Certain hams sold in supermarkets do not deserve this appellation, the Test Achats consumer-protection association reported on Tuesday, based on the results of a comparative test.
Heavy drinking is a major risk factor for all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia, according to a study published on Wednesday.
Patients suffering from flu without complications should preferably be treated at home, associations representing doctors said on Monday, stressing that they wanted “each patient to receive the best care in the best place”.
Researchers at the Institute of Life Sciences of the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL- Catholic University of Louvain) have just registered a scientific breakthrough that paves the way for new antibacterial treatments.
Doctor’s appointments will be reimbursed more quickly from the 6th of February.
The Federal Government’s bill aimed at reforming emergency medical assistance for undocumented or homeless persons was sharply criticized by the opposition at a parliamentary commission on Tuesday.
The Fipronill egg scandal has led to more than 77,375,000 eggs being destroyed and 1,900,000 chickens being euthanized, according to the Federal Agricultural Minister Denis Ducarne.
Between the 8th and 14th of January, 160 out of every 100,000 inhabitants of Belgium consulted a general practitioner because of a flu syndrome, a ratio that is slightly above the epidemic threshold of 141 consultations per 100,000 inhabitants, the Scientific Institute of Public Health, ISP disclosed on Wednesday.
Knee replacements cost Social Security a lot of money.
"Exposure to pesticides could be more considerable and widespread than suspected,” Wallonia’s Environment Minister Carlo Di Antonio said on Friday, announcing that a study had been launched to assess its extent.