Friday, 07 December 2018 10:25
Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of internet giant Facebook, has made a donation of one million dollars (€879,000) to research into Parkinson’s Disease being carried out at the university of Leuven (KULeuven).
Thursday, 06 December 2018 17:12
Dozens of companies, NGO’s, as well as civil society organizations and political representatives, signed a commitment charter in Antwerp, Wednesday, for chocolate production to be 100% sustainable by 2025.
Thursday, 06 December 2018 15:02
More and more people worldwide are exposed to heat waves.
Thursday, 06 December 2018 14:53
Using satellite data, ULB researchers have been able to identify over 200 major sources of ammonia around the world, two thirds of which never identified before.
Monday, 03 December 2018 15:45
Women are in majority (63%) of the persons admitted to a hospital for psychotropic intoxication, according to Minister of Health Maggie De Block (Open VLD), in response to a question from CD&V MP Els Van Hoof, quoted by DH and Het Laatste Nieuws.
Monday, 03 December 2018 15:40
Persons 70 and over now represent 13% of the total Belgian population, and yet, each year, approximately half of new cancer cases (46% or 31,053) are diagnosed within this age group, the Cancer Registry Foundation reveals in the new publication, "Cancer in an Ageing Population in Belgium 2004-2016."
Monday, 03 December 2018 15:37
Three minors were taken to emergencies over the weekend after being victims of a drug overdose.
Sunday, 02 December 2018 10:21
The federal food safety agency has ordered two Belgian companies to recall a number of products because of a risk of salmonella.
Saturday, 01 December 2018 09:49
A woman living in Essen in Antwerp province close to the Dutch border has lost an eye after being infested by a parasite in tap water, according to eye specialists from the Antwerp university hospital (UZA).
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 16:21
After three years of tests by the Institute for Tropical Medicine (IMT) in Belgium, a pill to prevent HIV infection has shown encouraging results, with no new infections detected in a group of 200 gay men monitored, the Antwerp-based institute reported on Tuesday.