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Increasing life expectancy: people live extremely long in these countries

Increasing life expectancy: people live extremely long in these countries

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), worldwide life expectancy has increased significantly. How old you get depends, among other things, on where you are born. Women in Japan are the oldest. People in Sierra Leone die particularly early, and women live longer than men.

In the long term, vegetarian nutrition affects our genes

In the long term, vegetarian nutrition affects our genes

A vegetarian diet for generations can lead to genetic mutations Many people today try to avoid meat when ingesting food. Researchers have now found that a vegetarian diet can change human DNA over a long period of time, which may also increase the likelihood of cancer and heart disease in the long term.

The first vaccine against dangerous Zika virus is to be tested this year

The first vaccine against dangerous Zika virus is to be tested this year

Zika virus: vaccine to be tested later this year There is currently no drug protection against the dangerous Zika virus, which has been spreading in countries in South and Central America for months. As the Brazilian Ministry of Health now reports, a vaccine against the pathogen is to be tested this year.

Former heart attack due to smoking in adolescence

Former heart attack due to smoking in adolescence

Smoking in the adolescents damages the blood vessels and increases the risk of a heart attack. in Barcelona.

Vitamin C and many antioxidants: blue honeysuckles are new medicinal fruits

Vitamin C and many antioxidants: blue honeysuckles are new medicinal fruits

Lots of vitamin C and antioxidants in blue honeysuckle The blue honeysuckle is still relatively unknown in Germany as a food, but the fruits can boast many healthy ingredients and a taste similar to that of blueberries. The British company CPM Retail is currently planning to launch the blue honeysuckle in the UK and is promoting the benefits of the fruit.

WHO warning of obesity: Europeans are getting fatter

WHO warning of obesity: Europeans are getting fatter

By 2030, almost every adult in some countries could be overweight, with more and more people in European countries suffering from obesity or even obesity. Although many people are aware of the dramatic consequences for health - including a greatly increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases - there does not seem to be a rethink in the population.