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Infection wave due to new norovirus variant
Infection wave due to new norovirus variant

New variants of the diarrhea causing vomiting cause an increase in norovirus infectionsWorldwide, the surveillance systems showed an increase in norovirus activity at the end of 2012, according to the latest announcement in the EU science magazine "Eurosurveillance" with reference to the data of the "NoroNet" network. The increase in norovirus infections essentially relates to “the emergence of a new norovirus genotype II.

Sauna is healthy in every season
Sauna is healthy in every season

Why visits to the sauna also make sense in the summer If you want to sweat for your health, you should go to the sauna regularly - at least once a week and in every season. The abrupt changes in temperature have a positive effect all year round.

Occasional smokers are also smokers
Occasional smokers are also smokers

Occasional smokers are among the smokers But American researchers are now saying that occasional smokers are very likely to be smokers. Every cigarette smoked harms Smoking is being socially outlawed in most countries around the world.

Stevia extract helps you lose weight
Stevia extract helps you lose weight

Stevia extract is said to help you lose weight The medicinal plant stevia is considered a new miracle cure for sugar replacement. Because the extract is calorie-free, sweeter than sugar and does not harm dental health. Stevia is also said to have a health-promoting effect. For example, it is said to help lower blood pressure.

Sepsis: Far too many victims of blood poisoning
Sepsis: Far too many victims of blood poisoning

Up to 20,000 people could be saved from sepsis death: far too many victims of blood poisoning in Germany08.09.2013Experts are concerned about the high number of blood poisoning victims in Germany. According to leading doctors, 15,000 to 20,000 people a year could be saved from death from sepsis if prevention, diagnosis and therapy followed medical guidelines.

In children, broken bones heal differently
In children, broken bones heal differently

Children's bones heal after a fracture differently than in adults The treatment of broken bones in children requires consideration of the special conditions of children's bone growth, the German Society for Pediatric Surgery (DGKCH) explains in a current release. According to the experts, this is the only way to avoid incorrectly grown bones and possible disabilities.

Every third student Internet bullying victim
Every third student Internet bullying victim

Cyberbullying study: Every third student Internet bullying victim The anonymous Internet is an ideal place for youthful bullying. According to a current survey, every third student has already been the victim of an online harassment. A third of the perpetrators are also victims, and most widespread are abusive news.

Naturopath Christa Liesz
Naturopath Christa Liesz

Heilpraxis Christa LieszMain focus of the practice: A good metabolism - physically and mentally / mentally - forms the basis for good health. In my practice I offer to: Metabolism optimization and weight reduction, nutritional advice and wrinkle correction, facial harmony, pulsation therapy Diagnostic procedures: eye, face, urine, stool and blood tests therapy.

Health insurance companies often refuse benefits
Health insurance companies often refuse benefits

Insufficient health care due to denied health insurance benefits? In Germany, patients are increasingly being denied the help they need. Statutory health insurance companies tend to reject benefits such as sick pay, rehabilitation measures or hearing aids. This comes from figures from the medical service of the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Funds.

Citizens' insurance could lower cash contributions
Citizens' insurance could lower cash contributions

According to a scientific study, solidarity-based citizens' insurance could reduce the regular contribution rate of statutory health insurance to 10.5 percent. The prerequisite would be that private health insurance ceases to apply and that everyone, regardless of their income status, is covered by a statutory health insurance.

In the event of a herniated disc, lie down immediately
In the event of a herniated disc, lie down immediately

If there are signs of a herniated disc, those affected should best lie down immediately to relieve the spine. In the supine position with your legs raised, the tense muscles relax and the spine is relieved. The acute back pain usually eases a bit, but the person affected is usually not spared a visit to the doctor.

Ecotest: Cancer pathogen in baby food
Ecotest: Cancer pathogen in baby food

Ökotest: cancer pathogen in baby foodThe critical consumer magazine & 34; Öko-Test & 34; tested the safety of the packaging and the pollution caused by pollutants in seven products from three suppliers with ready-made baby food. The testers found the carcinogenic substances benzene and furan and awarded the marks "insufficient" to "deficient" to over half of the products.