Researchers discover highly contagious pathogens in seals Hepatits-A is a highly contagious infectious disease that causes acute inflammation of the liver. So far, it has been assumed that apart from humans, only primates are susceptible to the hepatitis A virus. But American scientists have now made an interesting discovery: By chance, they discovered a forerunner of the pathogen also in seals.
Strengthening for the back by hackers and crawlers Millions of people in this country are repeatedly plagued by low back pain. When your back hurts, not only is work more difficult, but you also have less fun in your free time. With some exercises such as hackers, crawlers or humps for cats you can ensure a healthy back.
Quadruplets at 65: gynecologists warn of health risks15.04.2015After reporting in the past few days that a 65-year-old woman from Berlin is pregnant with quadruplets, gynecologists have now warned of the health risks of multiple pregnancies. If the expectant mother is already old, this also represents an additional danger.
Children's night's sleep is impaired by afternoon nap The afternoon nap is an integral part of the daily routine of many children, as many teachers and parents lead. But this apparently disturbs the little ones' night's sleep, according to a study by an Australian research group at QUT.
In this country, people are getting older and older. According to this, the average age of death in the past ten years has increased by almost two years to 78.1 years. The most common cause of death was still diseases of the cardiovascular system. Two years more than ten years ago.
British researchers unravel the secret of smoker's lung health Smoking is considered the leading cause of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), six million people die each year from the consequences of tobacco use. However, not all smokers seem to be at equal risk, instead the risk of developing the disease may be determined by genetic factors.