Foodwatch exposes "the most perfidious advertising strategies of food manufacturers" Every year, the consumer protection organization Foodwatch awards the "golden cream puff" for particularly "brazen advertising meshes for children's food". This year, products from the food manufacturer Dr. Oetker, Ehrmann, Wild, Funnyfrisch and Nestlé nominated, on which consumers can vote online.
Occupational disease: smokers have a harder time recognizing a locksmith widow from Marburg has suffered a defeat before the Hessian State Social Court. The woman wanted her late husband's lung cancer to be recognized as an occupational disease in order to receive a survivor benefit claim from the employer's liability insurance association.
44th Alternative Practitioners' Congress: Pay more attention to men's health: Men experience fewer complaints with a doctor or alternative practitioner than women. They suffer secretly and quietly or simply sit out the illness. But doing nothing can have fatal consequences and, under certain circumstances, significantly shorten life expectancy.
Protecting against overweight with spinach extract Swedish researchers have discovered an ingredient in spinach that curbs feelings of hunger and creates a feeling of satiety. Accordingly, the so-called thylakoids could help against obesity by slowing down the digestion of fat, so that the entire intestine is involved in the digestion.
In addition to the famine, Somalia is at risk of a cholera epidemic. In addition to the current famine, a cholera epidemic is now threatening the population of Somalia. Since the beginning of the year, over 4,000 patients in Somalia have had to be treated for dangerous diarrheal disease, with the number of diseases increasing by 11 percent in the past few weeks alone, reports the World Health Organization (WHO).
According to an evaluation, women are more affected by the financial crisis than men. Inequality on the labor market is increasing significantly again, with the global financial crisis affecting women far more severely. This is reported by the UN's International Labor Organization (ILO). According to this, women are more likely than men to be affected by the unemployment caused by the crisis.
Zurich researchers discover double-acting anti-black skin cancer treatmentsFor the first time, a double-acting anti-black skin cancer treatment has been developed. As researchers from the University of Zurich report, the active ingredient on the one hand kills the cancer cells and on the other hand prevents their further spread.
Bacteria in the intestine regulate body weight Bacteria apparently have a significantly greater influence on body weight than previously thought. With the right bacteria in the digestive tract, diets may become superfluous in the future, French scientists reported at the "Experimental Biology" congress in San Diego.
Pelvic inconsistency - deposits not always the first choice: the right diagnosis is important In industrialized countries, around 70 percent of the population suffer from pelvic obliquity. Most of them don't know about it. Because such a misalignment manifests itself through various complaints, which do not always immediately suggest a crooked pelvis.
Association of osteopaths complains of wild growth in the industry The alternative medical treatment method of osteopathy is enjoying growing popularity in Germany. However, since the profession of osteopath has not yet been recognized in this country and there is no professional law to ensure uniformly regulated training and exercise standards, there is a real "wild growth" in osteopathy offers, explained the legal advisor of the Association of Osteopaths in Germany (VDO), Dr.
Pharmacists: Larger Dimensions in Cancer Fraud? Is pharmacist fraud in Germany bigger than expected? According to the radio station NDR Info, the Mannheim public prosecutor's office is still investigating employees of a pharmaceutical manufacturer. Furthermore, the public prosecutor's office in Braunschweig is investigating a pharmacist who is said to have turned over 1.6 million euros.
Daily bike rides to work strengthen physical and mental health. Physical exercise not only has benefits for physical health, it also has a positive effect on the psyche. The daily bike tour to work can be beneficial in two ways, reports the German Society for Occupational Medicine and Environmental Medicine (DGAUM) in a current press release from the news agency "dpa".