Recent news


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

Coffee not a factor in lifestyle diseases

Juli 23, 2015

Danish researchers have made a groundbreaking discovery using genes to study how coffee actually affects the body. The new research shows that coffee neither increases nor decreases the risk of lifestyle diseases.


Vitamin C might reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

Juli 22, 2015

New research from University of Copenhagen and Herlev and Gentofte Hospital shows that high levels of vitamin C in the blood from consumption of fruits and vegetables are associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death.


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