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One of the main goals of the Leibniz Postdoc Network is to raise the profile of postdocs working at the institutes of the Leibniz Association. While science & research during the pandemic have been in the spotlight like never before, we…

New research from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) to help predict the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), especially heart attack and stroke, has been published in the European Heart Journal on Tuesday. That could help to reduce…

How can children be protected from unhealthy foods?

A media-using child in Germany sees an average of 15.48 commercials for unhealthy foods per day. Of these, 5.14 are on the Internet and 10.34 on TV. Simultaneously, the number of TV commercials per hour has increased by 29 percent.


Since 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS have been collaborating on obesity prevention. In February 2021, this successful collaboration was confirmed and BIPS…

Scientists present Corona Strategy.

[Translate to Englisch:] Lancet-Statement: "Angesichts offener Grenzen innerhalb Europas kann ein einzelnes Land allein die Zahl der COVID-19-Fälle nicht niedrig halten."

Across Europe, the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is causing excess deaths, placing a burden on societies and health systems, and harming the economy. Yet, European governments still have to develop a common vision to guide the management of the…

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all areas of society. Children and young people are among the groups that have been most hard hit by the COVID-19 measures.

 

The Youth Health Community believes that every child has the right to grow up…

Average height serves as an indicator of health and the quality of nutrition.

A new global analysis led by Imperial College London, supported by BIPS, and published in the journal The Lancet, has assessed the height and weight of school-aged children and adolescents across the world.  


The study, which used data…

Overview on supermarket shelves: The Nutri-Score serves as an orientation guide for assessing the nutritional value of a product.

The consumption of food with a poor nutritional quality is associated with a higher mortality rate, according to a study published in mid-September in the BMJ. The results support the use of Nutri-Score labelling on the front of the pack to…

We have to learn new habits in the corona pandemic. Often this doesn't happen through strict rules, but with small nudges, says behavioral scientist Lucia Reisch, Leibniz Chair at the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and…