Nurse beat dementia patient with broom

Nurse beat dementia patient with broom

A nursing assistant is suspected of having hit a patient with the dementia in the head with a broom. The incident occurred at Skogsliden's geriatric home in Båstad, in southern Sweden, and has been reported to the police.

Hot dogs hike cancer risk: Swedish study

Hot dogs hike cancer risk: Swedish study

Munching regularly on hot dogs and patés may put you at risk of cancer. Processed meats have been shown to increase the risk of pancreatic cancer, in a Swedish study published in the British Journal of Cancer.

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Rat poison found in erectile dysfunction pills

Buying cures for erectile dysfunction from unknown websites can prove useless, if not actually dangerous, according to Swedish medical authorities, as one recently confiscated aphrodisiac was shown to contain the rat poison strychnine.

Mothers on antidepressants pose risk for newborns: Swedish study

Mothers on antidepressants pose risk for newborns: Swedish study

Newborns of mothers on antidepressants are more likely to have dangerously high blood pressure in the lungs, according to a recent Swedish study.

‘Serial rapist’ spreads fear in Lund

‘Serial rapist’ spreads fear in Lund

A number of attempted rapes against young girls have spread fear in Lund, in southern Sweden, and police now believe a single perpetrator lies behind all of the attacks.