06 December 2016
ADHD medication has no damaging long-term effect on the brain
ADHD medication has no damaging long-term effect on the way young children’s brains develop. In addition, the behaviour of children who take ...
05 December 2016
Collaborating on big data to unravel disease processes
Patients with the same illness often receive the same treatment, even if the cause of the illness is different for each person. Six Dutch ...
22 November 2016
Reducing salt intake may help protect kidney patients' heart and kidney health
Highlight In patients with chronic kidney disease, dietary sodium restriction reduced albuminuria (an indicator of kidney dysfunction) and blood ...
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 ...