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 […]

Does diet determine whether you become seriously ill from Covid-19? – Wel.nl

Why is contamination with Corona annoying for one person, but not a big deal and why does the other end up in hospital or die? Belgian researchers believe they have discovered an explanation: your diet. “Almost all patients who would eventually become seriously ill or even die in hospital were found to be seriously deficient […]

CDA 5 seats, VVD loses for the first time, BBB big winner

Every week, Maurice de Hond’s levels.nl polls the preferences of the voters. For the first time in a long time, the VVD loses a bit. Since the elections of March 17, Rutte’s party has been permanently on the winning side. It’s completely gone, according to the latest poll. The VVD is back at 34 seats. […]

exercise is healthier than losing weight – Wel.nl

We have known for a long time that you hardly lose weight from a lot of exercise. Losing weight can only be achieved structurally if you change your diet. Glenn Gaesser, a professor of exercise physiology at Arizona State University in Phoenix, asked a different question: Eating less than exercising makes you leaner. But do […]

He writes about colonialism. Abdulrazak Gurnah from Tanzania won the Nobel Prize for Literature

Seventy-three-year-old Abdulrazak Gurnah from Tanzania in East Africa received the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday. The Swedish academy praised him for “uncompromisingly and compassionately penetrating the consequences of colonialism and the fate of refugees torn between different cultures and continents.” Gurnah became the first African black writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature […]

Bible belt turns darker on corona map – Wel.nl

The Bible Belt proves that vaccination helps. And that not vaccinating leads to problems. “We have seen for several weeks in a row that municipalities in the North Veluwe are leading the top lists when it comes to infection figures,” epidemiologist Caroline Timmerman of the GGD Noord- en Oost-Gelderland told De Stentor. In many cases, […]

Scientists find trace of coronavirus. But not in China – Wel.nl

The coronavirus has held the world in its grip for more than a year and a half, but where it comes from is still unclear. French scientists have now found three bat viruses that are very similar to sars-cov-2 in northern Laos. The viruses found more than 2,000 kilometers south of Wuhan, China, once again […]

Can a cold shower help get rid of excess fat? – Wel.nl

There are people who reason: when I shower stone cold, my body has to work to fight the cold. And that you become less heavy this way. dr. Mariette Boon , doctor-researcher at the Leiden University Medical Center, tells Humo that our bodies are equipped with good systems to keep us warm. She explains that […]