Genetic study shows that the risk of pre-eclampsia is related to blood pressure and body mass index
A large international study has revealed that the genetic risk of pre-eclampsia – a potentially dangerous condition in pregnancy – is related to...
Research on renal diseases improves patients’ survival prognosis
The better we understand the progression of renal diseases, the more likely patients are to survive.
Risk of developing mental disorders later in life potentially higher in children of low-income families
The results gained in a study involving approximately one million Danish children increase the understanding of how socio-economic differences...
A bypass route for the coronary vessels in the heart?
When the heart develops, some of its coronary blood vessels develop from cells lining the inner surface of the heart’s ventricular chambers (...
Bioinformatic approaches facilitated new disease gene and genomic content discovery in dogs
A new study found causal variants in three new disease genes in dogs. Based on the results of the study, novel genetic tests for diagnostics...
Faecal microbiota transplantation helps treat chronic intestinal diseases – is there potential for treating obesity and Parkinson’s disease?
Intestinal diseases are becoming increasingly prevalent. Professor Perttu Arkkila looks for related therapies.
“Improved quality of life is the key indicator for treatment success”
Professor of Orthopaedics and Traumatology Ilkka Helenius specialises in paediatric scoliosis and congenital limb deficiencies.
Specialist in laboratory testing knows that new does not always trump old
Tests work if they help to reach the correct diagnosis or treat the patient, says professor Kari Pulkki.