Hypochondria: Constant fear of evil in the body

Hypochondriacs Always Expect the Worst Headaches cause anxiety about having a brain tumor, and chest beating is certainly a heart attack: People who suffer from hypochondriacal disorders are very sensitive to body symptoms and always suspect...

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Massive pain from bile stones: Almost always an operation is required

Many know nothing about their bile stones bile stones are more common than one thinks. This also has to do with the fact that many people do not know that they are affected. As was once declared by the professional association of German intern...

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Seniors: Use sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 15

Most Europeans love to sunbathe in summer. Although experts repeatedly point out the health risk of sunbathing, the warning is often ignored. If you want to get a tan, make sure you have sufficient sunscreen. This is especially true for seniors, ...

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Paracetamol for back pain without effect

Painkiller used millions of times does not do better than placebo 24.07.2014 For back pain or lumbago, doctors around the world usually prescribe acetaminophen. But now Australian researchers at the University of Sydney have found...

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Bruises, warts or skin cancer: Cancer on the foot is usually misunderstood

Common misdiagnosis: Unknown cancer of the foot In many cases, "black" skin cancer( melanoma) is detected too late on the foot. This cancer is often confused with a wound or with a diabetic foot syndrome, a bruise or a wart. A delayed diagn...

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Baby milk powder: changing to another product is usually unproblematic

Consumers: Changing the baby's milk powder is usually unproblematic When babies are fed with milk powder, parents do not need to worry if the usual product is not available. As a rule, the baby will be able to cope well with another species...

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No class change because of many children with migration background

VG Hannover: School has a well-balanced class Hannover( jur).Parents can not justify changing their children to another school class with the migration background of many classmates. For the latter alone said nothing about the working and social...

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Skin appearance: Moisture loss in infants indicates atopic dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis patients already have problems with the skin barrier About four million people in Germany are affected by the chronic inflammatory skin disease eczema. The majority of them are children. Researchers have now found that the...

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This test can show if women get breast cancer in the next 10 years

Medicines Achieve Great Success in Breast Cancer Diagnosis researchers have now developed a test that can help women determine if they are at high risk for breast cancer recurrence within the next 10 years. Such a test could help to better ...

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Survey: Many meat eaters want to live vegan

Survey: Many meat eaters want to live vegan 02.02.2015 According to an online survey, most meat eaters agree with the arguments for a vegan diet. Many of them would even want to live vegan themselves. In Germany, the demand for veg...

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German virologist: Ebola epidemic "devastating"

More and more victims: devastating Ebola outbreak 10.08.2014 The epidemic of Ebola, which is rampant in West Africa, is calling for more and more victims. Nearly 1,000 people have already succumbed to the epidemic. A German virolog...

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Puberty: what helps with acne and pimples

Puberty: Helping with Acne and Pimples 06.12.2014 Adolescents often suffer from pimples and blackheads during puberty. Some of them so much that they barely dare to leave the house. However, some acne treatment tips can make life e...

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Slow Baking works against bloating and flatulence

People with irritable bowel have trouble eating bread. Consumption often leads to severe flatulence. Scientists from the University of Hohenheim have now found in an investigation that a longer dough time degrades difficult to digest sugars in br...

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Sudden cardiac death - Faster heart failure usually affects certain people

Secondary death in people who were healthy The term "second heart death"( or secondary death or sudden cardiac death) describes the sudden occurrence of fatal cardiac arrhythmias, often in people who were healthy according to their own and e...

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Revolutionary treatment option for atopic dermatitis by the body's own immune system

Use of the body's own defenses could revolutionize atopic dermatitis therapy The treatment options for atopic dermatitis are extremely limited to date. Now scientists at the University of Edinburgh have discovered a new approach to therapy ...

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Increase in inpatient treatments

More inpatient treatment and additional staff, but decreasing number of hospital beds 28.09.2013 The number of inpatients treated and headcount in German hospitals rose slightly in the last year, while the number of clinics decrea...

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Drug-induced psychosis through cannabis? The five most important questions

Is there a form of schizophrenia that is particularly common in cannabis? Cannabis use can trigger a drug-induced psychosis in some people. The connections between drug use and illness are well documented today. Substance-induced psychosis, ...

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Every fifth child mentally noticeable

About 20 percent of children show mental disorders 14.09.2012 One fifth of children in Germany show mental disorders. This is the conclusion of the BELLA study led by the Professor of Health Sciences and Health Psychology, Dr. med. Ulri...

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