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Permit for first-trimester anomaly scan during sonographers’ training programme

The regional centres for prenatal screening have developed a training programme for those sonographers who will be carrying out ...

News item | 15-07-2020 | 10:00

Enable healthier energy transition in the built environment

One of the measures in the Climate Agreement involves modifying homes and other buildings to use renewable energy sources. These ...

News item | 14-07-2020 | 10:00

Conditional reporting of additional findings from NIPT

Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) allows for the screening of chromosomal abnormalities beyond Down, Edwards and Patau ...

News item | 07-07-2020 | 10:00

Population Screening Act: The second round of The Maastricht Study

Maastricht UMC+ has applied for a permit to carry out follow-up measurements among participants of The Maastricht Study. The ...

News item | 01-07-2020 | 10:00

Reduce the use of plant protection products as a precaution

Exposure to chemical plant protection products must be reduced as much as possible, both among growers and those living in the ...

News item | 29-06-2020 | 10:00

Health-based occupational exposure limit for hydrogenated terphenyl

Occupational exposure to hydrogenated terphenyl may damage employees’ health. According to the Health Council, this damage is ...

News item | 15-06-2020 | 10:00

All-trans retinoic acid may damage the unborn child

People occupationally exposed to all-trans retinoic acid can subsequently suffer from adverse health effects. Pregnant women ...

News item | 10-06-2020 | 10:00

Care for body and care for mind need integration

A growing group of patients suffers from a combination of physical and mental disorders. The strict compartmentalisation of ...

News item | 27-05-2020 | 10:00

Assessing alternatives for burial and cremation

Alternative techniques for burial and cremation may be admitted when they are safe, dignified and sustainable. Alkaline ...

News item | 25-05-2020 | 10:00

Sustainability is part of advice on nutrition

In its periodic advice on healthy nutrition, the Health Council of the Netherlands will pay more attention to sustainability and ...

News item | 20-05-2020 | 10:10