Thursday, 10 September 2015 19:50
IMT (Tropical Medicine Institute) is starting the first Belgian research project aiming to assess if an HIV prevention treatment can be implemented on Thursday, reveals the Antwerp-based institute.
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 01:57
Following the death of a sixty-seven-year-old victim of the Ebola virus at the end of August, upon discovery of a new case in the north of Sierra Leone the patient has been placed in quarantine, announced the country’s President Ernest Bai Koroma on Sunday.
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 23:25
With 1,750 new cases in Belgium every year and a 50% death rate when detected late, oral cancer remains one of the most dangerous types of cancer, according to the non-profit Chambres Syndicales Dentaires (Professional Dental Associations) at a press conference on Wednesday, on the side-lines of the European dental…
Monday, 17 August 2015 15:13
According to a study done by the Belgian Pharmacists Association (APB), 1,200 people a year are put in danger by the lack in availability of certain medicines, La Dernière Heure said on Monday.
Thursday, 13 August 2015 15:34
A team of researchers at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) has found the “key” to very aggressive breast cancers.
Saturday, 08 August 2015 01:07
A dairy farm in Limbourg has been quarantined and all livestock slaughtered after bovine tuberculosis was found to be present.
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 15:40
Around 10 million Europeans have Hepatitis B or C, which means cases of the illness are on the rise in Europe, the European Centre for the Prevention of Illness (EDCD) said on Monday.
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 01:35
A team of hepatologists has been studying ways to eradicate hepatitis C within 10 or 15 years.
Monday, 27 July 2015 15:27
The arrival of GSK’s new active vaccine against 4 strains of the flu virus, Alpharix Tetra, could destabilise the market and mean some patients don’t get it, Le Soir said on Monday.
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 21:45
The health department of Liège council revealed via a press release on Wednesday that several vulnerable people, mostly homeless, had been diagnosed with a particularly contagious type of “Norwegian scabies”.