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Parents study: No more stress than childless people
Parents study: No more stress than childless people

Working mothers and fathers are no more stressed than childless workers20.03.2014Children or career? Many young people postpone starting a family because they fear that the compatibility of family and work could cause a lot of stress. But as the current health report 2014 of the DAK Baden-Württemberg shows, working parents are apparently no more stressed than childless workers.

Danger: E-shisha popular with teenagers
Danger: E-shisha popular with teenagers

Beware of hookahs: experts warn of the E-Shisha trendE-Shisha are currently very popular among students. In contrast to e-cigarettes, the electronic hookahs are not subject to the regulations for the protection of minors. However, experts advise against the consumption of colored pipes. On the one hand, they encouraged young people to smoke, on the other hand, they contained substances that were harmful to health, according to the experts.

Pollen flight: dangerous sneezing attacks at the wheel
Pollen flight: dangerous sneezing attacks at the wheel

Pollen filter to prevent sneezing while driving A runny nose can not only lead to the development of asthma in the long term, but also has immediate dangers. Because the acute sneezing attacks, for example, often cause motorists considerable difficulties in keeping on lane and concentrating on the traffic.

Expert: AIDS cure is more likely than vaccination
Expert: AIDS cure is more likely than vaccination

In the case of AIDS, experts believe that a cure is more likely than the development of a vaccine against HIV. After a baby recently infected with HI viruses for "functionally healed" & 34; has been explained, the likelihood that patients will no longer have to rely on medication all their lives to control the virus seems to increase.

Constant exercise can harm your health
Constant exercise can harm your health

Athletic burnout: If too much is demanded of the body, physical and mental health suffers. The spring-like temperatures have been attracting joggers and Nordic walkers outdoors for a few weeks now. But if you overdo it with running, swimming and playing tennis, you are harming your health.

Body's own substance against Alzheimer's
Body's own substance against Alzheimer's

Body's own substance against Alzheimer's 15.03.2014 A body's own molecule could strengthen the defense mechanisms against neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's. This has been discovered by researchers at the Max Planck Institute (MPI) .New approach to therapies As scientists at the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Biology of Aging in Cologne have discovered, an endogenous molecule could act as a defense mechanism against neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's.

Healthy sleep: what helps against sleep disorders
Healthy sleep: what helps against sleep disorders

World Sleep Day: What helps against sleep disorders Restful sleep is the basis for a relaxed, healthy life. However, around 45 percent of the world's population suffers from sleep disorders. Stress and other psychological stresses are often the cause of restless sleep. A particularly severe form of sleep disorder is obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing interruptions can promote complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Rear-facing child seats have more protection
Rear-facing child seats have more protection

“Reboarder” is often the safer option for children. Such a “reboarder” would generally offer more safety than a forward-facing seat, because “in the event of an accident, the child is pushed into the seat and the forces are better distributed,” says Andreas Ratzek from ADAC to the news agency “dpa” .

International Homeopathy Week
International Homeopathy Week

The International Week of Homeopathy takes place every year from the 10th. Homeopaths around the world are raising awareness of homeopathy this week through a wide variety of campaigns. Even in Germany, homeopaths actively inform the public about homeopathy as a safe, gentle and effective therapy .

Ten signals for cancer, stroke & heart attack
Ten signals for cancer, stroke & heart attack

What pain patients urgently need to see a doctor. Heart attack, stroke and malignant tumors are often associated with pain. Therefore, sufferers should take their body's alarm signals seriously and consult a doctor. Because stomach, back or headaches are not always harmless.

Hay fever: pollen will fly earlier this year
Hay fever: pollen will fly earlier this year

The pollen count started unusually early in 2014, due to the mild weather, the hay fever season started very early this year. The beginning of the flowering of birch trees in particular will cause massive complaints for many people with pollen allergies. Since many sufferers are not prepared for the increased pollen count or are currently not taking hay fever medication, they have to struggle more and more with the typical hay fever symptoms such as itchy, watery eyes, runny nose, violent sneezing attacks, increased coughing and difficulty breathing.

Hay fever: tips for allergy sufferers
Hay fever: tips for allergy sufferers

Pollen count starts earlier this year than usual. The main season of the pollen year 2014 is just around the corner and for allergy sufferers the time of the itchy nose and watery eyes is again. More and more people are affected by this, according to the Robert Koch Institute, 16.5 of the women and 13 of the men in Germany are now fighting against the pollen of flowers, grasses, trees or herbs.

Fluoride? What makes a good toothpaste
Fluoride? What makes a good toothpaste

The right toothpaste is important: Is fluoride important? Toothpaste is supposed to protect the teeth from caries. That is why it consists of various ingredients that, on the one hand, support the toothbrush during cleaning and, on the other hand, are intended to remineralize the teeth. However, there are some things to consider.

What the tongue reveals
What the tongue reveals

A spotty tongue indicates the stomach, it is a real all-rounder: the tongue. Without them, many everyday things like tasting, speaking, sucking or swallowing would not be possible. In addition, the surface of the tongue contains many cells of the immune system. But the tongue is also a mirror of health.

Early detection of colorectal cancer prevents deaths
Early detection of colorectal cancer prevents deaths

Colorectal cancer screening can save lives It is estimated that over 60,000 people in Germany will develop colorectal cancer this year. Colorectal cancer remains the second most common cancer in this country. About 26,000 people die each year from the consequences. Early detection can help save lives.

Depression: Three out of four wrongly treated
Depression: Three out of four wrongly treated

More and more people need medical help due to psychological disorders 21.03.2014 More and more people need medical help due to psychological disorders, for example, one in five suffers from depression in the course of their lives. In most cases, this is a serious mental illness where early diagnosis and therapy are important.

Some women benefit from frequent mammography
Some women benefit from frequent mammography

Breast cancer screening mammography As British researchers report, some women should go for breast screening screening more often than foreseen in various European programs. This was the result of a study that was presented on Friday. Mammography more often than planned British researchers reported at the ninth European Breast Cancer Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, that some women should have a mammography screening more often than is foreseen in corresponding programs.

Breast milk market warning
Breast milk market warning

Ministry of Health warns of breast milk exchange 19.03.2014 The first breast milk exchange on the Internet is online and there are already warnings from the authorities. The safety standards are not checked and the stock exchange poses high risks for the health of children. Bavaria's Minister of Health Melanie Huml is concerned about the establishment of a breast milk exchange on the Internet.

Relieve back pain through exercise
Relieve back pain through exercise

Healthy back through targeted exercises and movement Back pain is one of the common ailments of Germans. Poor posture and insufficient exercise are usually the cause of the symptoms, while a serious illness is rarely responsible for low back pain. In the run-up to the 13th

Poverty makes you sick and reduces life expectancy
Poverty makes you sick and reduces life expectancy

Poverty makes you ill and reduces life expectancy Poverty not only leads to social disadvantage, it also has a significant impact on health and life expectancy, according to one of the key messages at the current 18th Congress on Poverty and Health at the Technical University (TU) Berlin.