Surgeons Congress: Lack of care is a threat to surgical success

Important follow-up care: Danger for surgical success due to lack of care Experts have been pointing out the nationwide nursing emergency in hospitals for years. Has changed, apparently, only a little. The lack of nurses is still widespread...

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Healthy Diet: Buckwheat is delicious and versatile

Buckwheat is versatile: Cooked, germinated or ground Buckwheat is an interesting ingredient in the kitchen. The grain is not a cereal, but a Knöterichgewächs. The name "buckwheat" was derived from the beech-shaped seeds. The plant is native...

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Vitamin D deficiency due to obscurations

study: Veiling may cause vitamin D deficiency 2011-08-22 While the veiling of the body has always been seen as more beneficial to health, as less harmful UV light reaches the skin, the Robert Koch Institute currently warns of a reduced ...

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Change to PKV often not advisable

Beware of low tariffs Consumer advocates point out that cheap tariffs should be less than 100 euros a month. This kind of lock offers hardly any benefits, for insureds have to pay large sums for medical treatment and therapies. If an insured...

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USA: Dietary supplement cause 23,000 medical emergencies per year

Risks from food supplements often underestimated Around 23,000 emergency rooms in the United States are triggered by dietary supplements every year, according to a recent study by scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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Diets: Low Carb Works More Than High Carb?

Diets: Low Carb Better Than High Carb? 22.04.2014 With the approaching summer, more and more people want to lose some of their winter bacon again, which is why diets are booming. In recent years, so-called low-carb diets, which is a...

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Chronic sleep deprivation increases the risk of cardiovascular disease

In the long term, sleep disorders promote the development of cardiovascular diseases such as high blood pressure, according to the expert in the run-up to the Symposium of the German Hypertension League e. V. / DHL) at the 123rd Annual Congress o...

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Psychologist: Children trust more beautiful people

New study: Children consider beautiful people to be more trustworthy According to surveys, men's intelligence is increasingly more important to a woman than looks. Nevertheless, an attractive appearance is obviously of great importance - at...

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Study: Cell phones rob children of sleep

Robbed sleep: Smartphones out of the nursery 11.01.2014 Mobile phones, tablets and Co. keep children from sleeping. And even more so than TV.The lack of sleep threatens further health problems such as difficulty concentrating and ...

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Contribution increases in January: Two-thirds of all statutory health insurance funds increase contributions

two-thirds of the statutory health insurance companies increase their contributions Two-thirds of the statutory health insurance companies will raise their contributions via the additional contributions at the beginning of the year. For the...

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World No Tobacco Day: That's how you finally manage to quit smoking

Clear decision to quit is helpful "I'll definitely smoke my last cigarette tomorrow!" Most smokers probably know this project. Some people actually succeed in spontaneously expressing the last tipping and never to start again. However, this ...

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Prostate: Urologist explains the prostate enlargement

questions and answers about prostate enlargement Approximately one in two men over the age of 50 and almost everyone over the age of 80 suffers from prostate enlargement. However, the benign enlargement of the prostate gland usually starts ...

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Lyme Disease and TBE: What You Need to Know About Ticks Now

Beware of Ticks Gardening, sunbathing, leisurely barbecues, relaxing walks: in summer, most people spend as much time outdoors as possible. In the warm months ticks are also active in many areas. The little bloodsuckers can transmit dangerou...

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High calcium intake increases heart attack risk

Vital to Humans Calcium is one of the vital minerals for humans: It strengthens and stabilizes bones and teeth and is also involved in elementary body functions such as the flow of information in the nerves, blood clotting and muscle tension...

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What are the possibilities of osteopathy and where are its limits?

With its holistic approach, this particular form of manual therapy seeks to remedy the causes of ailments, rather than primarily to alleviate the symptoms. Functional disorders should be recognized and eliminated by the osteopathic treatment. Ost...

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Cure atrial fibrillation by losing weight

Cardiac arrhythmia: Losing weight helps to prevent atrial fibrillation Cardiac arrhythmias in the form of atrial fibrillation are a particularly common form of heart disease. In the long term, the mortality of those affected is significant...

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Shelf life: foods last longer

foods usually last longer than the best before date 16.03.2012 While many people in the world are dying of hunger every day, many in this country do not really feel hungry. Every year, one person in Germany throws an average of 82 kilos...

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Fluid prevents muscle spasms while jogging

Lots of Fluid Prevents Muscular Spasms While Jogging 04.04.2012 Many joggers suffer from muscle cramps while running. The trigger is often not magnesium deficiency but too little fluid. Endurance athletes should therefore drink a ...

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