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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

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

Retaintion periods of implants

Data on medical implants should be retained for a period of 115 years, calculated from the date of birth of the wearer. In this ...

Advisory report | 14-05-2019

Bisphenol A

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a plasticizer, and is used amongst others in plastic bottles. Bisphenol A is classified as a reproduction ...

Advisory report | 26-03-2019