World AIDS Day Activities in Paderborn: HIV Testing, Therapy, and Events

2023-11-28 02:00:00 Paderborn. “Thanks to the therapy, people with HIV have a good chance of a normal life expectancy with a good quality of life,” says Bianca Schröder, a full-time employee of Aidshilfe Paderborn, on the occasion of World AIDS Day on December 1st. But for this to happen, sick people need to know about … Read more

Declining HPV Vaccination Rates Among Children and Adolescents: Causes and Consequences

2023-11-10 03:52:00 According to a new analysis, vaccinations against certain cancers are declining sharply among children and adolescents. This is particularly clear among 15- to 17-year-old boys, as shown by an evaluation by the health insurance company DAK-Gesundheit among its insured persons, which is available to the German Press Agency. Here, first vaccinations against human … Read more

Warning: Frozen Berries May Contain Dangerous Pathogens – Take Precautions!

2023-09-29 14:53:00 Summer is over: To keep the summery fruit flavors, you like to reach for the freezer shelf. But this can have devastating consequences. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) warns against frozen fruits – especially frozen strawberries. These can contain pathogens. This is what “NDR” reports. How the viruses get onto the frozen fruit … Read more

Optimal Vitamin D Levels: Understanding the Value and Implications

2023-09-05 15:08:29 Vitamin D is an essential vitamin. But what value in the blood is considered optimal? Read the answer here. Vitamin D has many functions in the body. However, its role in bone metabolism is particularly important. Vitamin D promotes the absorption of calcium and phosphate and is therefore essential for healthy bones. A … Read more

Understanding Sepsis: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

2023-07-30 08:33:00 Leipzig (AFP). Popularly known as blood poisoning, sepsis is the most common cause of death from infections. Tens of thousands of people die every year in Germany because the disease is not recognized early enough. Questions and answers: How does sepsis develop? Sepsis is not poisoning in the traditional sense, but occurs when … Read more

The Essential Pregnancy Vitamins: Meeting the Increased Nutritional Requirements of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

2023-07-20 00:59:02 Pregnant and breastfeeding women have high nutritional requirements. What pregnancy vitamins do expectant mothers need and what functions do they have in the body? New life is created in the body during pregnancy. During this time he needs a lot of nutrients and vitamins. Above all, folic acid or folate is considered the … Read more

Understanding Mosquito Species in Germany: Differentiating between Native and Asian Tiger Mosquitoes for Disease Prevention

2023-07-02 07:06:56 Many mosquito species in Germany can hardly be distinguished from one another for laypeople. Does the annoying “tzz” come from a native mosquito or an Asian tiger mosquito? The difference can be significant – if the mosquito bites. Because the tiger mosquito can transmit a number of dangerous pathogens such as dengue and … Read more

Vitamin D Overdose: Symptoms, Dangers, and Treatment – Know the Risks

2023-06-13 09:42:13 Many people take additional vitamin D supplements, especially in winter. What if it gets too much? Symptoms, dangers and treatment of an overdose at a glance. When the days get shorter and shorter in autumn and winter, many people turn to preparations that provide the body with additional nutrients Vitamin supply D. If … Read more