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Exposure to phenytoin may damage the unborn child

People occupationally exposed to the drug phenytoin can subsequently suffer from adverse health effects. Pregnant women exposed ...

News item | 27-06-2018 | 09:00

Working longer in good health asks for tailoring

Because the population is living longer than before government policy has been aimed at working longer. The Health Council of the ...

News item | 26-06-2018 | 09:00

Preventive use of HIV medication

Implementing preventive use of HIV medication (PrEP) for persons at high risk for HIV infections can help to further reduce the ...

News item | 18-06-2018 | 09:00

Reinforce self-reliance of the elderly especially via the social domain

Older people continue living for longer at home. More research is needed to determine which interventions are effective to keep ...

News item | 13-06-2018 | 09:00

Population Screening Act: study of online lifestyle advice for reducing the risk of dementia

The University Medical Centre in Groningen (UMCG) would like to investigate strategies for offering online lifestyle advice that ...

News item | 12-06-2018 | 09:00

Improving parent-child relationships has modest effects

There is a lot of interest in the role of secure attachment in preventing childhood trauma (and its consequences). A good ...

News item | 22-05-2018 | 09:00

Hazardous substances in a circular economy

In an ideal circular economy all materials and products are reused and production of waste is  zero. More recycling will take ...

News item | 15-05-2018 | 09:00

Precaution with power lines remains necessary

Recent research confirms that in the Netherlands one case of childhood leukaemia might be associated with the presence of nearby ...

News item | 18-04-2018 | 08:59

More scientific research on ME/CFS is needed to serve patients better

As little is known about the pathogenesis of ME/CFS, treatment can only be symptomatic. Therefore, more research is needed. ...

News item | 19-03-2018 | 09:00

Pneumococcal vaccination for old persons

The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends the State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport to offer pneumococcal ...

News item | 28-02-2018 | 09:00