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Ikea: Health hazard from children's play tent
Ikea: Health hazard from children's play tent

IKEA starts recall campaign due to possible health risksThe Scandinavian furniture store chain IKEA has launched a recall campaign for the children's play tent "Busa" due to the risk of injury. IKEA "asks all customers who own a Busa play tent to remove it immediately from the children's access area" and to return it to an IKEA store for a refund of the purchase price, according to the company's latest announcement.

Desperate conditions in medicine
Desperate conditions in medicine

& 34; Desperate Conditions & # 39;: How the healthcare industry invents illnesses for profit The new book by medical journalist Dr. med. Werner Bartens. In his craft & 34; Desperate States & 34; he denounces the inability of doctors to adopt a differentiated opinion.

Medicinal effects of aloe vera
Medicinal effects of aloe vera

Aloe vera: first aid from the flowerpot (July 31, 2010) The healing effects of aloe vera have been known since ancient times and until the First World War many households were stocked with some plants that act as first aid medicine for minor burns, pruning - and shock injuries were used.

Maria Bessel, Practice for Naturopathy
Maria Bessel, Practice for Naturopathy

Maria Bessel, Practice for Naturopathy: Cranio Sacral Therapy is a gentle form of massage, rather a touch that balances the flow of the cerebrospinal fluid. This enables the release of self-healing powers, a balance on a physical-mental-spiritual level can be achieved.

Men are more often affected by memory loss
Men are more often affected by memory loss

Men more often affected by poor memory (07.09.2010) Alzheimer's and dementia are the most extreme forms of memory problems, which are becoming increasingly common in old age. However, slight memory impairments increase with age. Now American researchers from the “Mayo Clinic - Alzheimer's Disease Research Center” in Rochester have found that the mental performance of men and women declines to different degrees in old age.

Functional sugar: balm for teeth and body?
Functional sugar: balm for teeth and body?

Functional sugar balm for teeth and body? Isomaltulose has long been a topic of discussion as an efficient sugar substitute. Conventional sugar, with its strong caries-causing effects, may have had its day in the future. This alternative sugar, a so-called functional sugar, does not attack the teeth as much and ensures a lower blood sugar curve.

Sport: Slowly get in after an injury break
Sport: Slowly get in after an injury break

Designing a return to sport with care 11.12.2013 Regular exercise is important because it not only has a positive effect on general health, but also increases well-being. However, if you had to pause for a certain time due to an injury or illness, you should proceed cautiously when you resume sporting activities and never start at the old level of performance.

Pain reliever Diclofenac can harm the heart
Pain reliever Diclofenac can harm the heart

In high doses, the pain reliever Diclofenac can harm the heart. Pain relievers with the active ingredient Diclofenac pose a risk of cardiovascular diseases if they are used in high doses. The Federal Chamber of Pharmacists in Berlin issued this warning: Risk for cardiovascular diseases

Mandatory limit: CDU rejection to the PKV association
Mandatory limit: CDU rejection to the PKV association

Cancellation by the CDU to private health insurers: no abolition of the compulsory private health insurance limit After the private health insurers requested a lowering of the compulsory insurance limit in order to attract more customers, not only the opposition parties clearly opposed such a request, but also on the part of CDU, the insurance companies received a clear rejection.

Melamine resin products release pollutants
Melamine resin products release pollutants

Health risk of kitchen utensils - melamine resin products release harmful substances when heated Kitchen utensils made of melamine resin can release harmful amounts of melamine and formaldehyde into the food, warned the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR). The use of objects made of melamine resin when heating the food is therefore strongly discouraged, the BfR said.

New health insurance company in the south-west under one roof
New health insurance company in the south-west under one roof

Health insurance company Southwest: New regional health insurance company with around two million insured persons - Board of directors of the three insurance companies approve merger effective October 1, 2011 The board of directors of the AOK des Saarlandes, the AOK Rhineland-Palatinate and the IKK Südwest decided each unanimously in their meetings.

Sweating in the sauna can harm your health
Sweating in the sauna can harm your health

Visiting the sauna can be very dangerous due to extreme heat 12.12.2013 Visiting the sauna means soothing leisure time fun for many people, especially in winter, and when used correctly helps to strengthen the immune system. However, after three men died in Ennepetal (North Rhine-Westphalia) during a sauna session at the weekend for inexplicable reasons, many people feel insecure.