Smoking cessation reduces heart attack risk even in old age

Study: Even in old age, smoking ceases to reduce heart attack risk 21.02.2013 Many people think, "I'm too old to quit, now it's not worth it anymore".However, a recent study by the German Cancer Research Center( DKFZ) found that quittin...

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Minister of Health against measles vaccination

Lower Saxony's Minister of Health for Vaccination in Measles 25.07.2013 For weeks, a miracle debate has been conducted in the media about the possible introduction of measles vaccination. Now, the new Lower Saxony Minister of Heal...

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Infection danger also for toddlers: Reptile holders must pay attention to the hygiene

Reptile Risk of Infection: Keepers Need to Ensure Good Hygiene While most reptiles are most likely to be poisonous, most reptiles are also at risk of other health hazards. Many of the animals can transmit threatening bacteria. Especially sm...

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Heat: Drink enough in the summer

In summer, it is important to drink enough fluid. ( 03.07.2010) Despite the hot summer days, many people do not take enough fluids. But that can put your health at risk! Therefore, it is important to drink enough to provide the body wi...

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Hartz IV: Money for clothing after diet

verdict: Jobcenter must pay new clothes for Hartz IV recipients after Abspeckkur 23.11.2011 The Landessozialgericht( LSG) Hamburg decided in a judgment now published( file reference: L 5 AS 342/10) that Hartz IV recipients claim t...

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Study: Green vegetable juice heals chronic gum infections

Leaf Vegetable Strengthens Teeth Nitrate-rich leafy vegetables have been considered problematic so far. But the offending ingredient also has health promoting properties. This is proven by a recently published study. Nitrate from a commerci...

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Falls, electric shock, truncated fingers: Proper First Aiding Handyman Injuries

Around 300,000 handyman accidents per year A visit to the hardware store revealed: Many Germans are apparently do-it-yourself supporters. Whether papering, re-flowing the bathroom or painting the walls: Especially men are passionate handyman...

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Studies: Obesity puts a heavy strain on our kidneys - More and more Germans with kidney disease

More and more Germans are too fat More and more people worldwide are suffering from overweight and obesity. This has drastic health effects. Severe obesity can lead to numerous concomitant or secondary diseases. Among other things, on the ki...

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Drug excesses at naturopaths seminar: organizers must soon in court

mass frenzy at alternative practitioner seminar: Trial against organizer begins About two years ago in Handeloh, Lower Saxony, about 30 people had to be treated for mass poisoning. The participants of a naturopathic seminar had apparently c...

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Recall action at Aldi: Salmonella found in hazelnuts

Salmonella hazard: Aldi ground hazelnut kernels recalled Ground hazelnuts, which are on Aldi's range, may be contaminated with Salmonella and are therefore recalled. Affected are 200-gram packs of the brand "Trader Joe's".The bacteria can c...

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Stress influences our spatial perception

Complex landscape scenarios less noticeable under stress Stress has effects on numerous processes in the human organism and is associated with the development of a variety of conditions such as hypertension, dementia or depression. In addit...

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To increase nursing care regularly in the future?

Ersatzkassenverband calls for a regular increase in long-term care benefits 30.04.2014 The Verband der Ersatzkassen( vdek) demands a regular increase in care benefits as well as other "quick help" to support those in need of care....

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Urine examination in mothers can determine the weight of unborn children

New way to determine birth weight of fetuses There seems to be a new way to determine the birth weight of a baby before the child is even born. Researchers found that examining the mother's urine can help identify the future birth weight. I...

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To prevent hangovers: Drink plenty of water on beer

water on beer, I advise you! Carnival without a bad hangover During the carnival season, there is often a rude awakening for the Jecken: Who has celebrated too intensely, the next day suffers mostly a nasty hangover. Experts have some tips ...

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Seasonal depression: cravings &need for sleep

Winter Depression Due to Lack of Sunlight 07.11.2014 Winter depression is a Seasonal Dependent Depression( SAD) and is by no means a myth. In fact, the absence of sunlight in autumn and winter causes many people to feel depressed,...

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Researcher: Weak handshake indicates a high mortality risk

Power of handshake suggests health Handshake can be an expression of overall health. Being warm and powerful, this can be a sign of excellent health and a great deal of self-confidence. In contrast, a weak, cold-feeling handshake can be a f...

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Examination: Coffee can reduce stress

Caffeine counteracts chronic stress coffee or caffeine helps against chronic stress. An international research team led by Manuella Kaster from the University of Coimbra( Portugal) has found in experiments with mice that caffeine blocks cer...

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SpongeBob Squarepants leads to learning deficits

The SpongeBob SquarePants children's series leads to learning problems 12.09.2011 According to a US study, the very popular cartoon "SpongeBob SquarePants" can lead to prompt but short-term attention deficit disorders and learning probl...

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