Obituary for woman with opioid addiction inspires donations
A powerful obituary about a Vermont woman who struggled with opioid addiction has inspired more than 100 donations to a local recovery center from around the country and as far away as Denmark (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

‘Eyeballing’ patients best predicts those most at risk of death in A & E
A simple clinical assessment by experienced nurses is “superior” to systematic triage in prediction of mortality in the emergency department, according to Danish researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - October 16, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

ESMO advocacy for patient-centred care takes on global dimension
(European Society for Medical Oncology) Supportive and palliative care should be an integral part of cancer treatment (ESMO Position Paper, 2017). To maintain the spotlight on the topic, on Friday, 19 October, a special session at the ESMO 2018 Congress will be dedicated to this subject and followed on Sunday by the formal recognition of 20 newly-accredited Designated Centres of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care. For the first time, institutions from Japan, Denmark, Estonia and Qatar feature among the laureates. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

All-cause mortality of hospital-treated borderline personality disorder: a nationwide cohort study - Kj ær JNR, Biskin R, Vestergaard C, Munk-J Rgensen P.
Patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are known to present frequently in emergency rooms, and they have a high rate of suicide. The mortality rate of patients with BPD is still unclear. The Danish Psychiatric Central Research Register and The... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Factors associated with autopsy rates in a 6-year sample of Danish suicides in the Capital area of Copenhagen - Buch AK, Busch J, Ylijoki-S ørensen S, Banner J.
On average, two suicides occur in Denmark every day. In order to prevent suicides, it is important to understand their nature. The forensic autopsy plays an important role by providing detailed knowledge of the cause and manner of death. Unfortunately, the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Trends in cycling and cycle related injuries and a calculation of prevented morbidity and mortality - Andersen LB, Riiser A, Rutter H, Goenka S, Nordengen S, Solbraa AK.
The objectives were to describe trends in cycling and cycle related injuries in Denmark overall and in the four largest Danish cities to see if changes in cycling trips and injuries were associated. Further, we compared number of prevented deaths, type 2 d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Committing to End TB in Children, Adolescents and Families
On the eve of the 73rd UN General Assembly, UNICEF, WHO and the Stop TB Partnership hosted a side-event to show commitment and accelerate action towards ending TB in children, adolescents and families. Co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations, the Danish Ministry of Health, the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations, TB Alliance, Louder Than TB, Treatment Action Group, Unitaid, the Global Fund, USAID, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, JHPIEGO, The Union, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation and Every Woman Every Child, the event aimed to show commitment and accelerate action toward...
Source: WHO Feature Stories - October 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: communicable disease [subject], infectious diseases, tuberculosis [subject], tb, tuberculosis [subject], tb Source Type: news

Denmark discusses labeling food for climate impact
The Danish government began discussing proposals Tuesday to oblige food manufacturers and supermarkets to put labels on their products that would rate their impact on the environment and climate. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infertile men may have a higher risk of early death
Those who have no sperm in their semen - about 15 percent of male infertility cases - have an average life expectancy of 48, according to data on more than 50,000 Danish men from 1994 to 2015. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Short time between shifts and risk of injury among Danish hospital workers: a register-based cohort study - Nielsen HB, Hansen ÅM, Conway SH, Dyreborg J, Hansen J, Kolstad HA, Larsen AD, Nabe-Nielsen K, Pompeii LA, Garde AH.
OBJECTIVEs Short time between consecutive work shifts (quick returns, ie, ≤11 hours between shifts) is associated with sleepiness and fatigue, both of which have been linked to risk of injury. This paper aims to study quick returns between work shifts an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Diabetic people are up to 70 per cent more likely to have arthritis
Researchers from Nordsjaellands University Hospital in Hillerod, Denmark, revealed from a study of over 109,000 people that diabetics are more likely to have two forms of arthritis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Urban Transformation: Shopping by Kayak in Denmark's Greenest Neighborhoods Urban Transformation: Shopping by Kayak in Denmark's Greenest Neighborhoods
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Women taking the combined pill have a lower risk of ovarian cancer
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen and University of Copenhagen studied around 1.9 million Danish women to find the combined pill is best at preventing ovarian cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Links Between Gluten And Diabetes, Air Pollution And Dementia
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Gluten intolerance is a sensitivity to a family of proteins found in grains like wheat, rye and barley. It can cause symptoms that include bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea and constipation. It now seems that gluten can affect more than just the person who eats it, reports Dr. Max Gomez. Danish scientists, after analyzing data from thousands of pregnant women, say a high gluten diet may put offspring at higher risk for type 1 diabetes. Doctors say children of women with the highest intake of wheat, rye, and barley proteins had double the diabetes risk. ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Dementia diabetes awareness Source Type: news

