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Finns trust doctors, nurses, vaccines and science

Trust in science is strong in Finland according to research carried out by the Wellcome Trust Foundation in Britain who talked with more than...

Finns love coffee – but how much is too much?

It's no secret that Finns love coffee. In fact, Finns consume 12kg of coffee each per year, making them the second biggest country in the...

Kuopio researchers: eating eggs, increasing cholesterol doesn’t elevate stroke risk

Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland in Kuopio have found that a moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol - the equivalent of eating...

Finland’s obesity rates growing faster in the cities than countryside

Obesity rates among Finland's city dwellers is growing faster than among people who live in the countryside. It's a pattern that bucks global trends, where...

Valvira orders Esperi Care to fix problems at residential homes for...

The National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health Valvira, has issued a 'control order' which allows it to demand that Esperi Care Oy correct inadequacies...

Ex-Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen reveals heart surgery date

Former prime minister and presidential candidate Matti Vanhanen (Centre) has revealed that he'll have heart surgery in the summer to correct an ongoing medical problem. The...

Alko announces big sales drop – but not as much as...

Finland's state alcohol monopoly Alko has announced some big falls in sales of beer and long drink. In their new annual report, released today, Alko...

Esperi Care boss resigns amid ongoing criticism

The boss  of Esperi Care which runs care facilities for elderly people has resigned this morning. CEO Marja Aarnio-Isohannin had been under increasing pressure from...

€20 million for Finnish health innovation company

Finnish health innovation company Nightingale Health has secured a €20 million loan from the European Investment Bank EIB to boost research and development of...

SDP leader Antti Rinne and his wife hospitalised in Spain

Social Democrat leader Antti Rinne has been hospitalised in Spain, and is receiving medical treatment. The 56-year old politician fell ill while on holiday, and doctors...