Scientists at the Erasmus Medical Center have developed a new high-speed camera that can detect arteriosclerosis in blood vessels using a much faster shutter rate than before. The tiny catheter-camera takes 2,500 pictures in between contractions of the heart so more detailed imaging is literally done in a heartbeat, Professor-Ingénieur Ton van der Steen told NOS.
A cyclist was hit by a police car on Thursday night in Delft. The incident happened around 6:45 p.m. onJacoba van Beierenlaan, near Westlandseweg, Omroep West reports.
The stepmother of a 12-year old abused girl denies having abused her, her lawyer, Mark Raaijmakers, told Omroep West. The girl was taken to hospital in critical condition last week.
A seriously injured 12-year old girl from Roelofarendsveen, Zuid-Holland, who was taken to a hospital last week, was abused for years by her father and stepmother, according to the family's neighbors, an Omroepwest.nl report reveals. Both are suspected of abuse and neglect and are being held in custody. The father will face a magistrate on Friday.
A 51 year old Dutch man from Sneek was killed by an avalanche in Austria. The man was caught in the avalanche on Friday and died a day later in a hospital in Innsbruck.
At least 574 people were treated for fireworks-related injuries in the Netherlands on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, according to safety firm VeiligheidNL. The organization says it is a sharp drop from last year's celebrations, when an additional 126 were hurt.
Fashion designer Frans Molenaar is in hospital with a broken metatarsal and broken ribs. De Telegraaf reported on Friday that he ended up in hospital almost two weeks ago after falling down stairs.
A 20 year old man was hit in the head by a bullet during New Year's Eve and only noticed it later on.
A woman and two children were injured in an explosion and subsequent fire in their home in Sterrendaalders in Den Bosch last night. The police suspect that someone threw a firework bomb into their home through the letterbox.
Minister Edith Schippers' subsidy regulation to encourage medical specialists to work as an employee, has failed. Only in 3 of 67 hospitals did self employed specialists partnerships decide to disband in favor of permanent employment.
In the municipality of Haaksbergen, the sorrow is deep over the loss of the three victims who were killed in the monster truck rampage of last weekend. De Telegraaf writes that everyone the town, which has 24,000 residents, knew one of the victims either directly or indirectly.
One of the victims, the 5-year-old Tim, was a big fan of cars. De Telegraaf writes that he and his 8-year-old sister Marit were in the first row at the show. When the monster truck barreled into the crowd, Tim died on the spot. His sister Marit is in a coma in the hospital.
A video appeared on Facebook in which a 15-year-old girl from Beverwijk was punched to the ground and then kicked repeatedly by two boys aged 14 and 15 in Ijmuiden. The police have arrested the two teen boys, and report that the girl has had hospital treatment for "lesions to her face", the Algemeen Dagblad writes.
Two Dutch doctors may be returned to The Netherlands after possibly having contracted the deadly Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone. Though there are no current symptoms with the doctors, there is still a fear that they may have the virus, the NOS reports.
In Velp, Gelderland, two people have become seriously injured after a fire broke out in a home on Wednesday night. Firemen evacuated 30 people from the housing complex, and the injured were transfered to hospital.
Police in Eindhoven found a wounded man in the Hubertastraat who says he was stabbed by a man trying to sell him a bicycle, Omroep Brabant reports.
A 44-year-old man died in a jail cell in Maastricht on Thursday afternoon after being picked up by policemen that same day in the city. An investigation will look into the cause of his death, Dagblad de Limburger reports.
Accidents at the toboggan run at theme park Duinrell are "the order of the day", it appears. A woman from Amsterdam took her matter to court after she became injured at the park's attraction. Like a can of worms, dozens of other cases of accidents at the same ride are coming to the foreground.
A man was injured in a shooting in the Czaar Peterstraat in Amsterdam this morning. The victim was able to get away on a scooter in the direction of the Oosterpark where the police found him. He has been brought to hospital, het Parool reports.
A Dutch tourist was brutally attacked at the Bijeli San bar in Porec, western Croatia, after an argument over a bill in a cafe, according to local media there. After a dispute between the man and the bartenders, the bar staff reportedly beat the tourist, leaving him with fractures and a concussion.
A 25-year-old man from Dordrecht survived a collision with a train in Tricht on Thursday night. The police say that the man is in hospital for injuries to his arms and legs, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
Police in Eindhoven arrested a 53-year-old man Tuesday afternoon in relation to a case of assault in which a 73-year-old man from the same neighborhood broke his hip.
A three year old boy was saved from drowning by his neighbor on Sunday evening. Martijn Bunte heard a screaming voice after returning home from dinner, and a few seconds later he was seen as a hero by saving a little neighborhood boy from drowning on Father's Day.
Researchers from the Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen have discovered that chronic sleep deprivation could increase the risk of Alzheimer's. The results of their research has been published in JAMA Neurology journal.