variants for autism and uncovered genetic differences in clinical subgroups of autism. The discovery means that we will in future be able to determine the genes which separate the diagnostic groups, make more precise diagnoses, and provide better counselling for the individual person suffering from autism disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Growing up in the countryside reduces an adult's risk of depression
A study of nearly a million people by Aarhus University in Denmark found growing up near green spaces reduces a person's later risk of developing 16 different mental-health disorders. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green Space Good for Your Child's Mental Health
MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 -- Living near a park, forest or other green space may protect your children's mental health later in life, a new Danish study suggests. Children who grow up in these natural surroundings have up to a 55 percent lower risk of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 25, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Trafficked women in Denmark--falling through the cracks - West K.
The policy framework for combating human trafficking and protecting victims in Denmark does not match the reality faced by the majority of the migrant women arriving in the country. Especially in relation to women from African countries, the national legis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Fetal growth inhibited by cocktail of chemicals in the mother
(Aarhus University) For the first time, researchers have shown that a combination of perfluorinated substances in the mother significantly inhibits child growth. These are the substances which Denmark's minister for environment and food is currently working to ban. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers find the immune system's unknown messenger
(Aarhus University) A previously unknown messenger which alarms nearby cells when the immune system recognises a bacterial or viral infection has been uncovered. Immunologists from Aarhus University, Denmark, are behind the discovery, which will help fighting infections and autoimmune diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The man with a TOOTH growing in his nostril: ‘Rare’ condition blocked nose of man for 2 years 
The unidentified man from Denmark had also lost some sense of smell and had discharge leaking from his nose. Specialists removed the tooth, but are unsure what had caused the rare event. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Danish researchers behind AI-driven customer support in a class of its own
(University of Copenhagen) In just one year, researchers from the University of Copenhagen's Department of Computer Science have developed an advanced customer service and support system built on artificial intelligence and provided it to several Danish companies. The project has just been awarded a one million kroner Grand Solutions grant from Innovation Fund Denmark. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Acupuncture Could Help Ease Menopausal Symptoms
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 -- Could an ancient Chinese practice come to the rescue for women struggling with menopausal symptoms? New Danish research suggests that -- for some women at least -- acupuncture might bring relief. " Acupuncture for... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cocktail of common antibiotics can fight resistant E. coli
(Technical University of Denmark) Scientists from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability have discovered that a combination of two common antibiotics is able to eliminate multi-drug resistant E. coli causing urinary tract infections. This combination treatment could become an effective measure against clinically relevant antibiotic resistant urinary tract infections. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Approves Esperoct (turoctocog alfa pegol, N8-GP) for Hemophilia A
Bagsværd, Denmark, 19 February 2019 - Novo Nordisk today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Biologics License Application for Esperoct for the treatment of adults and children with hemophilia A. Esperoct... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - February 20, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Ibuprofen a'Reasonable' Option for Early Pain Control After Hip Replacement Ibuprofen a'Reasonable' Option for Early Pain Control After Hip Replacement
Combining paracetamol (acetaminophen) with ibuprofen does not cut postoperative use of morphine in a clinically meaningful way relative to ibuprofen alone, in patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA), results of a Danish randomized trial suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Cochrane ’s Governing Board is seeking to appoint a new member – February 2019
New member is sought from a low- or middle-income country, and/ or from a geographical region that is different from that of the current Trustees.Cochrane is looking for an experienced person with a strong interest in the work of Cochrane, a belief in its power to improve healthcare decision making worldwide, and the ability to provide strategic input into the work of the organization to serve as an Appointed Member of the Governing Board.  Cochrane is an international and diverse organization committed to informing healthcare decisions with synthesised evidence from research. Organisationally, we are a registered cha...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 13, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Diabetes does not appear to affect children's test scores
(Reuters Health) - Kids living with type 1 diabetes are no different from their peers in their reading and math test scores, a Danish study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

NHS should make gastric bypasses more widely available, urge campaigners
Researchers from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark studied 1,111 type 2 diabetics who had gastric bypass surgery and found nearly three quarters of them had no diabetes after five years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Danish court sentences woman for draining blood from her son
A Danish court has sentenced a 36-year-old woman to four years in jail for having drained 500 milliliters (more than a pint) of blood from her young son each week over a five-year period (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Typically Pushes Type 2 Diabetes Into Remission
THURSDAY, Feb. 7, 2019 -- As many as 7 out of 10 people with type 2 diabetes can achieve long-term disease remission by having weight-loss surgery called gastric bypass, according to a new Danish study. The surgery isn't necessarily a cure for type... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

NHS should make gastric bypasses more widely available, urge campaigners
Researchers from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark studied 1,111 type 2 diabetics who had gastric bypass surgery and found nearly three quarters of them had no diabetes after five years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Denmark claims pole position in race to maximize wind power
(Natural News) The world is now, after a few long years, slowly starting to come around on the concept of renewable energy. While it’s true that the idea of using renewable energy sources has been around for literally decades now, it’s only now that it has become truly economically viable. In fact, it has become... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children with diabetes perform well in school
(Aarhus University) On average, Danish children suffering from type 1 diabetes perform just as well in school as their classmates. This is the result of the largest study so far exploring how children with diabetes perform in school. The study was conducted at Aarhus BSS in collaboration with Danish and international researchers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type 1 Diabetes May Not Impair School Performance in Kids Type 1 Diabetes May Not Impair School Performance in Kids
Danish population-based study finds no differences in reading and math scores among children with diabetes compared to those without, but glycemic control does make a difference.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news