News items related to the Radboud Institute for Health Sciences.
Shorter treatment with blood thinners with new bioactive stent30 November 2017
The results show that after implantation of this stent, treatment duration of three months is not worse than the usual twelve months, says Harry Suryapranata, principal investigator of the study and professor of cardiology.
Women are more sensitive to pain than men30 November 2017
Their pain sensitivity can be reduced by watching a painfull movie. Together with the television program “de kennis van nu”, Monique Steegers and Esmeralda Blaney Davidson have performed an online study on pain sensitivity in the dutch population.
Transmural care to improve participation in sick children23 November 2017
Together with the Amalia Children’s hospital and “Stichting Kind en Ziekenhuis”, Chris Verhaak (Medical Psychology, theme Mitochondrial diseases) received a grant of 450.000 euro grant from “Zorginstituut Nederland” for the project TRANSIT.
Radboudumc’s Primary healthcare one of the best in the world! ‘Generalism is our speciality’17 August 2017
Listed second best after Oxford in the international ranking for Primary Health Care as compiled by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR). An exceptional position for a Dutch department.
Four Veni grants for young Radboudumc researchers28 July 2017
Four researchers from Radboudumc have been awarded a Veni grant the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). These grants provide highly promising young scientists with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas during a period of three years.
Asiatic HIV patients with deadly fungal infections need costly medication The cheaper alternative is less effective in the long term23 June 2017
The anti-fungal medication amphotericin B is most effective in controlling the HIV-related fungal infections that occur frequently in South and Southeast Asia.
Do wisdom teeth have to be removed? Better assessing the risk of complications20 June 2017
Should you have a wisdom tooth removed if it is not causing you any pain? Oral and maxillofacial surgeon Hossein Ghaeminia of Radboud university medical center researched the risk of complications when removing these teeth.