Benefits of eating tomatoes

Benefits of eating tomatoes: It can protect against UV radiation from the sun and eyes from the blue light emitted by digital gadgets like smartphones and computers

Up to five days off: the first EU country Spain wants to introduce “menstrual leave

Up to five days off: the first EU country Spain wants to introduce “menstrual leave”.

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The Truth About Vitamin D

Many people believe that taking vitamin D, including Covid-19, will prevent them from a variety of ailments.

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Vitamin D is one of the most popular dietary supplements. It is most commonly used with calcium. Together, they can help to strengthen bone structure and so protect against osteoporosis.

Vitamin D, on the other hand, is involved in the release of hormones and neurotransmitters, and hence in a range of metabolic processes, blood pressure management, nerve and muscle function, and so on.

Low vitamin D levels are linked to an increased risk of disease.
This leads to the conclusion that low vitamin D levels may raise the risk of a variety of diseases. Indeed, numerous large observational studies have found a link, for example, between various cardiovascular illnesses, various types of cancer, diabetes, and depression.

The recent discovery that patients with low vitamin D levels also had more severe Covid-19 symptoms generated quite a stir. So, in pill form, might vitamin D be an all-powerful patron saint?

“Study results almost always disappointing”

Unfortunately it’s not that easy. “A statistical association does not yet prove a causal connection,” explains Dr. Stephan Scharla from the German Society for Endocrinology in conversation with NetDoktor. For this purpose, so-called controlled intervention studies are necessary. Group A receives vitamin D for a longer period of time, group B a placebo. At the end of the study, physicians and participants learn who received what. And then it’s counted.

“The results were almost always disappointing,” reports the doctor. For example, those who had taken vitamin D developed coronary heart disease, heart failure, depression or type 2 diabetes about as often as participants who did not take vitamin D.

The reason for this is that people with low vitamin D levels are frequently unhealthy in general. People who do not walk much, for example, have a higher risk of heart disease and diabetes, and are less likely to be outside in the sun.

“Of course, they have correspondingly low vitamin D levels,” explains a Bad Reichenhall-based resident endocrinologist. Sunlight acts as a catalyst, allowing the vitamin to develop in the skin. The human body manufactures 90% of the vitamin D it requires.

Similarly, elderly folks spend less time outside. “Plus, their skin is already less able to synthesize vitamin D,” the endocrinologist explains. Overweight people, on the other hand, require more of the fat-soluble vitamin in general because more of it is stored in fatty tissue, leaving less available for current metabolism.

Low vitamin D levels are so rarely the cause of health problems, but rather develop in tandem with them.

In this context, studies on men and women with low vitamin D levels due to genetics were especially fascinating. They are no more prone than the general population to suffer cardiovascular disease or diabetes.

The immune system is regulated by vitamin D.
Aside from bone production, vitamin D appears to have a significant impact on another critical health factor: the immune system. “Vitamin D is undeniably an immune system regulator. It affects the function of many immune cells, such as regulatory T cells, as well as cytokine release,” Scharla explains. The latter are inflammatory messenger molecules that cause inflammation.

This could explain why the vitamin is useful for inflammatory disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis, and could perhaps postpone the formation of type 1 diabetes. According to the endocrinologist, vitamin D probably plays a minor role in the orchestra of different factors, but “for persons who have a predisposition to autoimmune illnesses, it could be worthwhile to compensate for low vitamin D levels.”

Immune modulation could potentially explain the vitamin’s beneficial effect on the course of Covid-19. Because it is often the violent immune response, not the virus, that substantially worsens the course of the disease. “Vitamin D can re-regulate overactive immunological responses,” Scharla explains. However, vitamin D alone will not be enough to stop the epidemic.
With normal vitamin D levels, vitamin pills are useless
However, all of these positive effects only occur in people whose vitamin D levels are actually too low. If you are already sufficiently supplied, an additional gift cannot help you.

Taking dietary supplements without a specific deficiency is not a good idea anyway. “We already know that from vitamin E ,” reports the endocrinologist. Years ago, large studies had shown that the consumption of appropriate dietary supplements shortens life instead of lengthening it.

“Die Wahrheit Über Vitamin D – NetDoktor.” NetDoktor,, 13 May 2022,

The citizen rescued the girl hanging on the 8th floor without caring for his life

Source :Astana Times

According to foreign media, a shocking incident took place in the capital of Kazakhstan, Nursultan, when a three-year-old girl, who was playing alone at home, was found hanging from the eighth floor.

The report said that the girl was playing alone in the apartment on the eighth floor of a multi-storey residential building when suddenly her foot slipped and she hung out of the window.

Crowds gathered when they saw a three-year-old girl hanging out of a window, but no one tried to save her. Meanwhile, a 37-year-old man named Sabit was passing by who saw the girl hanging from a tall building. Ran for help

The young man reached the seventh floor with his friend and without caring for his life he came out of the window and grabbed the girl’s foot and pulled her towards him and pushed her in through the window.

 Meanwhile, Sabit’s friend grabbed his legs to prevent him from falling down.

The Kazakh citizen has been dubbed a “hero” by the people, while the city’s deputy emergency minister presented Sabit with a medal of bravery and an apartment.

According to media reports, Thabit is the father of four children and lives alone in the capital for employment while the family lives in another city.

Sabit says he will invite his children and wife to a beautiful apartment given to him by the government.

