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Consumer protection: Happy meal ban makes sense
Consumer protection: Happy meal ban makes sense

Consumer protection: Happy meal ban of the Mc Donalds group makes sense. The children's menu & 34; combines unhealthy food with toys & 34; criticize consumer advocates. The fast food company & 34; Mc Donalds & 34; has been offering the children's menu & 34; Happy Meal & 34; on. This combined menu, especially for children, offers toys in addition to food products such as hamburgers or fries.

World No Tobacco Day: 300 deaths a day
World No Tobacco Day: 300 deaths a day

Smoking is the most common preventable cause of death in Germany Every day, more than 300 people in Germany die from the consequences of smoking. As the Federal Center for Health Education (BZgA) reports in a press release on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day, smoking is the most common preventable cause of death in Germany.

Multi-resistant germs in Leipzig University Hospital
Multi-resistant germs in Leipzig University Hospital

Multi-resistant KPC germs detected in more than 50 patients At the University Hospital Leipzig (UKL), multi-resistant KPC (Klebsiella pneumoniae) pathogens have been found in numerous patients in the past two years. According to the hospital's official announcement, 58 patients have been affected by an infection since the pathogens were first detected in 2010.

Don't go hungry while slimming down
Don't go hungry while slimming down

Do not go hungry while slimming down For the bikini figure, many resort to a radical diet after the winter months. But hunger doesn't help you lose weight, explains nutritionist Jan Prinzhausen. Rather, the expert advises healthy and balanced nutrition.Jojo effect from hunger Prinzenhausen explains: “After a few days of hunger, dissatisfaction and cravings quickly set in because the body defends itself against the risk of starvation.

Breast milk improves lung function
Breast milk improves lung function

Breastfeeding has a positive effect on lung function Breastfeeding improves the lung function of the offspring. As part of a study for the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), researchers at the University of Bern found that breast milk significantly improves lung function values ​​both in children of asthmatics and in the offspring of mothers without respiratory problems.

Researcher: Tuberculosis over 500,000 years old?
Researcher: Tuberculosis over 500,000 years old?

Tuberculosis occurred much earlier than previously thought, so far researchers have suspected that the tuberculosis pathogen originated in the Neolithic period. Examination of a roughly 500,000-year-old fossil of an early human from Turkey showed that the infectious disease probably occurred much earlier in human history than previously thought in the world of researchers.

Increased risk of diabetes also in Bavaria
Increased risk of diabetes also in Bavaria

KKH provides information on diabetes on the occasion of World Diabetes Day. Diabetes (diabetes mellitus) is on the rise worldwide. This development does not stop at Bavaria either, but the increase in illnesses here is below the national average, according to the press release from the Commercial Health Insurance Fund (KKH) on Monday.

50 years contraceptive pill: a reason to celebrate?
50 years contraceptive pill: a reason to celebrate?

For 50 years now: the success story of the birth control pill. (08/20/2010) For 50 years, many women have been swallowing the pill every day. When it was invented in the 1960s, however, the success story was hardly predictable. Massive protests from a wide variety of social groups accompanied the introduction to the German market.

Very long waiting times for psychotherapy
Very long waiting times for psychotherapy

Undersupply in rural regions for psychotherapy According to a study commissioned by the German Psychotherapist Association (DptV), the supply of outpatient therapy places is still insufficient, especially for older patients, for rural people and for men. The current study data from the University of Duisburg indicate an acute undersupply of psychotherapy in some regions of Germany.

Hundreds of thousands of children have back pain
Hundreds of thousands of children have back pain

Hundreds of thousands of children suffer from back pain in Germany. Many children suffer from back pain. There are an estimated 300,000 children in Germany who are receiving medical treatment for back problems at an early age. This is one of the surprising results that the current medical and aids report from the statutory health insurance company Barmer GEK offers.

James Bond with alcohol and potency problems
James Bond with alcohol and potency problems

British doctors: James Bond - alcoholics with potency problems British doctors have investigated the drinking behavior of secret agent James Bond. The study found that 007 drinks too much and has to fear potency problems. It is also reported that migraines shaped Richard Wagner's music. Alcoholic 007 would have to rethink his drinking behavior Shaken, not stirred!

First center of excellence for nutrition opened
First center of excellence for nutrition opened

Competence center for nutrition launched In Bavaria, Germany's first competence center for nutrition (KErn) was opened. As the Bavarian Minister of State for Food, Agriculture and Forestry, Helmut Brunner, explained at the opening ceremony of the Competence Center for Nutrition, the KE, which is divided into two locations (Kulmbach and Freising-Weihenstephan), is intended to support healthy nutrition in the Free State.