Year 2019 (53)

Edition nr. 8

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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Opioids for chronic pain: scarcely any added value

The unmistakable increase in the number of prescriptions for opioids (with their associated risks of addiction and adverse effects) should be a subject for debate. There is, or at least appears to be, a firm belief in their effectiveness. Unfortu ...

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