Vaccination of girls and boys against HPV
19-06-2019 | 06:00
Infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) can lead to cervical cancer. It is now also known to be involved in other forms of ...
More clarity is needed about surrogate decision makers for incompetent patients
21-05-2019 | 11:44
More clarity and information is needed about good representation. people are sometimes unable to effectively represent their own ...
Emission during coal gasification
20-05-2019 | 10:00
Substances that can be present in the emission, which is formed during coal gasification, may cause cancer. This is a risk for ...
Review of fitness-to-drive requirements relating to the use of medicines
15-05-2019 | 10:02
Individuals who have been using Category III antidepressants for some time can be declared fit to drive based on a declaration ...
Retain data on medical implants for 115 years
14-05-2019 | 10:02
It is important that wearers of medical implants are traceable in case of faults or unforeseen side effects. The Health Council ...
Advisory value for bisphenol A
26-03-2019 | 09:45
Occupational exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) can be hazardous to eyes, skin and reproduction. Based on the available evidence, the ...
Recommendation on exposure limit cadmium
20-03-2019 | 09:22
Cadmium and inorganic cadmium compounds are hazardous to human health. The S cientific Committee on Occupational Exposure Limits ...
Recommendation for an occupational exposure level for diesel engine exhaust
13-03-2019 | 09:52
Occupational exposure to diesel engine exhaust can cause lung cancer. The Health Council estimated so called health-based ...
Guidelines are required for treatment with platelet-rich plasma
18-02-2019 | 17:23
Especially in cosmetic and sports medicine platelet-rich plasma is often applied. However, evidence for its efficacy is scarce. ...
Vaccination against meningococcal disease
19-12-2018 | 07:00
Vaccination against meningococcal serogroups C and W is safe and effective. The effectiveness of vaccination against serogroup B ...
One vaccination less for infants
18-12-2018 | 00:00
The Health Council recommends one vaccination less for most infants, provided their mother has been vaccinated against pertussis. ...
Alcohol and young people: influence on the brain and later alcohol use
17-12-2018 | 08:47
Starting to drink alcohol at a young age is associated with a higher risk of developing alcohol use disorder later in life. There ...