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Moritz Jaax

Moritz Jaax

Head Online Health Editor / Medical Journalist

Moritz Jaax has always been passionate about science and writing. During his Journalism and Communications Science degree, he gained practical experience at ZDF and in the Science department of the publication ZEIT Online. After completing his master’s degree, he worked for several years as a medical journalist at a copywriting agency. Today, Moritz contributes his journalistic experience and know-how on medical topics to the cerascreen Health Portal.

Articles by Moritz Jaax
 Vitamin D supplements: how much vitamin D should I take?

Vitamin D supplements: how much vitamin D should I take?

  Why do we need vitamin D? Without consuming vitamin D through nutritional supplements, it is difficult to truly optimise your vitamin D levels all year ro...

 Why do we need sleep: science-backed facts

Why do we need sleep: science-backed facts

  Why do we need sleep? While we sleep, parts of our bodies continue to work at full speed. Did you know that one-third of people in the United States have ...

 Prostate cancer screening: how do I check myself for prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer screening: how do I check myself for prostate cancer?

  Prostate cancer screening remains a controversial topic in much of the modern world today. While diagnosis and early detection is crucial, the usual route...

 Prostate health: what is a normal PSA level?

Prostate health: what is a normal PSA level?

  What does PSA mean? High PSA levels indicate an elevated risk of prostate cancer, prostate enlargement and prostatitis. However, although PSA testing can ...

 What is heavy metal poisoning – why does it happen?

What is heavy metal poisoning – why does it happen?

  What are heavy metals and what is heavy metal poisoning? Toxic heavy metals such as arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury can enter the environment – that is...

 Health tips for everyone: what do I need to know about my health?

Health tips for everyone: what do I need to know about my health?

  More and more people are interested in how they can live healthier through promoting certain lifestyle and adapting to new habits. Because what you do eve...

 What is anatomy: topics about the human body

What is anatomy: topics about the human body

  What is anatomy? The human body is truly a miracle of nature –  made up of bones and joints, blood, hormones, messenger substances and much more. Not to m...

 Skin and hair: all you need to know about natural beauty

Skin and hair: all you need to know about natural beauty

  You know what they say about first impressions! Few things contribute as much to the our appearance as our skin and hair. So it’s no wonder that beautiful...

 what is the function of minerals?

what is the function of minerals?

  What are minerals? Why do we need minerals in our diet? Minerals such as magnesium, calcium, selenium and zinc are absolutely essential for numerous proce...

 Illnesses: symptoms and diseases

Illnesses: symptoms and diseases

  What is illness? In medicine, a disease is when when physical or mental functions are disrupted to such an extent that your well-being or performance suff...

 What do vitamins do?

What do vitamins do?

What do vitamins do? Why do we need them? Humans need vitamins to stay fit: to ensure that our immune system works, to carry out metabolic processes and to ...

 How to prevent heart disease: your A to Z of CVDs

How to prevent heart disease: your A to Z of CVDs

  What is cardiovascular disease (CVD)? Cardiovascular disease encompasses diseases such as arteriosclerosis, high blood pressure, heart failure and coronar...

 Remote work & mental health: 7 tips for work–life balance

Remote work & mental health: 7 tips for work–life balance

  Working from home, according to studies, does not reduce productivity. However, as many of us continue to work from home during the pandemic, we lack inte...

 Metabolism analysis: is metabolism genetic?

Metabolism analysis: is metabolism genetic?

What is metabolism? Is metabolism genetic? Can knowing more about your metabolism help with weight loss? Generic advice on what to eat and drink is indeed a...

 Covid-19 pandemic: what you need to know

Covid-19 pandemic: what you need to know

The novel coronavirus causes a dangerous illness, and a vaccine is not in sight. We answer the essential questions about everything to do with the pandemic a...

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