Coffee reduces chances of pregnancy Coffee affects the chances of success of artificial insemination. This was reported by Danish scientists at the annual conference of the European Society for Reproductive Medicine in Istanbul, and the effects of coffee on health are still hotly debated.
Sleeping sickness risk increases due to flu diseases Researchers have shown a connection between flu infections and the so-called sleeping sickness (narcolepsy). A flu illness increases the risk of subsequent narcolepsy, study leader Emmanuel Mignot and colleagues from Stanford University in California report in the current edition of the specialist journal "Annals of Neurology".
Professional association of gynecologists: pregnant women should refrain from consuming licorice The professional association of gynecologists in Munich points out that women should not eat licorice during pregnancy. Under certain circumstances, expectant mothers risk an unfavorable development of their child, as it was said.
Lose weight with acupuncture Lose weight with acupuncture - Individual treatment instead of & 34; Scheme F & 34;. (04.08.2010) Acupuncture can help you lose weight. There are many good reasons for losing weight for overweight people, who are now said to make up half of the German population. Your own health and beauty are at the forefront, and the index finger of health insurers and politicians are also increasingly pressing, warningly pointing out the economic consequences.
More premature births through chemical plasticisers Researchers associate phthalates that are added to plastics as plasticisers with premature births. In one study, pregnant women with the highest urinary phthalate concentration were up to five times more likely to give birth prematurely. Phthalates are found in plastic items, cosmetics, and medicines and are ingested by people by mouth or inhalation.
New treatment for Alzheimer's? Scientists from the University Medical Center Göttingen have developed a novel vaccine that, although it cannot cure Alzheimer's, could stop it. The research results could raise new hopes for effective therapy for around 35 million people worldwide.
German Society for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Neurology: Crisis at times does not have to point to burnout However, if the condition lasts longer or becomes a permanent condition, those affected should seek specialist or therapeutic treatment.
City BKK bankruptcy: Statutory health insurance must be effectively protected & 34; The processes related to the bankruptcy of City BKK are a single scandal & 34 ;, said the President of the Social and Welfare Association People's Solidarity, Prof. Dr. Gunnar Winkler, on Friday about the events around the City BKK.
According to a survey, the majority of Germans voted for the use of cannabis in seriously ill people. (08/15/2010) More and more people in Germany are in favor of using cannabis to treat seriously ill people. According to a representative survey by the institute & 34; Emnid & 34; on behalf of the initiative & 34; Cannabis as medicine & 34; Around 75 percent of the respondents have spoken out in favor of using active ingredients of the cannabis plant for the treatment or pain therapy of chronically ill people.
Alternative treatment approaches are enjoying increasing popularityNatural medicine treatment methods are becoming increasingly popular not only with patients, but also with statutory health insurers. BKK Mobil Oil has now decided to cover the costs of osteopathic treatments from now on.
Carl Baunscheidt (1809-1873), the inventor of the breast breast pump, discovered an interesting phenomenon at the age of 36. When he fell asleep in his garden in the summer of 1848, mosquitoes were particularly eager to sting. They stabbed Baunscheidt in his aching hands countless times. When he woke up, he made an unusual statement: The pain was gone as a result of the mosquito bites.
Collective programmed cell death protects blind mice from cancerBlind mice are apparently immune to cancer by nature. An international team of researchers led by Vera Gorbunova from the Institute of Biology at the University of Rochester in New York has now found out how the underground blind mice protect themselves from developing cancer.