Scientists spent 20 years tracking around 600 senior citizens to see how diet affects their health. Exercise and a proper diet are particularly important in old age if we are to stay healthy. So what did the study show?
The Bundestag is set to address the issue of organ donation. Germany uses a controversial card system that requires donors "opt in," but the country's health minister says a change could be in the works.
Time for the best pastime ever - it's Valentine's Day! Smooching burns calories and strengthens the immune system, but despite its health properties, it's not allowed in public all over the world.
Some people claim they only need four to five hours of sleep a night. After that, these super-humans say, they wake up nice and refreshed, ready for the challenges of a new day! From a health standpoint, that's bogus.
Calls for mandatory X-ray age tests on unaccompanied minor refugees were rejected last year by German doctors. As an alternative, the Health Ministry is now launching a €1-million study into ultrasound testing.
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