Health

Aug 24 '13 02:47

Health Care Inspection has taken note of several deficiencies in the Breda Amphia Hospital.

Aug 24 '13 01:38

Night club The Level stops their promotion to serve youth unlimited drinks for a fixed price. The municipality of Arnhem warned the night club they will strictly enforce the licensing and catering act.

Aug 23 '13 18:40

A disco in Arnhem served unlimited (alcoholic) beverages to youth for a fixed price this past month. The price was Euro 15 for men and Euro 12.50 for women at club The Level. The entrepreneur wanted to increase sales volume.

Aug 22 '13 20:05

In the past week the number of patients with measles has increased with 127 new occurrences. The official total of people affected is now 1162.

Aug 22 '13 01:22

73% of the product range of chicken meat sold by supermarkets consists of broiler chicken meat. Wakker Dier, a foundation that advocates for the wellbeing of animals, draws this conclusion after studying over 724 chicken products from the 10 largest supermarket chains.

Aug 21 '13 08:03

'Aerotoxic syndrome' has raised concerns in the Netherlands.

Aug 17 '13 07:47

The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (De Nederlandse Voedsel- en Warenautoriteit / NVWA) advises the consumer of Dexaprine-slimming tablets to stop taking the medication immediately.

Aug 17 '13 06:15

A report from AMC (Academisch Medisch Centrum) in Amsterdam on Friday reveals that for the first time in the Netherlands, a patient has been treated for an infection caused by bacterium Borrelia miyamotoi following a tick bite.

Aug 16 '13 08:47

A latest study from the Netherlands found that feeling incapable at work may decrease one's chances of achieving professional accomplishment and personal happiness.

Aug 13 '13 07:06

Dutch Prince Johan Friso’s death did not come as a surprise for many as they seem to have expected it for quite sometime.

Aug 8 '13 10:31

National Heart Foundation of Australia’s recent study found that a broken heart can take a life while severe work stress may cause a fewer risks.

Aug 6 '13 09:30

A new study shows that surviving traumatic events could be beneficial in prolonging one’s life.

Aug 1 '13 08:22

From September 1 to October 31, Amsterdam will play host to the European Cancer Congress 2013.

Jul 31 '13 06:48

Soon-to-be mothers in Amsterdam are participating in activities and exercises during pregnancy to help them stay fit.

Jul 27 '13 14:44

Total Body Scan or ‘Full-Body Scan’ is a painless, non-invasive diagnostic procedure which makes use of computed tomography (CT) to obtain thin, cross-sectional, detailed X-ray images of your body. It can either be a preventive or a proactive step for any health-conscious individual.

Jul 19 '13 07:46

For older people, a daily dose of Vitamin D can be beneficial in maintaining a fit and active lifestyle and in preventing physical problems.

Jul 18 '13 08:41

Based on a latest study, the consumption of foods that have low nutritional value, usually in the form of instant, packaged snacks are associated to colorectal cancer risk.

Jul 4 '13 08:22

An adequate (7 or more hours) sleep at night is good for the heart, according to researchers in the Netherlands.

Jun 25 '13 08:28

Certain groups of children will soon be invited to an extra vaccination against measles. That announced the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) on Monday.

Jun 24 '13 08:17

Based on a clinical test, statins, which are drugs to help lower cholesterol levels, has been proved beneficial in preventing Alzheimer’s. A recent study in the Netherlands has confirmed its positive effects, especially in slowing down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

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