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HUS investigates radiation therapy treatment for Covid-19 patients

Scientists at the Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District HUS are launching a new study to see whether a very small dose of radiation directed...

Red Cross appeals for blood donations during coronavirus epidemic

The Finnish Red Cross Blood Service Veripalvelu is reminding people that it still needs donations of blood even during the coronavirus crisis. Finland needs hundreds...

Meet the medical students with an antidote for misinformation

A group of students from Turku is finding an antidote to quack science, dubious medical claims and fad cures through good old fashioned detective...

Finnish healthcare providers increasingly targeting men as a business growth market

Finnish healthcare providers are increasingly targeting men to sell more healthcare products, but experts have raised questions about how necessary some of the services...

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...

€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...

Finns become EU’s first to use ePrescriptions abroad

Finland has become the first EU country where patients can collect prescriptions from their home doctor, at a pharmacy in another EU country. From Monday,...

Blood Service appeals for extra donors over holiday season

The Finnish Blood Service, run by the Red Cross, says it needs people to donate blood between Christmas and New Year, and have opened...

Law and order proposals: is Finland really turning into a ‘police...

Finnish ministries made two proposals which hit the headlines this week for all the wrong reasons. First, there was the idea that police would have...

New Children’s Hospital Opens

President Sauli Niinistö has officially opened a new children's hospital in Helsinki. The project, on Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District's Meilahti campus, was financed by...