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Germans drink liters of alcohol

Germans drink liters of alcohol

Harmful to health: Germans drink an average of just under twelve liters of pure alcohol a year In 2012, the Germans ingested more than five liters of pure alcohol per person simply from their beer consumption. Overall, Germans over the age of 15 drank an average of just under 12 liters of pure alcohol per person in 2012, according to a recent study by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Stiftung Warentest: Better toothpaste is also available for little money

Stiftung Warentest: Better toothpaste is also available for little money

Stiftung Warentest tests the effect of toothpastes Toothpaste is by no means the same as toothpaste, which is why consumers should note some important details when buying. The Stiftung Warentest offers an overview of a total of 73 different products, "including universal and sensitive toothpastes as well as pastes with white labeling.

No disadvantages from the care reform?

No disadvantages from the care reform?

Federal Health Minister promises improvements for all those in need of care The planned health care reform should bring benefits for all those in need, according to the Federal Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe. Gröhe promised to the “Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung” that no one would be worse off than before through the reform.

Cough medicine helps diabetics

Cough medicine helps diabetics

Diabetes: antitussive can lower blood sugar levels18.03.2015A new study suggests that an active ingredient that is found in over-the-counter cough suppressants can lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. However, diabetics should wait to buy cough syrup because, among other things, side effects have to be examined in the longer term.

The best swallowing technique for tablets

The best swallowing technique for tablets

Special swallowing techniques make it easier to take medication Many patients have considerable difficulties taking tablets, given the form in which they are presented. Swallowing problems, pain when swallowing and similar complaints are not uncommon, especially with larger pills.

If plants suffer: Dark spots on tomatoes indicate calcium deficiency

If plants suffer: Dark spots on tomatoes indicate calcium deficiency

Humans and plants: spotty tomatoes suffer from calcium deficiency Not only humans, but also plants can show deficiency symptoms. If there are dark spots on tomatoes everywhere, this is an indication of a calcium deficiency. This can happen even with the best care and regular watering.