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Can iodine reduce the risk of breast cancer?

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Health | 0 comments

It has long been known that women in Southeast Asia much less likely to develop breast cancer than in Western countries.Some researchers suspect that this could be related to the increased iodine intake. A study seems now to confirm this. That iodine deficiency can lead to problems with the thyroid gland, is well known. Less common is the idea that the amount of iodine intake can also have an effect on breast cancer risk. Epidemiological data led several years ago to suspect that there might be this effect of iodine, because in countries of Southeast Asia ill women about five times less likely to breast cancer than for example in US. Researchers suspect that this could be related not only with the consumption of soy, but also with the increased intake of iodine, because the people in Southeast Asia...

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Autumnal mood – now recharge your batteries

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in Wellness | 0 comments

Autumn has begun and we also note the shorter days. Thus, rain, fog, and cold does not cause the same to sniff nose, cough and Co, you should make your body now weatherproof for fall. Faster than expected and desired summer is over and the autumn begins again the dark and cold season. Even the autumn still attracts with beautiful sunny days and it is usually not really cold, but still now makes many people the typical autumn depression noticeable. The holiday is felt an eternity ago and the prevailing summer energy and vitality seems to have vanished into thin air. To help soul and body now, the autumnal mood hole must be filled and Energy for the coming winter will be refueled. It is particularly important, therefore, already with the last summer days boost the immune system again...

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Headache can have many faces

Posted by on Jun 11, 2016 in Health | 0 comments

Most people know the feeling when it begins in the forehead, on the temples or the back of the head, knocking or thumping and threatens to shatter the head. The causes of headaches can be very versatile and hence the possible therapies. Almost every third American suffers regularly from headaches. Women are much more likely than men affected by the attacks of pain sometimes occurring several times a month. But headaches are not the same headache. Differ depending on the cause physicians now more than 250 different types of headaches , which look like a dull pressure humming the skull, single pulsating occur or manifest as sudden, stabbing pain. Sometimes the headache will also be accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea, sensitivity to light, restlessness and visual or neurological deficits. Most are not organic causes to find. For...

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Is tap water better than bought water?

Posted by on Jun 11, 2016 in Nutrition | 0 comments

Tap water often contains more minerals than purchased water. In addition, a serious bacterial contamination was found in some bottled purchased water. 29 still mineral water and tap water were compared with one another. The comparison showed that tap water often contains more minerals than bought still water.Only one of the water purchased contained a mineral content which is high enough to provide bones with calcium and magnesium with muscles, so the consumer protection. But this mineral water contains little sodium and is therefore unsuitable for example for athletes. Another problem is the microbial load that has been found in many bottles. Although this is harmless to healthy people, however, could result in patients and infants to health problems. In more than one third of the tested in water was found problematic burden with germs. For baby food bottled...

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Are children prescribed antibiotic too often?

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 in Health | 0 comments

Antibiotics may be vital. However, they also have strong side effects, and can lead to drug resistance. Children, antibiotics are often prescribed as necessary in US. 38 percent of minors received antibiotic in 2009. From three to six year olds there were even 50 percent. This emerges from a study by scientists at the university. As this proved to be problematic especially that even with harmless infections as simple colds antibiotics were prescribed. These are here mostly to viral infections where antibiotics can not do anything. Necessary and useful, however, the drugs are only in severe bacterial infections like pneumonia. The study also showed that especially family doctors prescribe too often unnecessary antibiotics. To prescribe 33 percent of general practitioners at a purulent tonsillitis antibiotics not, although this only in is displayed exceptional cases. The pediatricians do this 17...

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