Category Archives: Health

Sleepless World – What biorhythmic tunes does the orchestra of clock genes play in your body?

Polar night season ended officially in the whole of Finland on January 18th. It was the period during which the sun stayed below the horizon in northern Lapland for nearly two months. Also, in southern Finland, as winter approached, the … Continue reading

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Eye-witness to 45 years of advances in medicine – the importance of a doctor’s clinical eye

This is a blog about a doctor’s back and forth mental jumps around past, present and future medicine and age-old truths that still make a difference. I have now had the opportunity to follow for 45 years first-hand the many … Continue reading

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A Case of Work Joy and Eureka Moments – How did it all go?

This is a case report on enjoying work – a personal narrative of a R&D project that became a journey filled with eureka moments. Last summer I had the great opportunity to participate in an AR/VR in Medicine -project that … Continue reading

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Snowed in – some thoughts on work and working hours

Snow! How I have missed it in Helsinki. Nature decided to make things right in day. A fierce snow blizzard reached rural Helsinki sometime during the night, last week, when Wednesday turned to Thursday, January to February. The wind was … Continue reading

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Health Byte: Matters of the Heart matter

In the middle of his wedding speech to his daughter and son-in-law, a middle-aged man experienced chest pain and difficulty to breathe. A heart attack, was the first thought of the people at the wedding. The man was rushed to … Continue reading

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Have a Byte of Health

Yesterday my blog Brain surgery meets virtual reality for eye-opening learning experience was published by Nokia. Click the link to learn more about what, for me, a neurologist, was mind-blowing. In this picture you can see me in the middle … Continue reading

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Future work: Even the greatest minds get tangled when over-stressed

Are you a highly creative, cognitively flexible, emotionally intelligent critical thinker; a person who excels in managing people and negotiating. Do you have a service orientated mind set and just love to coordinate with others? If this is you, then … Continue reading

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Health Hype and Unmentionable Reality Bites

In early October, in sunny and warm California, I am sitting in a darkened conference hall. I once again hadn’t remembered that there where people enjoy (at least from a Finn’s perspective) year-round summer, one shivers indoors. Air-condition cooled air … Continue reading

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