"This consensus is an important step forward; alcohol consumption affects health care, but also justice, finance, hospitality, youth, police and other sectors."
This figure has risen consistently since 2013 when the average age of a first-time mother was 28.8.
Medical research describes endometriosis as “one of the greatest challenges facing gynaecological surgeons”.
Christian Mutuality (CM) is concerned about the poor health advice and misleading advertisements frequently viewed by young Belgians online.
"It is true that we have enough general practitioners all over Belgium...But due to the fragmentation of supply, there are palpable shortages in some places."
"While more research is needed in this area, it reinforces the message that we can reduce the risk of dementia by following a more Mediterranean diet."
"We need to increase the number of people diagnosed and successfully treated to get back on track."
The federal government approves an amendment allowing the Wallonia-Brussels Federation to create a new nursing assistant programme.
Tantrums, emotional problems and hyperactivity are the main sources of concern among preschool parents.
“Products from higher animal welfare systems and more plant-based food are good for the planet and health.”
Cannabis use has fallen sharply over the last year: less than 10% of students have ever used cannabis – the lowest figure since 2000.
The overall spending of Belgian patients on dental care more than doubled between 2008 and 2019.
A common condition in children, strabismus can have long-term effects if untreated. Health screenings, monitoring and limited screen-time can prevent that.
Parliament approved bill shielding persons who work with addicts in drug consumption rooms from prosecution.
In the survey, 36% of those who delayed receiving treatment stated that it was due to financial issues faced in 2022.
"Sporadic human infections have been reported in countries outside the EU."
Experts also claim that too much vitamin D can actually be bad for you.
While the hospital is said to be functioning normally, ambulances are being diverted to other facilities.
Women have to spend on average between €10 and €12 per month on sanitary products – which can total up to over €140 per year.