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.
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).
Dutch women with breast implants from the French brand PIP, could be compensated
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
The Netherlands has set a new legal age to buy cigarettes in order to reduce smoking among young people.
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
KPN has formed partnership with Ascom Wireless Solutions to develop products for healthcare market in the Netherlands.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Investigators found no evidence that meat supplier Vion has been selling the factory-farmed daily meat with a better life label, Nos reports.
Breast implants from the French brand PIP do not expose carriers to an increased health risk, reported the Healthcare Inspectorate (IGZ)Wednesday.
Food watchdog Foodwatch said that the National School Breakfast is advertising, marketing and promotion of children's unhealthy eating, reports ANP.
Dutch company Royal Philips has teamed up with Israel-based RealView Imaging Ltd. to conduct a clinical study.
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).
A new study reveals that mortality rate for children with HIV is low in the Netherlands compared with other industrialized countries.
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.
Pharmaceutical Company Novo Nordisk recalls 100,000 insulin pens. They may contain the wrong amount of diabetes medication.
Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the mayor of Beijing, China, to solve the city’s smog problem.
At least 27 women in the Netherlands may have died from side effects from the controversial contraceptive Diane-35.
Two puppies, imported from Bulgaria, had rabies. The dogs were euthanized last weekend, reported the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) Tuesday.
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.