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EHEC infection was found in two children
EHEC infection was found in two children

In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern two children have EHEC. According to the State Office for Health and Social Affairs in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, a two-year-old boy and an eleven-year-old girl in Northwest Mecklenburg have been infected with EHEC pathogens, reports the "Norddeutsche Rundfunk" (NDR).

Diabetics should not wear sandals
Diabetics should not wear sandals

It is better not to wear open shoes for "diabetic foot syndrome". Even if summer temperatures are high, diabetics who suffer from "diabetic foot syndrome" (DFS) due to nerve damage should, according to the recommendation of the "German Diabetes Aid", not wear open shoes wear - because these can cause injuries more quickly, which in many cases are not noticed due to nerve damage and can have fatal consequences.

Only creamed with sun protection in the sun
Only creamed with sun protection in the sun

If you are lying in the sun, splashing in the swimming pool or going for a walk on the beach, experts always recommend that you take care of sufficient sun protection. Because the German favorite holiday hobby - sizzling in the sun - is much less healthy than many assume.

New case of bovine tuberculosis in the Allgäu
New case of bovine tuberculosis in the Allgäu

74 other animals killed due to bovine TBC Infected animals have already been reported in 21 farms in the Oberallgäu district. A total of 74 animals showed a positive TBC test result. The affected cattle were killed.

Dentists: rip off teeth cleaning?
Dentists: rip off teeth cleaning?

According to a consumer portal, every third dentist in Germany demands too much money for professional teeth cleaning (PZR). (21.08.2010) According to the consumer portal & 34; geld.de & 34; Every third dentist bills too much for the so-called Professional Dental Cleaning (PZR). The consumer portal found out on the basis of a study.

Survey: Massage Relieves Pain
Survey: Massage Relieves Pain

Around 80 percent of the survey participants report alleviation of the symptoms after a massage Almost every second German complains of back pain. To relieve the pain, many sufferers go to the classic massage. According to a representative survey by the opinion and research institute GfK on behalf of the “Apotheken Umschau”, pain and

Painful chest ironing in women
Painful chest ironing in women

Painful genital mutilation in Cameroon In Cameroon, an otherwise rarely known form of genital mutilation is common. The growth of breasts in girls should be delayed there. Their breasts are violently "ironed" with hot stones. Victim tells of the torments In Cameroon in West Africa, a largely unknown, painful and very serious form of genital mutilation is widespread: "breast ironing".

City life increases your susceptibility to stress
City life increases your susceptibility to stress

Risk of mental illness in city dwellers increases significantly City life causes an increased susceptibility to stress. In the past, numerous studies have found an increased occurrence of depression and anxiety disorders among the population in the metropolises. Now researchers at the Central Institute for Mental Health in Mannheim have found that activity in two brain regions, which are responsible for processing stress and emotions, differs significantly between townspeople and rural residents.

Environmentalists: BPA ban completely inadequate
Environmentalists: BPA ban completely inadequate

Inadequate ban on the hormone chemical bisphenol A. Environmentalists are calling for a general ban on the harmful bulk chemical; With a transition period of three months, the hormone-like chemical bisphenol-A is prohibited for the manufacture of baby bottles in Germany. As the Federal Ministry of Consumer Affairs announced, the ban should

Researchers grow cartilage from stem cells
Researchers grow cartilage from stem cells

Researchers are breeding fresh cartilage from stem cells US researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital recently succeeded in growing fresh cartilage from stem cells. Until now, cartilage cells had to be removed from healthy cartilage in a lengthy process and then expanded in the laboratory until they could finally be inserted into the defective joint.

Do not underestimate the health risk of X-rays
Do not underestimate the health risk of X-rays

In view of a recent study by US researchers that found an increased risk of benign brain tumors due to frequent X-ray examinations at the dentist, the discussion about the negative health consequences of X-rays has flared up again.

Health insurance companies do not expect a deficit for 2011
Health insurance companies do not expect a deficit for 2011

According to the GKV estimating group, the statutory health insurance companies do not expect a deficit for 2011. The statutory health insurance companies will most likely end the 2011 financial year without a deficit. Apparently, the legislative changes adopted in the course of the health reform are beginning to have an effect.