Heart disease is the number one killer in many countries. Geneticists in Lübeck have found that there is a genetic component to heart attacks. Their research identifies gene defects that contribute to an individual’s risk of having a heart attack.
A friendly match between Werder Bremen and Ajax Amsterdam was called off after an Ajax player suffered a cardiac arrest on the pitch and collapsed. The player is in stable condition in the hospital.
Did you know that keeping away from alcohol greatly lowers your cancer risk? Or that brisk walking can make you live longer? DW brings you this week's health news, all in one handy guide right here!
The UN's public health agency on World No Tobacco Day called on countries to do more to reduce tobacco use. Many in China and India, home to 38 percent of the world's smokers, aren't even aware of its fatal effects.
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