Health

Nov 18 '13 18:19

The number of people who died from medical errors in Dutch hospitals has dropped by almost half, the Netherlands institute for health services research NIVEL has said in a report that came out on Monday.

Nov 15 '13 15:16

Bacteria that are resistant to almost all antibiotics, increasingly spread across Europe, according to new figures from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

Nov 15 '13 04:50

Dutch women with breast implants from the French brand PIP, could be compensated

Nov 13 '13 17:06

No energy drinks, no fried snacks and no chips . The health rules Comenius Lyceum previously imposed on its canteen, cost the caterer to go broke last year. The competition from two Turkish bakeries and a nearby Albert Heijn were more than it could manage

Nov 13 '13 12:48

The Netherlands has set a new legal age to buy cigarettes in order to reduce smoking among young people.

Nov 12 '13 15:25

On November 14 a group of "naked" people will walk through the center of Amsterdam. This group is known as the Diabetes Gang, who want to point out the consequences of the disorder on World Diabetes Day

Nov 12 '13 09:06

KPN has formed partnership with Ascom Wireless Solutions to develop products for healthcare market in the Netherlands.

Nov 11 '13 16:13

Women afflicted with breast cancer have the resolve within themselves to face their fears, maintain their femininity and ultimately fight the disease with strength and dignity.

Nov 11 '13 05:59

The number of young people who ended up in hospital because of alcohol, has increased fourfold between 2001 and 2011. This is clear from the Annual Report of the National Drug Monitor of the Trimbos Institute.

Nov 8 '13 00:03

Russia and the Netherlands will jointly combat antibiotics resistance. Minister Schippers of Health came to an agreement with her ​​Russian counterpart Skvortsova. Schippers is on a trade mission in Moscow and Kazan this week.

Nov 4 '13 11:08

Dutch researcher Adriaan Tuiten and his team are seeking approval from the U.S. drugs authority FDA to perform phase three clinical trials on a pill to increase sexual desire in women, reports the Volkskrant.

Oct 31 '13 10:43

Investigators found no evidence that meat supplier Vion has been selling the factory-farmed daily meat with a better life label, Nos reports.

Oct 31 '13 02:40

Breast implants from the French brand PIP do not expose carriers to an increased health risk, reported the Healthcare Inspectorate (IGZ)Wednesday.

Oct 30 '13 11:58

Food watchdog Foodwatch said that the National School Breakfast is advertising, marketing and promotion of children's unhealthy eating, reports ANP.

Oct 29 '13 11:46

Dutch company Royal Philips has teamed up with Israel-based RealView Imaging Ltd. to conduct a clinical study.

Oct 29 '13 00:02

A 17-year-old girl from Zealand died from the measles. She was not vaccinated, reports the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM).

Oct 28 '13 09:06

A new study reveals that mortality rate for children with HIV is low in the Netherlands compared with other industrialized countries.

Oct 26 '13 00:05

A warning went out in various refugee centers not to pick and eat mushrooms. This week, at least seven refugees were hospitalized after eating mushrooms.

Oct 26 '13 00:04

Pharmaceutical Company Novo Nordisk recalls 100,000 insulin pens. They may contain the wrong amount of diabetes medication.

Oct 25 '13 12:25

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the mayor of Beijing, China, to solve the city’s smog problem.

Oct 25 '13 02:10

At least 27 women in the Netherlands may have died from side effects from the controversial contraceptive Diane-35.

Oct 23 '13 01:30

Two puppies, imported from Bulgaria, had rabies. The dogs were euthanized last weekend, reported the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) Tuesday.

Oct 22 '13 03:18

The foundation Victims Cosmetic Physicians is pleased with the decision of Minister Schippers make the rules for purely aesthetic cosmetic procedures stricter. It is too easy to undergo a procedure to look more beautiful, according to the Minister.

Oct 18 '13 00:03

The number of Dutch with an HPV infection has increased since the 90s. Especially in young girls between 15 and 24 years, the number of infections increased, reported the VUmc Thursday.

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