Nicotine and the brain

Nicotine and the brain

Doctor David Eberhard has written a report for EPHI on nicotine, the brain and addiction. Mr Eberhard asks whether addiction itself is really dangerous and how we distinguish between an addiction and a habit. The report is available in both English and Swedish. Watch the call from Brussels...
Is slim a choice?

Is slim a choice?

Doctor Vincent Flink Amble-Naess has written a report for Ephi on obesity and medicines. Flink Amble-Naess notes that effective medical treatment for weight loss is now available. The question is who should get it, how it should be financed and how we...
Wine package or care package?

Wine package or care package?

One of the big news stories of the autumn, discussed around coffee tables at workplaces and in text message threads with friends, was about something that may sound as boring as "government communication on public health". I'm referring, of course, to the National Board of Health and Welfare's updated...
Ephi launches new report on obesity and medicines

Ephi launches new report on obesity and medicines

Doctor Vincent Flink Amble-Naess will soon publish a report on obesity and medicines at Ephi. Flink Amble-Naess notes that effective medical treatment for weight loss is currently available. The only question is who should receive it and how it should be funded....
Taste of nicotine

Taste of nicotine

In Sweden, we have almost reached the WHO goal of being smoke-free, defined as less than 5 per cent daily smokers. One contributing factor is the availability of a different way to use nicotine than smoking - snus. In our essay series TEMA HÄLSA, Professor Fredrik H...