French watchdog sounds alert over chemicals in diapers

A French public health watchdog issued a warning Wednesday about the risks of several chemicals found in disposable nappies, particularly artificial perfumes, leading the government to demand that manufacturers withdraw them from their products. The Anses health body stressed there was no medical study which had proved health problems caused…

Sleep deprivation accelerates Alzheimer’s brain damage

Poor sleep has long been linked with Alzheimer’s disease, but researchers have understood little about how sleep disruptions drive the disease. Now, studying mice and people, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that sleep deprivation increases levels of the key Alzheimer’s protein tau. And,…

Soothing tea – types and recipes

Table of contents Various Medicinal Plants Various medicinal plants have a calming effect. In the following lines some of the specimens are presented. They can be used individually, but are also found in various Teerezepten. For each named individual a medicinal plant: a teaspoon is poured with approximately 250 milliliters…