More and more diabetics: head of health insurance company demands sugar tax; more and more people in Germany suffer from diabetes. Diet is primarily responsible for the increase. The head of the health insurance company AOK Rhineland / Hamburg now demands consequences: You have to get away from XXL culture. Like other health experts, he is in favor of introducing a sugar tax.
The Carstens Foundation reports on an Iranian study that examined the effects of a yarrow extract on the frequency of seizures and the occurrence of brain lesions in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Both can obviously be reduced by taking the plant extract.
West Nile virus: dangerous pathogen spread on the AdriaticEarly years ago, experts warned about the spread of the West Nile virus in Europe. The pathogen is currently more widespread in northeastern Italy. A man is said to have died of it. Health experts therefore point out the importance of protecting against mosquitoes.
Thicker and full-bodied: Pure buttermilk comes from no additivesButtermilk is one of the most popular summer foods. The drink is an ideal thirst quencher and also provides you with numerous important nutrients. If you want a full-bodied taste, you should definitely pay attention to something specific when buying buttermilk.
Toxoplasma gondii makes people more willing to take risks in working life An astonishing result: According to an American study, the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, which is widespread in cats, is supposed to help people to be more willing to take risks in working life and to own their own company more often.
Strength training: Does a lot really bring a lot? Does it make sense to exercise with massive weights and few repetitions, or is it better if the weights are lighter and you do more repetitions? Heilpraxis.de interviewed a fitness expert and lecturer at the German University for Prevention and Health Management.
How does an increased amount of belly fat affect you? Obesity and obesity can lead to various health problems. Researchers have now found that higher levels of belly fat are associated with reduced cognitive function, and Trinity College Dublin researchers found in their current study that higher levels of belly fat were associated with reduced cognitive functions in Irish adults over 60 years of age .
Does the speed of our internet affect sleep? Can access to high-speed internet have a negative impact on sleeping habits? Researchers have now found that people with high-speed internet access (so-called high-speed internet) are more likely to suffer from sleep problems.
Why cooling down with a delicious ice cream is not a good idea In Germany, temperatures of almost 40 degrees Celsius are currently being reached in some places. Cooling is urgently needed. Many therefore cool their drinks with ice cubes or treat themselves to a delicious ice cream. But even if such drinks and food are cold, they can be counterproductive when it comes to cooling.
These mistakes are common when losing weight; if losing weight were easy, there would be significantly less obesity. The fact that permanent weight loss often does not really work out is often due to the fact that minor and major mistakes creep in. They often even lead to weight gain.
Staphylococci: Can bacteria affect the skin barrier in neurodermatitis? It has long been known that certain bacteria on the skin of people with neurodermatitis are particularly common. It is also known that the skin's barrier function suffers from the disease. Scientists have now researched how this could be connected.
How does air pollution affect infants in prams? Global pollution is a major threat to the health of many people. Researchers found that babies and toddlers in strollers are about 60 percent more polluted than adults.
Do treatment outcomes change when women treat female patients? Researchers have now found that when women experience a heart attack, they are more likely to survive if the women affected are treated by a doctor at the hospital. Washington University St .
No more joint problems soon thanks to crocodiles? Many people at an older age suffer from arthritis or joint problems. Researchers have now found that crocodiles appear to hold the key to treating joint injuries and arthritis, and Central Queensland University scientists found in their current study that crocodiles could improve the treatment of joint injuries and arthritis.
Study Results: Beer is Good for Health Excessive alcohol consumption is unhealthy. But if you treat yourself to a beer every now and then, you are obviously doing something good for your health: As researchers found in a study, the moderate consumption of beer, thanks to various ingredients, brings health benefits for the heart and brain.
People with diabetes should see an ophthalmologist every two years. Constantly elevated blood sugar levels can damage the fine blood vessels of the retina. Diabetics should therefore go to the ophthalmologist regularly to have their eyes checked. Diabetes can lead to numerous complications. According to experts, around seven million people with diabetes live in Germany.
Season for fennel: anise aroma becomes milder when heatedThe Italians have many recipes for their beloved fennel. In German kitchens, too, the tuber is increasingly being served on the table. However, the anise-like taste is not for everyone. If you have to get used to the sweet aroma, you can combine the fennel with other vegetables such as tomatoes and peppers.
Breaking the vicious circle: therapy options to erase the pain memory While a majority of Germans only struggle with complaints in the back, knees or other parts of the body for two, around 16 million people suffer from persistent, chronic stress. The so-called pain memory is to blame.
Can a varied diet have disadvantages for weight? Many people try to eat a balanced diet, which includes a wide range of foods, for improved health and a normal body weight. But researchers have now found that a varied diet leads to higher calorie consumption and an increased risk of obesity.
Life-threatening consequences: Danger from bee and wasp stings should not be underestimated Bee and wasp stings are painful, but usually not too dramatic. However, they can sometimes be life-threatening for people with insect bite allergies. Allergy sufferers can prevent: Hyposensitization is usually successful.
What protects the kidneys: take over-the-counter pain relievers only for a short time. They are the all-rounders in our body: kidneys fulfill important drainage and detoxification functions, produce hormones for regulating blood pressure and the important red blood cells. Kidneys are vital.