Genmab, Immatics partner on cancer immunotherapy
Germany-based Immatics Biotechnologies has entered into a research collaboration and license agreement with Danish biotech, Genmab. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - July 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Road anger expression-changes over time and attributed reasons - M øller M, Haustein S.
Based on the results from three independent surveys conducted in Denmark in 2005, 2008 and 2016, this paper provides an overview of the development of road anger expression in general and in demographic sub-groups of road users. In addition, it investigate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Stakeholder perspectives on using and developing the MYPLAN suicide prevention mobile phone application: A focus group study - Buus N, Erlangsen A, River J, Andreasson K, Frandsen H, Larsen JLS, Nordentoft M, Juel A.
OBJECTIVE: To explore different stakeholder perspectives on the MYPLAN app for suicide prevention safety planning. METHODS: The study was a comparative analysis of four focus groups with Danish MYPLAN stakeholders, young users, adult users, relativ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Multimorbidity and mortality thereof, among non-western refugees and family reunification immigrants in Denmark - a register based cohort study - Taleshan N, Petersen JH, Schioetz ML, Juul-Larsen HG, Norredam M.
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of multimorbidity, defined by having two or more chronic diseases, is increasing in many Western countries. Simultaneously, the migrant population in Western countries has increased, making up a growing proportion of European pop... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Greek boys are the most obese, reveals EU-funded report
Rates of obesity in boys are highest in Greece, where more than a third of 11 year olds are either obese or overweight. Ireland, Denmark and the Netherlands have the lowest rates. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Germs Grow on Medical Implants, But Can They Make You Sick?
MONDAY, July 9, 2018 -- Bacteria and fungi grow on medical implants, such as hip and knee replacements, pacemakers and screws used to fix broken bones, researchers report. In a new study, Danish investigators examined 106 implants of different types... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Listeria monocytogenes multi-country outbreak: 47 cases including 9 deaths
(European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)) Frozen corn and possibly other frozen vegetables produced in a company in Hungary are the likely source of an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes that has been affecting Austria, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Despite the product recall ordered by the Hungarian Food Chain Safety Office, new cases may still emerge, says the updated risk assessment published by ECDC and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

No link found between IVF and ovarian cancer
According to a large population study in Denmark, presented at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology meeting, there is no association between ovarian cancer and hormonal stimulation of the ovaries to assist reproduction.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 4, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Large population study fails to find causal link between assisted reproduction and ovarian cancer
(European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) Following concerns over many years that hormonal stimulation of the ovaries necessary for IVF may increase the risk of ovarian cancer, a nationwide cohort study from Denmark has now concluded that any perceived increase in risk is actually a statistical bias resulting from vigilant diagnosis at the time of treatment. The investigators were unable to make any causal association between the treatment and fertility drugs used and any excess risk of ovarian cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Two immigrant children with vitamin D poisoning - Mohammad LG.
The Danish National Board of Health recommends vitamin D supplement for children under two years, regardless of race or nutrition source. Danish studies have found, that 50-80% of children of Palestinian and Pakistani origin of the ages 0-16 years had vita... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Domestic violence among pregnant women - Habib S, Abbasi N, Khan B, Danish N, Nazir Q.
BACKGROUND: Domestic violence during pregnancy is an important social& health issue in all societies. In Muslim world and particularly underdeveloped countries, domestic violence is often under reported. It is the need of hour to encourage reporting of su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Artificial ovary could help young cancer patients preserve fertility
An artificial ovary -- the female sex organ that produces eggs -- may soon be achievable, say Danish researchers who have engineered a "scaffold" on which early-stage cells can develop into functional ovarian follicles, the small fluid-filled sacs that contain a woman's eggs. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Artificial ovary' could help women conceive after chemotherapy
Development could allow women to have children after fertility-damaging treatmentsDoctors have made an “artificial ovary” from human tissue and eggs in a bid to help women have children after cancer treatment and other therapies that can damage female fertility.The team in Copenhagen showed that a lab-made ovary could keep human eggs alive for weeks at a time, raising hopes that the approach could one day help women have families after harsh treatments such as chemo- and radiotherapy.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Medical research Fertility problems Science Health Society IVF Cancer Menopause Denmark Women Europe World news Life and style Source Type: news

