The addition of supplementary costs to a medical bill is costing health insurers more than 300 million euros a year, according to Solidaris mutual insurer.

The fight against STIs in Belgium

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 10:34
A rise in sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Belgium could be caused by a lack of common diagnosis methods, according to the Federal Center for Health Care Expertise (KCE)
The number of road victims decreased for the third consecutive year in Belgium.

Ketamine, the new cocaine

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 14:31
About one in five young people between the ages of 18 and 34 years who regularly attend electronic music events took ketamine last year.
More than four in ten Belgians (42%) are in favour of lab-grown cultured meat, according to new data.
According to a study published in the European Heart Journal today, air pollution could lead to double the number of excess deaths per year in Europe over the number previously estimated.
Pharmacists are missing a total of 428 different drugs, or one in twenty of the total, the federal government's agency for medications and health products has announced.
No fewer than 24 million small pieces of plastic have been counted on the coast of the Wadden Sea, north of the Netherlands, by the University of Groningen.
The government is to open three new centres for the care of victims of sexual violence, the federal minister for equal opportunities, Kris Peeters, has announced.
A wealthy Belgian diamond dealer has died of a cardiac arrest following cosmetic surgery in a Parisian clinic to enlarge his sex.