During a three week campaign, the first Teledon, an initiative by the ASBL and the Picardie Wallonia television NoTélé, has allowed citizens in the West of Hainaut to register as organ and blood donors.
A royal decree on the sale of E-cigarettes in Belgium will go before the Monitor before the end of the year.
Early detection of cancer could save 1,250 lives in the next 20 years, reveals the first Belgian research paper on the impact of skin cancer, “Impact of skin cancer in Belgium & potential reduction of the impact by effective prevention programs”, presented at a parliamentary round table in Brussels on…
Respiratory diseases were the cause of 671,900 deaths in the EU in 2012, according to the latest statistics from Eurostat and released on Thursday.
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.

New Sierra Leone Ebola case

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.
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…
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.
A team of researchers at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) has found the “key” to very aggressive breast cancers.
A dairy farm in Limbourg has been quarantined and all livestock slaughtered after bovine tuberculosis was found to be present.