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Winter tires are best with a flake symbol
Winter tires are best with a flake symbol

ADAC tire test: It is best to use winter tires with a flake symbol, avoid accidents and protect your health. The weather conditions on Germany's roads are bad right on time for winter tires to start. As of now, winter tires in Germany include tires with the “M + S” or “M&S” seal.

Mental illness is the most common reason for early retirement
Mental illness is the most common reason for early retirement

Mental illnesses are the most common reason for disability benefits Mental illnesses increasingly lead to disability and early retirement. An evaluation of the German Pension Insurance (DRV) has shown that mental illness is now the most common reason for early retirement from work.

Married people pay more attention to prevention
Married people pay more attention to prevention

Married people go to preventive check-ups more often and more regularly. This was the result of a survey of around 2,000 people: a marital partnership can promote health and thus reduce the risk of death: According to a survey, significantly more married people take part in preventive medical examinations than single people in comparison.

Cause of Legionella infection found
Cause of Legionella infection found

Source of Legionella infection apparently discovered Since August 10, there has been a wave of Legionella infection in Warstein, Sauerland, which has affected more than 100 people. The course of the disease led to death in two people, and as reported yesterday (legionella infections in the Sauerland region), a wave of infections with legionellosis occurred in Warstein, for which the cause was still unknown.

Homeopathy: Basic research event
Homeopathy: Basic research event

Organon-2010 event: “Highly diluted but effective - basic research on potencies and their use in practice.” (13.09.2010) On October 1st, a series of DZVhÄ events will take place in Leipzig to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the basic work of homeopathy. Homeopathy is scientifically controversial mainly because of its potentiation, although it is not a basic principle of homeopathy, but a purely pragmatic method.

Thuringia: Every tenth pregnant woman smokes
Thuringia: Every tenth pregnant woman smokes

Every tenth Thuringian woman smokes during her pregnancy Every tenth woman in Thuringia smokes during her pregnancy. Thuringia has been above the national average for years. Every tenth mother-to-be takes a cigarette In Thuringia, one in ten women smokes during pregnancy. This emerges from a study presented by the Techniker Krankenkasse (TK) on Friday, which is based on a survey of Thuringian hospitals.

Health: Many Causes of Migraines
Health: Many Causes of Migraines

Causes of migraines (06.09.2010) Around eight million people in Germany suffer from migraines. To correct the symptoms, many of them take special migraine medication. However, doctors are now warning that the frequent use of the preparations can trigger additional migraine attacks. The rule of thumb is therefore: use a corresponding preparation a maximum of ten days a month and never more than three days at a time.

Death drug crystal meth increasingly popular
Death drug crystal meth increasingly popular

Crystal meth is developing into an "everyday drug" 11.03.2014The dangerous drug "crystal meth" is on the rise: the white, crystalline and highly effective stimulant, which was formerly known primarily as a party drug, appears to be becoming increasingly common in everyday life Performance increase to be consumed.

Vacation camp cleared after infection
Vacation camp cleared after infection

Holiday camp cleared after probable norovirus infection (07/18/2010) After a suspected infection of children of the dangerous norovirus, the holiday camp in Straußberg has since been cleared. On Saturday, 39 children and a caregiver were taken to a clinic for inpatient treatment.

UN warns of the rapid spread of AIDS
UN warns of the rapid spread of AIDS

World AIDS Conference UN warns of the rapid spread of the immune deficiency disease AIDS in Eastern Europe. (18.07.2010) In the course of the World AIDS Conference beginning in Vienna, the UN warned of an AIDS epidemic in Eastern Europe. In countries like Estonia or the Ukraine, every 100th citizen is infected with the AIDS virus.

Healthy sleep: what helps against sleep disorders
Healthy sleep: what helps against sleep disorders

World Sleep Day: What helps against sleep disorders Restful sleep is the basis for a relaxed, healthy life. However, around 45 percent of the world's population suffers from sleep disorders. Stress and other psychological stresses are often the cause of restless sleep. A particularly severe form of sleep disorder is obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing interruptions can promote complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Rise in health expenditure in Germany
Rise in health expenditure in Germany

Health expenditure rose by an average of 5.2 percent According to the Federal Statistical Office in Wiesbaden, health expenditure rose by 5.2 percent compared to the same period in the previous year. In total, expenditure on the health sector amounted to 278.3 billion euros. Over 278 billion euros for health Expenditures for health are continuously increasing in Germany.