Migraines in children: placebos act in a similar way to prophylaxis with medication According to experts, migraines are one of the most common neurological diseases. Not only adults are affected, but also children and adolescents. A study has now shown that the preventive medicinal treatment of migraines does not work better in the long term than placebos in this age group.
Food from non-EU countries is more contaminated with crop protection products A new report shows that food from Germany and other EU countries are significantly less contaminated with crop protection product residues than those from non-EU countries. Consistently, far fewer pesticide residues were detected in organically grown products than in conventionally produced ones.
Beware of the cheap chemical methyl methacrylate nail salons are springing up like mushrooms. Around 60,000 studios offer their services in Germany. Business is booming and the competition is undercutting with ever cheaper offers. The catch is: No training is required to open a nail studio or to work in one.
Consequences of consuming sugar in beverages Consuming sugary beverages increases the risk of developing a metabolic syndrome by up to 20 percent. Lemonade with a high fructose or fructose content also poses a risk. In the evaluation of several studies it was found that it is important to limit the consumption of sugary drinks in order to avoid health problems and especially the development of a metabolic syndrome.
Virus mutations also offer opportunities, like other viruses, the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is constantly changing. This process is called mutation and is an important part of evolution. Most people imagine a mutated virus to be a pathogen that is more dangerous than before.
Oral bacteria could affect the risk of cardiovascular disease According to a small study, bacteria in the saliva of people with arteriosclerosis appear to be different from those in healthy people. According to experts, the results could open the door for new strategies to combat heart diseases.