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Brain: Genes determine the processing of stress

Brain: Genes determine the processing of stress

The effects of stress in the brain are predetermined by the genes. According to a recent study by MedUni Vienna, sensitivity to stress is largely determined by the genes. "Our genes determine which traces of stress are left in the brain," said MedUni.

Sleeping despite the summer heat: this advice could help

Sleeping despite the summer heat: this advice could help

Expert tips for restful sleep despite the heat As nice as the high temperatures in summer are, at night they deprive many people of restful sleep. In an interview with the news agency “dpa”, sleep researcher Prof. Jürgen Zulley explains how you can sleep well despite the heat.

US studies: Often there is a risk of tooth loss in diabetes

US studies: Often there is a risk of tooth loss in diabetes

Study shows two large risk groups for tooth loss Over the past decades, great advances have been made in medicine - also with regard to the widespread disease diabetes. Nevertheless, scientists still come to new knowledge today that a few years ago would have been dismissed as absurd.

A dispute is raging over unhealthy e-cigarettes

A dispute is raging over unhealthy e-cigarettes

Dispute over E-Cigarettes: How Dangerous Are They Really E-cigarettes are seen by many as a healthier alternative to tobacco. The electronic vaporizers are by no means healthy. Experts agree on this. However, there is disagreement about how dangerous e-cigarettes really are.

Aggression or depressed: Doctors worry about children with mental health problems

Aggression or depressed: Doctors worry about children with mental health problems

Doctors concerned about psychologically conspicuous children Pediatricians in Germany are worried: in the meantime, every fifth child in this country shows psychological problems. The little ones are often aggressive or withdraw completely. There are enormous deficits in advice and prevention. The children would need better care.

New DRK courses: learn first aid for less

New DRK courses: learn first aid for less

Shorter DRK courses: learn first aid faster29.03.2015The majority of Germans do not know what to do in a medical emergency. This knowledge is imparted, among other things, in first aid courses. The German Red Cross (DRK) has now announced that such courses will be shortened so that they are attended again more frequently.