IBS-related changes revealed using real time recording with a wearable device

IBS-related changes revealed using real time recording with a wearable device

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a difficult disease to treat, especially by chronic abdominal pain related to bowel movements, of which there are four types: diarrheal, constipation, mixed, and unclassifiable. Patients with IBS report a reduction in quality of life and experiences of social discomfort, as they are forced to restrict their activity, such as … Read more

Study shows positive effect of concentrating surgery for children with neuroblastoma

Study shows positive effect of concentrating surgery for children with neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma is a tumor of the sympathetic nervous system that occurs mainly in young children. Every year, 25 children in the Netherlands receive this diagnosis. Surgery to remove the tumor tissue forms an important part of the treatment plan. Since November 2014, care for children in the Netherlands with a solid tumour, including neuroblastoma, has … Read more