Recent news


Here are all the news you need to stay updated on relevant issues and developments within Danish healthcare.

Novo Nordisk’s injection pen receives FDA approval

Juli 20, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves the FlexPro PenMate designed by Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk for Norditropin patients who dislike needles.

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

Pioneering drug may help treatment of obesity

Juli 17, 2015

New research shows that the drug Liraglutide 3.0 mg, produced by Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, is highly effective in creating significant long-term weight loss, lowering blood pressure, and increasing insulin sensitivity among obesity patients.

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

Increasing survival rates for Danish heart patients

Juli 16, 2015

A new report from Dansk Hjerteregister, a nationwide clinical database for invasive cardiology and cardiac surgery, shows that fewer Danish patients die due to heart problems.

Reports & Numbers

Danish Ebola vaccine reaches phase 2

Juli 15, 2015

An Ebola vaccine developed by Danish Bavarian Nordic reaches phase 2 in the clinical program.

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

FDA approves Lundbeck’s anti-psychotic drug

Juli 13, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, FDA, has approved a new drug by Danish pharmaceutical company H. Lundbeck A/S and Japanese Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co Ltd. The drug will help treat patients with severe depression and schizophrenia.

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

Danish researchers find crucial asthma protein

Juli 10, 2015

Danish researchers have exposed a protein, which can predict the development of asthma.

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

Massive growth in personalized medicine

Juli 07, 2015

The growing market for individualized pharmacotherapy, also called personalized medicine, is worth billions on a global level. In Denmark, personalized medicine is considered to have great potential and provides an opportunity to launch a new innovative project offering genetic heritage analyses to 100,000 Danes.

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

Groundbreaking cancer surgery introduced in Randers

Juli 06, 2015

Randers Regional Hospital introduces a new operation method with a 50 pct. higher success rate.

Service & Operational Solutions

Princess Marie collaborates with children’s hospital

Juli 02, 2015

HRH Princess Marie of Denmark enters into collaboration with the Hans Christian Andersen Children’s Hospital at Odense University Hospital to help raise awareness of the hospital’s work with children and adolescents.

More Danish pilot study centers in the making

Juni 30, 2015

The Danish NEXT initiative has applied to establish two new pilot study centers following massive interest from both industry and hospitals.

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

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