Recent news


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

Early Bird reminder for the Hospital + Innovation Congress

August 11, 2015

Early Bird registration for the Hospital + Innovation Congress ends on August 15.

Denmark least corrupt country in EMEA

August 06, 2015

According to a survey from Ernst & Young, Denmark is the least corrupt country in Europe, Middle East, India and Africa.


Modern hopscotch to strengthen balance of elderly

August 03, 2015

A collaboration between DTU (Technical University of Denmark) and Entertainment Robotics has resulted in a series of robot tiles to use for a modern hopscotch for rehabilitation of elderly and disabled.

Rehab & Assisted Living

Genetically modified yeast might help cholesterol patients

Juli 27, 2015

A new discovery in yeast paves the way for cheaper medicine for cholesterol patients.

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

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