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Bubble Tea: Sweet and unhealthy cult drink
Bubble Tea: Sweet and unhealthy cult drink

Sweet pearl tea can be hazardous to health New bubble tea shops are opening at almost every corner in Germany. The cult drink is particularly well received by children and young people. Different chains award licenses, which is why a real boom has broken out. The fast food chain "McDonalds" has also jumped on the bandwagon and offers the sugar-sweet drink in different varieties.

Young and healthy with omega-3 fatty acids
Young and healthy with omega-3 fatty acids

How omega-3 fatty acids prevent aging According to a US study, omega-3 fatty acids slow down the aging process of the cells in the human body. For example, omega-3 fatty acids are found in fish and are ingested with food. The long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids are said to promote the growth of so-called telomeres, which consume and shorten with age.

Coli bacteria in Roquefort cheese
Coli bacteria in Roquefort cheese

Authorities warn of coli bacteria in Roquefort cheese: Roquefort cheese contaminated with coli bacteria has apparently come onto the market via several supermarket chains. The Ministry of Consumer Affairs of North Rhine-Westphalia advised to pay particular attention to the brand, expiry date and batch number at Roquefort.

Germany is at risk of heat collapse
Germany is at risk of heat collapse

Temperature rise for the circulatory system is a considerable burden The summer is currently showing its sunny side and the temperatures sometimes rise to over 30 degrees Celsius. Most people are happy about the extensive sunshine, but there are also some health risks associated with the sudden rise in temperature.

Always store pears in the dark
Always store pears in the dark

Store pears in the dark after purchase30.09.2013 Nowadays, pears can be bought all year round regardless of the harvest time. So that the freshness is not lost and enjoyment remains guaranteed, you should pay attention to a lot during storage. There are special tips for storing pears.

For cancer patients, therapy in tumor centers
For cancer patients, therapy in tumor centers

AOK report: cancer patients should be treated in special centers According to the oncology report 2013 of the health insurance company AOK, the therapy of many cancer patients may not be optimal. Because many of those affected are treated in hospitals instead of in special clinics. The report comes to the conclusion that therapy in a certified tumor center can significantly increase the chances of recovery.

Dangerous tropical fever from bush mosquitoes
Dangerous tropical fever from bush mosquitoes

West Nile Fever: Tropical fever caused by bush mosquitoes in Greece. Travelers should take special care to protect themselves from mosquitos, as these are considered to be carriers. (12.08.2010) West Nile fever, which is actually predominantly prevalent in the tropics and subtropics, has also been observed in parts of the USA, Canada and occasionally in Europe for some years .

Happiness extends life
Happiness extends life

Study: Happiness Extends LifeHappy people have a longer life expectancy. This was the finding of US researchers at the University of Illinois when evaluating over 160 studies on happiness and health. The results confirm the approaches of naturopathy. "The overwhelming majority" of the studies evaluated "shows that happiness is associated with health and a longer life," emphasized Ed Diener and his research colleagues from the University of Illinois in the publication of their study results in the current issue of the specialist journal "Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being".

DAK study: cancer scares people
DAK study: cancer scares people

According to a DAK study, people are afraid of cancer. (11/10/2010) Although serious heart diseases such as heart attacks are the most common cause of death in Germany, most people are afraid of cancer when it comes to health. According to a study by the German Employee Health Insurance Fund (DAK), around two thirds of the respondents (73 percent) stated that they were particularly afraid of developing a cancer tumor.

Acupuncture effective for pregnancy depression
Acupuncture effective for pregnancy depression

Study: Acupuncture is effective for pregnancy-related depression American researchers have published a study according to which acupuncture is effective for pregnancy-related depression. The method could thus represent a non-polluting alternative to medication. Pregnancy-related depression places a burden on women, their families and the social environment.

Emergency rooms prepared for heat patients
Emergency rooms prepared for heat patients

First patients with heat symptoms admitted Due to the high temperatures, the first heat patients had to be treated in clinics in Hamburg. As the Asklepios clinics announced on Thursday, the emergency rooms are currently "expecting an increased number of patients with heat-related complaints.

WHO warns of great dangers from smoking
WHO warns of great dangers from smoking

Worldwide at least six million deaths from smoking annually Even if smoking in this country is becoming less and less attractive among adolescents and young adults, cigarette consumption continues to pose a massive global threat - because every year almost six million people worldwide die from complications such as a heart attack , Lung cancer or smoking lung.