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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...

Popular cold remedy back soon on pharmacy shelves

A popular Finnish remedy for cold and flu symptoms will be back soon on pharmacy shelves- The over-the-country medicine, which comes in powder form in...

Doctor, Doctor: opportunities, language and cost are factors for growing number...

When Dr Tammar Al-Nassar decided to leave his home in Tampere and study medicine abroad, he became one of a growing number of Finnish medical...

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...

Finland’s Painkiller Addiction Problem

Expediency, patient volume, computer system problems, education, tradition and lack of information. These are factors that help doctors in Finland prescribe exceptionally high addictive pain...