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Leiden university becomes first Dutch 'healthy university'

Leiden University is the first Dutch university to join the Healthy Universities international network. Lifestyle workshops, rewards for good behaviour and the latest interventions encourage students and staff to live more healthily.

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BLOG: Taking the power of expectations to the patient

How easily can you be influenced in your expectations? To what degree do your expectations influence you, for example, your symptoms when being ill or the effects of treatment? And how can such expectations be applied to optimize patient care?

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Andrea Evers about healthy lifestyle behaviour at BNR Beter

On 8th October Andrea Evers, from the Health, Medical and Neuropsychology unit of Leiden University, appeared as a guest in BNR Beter to talk about a healthy lifestyle behaviour

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Scientists present NeuroLabNL research agenda to ministers

What effect does bullying have on the brain? This is just one of the key research questions included in the NeuroLabNL science agenda. Scientists presented the agenda to Ministers Van Engelshoven and Dekker on 3 July at Campus The Hague.

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First guidelines for applying placebo effect in clinical practice

It is becoming increasingly clear that the placebo effect has a great influence on medical treatment. An international, interdisciplinary team of researchers has now written a first set of guidelines on how to apply the placebo effect in clinical practice

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