Tagged: healthcare

BerGenBio’s inhibitors show promise

A pill to treat cancer? Rasmus Falck Oslo Suppose one could take a pill to help improve treatment and prevent the spread of cancer? BerGenBio is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company working toward that goal...

STD ad goes viral

An advertisement for condoms has irked Norway’s tourist board with its message about venereal disease The Local “Welcome to Norway! The Land of Chlamydia,” pronounces the poster, which shows a young Norwegian couple dressed...

Pinpointing treatment of tumors

Phoenix Solutions is working on targeted delivery of medication to better treat cancer Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Phoenix Solutions was founded in 2012 by three scientists from GE Healthcare (formerly Nycomed Imaging), Per Sontum,...

Lifting nurses lifts everyone

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Nathalie Hansen Bergen, Norway According to the Norwegian Nurses Organization (NSF), there is a shortage of over 4,500 nurses...

Say “Joda!” (Yes in­deed!) with JodaCare

With this app, families of patients with memory loss can stay up-to-date on their healthcare Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Kristil Erla Håland became an entrepreneur when her mother got sick. Her mother is an...

Pastor Larson’s Corner: The caregivers

Pastor Larson recently had a knee replacement surgery. For the next few weeks he will share some thoughts and reflections on this experience. During my recent knee surgery I was cared for by at...

The future of health

Larrie Wanberg Features Editor In 2012, I shook hands with a man whose words I was reminded of on my birthday. His handshake was warm, firm, and momentary. He looked me in the eye...

Climate change and healthcare on DNV agenda

Green mechanisms to limit greenhouse gas emissions and global healthcare issues, were addressed at a meeting with Norway’s diplomatic corps abroad If there is to be any hope of limiting greenhouse gas emissions, efficient...

New leader opens key UNICEF meeting in New York

UNICEFs new leader Anthony Lake opened his first annual Executive Board meeting by thanking those gathered and the UN Secretary General for having given him what he called “the greatest opportunity of my life”....