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12.02.2016 | Finnish research: genetic mutations prevent diabetes complications

A Finnish study has identified two genetic mutations that appear to lower the risk of contracting a diabetic retinal or kidney disease.
Source: Good News from Finland

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26.01.2016 | Canada to adopt Finland’s baby box model

The Finnish maternity package model has been adopted by more than 30 countries and Canada is the next one on the list.
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23.10.2015 | Unique test lab for health development opened in Finland

Oulu University Hospital (OYS) has opened a new test laboratory in Oulu, Northern Finland. The Testlab is one-of-a-kind on a global scale: the innovations and products can be tested through the entire service chain from a private home all the way to health centres and hospitals.

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22.10.2015 | Unique test lab for health development opened in Finland

Oulu University Hospital (OYS) has opened a new test laboratory in Oulu, Northern Finland. The Testlab is one-of-a-kind on a global scale: the innovations and products can be tested through the entire service chain from a private home all the way to health centres and hospitals.
Source: Good News from Finland

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05.10.2015 | Finnish support for elderly independence on a roll

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a smart rollator prototype that harnesses VTT’s Internet of Things expertise.
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25.08.2015 | Yoogaia receives 3-million-dollar funding

The online yoga studio Yoogaia has received three million US dollars in seed funding from Nokia Growth Partners, Inventure, Sanoma Ventures and Point Nine Capital. The funding will support Yoogaia’s global expansion and help the company recruit more instructors.

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15.06.2015 | Aalto University to open Healthcare Management Business School in Beijing

Finnish Aalto University has signed a strategic agreement together with HNA Unicare Health Group and Pan Asia International Education Center in Beijing to establish the first Healthcare Management Business School.
Source: Good News from Finland

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01.06.2015 | Tobacco use in Finland up in smoke

Finland has one of the lowest numbers of tobacco users in the EU, according to a Eurobarometer on Europeans’ attitudes towards tobacco released by the EU Commission.
Source: Good News from Finland

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20.05.2015 | Finland ranked among best EU countries for mHealth business

Finnish patients seek health information online and make more online appointments than their European peers.

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08.05.2015 | Finnish research senses food spoilage

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a sensor that detects ethanol inside food packages. The chemical is formed when food spoils.
Source: Good News from Finland

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28.04.2015 | Bayer invests an annual EUR 60 million in Finnish research

Following its launch, more than 32 million of Bayer’s best-known product, the hormone-releasing intrauterine system Mirena, have been sold.

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23.04.2015 | New Zealand’s Maoris first to adopt the Finnish babybox model

For 75 years Finland’s expectant mothers have been given a maternity package by the state.
Source: Good News from Finland

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13.03.2015 | Finnish study shows memory disorders can be prevented

Results from a recent Finnish study that was published in the highly regard journal, The Lancet, suggest for the first time, that memory disorders can be prevented by controlling the associated risk factors.
Source: Good News from Finland

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25.02.2015 | Sauna reduces cardiac mortality

According to a Finnish medical study, frequent sauna use has positive impacts on cardiac health. The risk of sudden cardiac death is up to 60 per cent lower for those who engage in frequent sauna use than for less-active sauna bathers.
Source: Good News from Finland

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20.02.2015 | Osteoarthritis patients benefit from jumping

Researchers in Finland say that high-impact training could be beneficial to postmenopausal women at risk of osteoporosis (bone loss). The study was carried out in the Department of Health Sciences at the University of Jyväskylä.
Source: Good News from Finland

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