An artificial ovary for fertility preservation without the risk of reintroducing malignancy
(European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) Important steps in the development of an artificial ovary have been successfully completed by one of the world's leading groups in fertility preservation. Researchers from the Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark, report today that they have for the first time isolated and grown human follicles to a point of 'biofunctionality' on a bioengineered ovarian scaffold made of 'decellularized' ovarian tissue. The early-stage follicles were isolated from patients having ovarian tissue frozen for fertility preservation ahead of other medical treatments likely to compromise ov...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Undiagnosed celiac disease tied to miscarriages and stillbirths
(Reuters Health) - Women with undiagnosed celiac disease may be more likely to have miscarriages or stillbirths than women who never get this diagnosis, a Danish study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Drawing the discourses of ontological security: immigration and identity in the Danish and Swedish cartoon crises - Agius C.
The controversy of the Danish cartoon crisis in 2006 overshadowed a similar one that took place in Sweden a year later. The crises have broadly been framed as a clash of values but both cases reveal differences worthy of investigation, namely for the compl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Danish Registry: NOACs Lower MI Risk More than Warfarin
(MedPage Today) -- Study clears the air on debate concerning direct-acting oral anticoagulants (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - June 26, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

How noisy neighbours double your risk of mental illness
The University of Southern Denmark, in Copenhagen, spent three years studying more than 7,000 residents, most of whom lived in high-rise flats, quizzing them on noise levels and their mental health status. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia and road traffic accidents among non-institutionalized older people in Denmark: a Danish register-based nested case-control study - Petersen JD, Siersma VD, Depont Christensen R, Storsveen MM, Nielsen CT, Vass M, Waldorff FB.
AIM: We used register-based data to estimate the effect of all-type dementia on road traffic accidents (RTAs) risk, combined with comorbidities or sedative medicines, among non-institutionalized older people in Denmark. METHODS: The source populati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Partnership aims to expand Yale ’s Minding the Baby® program in Denmark
Yale and the Danish organization Metodecentret will work to implement the interdisciplinary home visitation program in seven new municipalities across Denmark. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 22, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Encrypted messages in biological processes
(Aarhus University) RNA modifications can encrypt the RNA code and are responsible for a very sophisticated control of RNA function. A Danish-German research team has shown that modified RNA bases have a great impact on the dynamics of gene expression from DNA to functional RNA. The study yields important new insight into how the basis of RNA modifications can affect the function of mature RNA molecules. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 20, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The relationship between socioeconomic status and risky drinking in Denmark: a cross-sectional general population study - Seid AK, Bloomfield K, Hesse M.
BACKGROUND: Socioeconomic status (SES) is regarded as consisting of education, income and employment. However, the relationship of these three components to alcohol use behaviours, such as risky single occasion drinking (RSOD) is unclear. The aim of the pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Girls with high level of vitamin D have stronger muscles
(University of Southern Denmark Faculty of Health Sciences) Girls are stronger with higher levels of vitamin D, but the association was not found in boys. These are the results from a new large study from the Odense Child Cohort, recently published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. According to the study's first author, medical student Rada Faris Al-Jwadi, girls with low vitamin D have a 70 percent increased risk of being among the lowest 10 percent in a test for muscle strength. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Non-invasive glucose monitor dev RSP Systems raises $8m in Series B
Denmark-based diabetes device dev RSP Systems said today it raised approximately $7.6 million (EU €6.5 million) in a Series B round to support its non-invasive glucose monitor technology. Funds raised in the round will help support clinical trials, pursuit of regulatory approval and eventual commercialization for its glucose monitoring technology. Read the whole story on our sister site Drug Delivery Business The post Non-invasive glucose monitor dev RSP Systems raises $8m in Series B appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - June 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Diabetes RSP Systems Source Type: news

