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09/12/20 Radar Avrotros: Chronically ill: predisposition or consequence of environmental factors?

9 December 2020

The Dutch news program 'Radar' interviewed Roel Vermeulen about the ExposomeNL consortium. What is the exposome? Which factors of the exposome are important for your health and how do these factors work? This and more is covered in the video below.*

*Video in Dutch


Decoding the exposome

Decoding the exposome

The environment we live in has a dominant impact on our health. It explains an estimated seventy percent of the chronic disease burden. Where we live, what we eat, how much we exercise, the air we breathe and whom we associate with; all of these environmental factors play a role. The combination of these factors over the life course is called the exposome. There is general (scientific) consensus that understanding more about the exposome will help explain the current burden of disease and that it provides entry points for prevention and ...

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