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Scientists discover Alzheimer's inhibitor
Scientists discover Alzheimer's inhibitor

Phosphates responsible for the development of Alzheimer's Certain phosphates prevent regular breakdown of the so-called plaques in the brain in Alzheimer's patients and thus contribute to the development of the disease, Bonn scientists report in the journal "Journal of Biological Chemistry" (JBC).

World Cancer Report: Cancer Increase
World Cancer Report: Cancer Increase

World Cancer Report: Cancer will continue to rise in 2014 02/02/2014 The prospects for the World Cancer Report are bleak. A cure for the disease will not be available in the foreseeable future. Cancer is increasingly becoming the scourge of humanity. Usually, a combination of several factors leads to the development of cancer.

Poison in school lunches: 22 pupils die
Poison in school lunches: 22 pupils die

Insect venom apparently the cause of numerous deaths in the East Indies At least 22 students died after eating canteen food in the north Indian state of Bihar - as the Indian government has already confirmed, insect venom in the ingredients of the food was apparently the cause of the deaths.

Smoking is the main cause of COPD
Smoking is the main cause of COPD

COPD is not without reason called cough for smokers Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is characterized by the interaction of three different respiratory diseases: chronic bronchitis, chronic bronchiolitis and pulmonary emphysema.

Manager with sleep disorders
Manager with sleep disorders

Many managers come to the office tired because they sleep poorly at night. Many managers suffer from sleep problems and a lack of sleep. The Max Grundig Clinic in Bühl found in a study with 1,000 managers from companies of all sizes and industries that 59 percent of those surveyed suffer from sleep disorders, reports the news agency "dpa", citing a message from the private clinic on Monday.

Diet lemonade increases the risk of heart attack
Diet lemonade increases the risk of heart attack

Diet soda and too much salt increases the risk of stroke and heart attack If you drink a lot of diet soda or cola, the risk of suffering a stroke or heart attack increases. US researchers at the University of Miami found this out in a survey study. The risk of cardiovascular disease increased by 61 percent with regular consumption.

Rarely but real: man brewed beer in the stomach
Rarely but real: man brewed beer in the stomach

Eigenbrauer syndrome: Disease of the gastrointestinal tract makes beer brew in a man's stomach Drunk without drinking alcohol? Until recently, doctors at a Texan hospital would not have thought this possible. But that's exactly what happened to a 61-year-old American. The man had been admitted to the emergency room at 3.7 per thousand, although he had not drunk a drop of alcohol before.

Pollutants and heavy metals in children's toys
Pollutants and heavy metals in children's toys

Children's toys as an accompaniment to children's magazines contain harmful substances that are harmful to healthChildren love the small, colorful toys that are found in children's magazines such as "Princess Lillifee & 34 ;," Filly Extra & 34; or "The Princess and the Unicorn & 34; can be found as an addition. However, an investigation on behalf of the Greens' parliamentary group found that six out of eight of these toys are heavily contaminated with pollutants such as cadmium, lead or plasticizers.

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in seawater
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in seawater

Dangerous germs: antibiotic-resistant bacteria in seawater The discussion about antibiotic-resistant bacteria does not stop. The dangerous germs are being discovered more and more outside of hospitals and even on foods like chicken meat from factory farming. Swiss researchers have now identified the pathogens in Lake Geneva.

Pancreatic cancer: early detection developed
Pancreatic cancer: early detection developed

New cancer screening method to prevent unnecessary surgery21.03.2014Swedish researchers have developed a new method for the early detection of pancreatic cancer. Accordingly, an ultrasound examination of cysts in the organ, together with a fluid examination, leads to a 97% certainty whether they develop into malignant tumors.

Run hot water before showering
Run hot water before showering

Legionella hazard: let hot water run in the holiday home before showering, whether in the holiday home or at home after a long absence: first let hot water run before showering, as this kills bacteria For example, in the apartment or after a trip to the shower at home, you should first let hot water run through.

Health insurance companies: staggered discounts are illegal
Health insurance companies: staggered discounts are illegal

Statutory health insurance companies (GKV) are no longer allowed to award graduated discounts. GKV health insurance companies wanted to introduce tiered premiums for their insureds if they made little use of the health insurer's benefits over the course of the year.