From September 1 to October 31, Amsterdam will play host to the European Cancer Congress 2013.
Soon-to-be mothers in Amsterdam are participating in activities and exercises during pregnancy to help them stay fit.
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.
For older people, a daily dose of Vitamin D can be beneficial in maintaining a fit and active lifestyle and in preventing physical problems.
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.
An adequate (7 or more hours) sleep at night is good for the heart, according to researchers in the Netherlands.
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.
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.