Artikelen filtered by tag "prevention"

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Reduction of cardiovascular risk with fish oil (Vazkepa)

In 2021, EMA published a favourable advisory report on the benefit-risk balance of the drug icosapent ethyl (EPA), branded as Vazkepa®, after which it was authorised for use in Europe. A large randomised placebo-controlled registration study foun ...

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Reporting adverse effects of vaccines

Vaccines are administered to healthy persons to prevent diseases. This therefore requires an extra critical attitude regarding possible adverse effects. The scale and duration of pre-authorisation studies for vaccines are inevitably rather limite ...

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Lower target values for cholesterol after cerebral infarction or TIA

Just like patients with cardiovascular problems, patients who have had a cerebral infarction or TIA are advised to aim for LDL-cholesterol values below 1.8 mmol/L. At the time when this recommendation was published, there had been insufficient re ...

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PrEP effectively reduces risk of HIV infection, provided it is used with care

The Dutch Minister for Medical Care and Sports has recently announced that the financial resources for care associated with so-called pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) will be allocated to Dutch regional public health services (GGDs) as of 1 August ...

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