16 November 2016
Pleasure returns after lifestyle advice
Individual lifestyle advice increases the ability to feel pleasure in everyday activities and improves positive emotions in sufferers of anhedonia, ...
15 November 2016
Study determines predictors of absence due to mental ill-health
The predictors of employee absence due to mental ill-health are: being over 50 years of age, having a high level of education, suffering from ...
11 November 2016
Low-potassium diet increases risk of losing donor kidney
Patients who eat a low-potassium diet after a kidney transplantation have a higher risk of losing function of the donated kidney and dying ...
10 November 2016
Essential medicines: affordable but unavailable
Although there is enough money to provide the entire global population with the medicine it needs, this money is so unevenly distributed that a ...
04 November 2016
Why every immune system is different
Scientists publish five articles in Cell Press journals Flu strikes more often in winter than in summer, and women are more prone to autoimmune ...
02 November 2016
New gene locations impact heart rate and life expectancy
In a large-scale genome-wide association study among more than 134,000 participants, UMCG researchers led by cardiologist Pim van der Harst have ...
01 November 2016
Important grant for collaboration in research on early detection of lung cancer, COPD and cardiovascular diseases
UMCG radiologist Prof. Matthijs Oudkerk has been awarded a grant of € 1.8 million by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) for a ...
21 October 2016
LifeLines NEXT Unique large-scale study on the health of pregnant women and their babies
On 1 October, the UMCG and LifeLines launched LifeLines NEXT, a unique, large-scale study among 1500 pregnant women and their children, during and ...
21 October 2016
Weight loss especially beneficial to women with obesity and ovulation disorders
A specific group of seriously overweight women with infrequent or absent ovulation and a related irregular menstrual cycle profit from lifestyle ...
04 October 2016
How human genes affect the microbiome
Our genes determine to some extent which bacteria live in our intestines. Studies on human twins and experimental work with animals have both ...