It has been known since yesterday: actress Christine Neubauer suffers from ankylosing spondylitis. The rheumatic disease, which leads to stiffening of the spine, initially shows itself, as with the actress, mostly through back pain and is therefore often overlooked.
Fine dust pollution wakes up inactive viruses Increased fine dust pollution is associated with a variety of health problems. Scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München have now found that the fine dust particles apparently also activate "sleeping viruses" in the lungs.
Researchers find clues: why bladder infections keep recurring Almost every second woman suffers from bladder infections at least once in her life. E-coli bacteria are usually the cause of urinary tract infections. Researchers have now found clues as to why the infections keep coming back.
A foreign health insurance or travel health insurance is urgently required when traveling to countries outside the EU that have not closed a social budget with Germany. This is because statutory health insurance only covers the costs of an accident or illness within the EU and in countries with which a social security agreement has been concluded.
Easily digestible and hygienically perfect: Breast milk is the best food for babiesMother milk is the natural food for infants: easy to digest, hygienically perfect and at the right temperature. Unfortunately, many mothers breastfeed their babies far too short. On the occasion of the World Breastfeeding Week, experts will inform about how important breast milk is for the offspring.
Doctors examine the effects of weight on migraines Migraines are special headaches that occur as severe attacks. The exact causes of migraines remain largely unknown. However, body weight appears to have a major impact on migraines. Researchers have now found that overweight and underweight people are at increased risk of migraines.