40 million severe periodontitis cases worldwide due to smoking Periodontitis is characterized by extensive impairments of the tooth-holding apparatus and consequent tooth loss. The causes can be varied, but according to a recent study, smoking has a significant share here.
Also switch off: permanent accessibility on vacation is dangerous to health If you are very committed and busy at work, you can often not switch off properly even on vacation. Many of these people live in permanent health-threatening stress. Experts see employers as the main responsibility.
Expensive sham medication causes more severe side effects than cheap ones If patients know that taking a medication that this can have side effects, the complaints often set in. As German researchers now report, this so-called nocebo effect is further enhanced if the dummy drug is an expensive preparation.
Internet use can help motivate people to take cancer prevention tests. Surveys showed that most Germans fear cancer, but many people do not take early screening tests very seriously. It would make sense for those who are afraid of preventive health care to get medical information more often on the Internet.
03 Permanently slim: Why protein is so important for losing weight People who want to lose weight often try this with a variety of methods. Some avoid carbohydrates for a while, others avoid fat, and some try to eat almost nothing. Experts generally warn against extreme methods.
Permanently slim people use different weight control strategies Some people just have to look at food and they gain weight. Others can eat what and how much they want and still do not gain weight, according to the observation of many. A study by researchers from Cornell University in New York has investigated why not a few people are able to maintain their weight without dieting.