Health

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Aug 21 '13 08:03

'Aerotoxic syndrome' has raised concerns in the Netherlands.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Photo by Shanghai killer whale/Wikimedia Commons

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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.

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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.

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Aug 6 '13 09:30

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

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Aug 1 '13 08:22

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

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Jul 31 '13 06:48

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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