Dangerous infectious disease: So far the oldest genome of bubonic plague decoded The plague claimed millions of lives, especially in the Middle Ages. Even today, epidemics continue to occur in some regions of the world. The most common form of plague is bubonic plague. Researchers have now found that this infectious disease exists much longer than previously thought.
Promote metabolism and lose weight successfully If you want to lose weight, it is sometimes bewitched: despite healthy eating and regular training, the pounds just do not want to disappear. The cause of this could be a "bad" metabolism. However, according to experts, a well-functioning metabolism ensures weight loss.
New study shows serious consequences of noise pollution Increased noise pollution is associated with numerous negative health effects. Scientists at the University Medical Center Mainz have now examined the concrete effects of noise pollution on mental health and found that increasing noise pollution is associated with an increase in anxiety and depression.
Tiger mosquito detected in Germany: Dangerous mosquitoes on the rise Although mosquito bites are generally harmless in Germany, mosquito species that can transmit dangerous infectious diseases have now been detected in Germany. In some southern European countries, certain exotic mosquitoes are now even considered to be permanent.
Can a varied diet have disadvantages for weight? Many people try to eat a balanced diet, which includes a wide range of foods, for improved health and a normal body weight. But researchers have now found that a varied diet leads to higher calorie consumption and an increased risk of obesity.
The arms form the so-called upper extremities of humans. The arms are divided into three different sections: upper arm, forearm and hand. Between the upper arm and forearm is the elbow joint, which contributes to the enormous mobility of the arms. What is also important here is the special nature of the shoulder joint, which enables movements in almost all directions.