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Research results: Health benefits from alcohol overrated

Research results: Health benefits from alcohol overrated

Moderate alcohol consumption does not increase life expectancy There have been many speculations in the past about possible positive health effects from moderate alcohol consumption. To this day, many people are convinced that a glass of wine a day makes them live longer and healthier lives. However, the scientific evidence available on this is “shaky at best,” reports the specialist journal “Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs”.

In the job balanced nutrition instead of functional food

In the job balanced nutrition instead of functional food

Balanced nutrition keeps you fit in the job Canteen food has had its day - the latest trend is “functional food”, which includes wellness water, detox menus and much more. These often calorie-reduced foods not only promise to be healthy, but at the same time make you slim and fit. Often, however, the appealing packaging hides a ready-made microwave meal or another light product that has little to do with a balanced diet.

Uni: Hair analysis is no evidence of cannabis use

Uni: Hair analysis is no evidence of cannabis use

Storage of the main cannabis active ingredient THC does not take place via the blood circulation / breakdown products of THC can be transferred to other people via sweat and skin sebum in contact with the body / Freiburg researchers publish in scientific reports prove consumption in hair without a doubt.

Eco-testing with fish cells could replace thousands of animal experiments

Eco-testing with fish cells could replace thousands of animal experiments

Environmental tests with fish cells instead of with live animals Up to 400 fish have to be killed for the environmental test of a single chemical. Researchers have now been able to show that fish cells in the laboratory can provide information about environmental risks as well. This could replace more animal experiments in the future.

Holidays: where to go for sick bronchi? Wet and hot countries are not recommended

Holidays: where to go for sick bronchi? Wet and hot countries are not recommended

Those who suffer from respiratory diseases usually have to think carefully about where they want to spend their vacation. The climate and pollution of the air with irritants have a significant influence on the disease process. If you also want to improve your state of health sustainably, you can supplement your vacation with special spa offers.

With sports against cancer

With sports against cancer

Exercise as a useful addition to cancer therapy Exercise can help cancer patients to better cope with the stress of their illness and the required therapy. According to Professor Dr. Jürgen Steinacker, head of the section for sports and rehabilitation medicine at the Ulm University Hospital, "helps to stabilize the body of the cancer patient".