Tag Archives: health

How Healthy Is a Man? A Woman Can Detect It in 8 Seconds

Indrikis Krams, a visiting professor at the University of Tartu took pictures of 74 young Latvian men, evaluated their physique and came to a conclusion that women see men with stronger immune system as more attractive. Continue reading

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TEDxTartu: How to Save Yourself and The Planet

Halliki Mullari shares the ideas and impressions from TEDxTartu in November 2011. Speeches varied from very concrete ideas on what you can do for your own health every day, to more complicated issues, like how to save the planet. Continue reading

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The Afghanistan Mission Strains Body Like a Marathon

Serving a 6-month mission in Afghanistan showed similar effects on Estonian soldiers’ health as running a marathon. Continue reading

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Estonians Don’t Get Enough Vitamin D

Even at the end of the summer season, one third of Estonians have too little vitamin D in their bodies. According to the doctoral thesis which Mart Kull defended at the University of Tartu’s Faculty of Medicine, this is most severe during the winter, when 73% of the Estonian population has less vitamin D than required and 8% suffers from complete vitamin deficiency. Continue reading

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