Allergy protection through breast milk: Breast milk is not only good for babies, but breastfeeding also lowers the risk of allergies, reports the network "Healthy Living". Current studies have shown that “children are less likely to have allergies if they are fully breastfed by at least the beginning of the 5th month.
Red Bull and Co: What a can of energy drink does to the body Energy drinks like Red Bull are becoming increasingly popular. Not only young people want to keep awake with it. They are also often consumed mixed with alcoholic beverages. Experts have long warned of the health risks posed by energy drinks.
Childhood obesity is increasing even in poor countries Researchers warn of child obesity. The number of children with overweight or obesity has increased dramatically in the past 30 years. This also applies to countries in which some of the children are still suffering from malnutrition.
Causal metabolic pathway for the anti-cancer effects of aspirin identified It has been known for some time that the active ingredient acetylsalicylic acid ("aspirin") can prevent cancer, but the causative cellular processes have so far remained unclear, reports the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ).
Seal die-off: no distemper virus detectable Hendrik Brunckhorst, spokesman for the national park administration in the State Office for Coastal Protection, National Park and Marine Protection Schleswig-Holstein in Tönning, has reported an increased occurrence of seriously ill and dead seals on the North Sea coast of Schleswig-Holstein since the beginning of October.
The aging process is accelerated just as much by soft drinks as by tobacco. A recent US study also shows a connection between the sweet drinks and an acceleration of the aging process. Accordingly, the consumption of at least 350 milliliters of lemonade per day leads to an accelerated physical aging.