Still many errors on supermarket receipt – Radar

In many supermarkets, the prices on the receipt deviate from the price tags on the shelf, with the errors usually to the detriment of consumers. This is apparent from a sample of the Consumers’ Association, the organization reports on Saturday. Last year, the supermarkets promised to improve, but ‘little has come of it’, according to […]

Donor blood can be checked for diseases at Sanquin from next year

From next year, donors at Sanquin can have their blood checked for the risk of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, immune problems and cancer, De Telegraaf reports. Sanquin will offer these extra health checks to make it more attractive to donors. The blood bank wants to contribute to a healthier Netherlands. Director Tjark Tjin-A-Tsoi states that this […]

Your urine predicts whether you will grow old healthy – Radar

A urine test can reveal a person’s biological age and tell whether that person is more susceptible to age-related diseases, according to a Belgian study. ‘Not everyone is biologically the same age as his or her chronological age.’ Environmental factors and your lifestyle, in addition to biological and genetic factors, can make you age faster. […]

When the blood moon slips away

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 7:06 PM – If the frosts were late in Quebec this season, that does not prevent the Moon from expressing itself. A very special event is going to happen when it is full. All of Quebec will be able to observe it! Explanations. In short : November moon: that of […]

Health Council advice: cervical cancer self-test when invited for a smear – Radar

Women who receive an invitation to participate in the cervical cancer population screening must also immediately be sent a self-sampling kit. The set can serve as an equivalent alternative to the smear from the GP. This is stated in an advisory report from the Health Council on the options for improving research. About eight hundred […]

Far too high dosage in magnesium tablets: can lead to diarrhea – Radar

Magnesium supplements often have much more of the substance than the European limit of 250 milligrams. More than two thirds of the substances studied contain too much magnesium, which can lead to diarrhea, according to research by the Consumers’ Association. The Consumers’ Association examined the magnesium content of 66 supplements. 45 of them contain too […]

Advice to pregnant women: ‘Be careful with the use of paracetamol’ – Radar

Pregnant women are advised to exercise restraint during pregnancy with the use of paracetamol, emphasize drug watchdog CBG and side effects center Lareb. ‘Only use paracetamol if it is really necessary, as briefly as possible and in the lowest possible dose’, the MEB summarizes the existing advice. The reason is an article by an international […]