Parkinson’s disease increased Timo’s zest for life

Finding out that you have Parkinson’s disease is a shock, but the right kind of medication and various survival techniques will help keep the illness under control. Timo was 48 when he found out that he had Parkinson’s disease.

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Parkinson’s disease – symptoms and treatment

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disease that affects movements, such as walking and writing. Around four million people have Parkinson’s disease. It is usually seen in people over the age of 50, but people under the age of 40 can also develop the disease.

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Parkinson's disease – what does wearing-off mean?

Wearing-off is a term that refers to a fluctuation in the symptoms of a person suffering from Parkinson’s disease. The patient’s symptoms fluctuate depending on the effects of the medication and the symptoms of the disease.

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Jukka’s experience with cancer: “It pays to be proactive”

Jukka Karhula’s prostate cancer was diagnosed early on, thanks to his proactive attitude. After undergoing treatment, which was successful, he got involved with peer support activities and also recommends an active approach to others.

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The following tests are used to detect prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is diagnosed with the help of a PSA blood test, a rectal examination, an ultrasound scan and a prostate biopsy. An MRI scan, a bone scan and an x-ray may also be necessary.

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Symptoms and treatment of prostate cancer

Research areas

Orion develops new pharmaceuticals in three therapy areas. Orion’s pharmaceutical R&D focuses on the central nervous system, cancer and critical care, and inhalable Easyhaler® pulmonary drugs. Orion also develops veterinary and generic drugs. 

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Orion signs cooperation agreement with HUCH Comprehensive Cancer Center

Scientific publications

Here we provide for download scientific publications released at congresses in which Orion is participating or in other contexts.

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Drug development

What does it take to develop a new medicine? To start with, you need a dedicated team of top scientists and other professionals. The journey might take up to fifteen years. Take a look!

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About Orion

Orion is a globally operating Finnish developer of pharmaceuticals and diagnostic tests – a builder of well-being. Orion develops, manufactures and markets human and veterinary pharmaceuticals, active pharmaceutical ingredients and diagnostic tests.

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AGM 2015

The 2015 Annual General Meeting of Orion was held on Tuesday, 24 March 2015, at the Expo and Convention Centre Helsinki. Decisions by the AGM are available here.

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Annual Reports

Read Orion's Financial Statements for 2014 in the archive of Orion's Annual Reports and Financial Statements.

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Reports

The latest Corporate Governance Statement of Orion Corporation is available at the archive of Corporate Governance Statements.

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Working in the pharmaceutical industry

Orion is the largest employer in the Finnish pharmaceutical industry. It is considered to be a good and reliable employer, which is also indicated by its lower-than-average employee turnover.

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Applying for a job – questions and answers

How do I apply for a job at Orion? Can I attach my CV to the application form? How can I make sure my job application stands out from the rest? These following tips will help you complete your job application.

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For healthcare professionals

Are you a physician, vet, pharmacist or another healthcare professional? 'Health Professionals' site offers an easy access to our websites for professionals. 

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Smartphone app reminds you to take your medicine

Have you ever forgotten to take your medicine as directed? The My Well-being app for smartphones reminds patients to take their medicine, which supports the success of the treatment.

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