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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

Priority for people over 70 in pneumococcus vaccination

For the vaccination programme against pneumococci that will be starting this autumn the Health Council recommends prioritising ...

News item | 20-04-2020 | 11:30

Iron and steel founding emissions carcinogenic

The Emissions which are formed during iron and steel founding may cause cancer. This is a risk for people who work in places ...

News item | 18-02-2020 | 10:00

No permit is required for hepatitis screening GGD

Under the Population Screening Act a permit is not required for screening the first-generation non-Western migrants for hepatitis ...

News item | 27-01-2020 | 10:00

Population Screening Act: NIPT for multiple pregnancies

The NIPT consortium has applied for a permit to offer the non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) to women with multiple pregnancies as ...

News item | 18-11-2019 | 10:00

Removing remaining lead pipes

In some houses lead concentrations in the tap water are high. In particular this concerns old houses with lead indoor pipes. High ...

News item | 06-11-2019 | 07:00

Recommended exposure limit for 1,2-dichloroethane

Occupational exposure to 1,2-dichloroethane can lead to cancer. The Health Council of the Netherlands has estimated the air ...

News item | 27-08-2019 | 11:58