These 8 factors can still make you very sick or die with vaccination – Wel.nl

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health in the United States have defined eight factors that can cause you to develop a serious form of Covid-19 or even die despite a full vaccination against the coronavirus. HLN writes about it. There were found to be eight risk factors: over 65 years of age, a disturbed […]

Rutte’s VVD plummets to 25 seats, CDA to 7 seats

The first poll by Maurice de Hond after the cabinet took office shows that the VVD in particular has deteriorated in recent times. At the end of November, the VVD still had 32 seats, now there are 25. With this, the VVD loses 9 seats compared to the elections of 2021, making it the biggest […]

Face masks make you prettier – Wel.nl

British academics have discovered a plus of corona: we look more attractive with face masks. Cardiff University researchers were surprised to find that both men and women looked better with a hood that hid the lower half of their faces. And a shame for the OMT: disposable surgical caps scored highest. Dr. Michael Lewis , […]

These are the best countries for a workation – Wel.nl

Many home workers have already made a virtue of necessity in the past year by working for a while in a sunny place. Now that omikron appears milder and milder, the office is slowly coming back into the picture. For those who want to get away for a while, these are according to Momondo the […]

which works best – Wel.nl

An American research group of experts ranked forty diets: which are the best and which are bad. The panel of nutritionists examined the diets for feasibility, health effects, safety and weight loss. Each diet or eating habit was given a score. According to De Morgen, fashionable diets score poorly in the rankings. Hypes like the […]

How well do the corona pills work? – Wel.nl

After the US, the UK has now also approved the corona pills. The EU is also likely to give the green light to the virus inhibitors Paxlovid from Pfizer and Molnupiravir (aka Lagevrio) from Merck soon as well. But how effective are those resources? According to a study, Pfizer’s pill is particularly successful. The pill […]

What can a Covid patient cost? Half a million? – Wel.nl

“After 298 days in the hospital and the rehabilitation center you are finally home,” a son reports on LinkedIn about his 71-year-old father. But that also shows that everything has been said. The son tells GP Danka Stuiver in doctors’ magazine Medisch Contact that his formerly vital father spent three months in the ICU, of […]

Omikron variant possibly from mice – Wel.nl

The omikron variant of the coronavirus has spines that fit suspiciously well on mouse cells. That makes it plausible that omikron jumped to humans from mice living in the wild, Chinese scientists write in an analysis published Thursday. That writes The morning. The study authors emphasized that the mouse theory is just that, one theory, […]

“What awaits us this winter will not be pleasant” – Wel.nl

What is known so far about the omikron variant does not look good, professor of microbiology Emmanuel André (KU Leuven) tells Het Laatste Nieuws. “In January, omikron will be dominant here.” Much is still unclear about the seriousness of the disease. “It is not certain whether the disease course will be milder and even then […]

Coronavirus attacks fat tissue – Wel.nl

The coronavirus infects our fat cells and the immune cells in our adipose tissue. This is apparent from new research that should explain why fat people more often end up in IC with corona. People who are severely overweight or obese are much more likely to become seriously ill from corona than people with a […]