What helps cramps with frequent calf?

Many people have regular painful cramps in the calves, which often occur at night. Tried-and-true measures such as Stretching and Magnesium are not in all patients success. The calf cramps are severe and occur repeatedly, could supplements help with quinine. A recent study shows that they are effective and well tolerated, such as the German society for neurology (DGN) reported […]

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Five cold-error, everyone has done it once

In the hands of sneezing In the morning, in the subway. A man sitting opposite, he grimaces, pulls out the rush in the pocket. But too late: He sneezes and holds the Hand in front of the face. A nice gesture actually. It is designed to prevent viruses and bacteria flying through the air. But at the next stop he […]

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Study decodes gene function that protects against type 2 diabetes

An international research collaboration led by researchers from the Universities of Helsinki and Oxford has identified the biological mechanism through which a genetic variant protects against type 2 diabetes. The study, published in the journal Nature Genetics, finds that changes in a gene which makes zinc transporter proteins reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by enhancing insulin secretion from […]

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In the Austrian gastronomy is a non-Smoking as of today, prohibition – these are the penalties in case of violation

After years of struggle, is in Austria’s gastronomy, starting this Friday (1. November) a Smoking ban. In order for a decision of the Parliament will be implemented, against the had only made the right-wing FPÖ. The ban also applies to Shisha and E-cigarettes. It is not only Local, but all public places where food and drinks are concerned. To fire-festivals, […]

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IQSEC1 gene mutations cause new intellectual disability syndrome

It used to take several years or sometimes decades to unequivocally identify the genes that cause rare human syndromes that affect very few individuals. Nowadays, however, human geneticists and fly and mouse biologists have the means to work together to integrate their data, which has significantly accelerated the pace of disease and gene discovery. This has been the case of […]

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Sport better before or after Breakfast?

According to a new study, the Timing of eating and training times plays a big role for the metabolism: Who drives before Breakfast sports, is better able to control his blood sugar levels. The low levels of insulin also leads to about twice as much fat is burnt, as if you have previously had Breakfast. The researchers in the Journal […]

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