Sheepskin protects against allergies and asthma

08.09.2014 Asthma is relatively common in urban children, while rural children suffer less frequently from chronic inflammatory airway disease. At the European Respiratory Society( ERS) in Munich, Dr. Ing. Christina Tischer from the Helmh...

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To deduct sperm donations from the tax

Artificial insemination will be tax-deductible in the future 21.02.2011 Sperm donations will be tax deductible in the future as artificial insemination measures. This reports the news magazine "Der Spiegel" with reference to a rec...

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Two liters of water reduce the risk of painful gout attacks

Painful gout attacks: drinking a lot reduces the risk According to health experts, gout is one of the most common diet-related diseases in Germany. At irregular intervals affected suffer again and again very painful gout attacks. Experts re...

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Psychosis due to excessive cannabis consumption?

Scientists Disagree About Cannabis Effect 26.09.2013 Does the use of cannabis increase the risk of hallucinations and delusions? Yes, say many scientists who deal with the subject. On the other hand, new studies claim that the hemp...

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New STIKO vaccination recommendations with several adjustments

The RKI Epidemiological Bulletin 34 has published the new STIKO vaccination recommendations and there are some changes, especially in terms of the number of people and the time intervals between vaccinations. Newly recommended vaccinations have n...

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Drug spending reaches a new record high in Germany

Drug expenditure at record high: Doctors and health insurances call for consequences In the past year, drug spending in Germany for health insurance funds rose to a record high. As a reason for the increase, experts call expensive drugs for...

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Kissing Bugs: Bug bugs are spreading more and more the dangerous Chagas disease

Increased spread of Chagas disease in the US In the US, the proliferation of predatory insects has led to a significant increase in infections of Chagas disease( American trypanosomiasis).The tropical disease, which was originally widesprea...

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Daily E-Mail Stress: Mental pressure and falling productivity

E-mail communication is a stress factor for many employees Communication via e-mail is now an essential part of many people's everyday lives. But the facilitated communication also brings down the dark side. Thus, the constant retrieval of ...

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If redness occurs after vaccination

Short-term redness after vaccination no cause for concern Just because of the injection, some people are afraid of vaccination. Especially children shy away from the little pricks. If it also comes after reddening, the uncertainty is often ...

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Hay Fever by Ambrosia: Pollen allergy is due to double because of Ambrosia

Ambrosia plant continues to spread According to the Robert Koch Institute( RKI), hay fever is one of the most common allergic diseases. In the future, however, many more people will be affected by the pollen of trees, shrubs, grasses, cereal...

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Will men's fathers drop testosterone levels

Paternity Embarrasses Men 13.09.2011 Men who have just become fathers have significantly lower testosterone levels than before fatherhood. That determined a study of Northwestern University in Evanston. The researchers examined the...

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder costs a lot of vitality

obsessive-compulsive disorder costs sufferers a great deal of vitality 14.04.2015 People who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder are usually severely restricted in their everyday lives. A normal life is then no longer poss...

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Hair dyeing for teens under 16 taboo

05.03.2012 Hair Dyeing is taboo for adolescents under the age of 16 years. Due to the threat of health risks from the substances contained adolescents should refrain from the use of hair dyes, as already adopted in November 2011 Regulati...

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New stents improve heart attack prognosis

New generation of stents improve resin infarction prognosis 24.08.2012 New stents coated with drugs are causing fewer complications following acute myocardial infarction than previously used materials, according to a new study. Th...

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Petition against Hartz IV penalties

Petition to the Bundestag against Hartz IV sanctions launched 04.12.2013 Even minimal offenses within the Hartz IV system can lead to enormous penalties. We are talking about the so-called sanctions. Beneficiaries and supporters, ...

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Researcher: Cooling cap prevents hair loss during chemotherapy

Treatment Concept "DigniLife" Reduces Hair Loss About 71,000 women in Germany develop new breast cancer every year. Many of them have to undergo chemotherapy with stressful side effects. As a bad side effect most feel the loss of hair. The C...

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Authority warning: Blue-lights in the outdoor swimming pool Plötzensee

Toddlers threatened: Blaual alert in the Freibad Plötzensee 06.08.2014 The Berlin State Office for Health and Social Affairs warns against Blaualgen in the Freibad Plötzensee. Especially for small children, a health hazard could b...

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Experiment: Women much more honest in groups

Experiment: Women are more honest in groups 07.04.2015 Honesty is one of the most important traits for most people. But who lies more? Women or men? Economists from the Universities of Regensburg and Hamburg have carried out an expe...

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