Postnatal Maturation

This short video shows a playful possibility for a child born by Caesarean section to stimulate postnatal maturation and his sense of touch through his own activity.

It was provided by Claudia Grah-Wittich from the work of the early intervention center at “der hof” (in Niederursel, Germany: www.der-hof.de ).

Research news

Fasting for adults with type 1 diabetes 
Intermittent as well as prolonged fasting appaer favorable in conditions such metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and rheumatic diseases. Fasting for individuals with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is generally considered too risky. The aim of this patient-led research was to investigate the feasibility, benefit, and safety of a 7-d multimodal fasting intervention in individuals with T1D. The study results indicate achievement of the stated aims (open access): 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nut.2021.111169
For this study, Dr. Bettina Berger received the prestigious Holzschuh Award for Complementary Medicine. 


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