Pharmacy earlier and today - History of pharmacy

Arabic Medicine Medieval Middle Ages medicine was more advanced than that of the Christian Occident and specialists produced drugs in the ninth century. Their shops were called "dakakin as-sayadila", and here they sold in addition to remed...

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Insect dying: causes, consequences and insect protection in your own garden

A world without insects? There were no more apples, no pears, no plums, most fruits and vegetables failed. The flowers are dying too. Animals that eat insects vanish as do herbivores. Smelly animal carcasses littered around, because no ins...

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Amphibian extinction by fungi: ecological consequences and protective measures

Every third frog is threatened Every third frog, salamander and every third toad in the world are on the red lists of endangered species. The stocks of amphibians are exposed to thousands of damage anyway - their habitats disappear, the ...

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Placebo effect - explanation and examples

Table of Contents Placebo effect explanation? Sham Operations and Pill Size The Emotional Brain Two Pain Phases Placebo Effect Enhances the Effect of Real Drugs Doctors and the Placebo Effect Homeopathy An An...

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Healthy Christmas spices - use and healing effects

Gingerbread Gingerbread belong to us for Advent. The classic gingerbreads, for example from Nuremberg, contain little fat if they are not coated with chocolate, plus anise, cardamom, cloves, coriander, allspice, ginger and cinnamon. These ...

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Long sitting in front of the TV increases the risk of death

Danger of long-term exposure Long sitting in front of the TV screen or screen increases the risk of death : Australian Baker IDI Diabetes and Heart Institute researchers have found that prolonged periods of rest in front of the TV or s...

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Scar treatment: This is how scars become invisible

Optimum Care and Tips for the Invisible Scar scars are perceived by most people to be an unattractive reminder of past injury or surgery, and adverse health conditions can also be caused by severe scarring of the tissue. Dr. Timo Spanholtz...

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Bee dying: causes, distribution and consequences

The Varroa mite The mortal enemy of bees is currently the Varroa mite. Originally she came from Asia and had adapted to the local bees. About 40 years ago, imported bees brought the parasites to Europe. The mite gets over the bee brood, su...

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Verbena applications in naturopathy

Table of contents Legends and stories Ingredients Effect Vervain vera External use Verbena for abscesses and boils Internally Prescription for a tincture The Vervain Bach flower Caution! ...

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Cold feet: A winter time problem

Cold Feet - a Winter Time Problem: In the cold season many people, especially women, complain of cold feet. Experts give tips about causes and possibilities of self-treatment. Wolfgang Wesiack, President of the Association of German i...

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Overweight in children: a lifestyle victim

Obesity in children: victims of the modern lifestyle In the industrialized countries an increase of obese and overweight children and adolescents has been noticeable in recent decades. In a 5-year study, scientists from the Institute ...

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Bird dying: causes and countermeasures

The Agricultural Desert In Germany, the birds that were part of everyday life in small-scale agriculture are dying out in Germany. Listening to the singing of a Skylark has become something special. Lapwing and partridge no longer live on ...

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Medicinal plants as medicine

Meadowsweet Foxglove True St. John's Wort Herbstzeitlose Opium Poppy - The Sap of the Gods Essential oils provide thyme, eucalyptus and mountain pine, silymarin derived from milk thistle protects the liver;Vine leaves a...

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Natural garden: ideas and pictures

All structures are included All structures are included: green roofs, hedges for example with blackthorn or hawthorn, walls of layered stones, deadwood, compost, old trees, even gravel or stone paths. A garden is a retreat from the ...

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Bionics - history, topics and examples

What is bionics Bionics, biology( technology) and( tech- nik) means the scientific practice of transferring biological solutions to human technology. Zoologists, botanists and neurobiologists, chemists and physicists work with medical prof...

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Tatto care: Tips for the proper care of tattoos

How to ensure a fast healing and protect the colors of your tattoo You want to fulfill the long-standing dream of a tattoo? A dream with risks: who is the right tattoo artist for me? Are tattoo colors harmful? How do I take care of my new ...

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Rolfing in osteopathy

Rolfing or Structural Integration The Rolfing or Structural Integration, is a manual method and kinematics in bodywork, by the US-American Dr. med. Ida Rolf( 1896-1979) was founded. A Rolfing treatment usually consists of 10 sessions in which ...

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Anesthesia - history, methods and risks

Quacks and charlatans In Europe, alcohol was used to make the suffering more bearable well into the Middle Ages, but opium also served this purpose in various ways;people ate it, mixed it with wine or smoked it. The quacks, who went from f...

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