Doctors are seeing a decline in the number of patients in emergency admissions weeks ago, the question arose why, despite the corona crisis, so many hospitals are still empty. This could have to do with the fact that many people with serious injuries or illnesses no longer come for treatment because they are afraid of catching the virus.
Are ketones the better fuel for the brain? A change in diet that minimizes the consumption of simple carbohydrates seems to prevent or even reverse neurobiological changes associated with aging. A recent study by Stony Brook University found that one low-carbohydrate diet can stop or reverse neurobiological changes associated with aging.
Push-ups for the heart "Show me how much push-ups you can do and I'll tell you how healthy you are", a doctor may soon be able to request in the context of a diagnosis. A new long-term study from Harvard University shows a connection between the ability to perform push-ups and the risk of developing a heart disease.
DGE calls for scientifically backed nutritional recommendations There is currently a great deal of uncertainty about nutrition, not least because new study results are constantly being presented that at first glance contradict previous knowledge. However, reliable nutritional recommendations should not be based on individual publications, "but should be based on a systematic process of reviewing, selecting and evaluating scientific studies," emphasizes the German Nutrition Society (DGE).
Corona disease: malnutrition patients have poorer prognoses It has been known for some time that older people and those with certain pre-existing conditions are among those most at risk from the novel coronavirus. However, according to new knowledge, people who eat wrongly have an increased risk of a severe COVID-19 course.
Health damage caused by fine dust: Danger to the heart and blood vessels According to experts, fine dust is the air pollutant with the most massive effects on our health. The bad air not only damages the lungs, but also our heart health. Unfortunately, the risk to the heart and blood vessels is still underestimated.