IO Biotech Appoints Kathleen Sereda Glaub as Member of Board of Directors
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 11, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- IO Biotech, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel, immune modulating anti-cancer therapies, based on its proprietary T-win technology, today announced th... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, Personnel IO Biotech, T-Win, immunotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Suspended liminality: vacillating affects in cyberbullying/research - Kofoed J, Stenner P.
This article develops a concept of liminal hotspots in the context of (a) a secondary analysis of a cyberbullying case involving a group of school children from a Danish school and (b) an altered auto-ethnography in which the authors "entangle" their own e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prevalence and pattern of helmet-induced headache among Danish military personnel - Rahmani Z, Kochanek A, Astrup JJ, Poulsen JN, Gazerani P.
Aims Headache is a leading reason to seek medical care. Several subtypes of headaches have been defined, one of which is external compression headache. This headache is due to an external physical compression applied on the head. It affects approximately 4... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Rumor: Novo may layoff thousands
Novo Nordisk is considering laying off up to 3,000 staff from its global workforce and dropping its long-term financial targets, according to a Danish media report, citing anonymous sources. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - June 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Think Twice About Tonsil, Adenoid Removal
For the study, the researchers examined Danish health records, following more than 60,000 children who had tonsils removed, adenoids removed or both ("adenotonsillectomy") before age 10. The investigators compared the medical records with data on 1.2 million peers born between 1979 and 1999. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

There May Soon Be a Blood Test for Predicting Premature Births
Each year in the U.S., one in 10 babies is born prematurely. Around the world, that number is slightly higher, affecting 15 million infants annually. In a new study published in Science, researchers led by a group at Stanford University report the first steps toward a blood test that can predict which pregnancies are most likely to result in early births. Stephen Quake, professor of bioengineering and applied physics at Stanford, and his team analyzed the roughly 20,000 genes in the human genome in a group of 38 women who were at higher risk for premature delivery. Of those women, 23 ended up delivering when their babies w...
Source: TIME: Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Reproductive Health Source Type: news

Football training in school greatly improves girls' fitness and health
(University of Southern Denmark Faculty of Health Sciences) Schoolgirls can achieve lower blood pressure, stronger muscles, better balance and improved jumping performance if their school puts football training on the timetable -- including girls who have never played football before. This is the finding of a study of the FIFA 11 for Health in Europe exercise concept in Faroese schoolchildren carried out by football researchers at the University of Southern Denmark, Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

All eyes on Canada as first G7 nation prepares to make marijuana legal
From crime to health to business, Canada ’s decision to legalize marijuana is a grand progressive experiment that promises to answer a host of questionsWhen Canopy Growth opened its first cannabis factory in an old chocolate plant near Ottawa four years ago, it did so predicting a bright future. Canada had already legalized medical marijuana, and Canopy predicted full legalization for recreational use to be next.What the company hadn ’t predicted, however, was the sudden flood of foreign visitors. Politicians and police authorities from Jamaica, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Greece and Australia have all c...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Selena Ross in Montreal Tags: Canada Cannabis Drugs Americas World news Science Society Source Type: news

Abortion not tied to increased risk of depression
(Reuters Health) - Women who have an abortion may be no more likely to develop depression than women who don't, a Danish study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

CPR keeps Danish man alive for 90 minutes after a heart attack  
Most hospitals stop within 20 minutes due to insufficient blood flow to the brain, but this rare case in Denmark lasted more than an hour. He kept answering questions but his heart had stopped. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CPR keeps a 69-year-old man alive for 90 MINUTES after a heart attack  
Most hospitals stop within 20 minutes due to insufficient blood flow to the brain, but this rare case in Denmark lasted more than an hour. He kept answering questions but his heart had stopped. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study reveals hypnosedation as an effective alternative to general anesthesia for various surgeries
(ESA (European Society of Anaesthesiology)) New research presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia congress in Copenhagen, Denmark shows that hypnosedation is a valuable alternative to conventional general anesthesia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study shows taking aspirin before or after coronary
(ESA (European Society of Anaesthesiology)) New research presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia congress in Copenhagen, Denmark shows that in patients undergoing a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, taking aspirin before and after surgery is associated with an 18 percent to 34 percent reduced mortality risk after four years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Danes seek to limit male circumcision to those 18 and over
A Danish group says a citizens' initiative seeking to set a minimum age of 18 for non-medical male circumcision in Denmark has gathered the required 50,000 signatures to send the proposal to Parliament for debate this year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Some Danes seek to limit male circumcision to 18 and over
A Danish group says a citizens' initiative seeking to set a minimum age of 18 for non-medical male circumcision in Denmark has gathered the required 50,000 signatures to send the proposal to Parliament for debate this year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Resident Survival Low After Cardiac Arrest in Nursing Homes
At 30 days, survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) was 1.7% among nursing home residents, although those who received resuscitation efforts had an increased likelihood of survival, according to the results of a Danish study. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - June 1, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Ellis Source Type: news

