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Dec 27 '17 15:50

A professor at the university medical center in Maastricht is no longer the head of the Transplantation Immunology department after a flood of criticism on his behavior. Former employees call working under him "North Korean conditions" and accuse him of mistreating coworkers and PhD students for years, NOS reports. 

It is not clear whether this professor was dismissed as department head, or stepped down on his own. He still works at the hospital, but only as a researcher and as supervisor for PhD students, according to the broadcaster.

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Dec 1 '15 13:40

Scientists at Maastricht University Medical Center discovered a link between a microorganism in the gastrointestinal tract and the risk of childhood obesity - the larger the number of this microbe present, the greater risk of obesity.

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Aug 13 '15 14:55

High amounts of essential fatty acids consumed during pregnancy may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in the kids.

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Aug 6 '15 12:29

People who eat five portions of fruit and vegetables every day have a lower risk of getting oral cancer than people who do not eat enough fruit and vegetables.

May 21 '15 10:19

Ten percent of 50 year olds show changes in their brains that point to the Alzheimer's disease. The specific protein accumulations appear 20 to 30 years before symptoms arrive.

Mar 6 '14 19:12

A breath test can establish in as little as 6 minutes if women have breast cancer or an abnormal mammogram, according to a study by Maastricht UMC+ and the Maastro Clinic. The promising results were published today in the scientific magazine PLOS ONE.

Dec 31 '13 04:33

Researchers have developed supplements that stimulate energy usage, resulting in possible weight loss.

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