Placebo effect means that a positive expectation accelerates healing. The opposite is the nocebo effect, in which a negative expectation slows healing or even promotes illness. If medical laypeople make a diagnosis of their symptoms on Internet forums, this can lead to a nocebo effect.
Have you ever heard of “Dry January”? In England it is a trend, rather unknown in Germany. The so-called "Dry January", in German: Dry January. What is meant by this is to refrain from drinking alcohol for a month in January. This trend is so popular in England that its effects have even recently been investigated in a study.
Researchers find contrast agent gadolinium in drinks from fast food restaurants Gadolinium, a component of MRI contrast agents, has been detected in cola drinks from restaurants in well-known fast food chains. According to the researchers, the measured concentrations are not hazardous to health according to current knowledge, but they are an indicator of the possible presence of other residues in the drinks.
Recall: Meat not tested for parasites Mew is currently being recalled at Rewe and Edeka as it cannot be ruled out that it may contain trichinae. These parasites can cause the infectious disease "trichinellosis" in humans. The company Jagdhaus Rech, game processing company, Markus Bitzen e.
Hypertension: Increased risk of death from complications Currently, people around the world are worried about the spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. However, the World Health Organization (WHO) currently classifies high blood pressure (hypertension) as the greatest global health risk.
Relieving symptoms with medicinal teas Many people like to resort to medicinal teas made from medicinal plants, especially for colds. In many cases, the complaints can be alleviated with the hot infusion drinks. However, correct preparation is also important. Experts explain what to look out for.