Dutch University Medical Centers spend a lot of money on studies focusing on special medical topics, and thereby neglect research on common diseases, long term care and prevention, according to the Health Council in a report the Volkskrant has in its possession.
A foreign student completing a Masters project at the Biomedical Technology faculty at TU Eindhoven for the last six months has found to be infected with tuberculosis, specifically a strain that may be infectious. Anyone who has had intensive contact with the student will be inspected by the GGD Brabant-Zuidoost, which includes 20 co-workers and students of BMT, the University announces.
Doctors are warning that children can become overweight and unhappy from extreme screen viewing. Outside school children should be spending no more than two hours behind a screen.
The Lancet medical journal recently released new figures showing that cancer survival rate in the Netherlands is lower than in many of surrounding countries, the Volkskrant reports.
A new study reveals that doctors’ smartphones can carry viruses and bacteria and are a source of hospital infections.