Comments on draft report Methyl isobutyl ketone
Methyl isobutyl ketone
Methyl isobutyl ketone is used among others as a synthetic flavouring agent, and as a solvent in paints and lacquers. The Health ...
Spray polyurethane foam insulation and health
Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) is mainly used to insulate the floors of existing homes. It’s two main components undergo a ...
COVID-19 vaccination strategies
The first COVID-19 vaccines are expected to become available in the coming months. Initially there will be insufficient vaccines ...
Comments on draft advisory report Cadmium and selected cadmium compounds
Cadmium and selected cadmium compounds
Cadmium is a metal that is primarily being used in batteries, though cadmium can also be a component of pigments and coatings. ...
The use of MRI screening in the population screening programme for breast cancer
Mammograms show that just under 10% of women between the ages of 50 and 75 who participate in the population screening programme ...
BCG-vaccination and COVID-19
BCG is known also to have an effect on infections other than tuberculosis, for example respiratory tract infections (so-called ...
Vaccination against chickenpox
Chickenpox (varicella) is a widespread highly contagious disease. Young children generally get mild symptoms such as vesicular ...
Screening early in life for untreatable conditions
The blood spot (‘heel prick’) test is used to screen newborns for rare but serious health conditions. Early detection and ...