Sabit appealed to the people that if there are small children in the house, they should not leave the windows of the house open at all, because as soon as they see the children, they may get into an accident in which they may die or become disabled for life.

Experts have warned of a fresh wave of dengue fever and recommended preventative measures in the twin cities, as well as increased security.

Experts have warned of a fresh wave of dengue fever and recommended preventative measures in the twin cities, as well as increased security.

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The American intelligence does not provide the Ukrainians with all the information

The American intelligence does not provide the Ukrainians with all the information

American intelligence is not allowed to inform Ukrainian partners about the location of individual Russian commanders or politicians. Nor can they help them attack targets in Russia, according to Joe Biden’s administration guidelines, which the Washington Post reported. The idea is to avoid Russia’s accusation and not to lead to US-Russian confrontation.

” President Joe Biden’s administration has developed guidelines for sharing intelligence with Ukraine . They are designed to avoid escalating tensions between Washington and Moscow . The recommendations contain two broad prohibitions. 

The US cannot provide Ukraine with detailed data that would assist in killing key Russian commanders. or politicians , such as the chief of the general staff or the minister of defense. The second forbidden category is any information that helps Ukraine in attacking enemy targets outside the country (ie on the territory of Russia – ed.) “- emphasized in the article.

As reported by the American daily, concerns about the Kremlin ‘s reaction to the second type of US support for Ukraine prompted the White House to suspend plans to provide Poland with fighters to Ukraine . The Ukrainian side could use these machines to launch attacks on Russian territory , which would be contrary to American guidelines.

No high-level target data available

The United States also adopted a rule that prohibits disclosure of “target information ” to Ukraine . In practice, this means that Washington is not sharing reports that a particular Russian general has been spotted in a particular location , nor is it assisting Kiev in carrying out attacks on such persons or objects. However, it is allowed to provide data on enemy command and control centers, which are places where senior Russian officers are frequently present.

According to the Washington Post, such information could ” help Ukraine in its own defense “. If the Ukrainian commanders decided to hit such a facility, it would be their decision – the authors of the article assessed. They also indicated that an example of cooperation with Kiev , which leads to the destruction of enemy units, but does not exhaust the definition of US direct responsibility , was the sinking of the Russian cruiser “Moscow” by Ukrainians , which took place on April 14.

“Then Moscow would have an argument to answer”

“If the United States were supplying information about targets to a foreign entity and we were closely involved in making decisions about targets, then we would be directing the force and they would act on our behalf,” said Scott R. Anderson , a former State Department official and former adviser. Legal of the US Embassy in Baghdad . “It could be seen as approaching the border of a real attack on Russia , and then Moscow would have an argument to respond,” he stressed.

Fibrous foods can reduce antibiotic resistance

Research has now shown that fiber-rich foods cause changes in the gastrointestinal tract that reduce the risk of antibiotics becoming less effective.
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World Lipid Day: High #cholesterol in Pakistan has become epidemic, experts say

World Lipid Day: High #cholesterol in Pakistan has become epidemic, experts say

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Samsung’s Exynos 2200 Processor with Xclipse GPU, Powered by AMD RDNA 2 Architecture.

The Exynos 2200 is a new mobile processor featuring a powerful AMD RDNA 2 architecture-based graphics processing unit from Samsung (GPU). The Exynos 2200 will offer the ultimate mobile phone gaming experience, as well as increasing the overall experience in social media apps and photography, thanks to the most cutting-edge Arm®-based CPU cores available on the market today and an improved neural processing unit (NPU).

“By combining cutting-edge mobile, GPU, and NPU technology with the most advanced 4-nanometer (nm) EUV (extreme ultraviolet lithography) process, Samsung has built the Exynos 2200 to give the best experience for smartphone consumers.”

The Exynos 2200 will reinvent mobile gaming experience with the Xclipse, our new mobile GPU designed with industry leader AMD’s RDNA 2 graphics technology, backed by better graphics and AI performance,” stated Yongin Park, President of Samsung Electronics’ System LSI Business. “In addition to providing customers with the finest mobile experience, Samsung will continue to lead the way in logic chip innovation.”

The Xclipse GPU is a one-of-a-kind hybrid graphic processor that sits in the middle of the console and mobile graphics processors. Xclipse is a combination of the letter ‘X’, which stands for Exynos, and the word ‘eclipse.’ The Xclipse GPU, like an eclipse, will signify the end of an era in mobile gaming and the beginning of a new one.

The Xclipse inherits powerful graphic features like as hardware accelerated ray tracing (RT) and variable rate shading (VRS) that were previously only available on PCs, laptops, and consoles thanks to the high-performance AMD RDNA 2 architecture.

“The AMD RDNA 2 graphics architecture brings power-efficient, sophisticated graphics to PCs, laptops, consoles, cars, and even mobile phones.” Samsung’s Xclipse GPU is the first in a series of AMD RDNA graphics in Exynos SoCs, according to David Wang, Senior Vice President of AMD’s Radeon Technologies Group. “We can’t wait for mobile phone customers to enjoy the fantastic gaming experiences made possible by our technology partnership.”

The Exynos 2200 includes a 5G modem that supports both sub-6GHz and mmWave (millimeter Wave) frequency bands. The modem may improve the speed up to 10Gbps using E-UTRAN New Radio – Dual Connectivity (EN-DC), which uses both 4G LTE and 5G NR signals.

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