Study Finds Abortion Doesn't Lead to Depression
The study, of nearly 400,000 women in Denmark, challenges arguments that terminating a pregnancy takes a toll on a woman's emotional well-being. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Possible Link Between Hydrochlorothiazide and Malignant Melanoma Possible Link Between Hydrochlorothiazide and Malignant Melanoma
Long-term hydrochlorothiazide use appears to be associated with an increased risk of malignant melanoma, researchers from Denmark report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Study Finds Abortion Doesn't Lead to Depression
WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 -- Abortion does not increase a woman's risk for depression, according to new research. The study, of nearly 400,000 women in Denmark, challenges arguments that terminating a pregnancy takes a toll on a woman's emotional... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 30, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Risk of being subjected to crime, including violent crime, after onset of mental illness: a Danish national registry study using police data - Dean K, Laursen TM, Pedersen CB, Webb RT, Mortensen PB, Agerbo E.
IMPORTANCE: People with mental illness are more likely to have contact with the criminal justice system, but research to date has focused on risk of offense perpetration, while less is known about risk of being subjected to crime and violence. OBJE... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Novo Nordisk's oral diabetes drug beats Jardiance in study
LONDON (Reuters) - An experimental diabetes pill from Novo Nordisk proved better at lowering blood sugar levels than Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim's established Jardiance in a clinical study, the Danish drugmaker said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Recreational football an absolute winner for 55- to 70-year-olds with prediabetes
(University of Southern Denmark Faculty of Health Sciences) Twice-weekly football combined with dietary guidance improves fitness level and cardiovascular health profile in untrained 55- to 70-yr-old women and men with prediabetes. They can also lose weight in a healthier way than with normal dieting.This is the conclusion of the world's first trial involving football and dietary guidance in older prediabetics, carried out in the Faroe Islands by football researchers and physiologists from the Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics at the University of Southern Denmark. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Danish biotech Genmab hit by ending of trial using key cancer drug
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Shares in Danish biotech Genmab fell by as much as 25 percent on Monday after its partner Johnson& Johnson decided to ditch a study using its blockbuster cancer drug. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Obesity Might Help When Infection Strikes
If you're in the hospital suffering from an infectious disease, you're half as likely to die if you're overweight or obese, Danish researchers report. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Currents propel the spreading of invasive jellyfish
(Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR)) Twelve years ago, the comb jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi, originating from the North American East Coast, appeared in northern European waters. Based on the first comprehensive data collection on the occurrence of this invasive jellyfish in Europe, scientists from 19 countries led by the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and Technical University of Denmark have now shown that ocean currents play a key role for this successful invasion. The study has been published in the international journal Global Ecology and Biogeography. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 25, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Obese patients more likely to survive infection in hospital
Study reveals obesity paradox where normal weight patients are less likely to recover from pneumoniaObesitycan shorten lives, but obese people who are hospitalised for infectious diseases, pneumonia and sepsis have a better chance of surviving than those who are of normal weight, according to new research.The so-called “obesity paradox” was illustrated by three separate presentations at the European Congress on Obesity in Vienna. A study of more than 18,000 people admitted to hospital with an infectious disease in Denmark found those who were overweight were 40% less likely to die, and those who were obese 50% ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Obesity Society Health Hospitals Research UK news US news Science Source Type: news