Year 2015 (49)

Edition nr. 12

Main article

What price to pay for new drugs?*

The Geneesmiddelenbulletin article discussed here is a translated and adapted version of an article from our French sister publication La Revue Prescrire and presents an elaborate survey and explanation of the marketing strategies that are used, ...

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According to the self-care guideline, selenium sulfide shampoo is one of the treatment options for dandruff. Interestingly, there is hardly any published research to support this view. A published study showed that selenium sulfide is effective i ...

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NHG Guideline on Asthma in Adults

The Guideline on ‘Asthma in Adults’ published by the Dutch College of General Practitioners (NHG) generally provides clear and well-founded recommendations about diagnostics and non-medical treatment. The choices made in the step-by-step plan are ...

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Methylphenidate for ADHD among children and adolescents: a meta-analysis

This meta-analysis on the efficacy and side-effects of methylphenidate to treat persons who have been diagnosed with ADHD expresses serious doubts about the quality of the scientific evidence for its efficacy. There is an increased risk of non-se ...

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