Exercise and weight control provide benefits for asthma treatment

Asthma is treated with drugs. However, exercise, a healthy diet and sufficient sleep can also treat asthma and reduce its symptoms.

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Asthma medication, spirometry, corticosteroids – what are they all about?

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the lungs. This glossary explains asthma terms, such as bronchodilator, anti-inflammatory medicine, inhaler, corticosteroid and spirometry.

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Risk factors for prostate cancer

Symptoms and treatment of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most widespread form of cancer that affects men, and approximately 5,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. This form of cancer usually develops slowly and does not necessarily produce any symptoms. Forms of treatment are surgery or radiation therapy.

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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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How to treat recurrent breast cancer

Breast cancer can recur as local recurrence in the area in which surgery has already been performed, in the other breast in the form of a new primary cancer or in the form of metastatic tumours. It is not possible to cure recurrent metastatic cancer, but it is possible to slow its growth.

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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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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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The best R&D in the world

The Orion R&D aims to be the best in the world. Reijo Salonen, Senior Vice President of R&D, tells why and how.

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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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Financial Reviews and Presentations

Orion published Interim Report for January-March 2016 on Wednesday 27 April 2016. The report and related presentation material is available here.

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About Orion

AGM 2016

The 2016 Annual General Meeting of Orion was held on Tuesday, 22 March 2016 in Messukeskus Helsinki, Exhibition and Convention Centre.

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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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Contract manufacturing

Orion offers high value pharmaceutical contract manufacturing services for global markets.

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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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