Does an increased weight of mothers affect newborn children? Obesity and obesity are on the rise worldwide and lead to more and more health problems for affected people. Researchers have now found that obesity in pregnant women increases the likelihood of birth defects in their babies.
Psyche: This is how we make ourselves happy and content - just treat yourself to something without a reason
Buying something without a specific reason can make you happy Last year, a study came to the conclusion that, despite all the problems in the world, the often discussed dissatisfaction with domestic politics and a growing gap between rich and poor, most Germans are still happy are.
Sports for cancer: important as medication It has long been known that an active lifestyle can prevent cancer. And in cancer patients, physical activity can support healing. Experts explain why this is so: many cancers are preventable, and more and more people are getting cancer.
Dizziness in the morning should not be ignored Some people find it difficult to get out of bed in the morning, but this is not really unusual. However, if you often feel light-headed or dizzy when you stand up, these could be warning signs of dementia.
Fatigue, sleep disorders, dizziness: health problems caused by heatWe are currently experiencing one of the most beautiful summers in many years, but not everyone can be happy about it. As a recent survey has shown, the high temperatures in this country cause health problems for almost every second person.
LSG Stuttgart awards her medical rehabilitation Health insurers cannot simply give up dementia patients. "Even with advanced dementia, the existence of rehabilitation ability and a positive prognosis for an inpatient rehabilitation measure cannot be ruled out," emphasized the State Social Court (LSG) Baden-Württemberg in Stuttgart in a recently announced judgment of 17th
Cancer: Researchers have discovered the body's own tumor blockers German scientists have discovered new properties of a human protein: it works against viral infections and cancer. Future research will show whether this body's own tumor blocker can serve as a starting point for therapies against the serious diseases.
What are early warning signs of cervical cancer? Cancer is a disease that should be diagnosed as early as possible to enable effective treatment. However, many symptoms of cancer only show up when the cancer has already progressed. Researchers have now found that bleeding after sex or between periods can be a sign of cervical cancer.
Listerious risk from contaminated cheese from FranceThe Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety is currently warning of dangerous listeria bacteria that could be contained in the French cheese "Itche Bai". As part of the manufacturer's own controls, the harmful bacterium Listeria monocytogenes was found, which can trigger the disease listeriosis.
Protein trend in food: Does the extra portion of protein really make sense? The human body cells are constantly renewed and are therefore dependent on regular protein intake. But how much protein do we need per day? Some people think that you can hardly eat enough of it and use “protein-rich” foods.
30 minors are infected with the HIV virus per hourUNICEF recently published a report on the current situation of the global AIDS epidemic. Although public interest in the disease is declining, the virus is far from defeated. According to the report, 30 teenagers are newly infected with the dangerous virus every hour.
Seaweed could protect against infection with dangerous noroviruses The norovirus is one of the most common pathogens of infectious gastrointestinal diseases. In extreme cases, such infections can be fatal. In order to prevent infection with the dangerous noroviruses, certain hygiene measures should be observed.
Treatment-resistant high blood pressure: Even if tablets can no longer help against high blood pressure
What to do if tablets do not lower blood pressure More and more people suffer from high blood pressure. If the silent danger is not treated in time, serious complications such as heart attack or stroke occur. Hypertension, as doctors call excessive blood pressure, often ends in death.
With these health tips everyone gets healthy through the heat wave, we are currently experiencing the hottest summer in decades. For senior citizens and children in particular, there are currently many recommendations on how to survive the summer heat without damage. However, all other people should also consider some health tips that help them get through the heat wave in a healthy way.
The chokeberry chokeberry: tart fruit with a high health value The chokeberry - better known under the botanical name chokeberry - is a plant that stands out mainly because of the many healthy ingredients of its fruits. The small black berries taste sweet to sour and above all tart.
How does poor sleep affect depression? Experts have long suspected a link between poor sleep and the development of depression. Now researchers have discovered a neural mechanism that is responsible for such a connection.
Court ruling: Fixation of psychiatric patients only with judicial approval In a recent ruling, the Federal Constitutional Court ruled that the longer fixation of psychiatric patients must be approved by a judge in the future. Two patients from Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg had submitted constitutional complaints because they had been fixed in psychiatry against their will.
Plum season has begun: white layer keeps the fruit fresh Zwetschgen fans can look forward to it: The season of local fruits started a little earlier this year due to the long warming period and is currently picking up speed. The delicious and healthy fruit should only be washed shortly before consumption.
The ten best foods for muscle building - those who exercise regularly can build muscle and lose fat. But if you want to shape your figure beautifully, you also have to take care of your diet. Otherwise you are a "fitter fat", but not elegant. To achieve this, we need elementary foods in combination.
Red Cross advises: Drink an additional liter of water every day For many days, high summer temperatures in Germany have been over 30 degrees. And it gets even hotter: 36 degrees should be reached in some places. The extreme heat can cause considerable health damage. To protect yourself, you should always drink enough.
Too little exercise: Many Germans live unhealthily. Health experts repeatedly emphasize the importance of regular exercise for our bodies, but a large proportion of Germans exercise far too little. Lack of exercise not only favors numerous diseases, but also has a negative impact on subjective well-being.