If you have found a tick bite, check for others!
One in five people who report having been bitten by a tick on Tekenrader.nl report that they have more than one tick bite. If you have found one tick bite, check for others!
The municipality of Amsterdam aims to make the city greener. To gain more insight into the benefits of green infrastructure, it commissioned the development of four different scenarios. For every scenario, and for the current situation, RIVM has calculated the value for the living environment of the city.
For Allergan Biocell breast implants an increased risk of BIA-ALCL (a very rare type of lymphoma) is plausible. The cases of BIA-ALCL in the Netherlands are predominantly found with Biocell and other breast implants with a rough surface. However, RIVM found insufficient evidence that other breast implants with a rough surface present a similar risk as Biocell implants. This is due to the small number of BIA-ALCL cases and the limited use of these other implants.
With sustainable procurement, authorities give a strong impulse to the circular, carbon neutral economy.
If the popular Dutch spread for on bread made of raw ground beef, called filet americain is frozen for a minimum of 48 hours at a temperature of -12 degrees, a Toxoplasma infection is prevented.
General Practitioners (GPs) mainly give their patients advice to engage in physical activity when exercise can reduce health complaints.
Nearly 1 in 4 people in the Netherlands were registered at their general practitioner in 2017 with stomach, bowel or liver problems. This involves more than 3.7 million people.
A number of European countries are currently seeing outbreaks of measles. Before the start of the summer season, RIVM has therefore updated its immunisation recommendation for measles.
Pharmacotherapy based on individual patient characteristics such as genetic makeup, offers many potential benefits towards more effective treatment of a patients’ disease.