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Researchers Discover Intriguing Link Between Magnesium And Dementia

The levels of magnesium in your blood may be linked to your risk of developing dementia later in life, a new study from the Netherlands finds. Compared with people in the study who had high or low levels of the mineral in their blood, those with levels in the middle range were less likely to develop

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-09-22 16:46:56

Protests planned at Amsterdam urinals over lack of women's toilets

Amsterdam's Leidseplein district, where the woman was fined for urinating off a street on a night out. Photograph: Glen Allison/Getty Images Daniel Boffey in Brussels Protests are being planned at urinals across Amsterdam over the lack of female public toilet facilities after a judge criticised a

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-21 14:49:43

HealthLink Europe & International acquired by Base Logistics Group

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Base Logistics Group, supported by Waterland Private Equity Investments, has announced the acquisition of HealthLink Europe & International. With offices in 's-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands), Raleigh (USA) and Memphis (USA), HealthLink is a logistics outsou

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-22 18:49:00

Chantal Blaak takes women's gold as Netherlands ride a perfect race

Chantal Blaak recovered from a crash and claimed a solo win in the women's road race as the Netherlands put on a perfect performance on a sunny Saturday at the cycling world championships. The Dutch champion broke away from a group of seven leading riders in the last of eight 19.1-km laps in Bergen

INDIAN EXPRESS - 2017-09-23 17:29:00

Suite with wifi and bars, sir? Dutch hotel offers hard cell

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A beaming Syrian refugee called Monjid welcomes guests to Amsterdam's newest hotel, offering them hummus and olives before walking them from the bright pink reception area to their cell. The Movement Hotel, which opened this month in one tower of the Bijlmerbajes, once the Net

REUTERS - 2017-09-22 13:01:24

Netherlands stocks lower at close of trade; AEX down 0.04%

Reuters. Netherlands stocks lower at close of trade; AEX down 0.04% Investing.com - Netherlands stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Telecoms, Basic Materials and Consumer Goods sectors led shares lower. At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX lost 0.04%. The best performers o

INVESTING.COM - 2017-09-21 16:36:10

C'est la vie: Canadian energy producer accepts French drilling ban with a shrug

CALGARY -- The traditional 20th anniversary present is china but Canada's Vermilion Energy Inc. is getting quite a different gift for its second decade as a light oil producer in France: a divorce petition with an implementation date of 2040. France imports 99 per cent of the oil it consumes but t

CTVNEWS.CA - 2017-09-24 14:18:00

Portuguese surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro finds new and unusual avenues to showcase his artFounder of International Surrealism Now movement planning next phase of his international group art...

COIMBRA, Portugal, Sept. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In an attempt to take art to the people en masse - and promote the world's largest group exhibit of surreal art -- Portuguese surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro is teasing the public with flash images of his work in the most famous intersection

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-23 15:00:00

Cycling Road World Championships: men's time trial 2017 – live!

Alexey Lutsenko approaching the climb: The first rider in the race changes his bike on the red carpet next to the pertinent pit on the cobbles ahead of the climb and makes a complete dog's breakfast of it. His mechanic gives him a push, but Lutsenko fails to get going properly, almost loses his bala

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-20 11:46:07

'There were a lot of baby farms': Sri Lanka to act over adoption racket claims

Sri Lanka is to launch an investigation into adoption fraud following claims that thousands of babies were sold to foreign nationals in the 1980s. Rajitha Senaratne, Sri Lanka's health minister, said the government would set up a DNA databank to enable children adopted abroad to search for their bio

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-20 11:35:08

Bike Utopia in the Netherlands

Typical bike parking lot, Amsterdam "I'm so impressed with the thousands of people riding bikes in this city," I say to the young barista serving me coffee beside one of Amsterdam's many canals as throngs of cyclists whoosh by us. "Yes, we Dutch are lazy. We don't like to walk." She's not joking.

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-09-20 21:26:35

Spain to host Britain in 2018 Davis Cup first round

Five-times Davis Cup champions Spain will host Britain in the first round of the 2018 competition. Wednesday's draw handed this year's finalists France and Belgium, who face off in Lille in November, home ties against Netherlands and Hungary respectively, courtesy of a new rule that allows the previ

INDIAN EXPRESS - 2017-09-20 19:49:00

DarioHealth Joins Philips-backed Innovation Hub HighTechXL to Empower More Diabetes Patients to Analyze and Personalize Their Treatment

CAESAREA, Israel and EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a smart diabetes solution, and HighTechXL, a corporate-backed accelerator based in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, announce their strategic collaboration to bring personalized healthcare managem

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-20 15:02:00

In ceremonial budget speech, Dutch king sees strong economy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The Dutch economy is forecast to grow by a robust 3.3 percent this year and 2.5 percent in 2018, the Dutch king said Tuesday in a speech - written by the government - to open the parliamentary year. "After a number of difficult years we are again seeing a flourishing ec

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 11:31:46

Parsons Green terror suspect 'wouldn't hurt an ant', relatives say

Relatives of the Syrian refugee arrested as part of the investigation into the Parsons Green bombing have insisted the suspect "wouldn't hurt an ant" and "loves" the UK. Yahyah Farroukh, 21, became the second person to be arrested in connection with Friday's attack on a rush hour Tube train which in

TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 11:19:00

EU court adviser says arbitration clause in investment treaty is legal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An arbitration clause in an investment treaty between the Netherlands and Slovakia does not violate EU law, an adviser to the EU's top court said on Tuesday, in a legal case on an issue that has sparked fierce public debate. The Advocate General gave his opinion on an arbitrati

REUTERS - 2017-09-19 09:36:51

European Financial Services Providers face overall Anti-Money Laundering Compliance costs of $83.5 billion a year

- LexisNexis Risk Solutions releases European wide results of its True Cost of AML Compliance Study conducted across five markets : France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and The Netherlands - USD 83.5 billion (EUR 70.1 billion1) is the True Cost of AML Compliance among European financial institutions,

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

Treasure Island: The Extraordinary Finds of an Amateur Diving Club in Holland

On August 22, 2014, three members of an amateur scuba-diving club were exploring a shipwreck in the Wadden Sea, a few miles off the coast of Texel, the southernmost barrier island in the archipelago that curls around the northwestern coast of the Netherlands. The wreck, which lay at a depth of about

THE NEW YORKER - 2017-09-19 20:44:48

Dutch king to deliver budget speech to Parliament

Horses and riders arrive for a practice session for members of the Dutch cavalry in Scheveningen, Netherlands, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. Horses and riders were rehearsing on a beach in the coastal resort of Scheveningen, outside The Hague, for ceremonies which will be held Tuesday to mark the opening

MIAMI HERALD - 2017-09-19 07:48:00

Build it and they will come? Why Britain's 1960s cycling revolution flopped

Squint at Stevenage's extensive 1960s protected cycleway network and you could be in the Netherlands - except for the lack of people on bikes. So why did the New Town's residents choose the motor car over the bicycle? What rides beneath: a person on a mobility scooter takes advantage of an underuse

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-19 06:15:10