Fight menopausal symptoms with fermented red clover extract
(Natural News) A recently published Danish study found that red clover (Trifolium pratense), a herbaceous plant, can be used to effectively soothe hot flashes and mood swings brought about by menopause. The fermented extract is a remedy of great efficacy. In addition, the extract prevents osteoporosis or bone loss that is accelerated by menopause, which... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Morae Global Managing Director Danish Butt to Speak at Mitratech ’s...
Leader of Morae’s Technology-Enabled Transformation practice to address “Automating Legal Service Request to Increase Customer Satisfaction and Operational Efficiency”(PRWeb September 24, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/morae_global_managing_director_danish_butt_to_speak_at_mitratechs_interact_2018_conference/prweb15783638.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

School- and class-level variation in self-harm, suicide ideation and suicide attempts in Danish high schools - Pisinger VSC, Hawton K, Tolstrup JS.
AIM: Strong associations have been found between being exposed to self-harm in family and friends and own self-harm in adolescence. Therefore, self-harm and suicide behaviour might tend to cluster within school and school classes. The aim of this study was... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Common painkiller tied to increased risk of heart problems
(Reuters Health) - The commonly used painkiller diclofenac may be linked with an increased risk of heart problems, a large Danish study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Effects of upgrading to cycle highways - an analysis of demand induction, use patterns and satisfaction before and after - Skov-Petersen H, Jacobsen JB, Vedel SE, Thomas Alexander SN, Rask S.
The objective of the present study is to investigate the effects of improvements made to two large, interconnected bicycle infrastructure in the western suburbs of Copenhagen, Denmark, on bicycle volumes and mode share, and cyclists' behaviour, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Lolland-Falster Health Study: study protocol for a household-based prospective cohort study - Jepsen R, Egholm CL, Brodersen J, Simonsen E, Grarup J, Cyron A, Ellervik C, Rasmussen K.
INTRODUCTION: Lolland-Falster consists of two islands in the southern part of Denmark where income is lower and life expectancy is shorter than in the general Danish population. It is a mixed rural-provincial area with approximately 100,000 inhabitants. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Bikeability - urban structures supporting cycling. Effects of local, urban and regional scale urban form factors on cycling from home and workplace locations in Denmark - Nielsen TAS, Skov-Petersen H.
This study applies micro-level transport survey data to assess the significance of Bikeability variables on the probability of cycling in trips to or from residential and workplace locations. The data and analysis were prepared to include measures at diffe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

High gluten diet in pregnancy linked to higher child diabetes risk
A high gluten intake by mothers during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of their child developing type 1 diabetes, suggests a study by Danish researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - September 21, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Why is IVF so popular in Denmark?
It has the biggest proportion of babies born through assisted reproductive technology in the world. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novo Nordisk announces plans to transform its approach to Research & Development
Novo Nordisk announced plans to restructure its Research & Development (R&D) organisation to accelerate the expansion and diversification of its pipeline across serious chronic diseases. To enable increased investment in transformational biological and technological innovation within both core and new therapy areas, approximately 400 employees will be laid off from R&D roles in Denmark and China. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - September 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Novo Nordisk Business and Industry Source Type: news

Co-evolution between a 'parasite gene' and its host
(Aarhus University) A Danish research team has delineated a complex symbiosis between a 'parasitic' noncoding RNA gene and its protein coding 'host' gene in human cells. The study reveals how co-evolution of the host gene and parasite gene has shaped a feedback mechanism in which the parasite gene plays a completely new and surprising part as regulator of the host gene protein production. The breakthrough finding opens an entirely new avenue of research in gene expression. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 19, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Aging Europe
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Demographers from the Higher School of Economics and the University of Southern Denmark have created a detailed color map of population ageing in European countries; a collection of demographic stories, it uses color coding to indicate the varying stages of population aging across Europe. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Danish pharma giant Novo Nordisk to open first Mass. office
Of the world's 20 largest drugmakers, 17 have a presence in Massachusetts. Novo Nordisk has been one of the three outliers — until now. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 18, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Danish pharma giant Novo Nordisk to open first Mass. office
Of the world's 20 largest drugmakers, 17 have a presence in Massachusetts. Novo Nordisk has been one of the three outliers — until now. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Novo Nordisk sheds 400 staff as it refocuses R&D
Danish pharma group seeks to exploit potential of AI and big data (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Want To Live Longer? Take Up Tennis.
A new study out of Denmark shows that among people who play sports, those who play tennis have a life expectancy nearly 10 years longer than people who don't play anything. Smaller benefits were found for each of the other sports that were studied, but tennis was the clear winner. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Source Type: news

