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Drinking lingonberry juice could help heart health

Drinking lingonberry juice could have long term positive benefits on health by lowering bloody pressure and improving vascular functions. That's the findings of research by Anne...

Blood donation ban for gay men may be shortened in 2020

A year-long ban on donating blood for men who have sex with other men may be shortened in 2020. The Finnish Medicines Agency Fimea has...

Finns say they’re happier and more satisfied than other Europeans

Finns say they're happier and more satisfied with life in general, compared with other people in Europe. That's the findings of a recent survey from...

Survey: More than 80% of Finns eat meat once a week

Despite growing calls for people to eat less meat, choose vegetarian or vegan options in the name name of preventing climate change, and movements...

Antibiotic use in Finland declines, as bacteria resistance grows

The use of antibiotics in Finland continues to decline, while the number of bacteria resistant to antibiotics grows. That's the findings of the National institute...

Finland’s alcohol deaths drop dramatically over past two decades

The number of people in Finland who died from alcohol poisoning has dropped dramatically in the last 15 years. A new study carried out by...

Tukes investigation reveals toxic tattoo ink

An investigation by Finland’s Safety and Chemicals Agency Tukes has uncovered widespread use of dangerous tattoo ink. It was the first time such an investigation...

Study: more young people trying cannabis, but not alcohol or cigarettes

Young people in Finland are drinking less alcohol and smoking fewer cigarettes, but they’re experimenting more regularly with cannabis. That’s the findings of a new...

On the menu: Joensuu researchers make grasshoppers more nutritious for humans

Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have figured out how to make a species of grasshopper - commonly used in parts of Africa...

Study: livelihood linked to well-being of children and parents

Finding working life easy or difficult has been linked by researchers to the well-being of both children and adults. A new study by the Finnish...