“People pay 400 euros for vitamins that they urinate out again” – Wel.nl

The vitamin infusion is still gaining popularity. Those who feel tired or live unhealthy can have a dose of vitamins and minerals administered via an IV. This comes with a hefty price tag, while its usefulness has not been proven in any way. “My problem with those IVs is that it is superfluous,” says Patrick […]

The readings of the Spanish political class to start 2021

Many things can be said to the country’s politicians, but not that they read little. An unpretentious poll (of five deputies, one of them in the Government, and a mayor) shows that most have started the year with one or two readings underway. There are essays, novels and even hiking and gastronomy treatises to better […]

Video: China to start 2021

Trading situation: A major global player in 2020, the Chinese market closed the year with additional technical developments that suggest a bullish continuity in the background process aligned with the idea that we launched months ago with the CSI300 as an operating base. Operational review: keep paying attention to the operations monitoring table. Follow the […]

The slaves that make iPhones sweat us out

A decade ago my old friend and colleague Joel Johnson told me “I’m going to China.” Not to become a Buddhist, but to go around Shenzhen, have some ‘he fen’ in good conditions and see with your own eyes how you work at Foxconn, the mega-corporation that makes iPhones and other Apple products. The thing […]

‘GGD was only ordered to vaccinate at the beginning of December’ – Wel.nl

The start of vaccination in the Netherlands could have been smoother, says Maarten Tanis, responsible for the vaccination program within the GGD Rotterdam-Rijnmond. He also indicates in an interview in NRC that the GGDs only received an order from the Ministry of Health “at the beginning of December” to help with vaccinations immediately. That happened […]

new variant 50 percent more contagious – Wel.nl

According to preliminary studies, the English variant is half more contagious and the amount of virus in infected people is also higher. The only bright spot: at first glance, children do not seem conspicuously more susceptible to the new variant. A contact tracing study conducted by the British NHS health service found that people who […]

Paracetamol associated with risky behavior – Wel.nl

Little more harmless than a paracetamol for headaches. Or not? A new study links the world’s best-selling pain reliever back to problematic behavior. “Paracetamol ensures that people experience fewer negative emotions when they consider risky activities. They just feel less scared, ”says Ohio State University neuroscientist Baldwin Way. “Since almost a quarter of Americans take […]