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The regulation of cybrids and chimaeras

Development of human-animal combinations, whereby human and animal cells (or parts thereof) are combined, is of value for ...

Advisory report | 17-07-2019

Cut-off value in colorectal cancer screening programme

In the population-based colorectal cancer screening programme, started in 2014, participants’ stools are tested for blood. When ...

Advisory report | 16-07-2019

Vaccination against shingles

Shingles is a nasty disease that mainly affects older people. Severe nerve pain that can last for months occurs in small fraction ...

Advisory report | 15-07-2019

Health risks due to low concentrations of carbon monoxide

Inhaling carbon monoxide, for instance due to a malfunctioning central heating system in the home, may be harmful to health. That ...

Advisory report | 10-07-2019

Population-based screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)

An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a dilatation in the main artery in the abdomen, which, if it bursts, often results in ...

Advisory report | 09-07-2019

Vaccination against HPV

Not only girls, but also boys should be vaccinated against HPV. An infection with HPV can lead to several forms of cancer in ...

Advisory report | 19-06-2019

List of substances which are evaluated on adverse health effects

At request of the Minister of Social Affairs and Employment, the Health Council evaluates the properties of substances, which are ...

Other | 24-05-2019

Good representation

It’s important that healthcare providers discuss the matter of who should represent the patient (or who will do so in the event ...

Advisory report | 21-05-2019

Emission during coal gasification

Coal gasification is a process in which lignite and black coal is turned into combustible gas under high temperatures and ...

Advisory report | 20-05-2019

Review of fitness-to-drive requirements relating to the use of medicines

Some medicines affect people’s ability to drive. The fitness-to-drive requirements for people using medicines of this kind needed ...

Advisory report | 15-05-2019