Informal carers could benefit from mindfulness training to help them feel more in control of their lives, according to research Master's student in sociology Sanny Kappen conducted for the Medicine and Public Health Science Shop. Health insurance company Menzis and the municipalities of Groningen and Assen decided to fund part of the costs of the course as a result. Kappen's research won her an award from the Flemish and Dutch Science Shops.
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Patients who have undergone a kidney transplantation appear to perform well at work. After the transplant, many of them perform better at work than they did in the period before the procedure.
The Psychiatry Department at the UMCG is conducting research on stress resilience, using virtual reality to properly map the impact of stress. This way you can create a stressful situation in a controlled manner.
Mensen met dementie kunnen niet zonder hulp en ondersteuning. Toch vinden weinig producten en diensten hun weg naar de personen met dementie en hun naasten. Om dit te verbeteren heeft Alzheimer Nederland drie miljoen euro beschikbaar gesteld aan...
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