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Hypertension is one of the most important risk factors for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality worldwide. According to the Robert Koch Institute, around 9.4 million deaths worldwide each year are attributable to hypertension. In addition, about a quarter of the world's population has high blood…

"Circadian rhythms, health and disease". Under this title, the Department of Sport and Health Sciences will host a symposium on Friday, January 27, 2023. The guest speaker is Prof. Dr. Juleen Zierath from the Karolinska Institutet and the University of Copenhagen. She will speak on the topic "Is it…

Prof. Dr. Karsten Köhler, Head of the Assistant Professorship of Exercise, Nutrition and Health, gave two interviews on the topics of "overweight" and "long-term weight reduction" as part of New Year's resolutions on "17:30 Sat.1 Bayern" and for the "Welt am Sonntag" newspaper. The Bavarian State…

The demand for psychotherapy in Germany is high, the gray area probably even higher. Many experts have been warning for years that there is a gap in care for those affected. Internet- and mobile-based interventions (IMIs), i.e. programs, could provide a remedy to the problem. But are they more…

The Assistant Professorship of Public Health and Prevention headed by Prof. Dr. Michael Laxy won two conference awards at the International Diabetes Epidemiology Group (IDEG) Symposium, which took place in Porto, Portugal, from December 2 to 5. Min Fan, a Research Associate at the Professorship,…