Rapid progress and emergence of junior researchers underway in cancer medicine
Academy Professor Kari Alitalo believes that a good research organisation resembles a tribe in its main characteristics: cooperation, trust and...
Immunotherapies bring hope to cancer patients
Novel therapies have made it possible to cure metastatic cancers by fighting the disease with cells originating in the patient's own body.
Allergic diseases increase the risk of adult-onset asthma
A Finnish study found that the more allergic diseases an individual has, the higher the asthma risk.
Researchers develop a tool for rapid breakdown of cellular proteins
A new study improves the efficacy of a method based on AID technology.
Advanced data analysis enhances precision medicine prenatal genetic testing applications in clinics
This novel open-source computational framework, combined with targeted high-coverage sequencing data promotes the R&D of Non-Invasive Prenatal...
Cancer is a skilled lobbyist, but an unfamiliar environment will confuse it
A cancer cell imprisoned in a laboratory needs the right kind of habitat to show its true colours, says Professor Tuula Salo.
A serious mental disorder in one's youth can leave a permanent mark on employment prospects
Mental disorders experienced in adolescence and early adulthood that require hospital care are connected with low income, poor education and...
A Finnish study finds bowel preparation for colon surgery unnecessary
As indicated by a recently completed Finnish study, antibiotics administration and bowel cleansing before colon surgery do not improve patients...