Arie Boomsma in quarantaine na coronabesmetting – Wel.nl

Arie Boomsma is infected with the corona virus. The presenter and gym owner is therefore quarantined at home, he writes on Instagram. “I tested positive last Friday. A niece asked if I was disappointed in my body. I replied that anyone can contract such a virus,” said Boomsma. “Think of all those Olympians who were […]

nobody can take Baudet seriously anymore – Wel.nl

By comparing the corona access policy with the situation of the Jews in the thirties and forties of the last century, as Thierry Baudet does, no one can take it seriously anymore. That says Aron Vrieler of the Center for Information and Documentation Israel (CIDI) on Sunday in response to a tweet from Baudet. “From […]

All face masks help – Wel.nl

The Netherlands was one of the last countries where face masks were introduced. Reason: Jaap van Dissel did not believe that they had any effect. He sits next to it. Caps do help. NRC studied the scientific literature and the verdict is clear: do not expect miracles from mouth masks, but they do reduce the […]

Why many corona patients lose their sense of smell

A considerable number of corona patients partially and usually temporarily lose their sense of smell. Scientists have now unraveled how this is possible. The good news is that the coronavirus does not affect the nerve cells of the olfactory organ. That makes it unlikely that brain tissue will be damaged by the virus or that […]

‘Whoever drinks chronically produces too much cortisol’ – Wel.nl

A party, a night out or just a weekend, for many people it is reason to have a drink. Or two. But how unhealthy that is is becoming increasingly clear. At The Latest News toxicologist Jan Tytgat, liver specialist Hans Van Vlierberghe and professor of Social Epidemiology and Health Policy Guido Van Hal list the […]

How contagious are vaccinated people really? – Wel.nl

Vaccinated people are just as contagious as unvaccinated a lot of media headlines recently on the basis of a study published in the renowned Lancet appeared. There is only one thing that can be said about this study. The biggest problem is that the studied group of unvaccinated people consisted of only 23 people, mainly […]

Vaccine against breast cancer tested in humans for the first time – Wel.nl

A vaccine against the most aggressive and deadly form of breast cancer is one step closer to reality. The drug is being tested on humans for the first time. That’s what the Cleveland Clinic in the US made announced on Tuesday. Between 18 and 24 patients who have been cured of triple negative breast cancer […]

do we have to worry? – Wel.nl

A descendant of the delta variant has been discovered in the United Kingdom, which has been christened AY4.2. Scientists believe that the new mutation is even more contagious than the delta variant itself. According to the first research results, it is “the most contagious coronavirus strain since the start of the pandemic.” The variant would […]

The link between breast cancer and deodorants – Wel.nl

Do Antiperspirant Deodorants Promote Breast Cancer? This question has been debated in the scientific community for years. A new study, published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, says the aluminum salts in deodorants are likely harmful. Aluminum in deodorants dries out the skin and prevents the user from sweating. A group of researchers from […]