ECG via smartwatch and cell phone 10 years ago efforts were made to design EKG recording devices for the home. Today, the latest generation of the Apple Watch is equipped with an application (app) that allows an electrocardiogram (EKG) to be recorded for 30 seconds. On the one hand, the recordings can be recorded as a kind of event recorder for the attending doctor, and on the other hand, the app recognizes cardiac arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation and can give appropriate warnings.
Back fitness in the fresh airSwimming is high on the list of the most back-friendly sports. However, not every swimming style is equally good for the back and you can make mistakes. Experts explain why you should dive into the breasts every now and then.
Do Germans drown their corona concerns in alcohol? Around every third person in Germany has been drinking more alcohol since the onset of the corona crisis. What health experts suspected at the beginning of the pandemic has now been confirmed by an investigation: addiction experts warned of an increase in harmful alcohol consumption at the beginning of the corona crisis.
Do you know your daily calorie turnover? Often the number of calories consumed determines whether you lose weight, gain weight or keep weight. But everyone has a different energy requirement. Knowing this can make a big difference in losing weight, whether it's for losing weight, for performance, or to keep weight, it can make sense to know your daily energy needs.
What does a plant-based diet do for heart failure? A plant-based diet seems to help people with heart failure (heart failure) to better deal with symptoms that they experience and even significantly reduce some of these symptoms. An evaluation of various studies found that people with heart failure seem to benefit greatly from a plant-based diet.
How much protein do we need? Human body cells are constantly renewed and are therefore dependent on regular protein intake. But how high is the protein requirement? And is it really true that increased protein intake can help you lose weight? Protein is an elementary building block of all living organisms, explains the German Nutrition Society (DGE).
Allegedly exceeded maximum values: recall for eggs After Honerkamps Bauernmarkt KG from Melle, Lower Saxony, initially started a recall for eggs, because it was suspected that the maximum content of certain chemical compounds had been exceeded, the company now gives the all-clear.
Tips for wearing a mask in the heat Recently, politicians have agreed that the so-called mask requirement remains, since wearing a mouth and nose cover is one of the few effective instruments against the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. But on the warm and hot days in summer, the masks can be a nuisance.
Colchicine appears to be effective against COVID-19 According to a current study, an active ingredient that slows down the recovery of a COVID-19 disease seems to be slumbering in this poisonous plant.
Systemic therapy: assumption of costs From now on, the statutory health insurance companies will cover the costs of systemic therapy for adults if this is necessary for the treatment of a mental illness. This is pointed out by the German Society for Systemic Therapy, Counseling and Family Therapy e.
COVID-19: Drug trials in progress Experts believe that developing a vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus will take even longer. Therefore, efforts are being made to treat the disease COVID-19 better. To this end, not only are new medicines developed, but also existing preparations are tested.
Reducing the risk of cancer, diabetes and heart disease Switching to a plant-based diet promotes healthier aging and reduces the risk of common diseases such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease by up to 50 percent. This consensus comes from an American medical committee that summarized the results of various nutritional studies in recent years.
How can heat-related illnesses be prevented? Summer hikes increase the risk of heat-related health problems. Often, such diseases are not due to the heat alone, and fluid loss also plays a very important role. It is therefore important to have enough drinks with you on long walks and hikes.
Arthritis and nutrition: more fiber It has long been known that in addition to medicinal, physical and surgical therapy, nutrition can also be an important additional measure in the treatment of diseases from the rheumatic type. According to new findings, a high-fiber diet could also help with arthritis.
Algae contains important active substances against MRSA and skin cancer In an alga previously unknown bioactive components have now been identified that can be used to fight infectious bacteria such as MRSA and to treat skin cancer. According to the current study by the GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research Kiel New bioactive components have been found in an algae species that could improve the treatment of skin cancer and protection against infectious bacteria.
How the body protects itself from urinary tract infectionsSome people are more susceptible to cystitis than others. Some are even infected with urinary tract infections at regular intervals. A Swiss research team has now found the cause of the increased vulnerability. A protein seems to make this difference.
Younger people are increasingly developing severe COVID-19 diseases; more and more young adults are developing serious COVID-19 diseases, some of which are fatal. New research has now attempted to find possible reasons for this increase, and the latest study by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) has investigated possible causes by which younger adults are increasingly developing serious diseases such as COVID-19.
Recall for cheese due to listeriaThe Hamberger Großmarkt GmbH from Munich has recalled the product “Bio Almbauernkäse 15 Fett i. Tr. "Started. According to the company, it cannot be excluded that the cheese is contaminated with listeria. These bacteria can lead to serious illnesses.
Coronavirus infections in pets possible It was long considered unlikely, but it is now clear that pets can also become infected with the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Symptoms in cats are similar to those in humans. Corona infections in animals kept should be reported.
What does Tai Chi do for people with heart disease? Can people with heart disease benefit from Tai Chi? A recent study from the University of Arizona found that tai chi could be beneficial for people with heart disease and stroke, according to a recent study that practicing tai chi appears to improve wellbeing and quality of life while reducing psychological stress.
Finding the perfect diet using a urine testUnique like a fingerprint, a new urine test provides an overall impression of a person's eating habits. The test can reveal individual nutritional strengths and weaknesses. Researchers at Imperial College London recently presented a urine test that is able to assess a target person's diet.