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Guidelines are required for treatment with platelet-rich plasma

Especially in cosmetic and sports medicine platelet-rich plasma is often applied. However, evidence for its efficacy is scarce. ...

News item | 18-02-2019 | 17:23

Vaccination against meningococcal disease

Vaccination against meningococcal serogroups C and W is safe and effective. The effectiveness of  vaccination against serogroup B ...

News item | 19-12-2018 | 07:00

One vaccination less for infants

The Health Council recommends one vaccination less for most infants, provided their mother has been vaccinated against pertussis. ...

News item | 18-12-2018 | 00:00

Alcohol and young people: influence on the brain and later alcohol use

Starting to drink alcohol at a young age is associated with a higher risk of developing alcohol use disorder later in life. There ...

News item | 17-12-2018 | 08:47

Recommendation on classification of two dichloronitrobenzenes

The substances 2,4-dichloro-1-nitrobenzene and 1,4-dichloro-2-nitrobenzene are presumed to be carcinogenic to man. People ...

News item | 11-12-2018 | 00:00

Population Screening Act: research into the relationship between sport and atherosclerosis

The University Medical Center Utrecht and the Radboud University Medical Center wish to carry out a study into the relationship ...

News item | 03-12-2018 | 17:56

Recommendation on occupational exposure limit isocyanates

Occupational exposure to isocyanates can lead to allergic respiratory complaints. The Health Council of the Netherlands has ...

News item | 28-11-2018 | 04:00

Population Screening Act: screening for prostate cancer

The Erasmus MC intends to perform a population-based screening pilot for prostate cancer with serum prostate-specific-antigen ...

News item | 27-11-2018 | 04:04

Draft advisory report for public review 'Cadmium and inorganic cadmium compounds'

The Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Safety (DECOS) has prepared a draft report on recommendations for occupational ...

News item | 02-10-2018 | 12:11

A new website!

As of 25 September all information about the Health Council of the Netherlands will be found on a new website.

News item | 24-09-2018 | 00:00