How COVID-19 differs from the flu According to a recent study, the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus damages not only the alveoli (alveoli) but also the inside of the blood vessels (endothelium) in the lungs, which can lead to thrombosis in small blood vessels. In addition, SARS-CoV-2 appears to trigger new vessel formation in the lungs.
Tips for wearing a mask in the heat Recently, politicians have agreed that the so-called mask requirement remains, since wearing a mouth and nose cover is one of the few effective instruments against the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. But on the warm and hot days in summer, the masks can be a nuisance.
That is why alcohol hangover is now classified as a disease - roaring headache, nausea, dizziness: after a wet, happy night, it can happen that you wake up with a bad hangover. Some try to fight the symptoms with plenty of mineral water, fruit juice spritzers or an acid-salty "hangover breakfast".
Cinnamon is not only delicious, but also very healthy, especially at Christmas time, cinnamon is a popular spice for pastries and desserts in Germany. It can also be used to refine tea and coffee. But cinnamon is not only tasty, it is also a real miracle weapon for health: It is supposed to stimulate the metabolism and thereby help with weight loss, have a disinfectant effect, promote intestinal health, keep blood sugar levels constant, lower cholesterol levels, prevent diabetes and improve memory.
Improved diagnosis of heart attacks could save lives A newly developed test could help diagnose heart attacks faster and more effectively in the future. A computer algorithm, in combination with a blood test, determines whether people have had a heart attack or how high their risk of developing a heart attack is within the next 30 days.
Women who have always worked in the middle of their lives are healthier in old age A new study has shown that women who have always worked in the middle of their lives are later healthier than women who are not in employment. They also suffered less from depression and lived longer in the decades after they retired.