Should vaccination be a choice of the people or an obligation of the community?

door Sahil Sabnani, 1 dag geleden - Leestijd: 8 minuten

“In medicine the next move is always yours to make and no one else’s” Historical background Vaccination is something that has been around for hundreds of years, it was a regularly practiced technic performed by the Brahim cast of Hindus in the 16th century. They did this by introducing dried pus of smallpox pustules into the skin of the patient, […]


Everything you need to know about the transition rules (BA-MED)

door Irene de Kok, 1 week geleden - Leestijd: 4 minuten

(Disclaimer, this is NOT an advocature for you to stop trying to get your ECTS from this year!) Ah, sweet april 5th, I remember it as if it was only 2 months ago… This was the first day of blok 2.5 (1.5 for year one) but it was also the day I started my countdown until the summer holidays! Only […]


Alles dat je moet weten over de overgangsregeling (BA-GEN)

door Irene de Kok, 1 week geleden - Leestijd: 4 minuten

(Disclaimer: dit is GEEN pleidooi dat je moet stoppen met proberen al je studiepunten dit jaar te halen!) Oh, 5 april, ik herinner het me alsof het nog maar 2 maanden terug was. Het was de eerste dag van 2.5 (1.5 voor jaar één), maar het was ook de dag dat ik begon af te tellen naar de zomervakantie. Nog […]


The science behind traditions

door Saumya Mohan, 2 weken geleden - Leestijd: 2 minuten

I was watching a new medical drama on Netflix called New Amsterdam and one of the episodes showcased a patient with broken heart syndrome. She had to get surgery done, but before the operation her family wanted to conduct an age-old ritual to help save her. This included making a small cut and rubbing dirt in the wound. The cardiac […]


Interview with Judith Lubrecht, a second year PhD student

door Eva Godina, 3 weken geleden - Leestijd: 7 minuten

Part II of article series on PhD Judith Lubrecht studied medicine at UM and is currently doing her PhD, combining clinical work with research within the Centre of Overweight Adolescents and Children’s Healthcare (COACH). The interview with Judith was conducted in three parts – the present, past, and future. In the first part, the present, we discuss her motivation to […]