Using antipsychotics for extended periods of time often leads to weight gain. Do the pros outweigh the cons? This was one of the questions the University of Groningen received as part of the ‘400 Days for 400 Questions’ project which is part of the University’s 400th anniversary celebrations. The Medicine and Public Health Science Shop put the question to a number of Pharmacy students who were participating in the pharmacy game that the University has developed: Gimmics. The future pharmacists came up with an answer.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
The world is facing environmental crises, but pro-environmental action is seriously lagging behind. Contrary to popular beliefs, Thijs Bouman and Linda Steg argue that this is not caused by people undervaluing the environment, but rather by people structurally...
Rowing in turns to take a stroke instead of rowing in sync can potentially lead to faster race times. This is the conclusion reached by Laura Cuijpers of the UMCG in her PhD thesis.
Nienke Jonker studied whether individual differences in sensitivity to reward and punishment might play a role in eating disorders.