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Explosion in the French nuclear power plant
Explosion in the French nuclear power plant

Explosion in the French nuclear power plant: safety zone built around the plant An explosion occurred in the southern French nuclear power plant.

Program against nursing skills shortage required
Program against nursing skills shortage required

Social Association for People's Solidarity calls for a program to combat the shortage of nursing specialists. Bernd Netherland, on Tuesday on the demand to increasingly employ the unemployed in care.

Naturopathy symposium in Leipzig
Naturopathy symposium in Leipzig

Naturopathy Symposium in Leipzig: From Pain, Light, Migraine Therapy to New Insectology Findings 24.01.2014 On Saturday, March 1st, 2014, the 3rd Naturopathy Symposium will take place in Leipzig. This specialist event of the Association of German Alternative Practitioners e. V. (VDH) marks the start of a series of events organized by the association over the course of the year, which takes place at various locations.

No beer on the grill meat: tips for grilling
No beer on the grill meat: tips for grilling

Health risk beer when barbecuing The temperatures rise and people are drawn outside. What could be nicer than spending time grilling with friends or family. So that this does not become a health risk, beers and spirits should be kept away from the grill. It depends on the ingredients.

Researchers are breeding functional egg cells
Researchers are breeding functional egg cells

Can human life be grown from stem cells in the laboratory in the future? Japanese scientists succeeded in growing healthy mice from stem cells. This brings them closer to the dream of mankind to create human life in the laboratory. After all, the researchers were able to obtain egg cells from stem cells, from which healthy, fertile mice in the womb then developed through artificial insemination.

Genetically responsible for obesity
Genetically responsible for obesity

Researchers identify a gene that makes you fat An international team of researchers has discovered the genetic cause of obesity. The IRX3 gene plays a major role in the development of obesity, the scientists around Marcelo Nóbrega from the Institute of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago report in the journal "Nature".

Instead of diet: the food helps you lose weight
Instead of diet: the food helps you lose weight

These foods can help you lose weight and are considered true slimming products. Those who want to lose weight can count their calorie intake every day or make elaborate diet recipes. In everyday life, however, it has proven itself to basically refrain from dieting and instead to change the lifestyle. The body can already be supported by replacing a few foods with healthy ones.

GPS shoes for Alzheimer's patients
GPS shoes for Alzheimer's patients

Alzheimer's patients should be located using GPS shoes In the future, Alzheimer's patients should be detectable at any time with special GPS shoes. The unplanned, sometimes extremely risky excursions of the mentally confused can be avoided from now on, according to the promise of the US manufacturing companies.

Food poisoning: 17 students in the hospital
Food poisoning: 17 students in the hospital

17 students from Hünfeld suspected of food poisoning in hospital Because of the suspicion of food poisoning, several students in the Fulda district had to be hospitalized. The fifth graders of the school in Hünfeld had baked pizza rolls together and then complained of severe abdominal pain.

Increased accident risk due to time change
Increased accident risk due to time change

There is an increased risk of accidents during the time change. Every third woman suffers from the time change, which is changed by an hour on weekends. Statistics show that the number of accidents increases in the days after the time change. The reasons for this are tiredness and poor concentration, which are triggered by "mini jetlag".

Many pollutants in children's rubber boots
Many pollutants in children's rubber boots

Öko-Test: Almost all children's rubber boots contain harmful substances. In the course of the rainy summer, rubber boots are currently very popular with parents and children. However, as the consumer magazine "Ökotest" found out in a recent study, most rubber boots contain numerous substances that are harmful to health, so caution is advised when buying rainproof footwear.

DRK rewards blood donations with a special thank you
DRK rewards blood donations with a special thank you

German Red Cross rewards blood donations with a special thank you10.02.2011Each day in Baden-Württemberg and Hesse alone at least 3,000 blood banks are required for the medical care of the patients. Since blood cannot be produced artificially, donating blood is essential and has no alternative.