• UMC

    One text message increases chance of survival after cardiac arrest


    More than a quarter of people survive cardiac arrest when civilian emergency care providers are mobilised within six minutes via a text message (MUMC+ News). 


    Here come the African cyclists


    There's a good chance that African cyclists will soon dominate the Tour de France. The success of Eritrean cyclist Daniel Teklehaimanot in the 2015 Tour may be considered a harbinger of things to come. Researchers at Maastricht University recently published an article in the British Journal of Sports Medicine with their assessment of four cyclists in Team Rwanada.

  • Improve fact-finding through forensic radiology


    Radiology should have a permanent role in forensic medical examinations and in determining the cause of natural and unnatural death (MUMC+ News).

  • New non-invasive treatment of basal cell carcinomas


    Certain types of basal cell carcinoma can be treated using anti-inflammatory ointment instead of surgical intervention (MUMC+ Nieuws).

  • Easy Integrating of Biological Knowledge Improves Understanding of Diseases


    New technology provides potential to spur new connections and foster new collaborations.

  • Great Britain

    The consequences of Brexit for the social security?


    It has eventually happened. The United Kingdom will leave the European Union. It looked briefly as though the British people would vote for “stay”, but a majority of the voters of the referendum that was held in the United Kingdom wants to leave the European Union. At this stage, it is too early to oversee the consequences of the Brexit. The same applies to the social security. Below, you can find some thoughts on possible consequences for the social security.

  • Den Haag Hofvijver

    Reaction expertise centre ITEM regarding legislative proposal for flexibilisation commencement date AOW


    Expertise centre ITEM notes with great interest the legislative proposal of Klein, member House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) of the Dutch Parliament, to amend the The General OldAge Pension Act (AOW) and the Participation Act (Participatiewet) in regards to the introduction of the possibility to receive the AOW OldAge Pension either entirely or partly, earlier or later (Wet flexibilisering ingangsdatum AOW)

  • Michael Lenz

    MaCSBio's Michael Lenz's Article published


    Principal components analysis (PCA) is a common unsupervised method for the analysis of gene expression microarray data, providing information on the overall structure of the analyzed dataset. 

  • Exercise can improve the insulin sensitivity of people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease


    The insulin sensitivity of patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is just as poor as that of patients with type 2 diabetes. Exercise, however, can help the patients to improve their insulin sensitivity, reduce the amount of fat in the liver and, effectively, pre-empt the development of type 2 diabetes. (Promotion Bram Brouwers).

  • Armpit lymph nodes need not be removed in breast cancer recurrence


    The wholesale removal of armpit lymph nodes (axillary lymph node dissection) in women with recurring breast cancer turns out to be unnecessary in many cases (MUMC+ news).

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