Ten years of Tick Radar 80,000 tick bite reports; chances of being bitten highest in Drenthe
RIVM calls for increased involvement of scientific community in solving plastic crisis
Long-term symptoms more common after Lyme disease
More than a quarter of people with Lyme disease continue to have long-term symptoms that lead to limitations in daily life even after treatment.
Method for safe and sustainable recycling of waste
Spread of tick-borne encephalitis virus in the Netherlands
Every year about 1.5 million ticks bite someone in the Netherlands, especially between March and October. Most people will not get sick of that.
A guide for the safe reuse of diaper and incontinence materials
RIVM has developed a step-by-step plan for the safe reuse of diapers and incontinence material. This plan provides recyclers and licensing authorities with tools to carry out a risk assessment.
Emphasising safety and sustainability in circular design
A stronger focus on safety, health and sustainability is needed in designing circular products. When basic resources are re-used in new products, health risks should be avoided.
Young people who use screens before sleeping have more sleep problems
Young people (13-18 years) who use light-emitting screens daily in the hour before going to sleep have more sleep problems.