helsinki helsinki  /ˈhɛl sɪŋ ki/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital and largest city of Finland; located in southern Finland; a major port and commercial and cultural center

News

  1. Vitamin C may be beneficial against exercise-induced bronchoconstriction

    ( University of Helsinki ) Vitamin C may substantially reduce bronchoconstriction caused by exercise according to a meta-analysis published in BMJ Open. Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction -- formerly called exercise-induced asthma -- means the transient narrowing of the airways that occurs during or after exercise, which can cause symptoms such as cough, wheezing and the shortness of breath.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. A Finnish Company Enters International Markets With World Class Genetics Technology

    HELSINKI, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blueprint Genetics has launched a new genetic testing technology for professional use in hospitals. The gene sequencing technology is based on Stanford University ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Metso receives recognition for its efforts to improve mining safety in Chile

    HELSINKI, FINLAND--(Marketwired - Jun 12, 2013) - Anglo American Chile names Metso best safety partner of 2012
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwire

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Quotes

  1. "Some people said after I did not win in Athens or Helsinki that Catherine is finished, but I showed them that with the help of God I can win again," Ndereba said. "I must tell you I did not have any special tactics. My faith was helping me....
    on Sep 2, 2007 By: Catherine Ndereba Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The entire Pittsburgh Penguins organization is excited about the prospect of playing against Jokerit in Helsinki," said Ray Shero, executive vice president and general manager of the Penguins. "We are looking forward to bringing NHL hockey...
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Ray Shero Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "I was 100 percent sure I would win," said Defar, who already held the world record at the distance but was second at the last world championship. "I didn't want to make the tactical error from Helsinki."
    on Sep 1, 2007 By: Meseret Defar Source: Forbes

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