Epilepsy: Strong increase in expenditure

Epilepsy: Significant Increase in Spending on Hospital Treatments: IKK Südwest informs about the day of epilepsy 05.10.2011 On the occasion of the German Epilepsy Day on October 5, 2011, the IKK Südwest draws attention to the clin...

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Osteoporosis: when bones become brittle

Early therapy crucial for the course of the disease 11.04.2012 Osteoporosis develops slowly and therefore often begins unnoticed. Many sufferers only learn about their disease after a bone fracture. Nationwide, around eight millio...

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Avian influenza virus H7N9 in stool

Avian influenza virus H7N9 detected in fecal samples 16.08.2013 Since the first detection of an infection with the deadly avian influenza virus H7N9 in China, according to the Chinese health authorities, 45 people died of the nove...

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Health: Prevent lead in espresso machines

Federal Institute for Risk Assessment Shows Increased Release of Lead in Espresso Machines According to 02.12.2013 Increased lead intake is associated with significant health risks, including lead poisoning. The European Food Safe...

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Skull brain trauma: Permanently permanent damage

Different complications threaten the life of Michael Schumacher despite recognizable improvements 03.01.2014 Michael Schumacher has been in coma with a traumatic brain injury( SHT) for four days. Its survival chances are rising, bu...

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BKK for Heilberufe: AOK says talks

BKK for Heilberufe: AOK Hamburg / Rhineland says talks 18.10.2011 For the distressed BKK for Heilberufe dramatically the hopes of a quick rescue disappear. Had the AOK Hamburg / Rhineland still announced to enter into a merger und...

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Fatal mishap: Poliovirus landed in the river

Polioviruses get into a river due to breakdown 08.09.2014 Polioviruses in Belgium have entered a river due to a breakdown in the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline. Although the company and the authorities said that the risk t...

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Bayer pesticides may be called bee-hazardous from today

BUND may designate pesticides as bee-threatening The Association for the Environment and Nature Protection Germany( BUND) may describe pesticides of the chemical and pharmaceutical group Bayer press reports as bee-hazardous. According...

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Antibiotics for coughing useless

antibiotics does not work better in coughs than placebo 19.12.2012 The antibiotic amoxicillin shows no therapeutic benefit in cough, but with increased side effects. An international team of researchers has studied the use of the antib...

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Cholera: daily expansion of the disaster in Yemen

Yemen is ravaging the largest known cholera epidemic. More than 500,000 people in Yemen have cholera. Nearly 2,000 have already died as a result, 5,000 are newly infected every day. Lethal Bacteria Cholera is called "bile diarrhea".Th...

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Plant protection products endanger our waters

levels alarming high worldwide The concentration of plant protection products in many German waters is often higher than permitted by the competent authorities. Results of a study by the University of Koblenz-Landau now show that the values...

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Diabetics: help with reprocessed skin cells

Stem Cell Research: New Therapy Could Make Insulin Insuls Needless in the Future 10.02.2014 US researchers have succeeded in reprogramming skin cells in mice with a simplified procedure to insulin-producing cells of the pancreas. Th...

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Natural Healing: These herbal teas can increase our memory

Researchers at Northumbria University found that the herbs peppermint, chamomile, rosemary and lavender had an effect on mood and memory. This leads to considerable advantages, especially in older people. The doctors published a press release on...

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Gait influences our psyche

Study by the University of Witten: Herdecke shows the connection between gait and psyche 29.10.2014 According to a report by the University of Witten / Herdecke, our way of walking affects whether we notice more positive or negati...

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Cornea: Mini implant can spare complete exchange

DMEK procedure often leads to complete recovery The cornea is, so to speak, the windshield and the anterior end of the eye. As with any glass or windscreen, sharp vision is only possible when the cornea is clear and transparent. If the "win...

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Psychologists warn: Teenie series "Dead girls do not lie" can trigger suicide

Psychiatric Specialists strongly advise against the consumption of the series The TV Series "Dead Girls Do not Lie" focuses on the suffering and suicide of a young girl and is one of the most frequently discussed formats because of the dras...

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Surgeons warn of black ice: the penguin gear protects you from falling

Careful Waddling Can Prevent Accidents Siberian cold, snow and ice: Winter is set to reach its peak this coming weekend. If you still have to get out, you should move very carefully. In order not to topple in the case of black ice, the Germ...

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Patients often victims of treatment errors

treatment error: trend to more suspected cases continues treatment errors can have serious consequences for those affected, ranging to lethal complications. The latest figures from the Medical Service of Health Insurance( MDK) for the year ...

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