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 ...
45-minute standard for emergency care
The Netherlands has a legal standard for the geographical distribution of hospital-based emergency care facilities. Virtually ...
Work programme 2021
Each year the Health Council of the Netherlands draws up a work programme containing an overview of the issues that will form the ...
5G and health
5G has a larger capacity and allows a faster data rate than previous generations of mobile telecommunication. But there are also ...
Population screening act: Study into screening for Barrett’s oesophagus
Radboudumc has applied for a permit to conduct a study into screening for Barrett’s oesophagus in patients with chronic reflux ...