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Benzodiazepines Associated With Alzheimer’s Risk

The use of benzodiazepines and related drugs (Z drugs) is associated with a modestly increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland. The risk increase was similar with both…

Inappropriate Medication Associated With Risk Of Fractures

New research published in The Journal of Physiology indicates that ketogenic diets, which are low carbohydrate high fat eating plans that are known to lead to weight loss, may cause an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes in the early stage of…

Drinking Changes Young Adults’ Metabolite Profile

Adolescent drinking is associated with changes in the metabolite profile, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital shows. Some of these changes were found to correlate with reduced brain grey matter…

Self-Monitoring Of Type 2 Diabetes Reduces Costs

Self-monitoring of type 2 diabetes used in combination with an electronic feedback system results in considerable savings on health care costs especially in sparsely populated areas, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows.…

China invests in Finland’s Technology

A Chinese investment company, Highlight Health Investment Limited, invests 4.5 million euros in the Finnish health technology company NewIcon. Chinese investments in Finnish technology have increased significantly in the last few years, and…