More Whole Grains May Be Key to Lowering Diabetes Risk More Whole Grains May Be Key to Lowering Diabetes Risk
New'findings are in line with accumulating evidence that whole grains may be one of the most important food groups for the prevention of type 2 diabetes,'researchers in Denmark report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Patients should have more control of their own data
(University of Southern Denmark) Computer scientists want to improve patient data safety. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study claims breast screening does not reduce mortality
The findings of a new Danish-Norwegian study are reviving the claim that the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Annual mammography at 40 cuts mortality most Fewer high-risk women get mammography after USPSTF change Is the mammography debate an example of 'fake science'? JNCI study revives debate over mammography's mortality benefit Mammography reduces breast cancer mortality in younger women (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Blood pressure pills recalled worldwide 'does NOT boost the risk of cancer'
Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark found that people who take the medicine valsartan for around four years are not more likely to develop cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer screening does not reduce mortality
(Aarhus University) Fewer and fewer women die from breast cancer in recent years but, surprisingly, the decline is just as large in the age groups that are not screened. The decline is therefore due to better treatment and not screening for breast cancer. This is shown by a major Danish-Norwegian study, which has just been published in the scientific journal International Journal of Cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hands-on experience of crowdsourcing for flood risks. An Android mobile application tested in Frederikssund, Denmark - Frigerio S, Schenato L, Bossi G, Mantovani M, Marcato G, Pasuto A.
There is evidence that the toll of death and destruction caused by natural hazards is rising. This is often ascribed to the impact of climate change that resulted in an increased frequency of extreme meteorological events. As a consequence, it is realistic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Syneron Candela acquires Denmark ’ s Ellipse
Syneron Candela said today it acquired Danish medical device firm Ellipse for an undisclosed amount. Ellipse produces Intense Pulsed Light and laser-based platforms intended for use as medical and aesthetic skin treatments, Wayland, Mass.-based Syneron Candela said. Key products from the Danish company include the Nordlys IPL multi-application, multi-tech IPL and the Nd:YAG platform designed for vascular and pigmented lesions, as well as hair removal. Other products include an IPL-based system for skin rejuvenation, facial veins and hair removal as well as a fractional non-ablative laser system intended for use in ski...
Source: Mass Device - September 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Cosmetic/Aesthetic Mergers & Acquisitions Syneron Medical Ltd. Source Type: news

Cancer in parents may affect kids' academic, professional development
Children of cancer patients are at risk of receiving lower grades in school, not being as academically qualified as peers, and earning less as young adults, a Danish study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Syneron Candela Announces Acquisition Of Ellipse
Acquisition of Danish Ellipse adds globally renowned IPL and laser technologies to Syneron Candela's portfolio, further strengthening their position in multi-application, multi-technology devices WAYLAND, Mass., Sept. 5, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Mark... Devices, Dermatology, Mergers & Acquisitions Syneron Candela, Ellipse, Nordlys, Selective Waveband Technology (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fish Oil Pills In Pregnancy May Mean Stronger Kids
In the study, the researchers followed 736 pregnant women in Denmark who took either fish oil or olive oil supplements daily from week 24 of their pregnancy until one week after they gave birth. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want to live longer? Scientists say tennis could add nearly 10 YEARS onto your life
Researchers led by Saint Luke's Health Center in Kansas City studied nearly 8,600 people in Denmark to find out racket sports and football add more years to a person's life than cycling or running. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leading insulin manufacturer is stockpiling FOUR MONTHS' supply to protect diabetics after Brexit
Novo Nordisk, a Danish company which supplies more than half of the UK's insulin, says it will stash a 16 week supply to make sure the millions of diabetics who rely on the drug aren't hit by Brexit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Call to curb use of common painkiller due to cardiovascular risk
The commonly used painkiller diclofenac is associated with an increased risk of major cardiovascular events, according to a study in Denmark. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - September 5, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Fish oil supplements in pregnancy ‘stimulate later child growth’
Taking fish oil supplement during pregnancy is linked to an increase in infant lean and bone mass by the age of six years, according to Danish and UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - September 5, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Whole grains one of the most important food groups for preventing type 2 diabetes
(Chalmers University of Technology) It doesn't matter if it's rye, oats, or wheat. As long as it is whole grain, it can prevent type 2 diabetes. This is the finding of a new study from researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, and the Danish Cancer Society Research Center. The comprehensive study is a strong confirmation of previous research findings on the importance of whole grains for prevention of type 2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Who's Likely to Develop Alzheimer's, and When?
(MedPage Today) -- Danish analysis shows absolute 10-year risks by age, sex, and APOE genotype (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - September 4, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Study provides 10-year risk estimates for dementia, which may help with prevention in high-risk individuals who potentially could benefit from early targeted prevention
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) A Danish study provides 10-year absolute risk estimates for dementia specific to age, sex and common variation in the APOE gene, which may help identify high-risk individuals who potentially could benefit from early targeted prevention. The study is published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dementia can be predicted 10 YEARS in advance, claim scientists
The Danish breakthrough, revealed in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, could help prevent cases of dementia by prescribing drugs to at-risk patients much sooner. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news