15 March 2019
Electroshock treatment of depression generates new nerve cells
High-field MRI scanner casts light on effects of electroconvulsive therapy in the brain The treatment of depression with electroconvulsive therapy ...
26 February 2019
German study first to show direct medical costs of ADHD and its comorbid conditions across the lifespan
Having ADHD is expensive. A study of German insurance data has shown that the medical costs of a person with ADHD are 1500 euro higher per year, ...
20 February 2019
Medicine in Groningen qualified as good and future oriented
Both the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in Medicine in Groningen are amongst the best in the country. Together with the Medicine ...
19 February 2019
Microbiome directly affects glucose metabolism, type 2 diabetes risk
The micro-organisms in our gut, the microbiome, have a profound effect on our health. However, even though dozens of new associations between gut ...
19 February 2019
UMCG starts research on women’s satisfaction with their breasts
The subjects are women who have never had any surgery on or treatment of their breasts. With the results of this research, the plastic surgery ...
07 February 2019
A gut feeling for mental health
The first population-level study on the link between gut bacteria and mental health identifies specific gut bacteria linked to depression and ...
01 February 2019
Mindfulness improves quality of life after ovary removal
Mindfulness can improve a person’s quality of life after ovary removal in both the short and long term. It relieves menopausal symptoms, but does not ...
30 January 2019
Venezuelan crisis causing resurgence in deadly vaccine-preventable diseases measles and diphteria
A report published today by The University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), authored by an international network of scientists will highlight ...
21 January 2019
Record number of liver transplants at UMCG due to new perfusion technique
In 2018, the UMCG carried out 73 liver transplants. On average around 60 liver transplants were done in the past few years, and in 2017 there were ...
18 January 2019
New depression genes identified by combining large molecular genetic studies
An international study led by the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) has identified new genes that are related to depression. This research ...