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Examination: Is breast cancer triggered by wearing bras?

Examination: Is breast cancer triggered by wearing bras?

Bra Breast Cancer? Many women believe that wearing a bra can cause breast cancer. Is it just a rumor or is it really truth? The fact is that women in western industrialized countries are much more likely to suffer from breast cancer than in other regions of the world.

Verdict: business accident also goes to the toilet

Verdict: business accident also goes to the toilet

Administrative Court Berlin: Civil service law different from that of employees (jur). An accident by an official in the toilet of the office building is considered an office accident during working hours. This was decided by the Berlin Administrative Court in a judgment announced on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 (file number: 26 K 54.

Crohn's disease - new treatment option for chronic intestinal inflammation

Crohn's disease - new treatment option for chronic intestinal inflammation

New therapy for Crohn's disease developed Crohn's disease, a chronic bowel inflammation is often discovered late and increases the risk of developing colon cancer. Two new therapies now promise success in treatment. That was the conclusion of the “German Society for Gastroenterology, Digestive and Metabolic Diseases (DGV)” at the action day “Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases” on 19th

With yoga and aquafit against MS symptoms

With yoga and aquafit against MS symptoms

Physical activity can have a positive effect on certain symptoms of multiple sclerosis: Patients who practice yoga and aquafit suffer less from fatigue, depression and skin tingling, as a Swiss study shows.In a randomized experiment, researchers from Basel and Kermanshah (Iran) show that these MS symptoms improved significantly after an eight-week intervention with yoga and aquafit: tiredness, depression and paraesthesia decreased significantly after three training sessions per week compared to the control group.

Chikungunya: New therapy option against the increasingly common virus

Chikungunya: New therapy option against the increasingly common virus

New class of substances as potential medication for chikungunya and other viral infections Originally, the chikungunya virus was mainly widespread in the tropics, but in recent years the first regional outbreaks have also occurred in Europe. In the search for treatment options against Chikungunya, an international team of researchers has now discovered, among other things, a new substance class of potentially antiviral drugs.

Green light for

Green light for "shock photos" on cigarette boxes

Federal Constitutional Court rejects urgent application by a tobacco manufacturerKarlsruhe (jur). With a decision published on Friday, May 20, 2016, the Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe rejected a manufacturer's urgent application against the Tobacco Products Act (file number: 1 BvR 895/16). This clears the way for the “shock photos” on the boxes and restrictions on the additives.

The first vaccine against dangerous Zika virus is to be tested this year

The first vaccine against dangerous Zika virus is to be tested this year

Zika virus: vaccine to be tested later this year There is currently no drug protection against the dangerous Zika virus, which has been spreading in countries in South and Central America for months. As the Brazilian Ministry of Health now reports, a vaccine against the pathogen is to be tested this year.

Police cleared supermarket because of highly poisonous spider in banana crate

Police cleared supermarket because of highly poisonous spider in banana crate

Lower Saxony: Poison spider in banana crate - supermarket evacuated In a supermarket in the district of Oldenburg (Lower Saxony), a highly toxic spider was discovered on Friday evening. The animal was in a banana crate. The poison of the captured spider can cause severe pain in humans.

Stroke at the age of 24 - on the trail of an enigmatic illness

Stroke at the age of 24 - on the trail of an enigmatic illness

Just recently, the death of musician Roger Cicero has shown in a shocking way that a stroke cannot only affect old, sick people. The cause of a cerebral infarction is not always in risk factors such as high blood pressure, overweight or smoking. The 29-year-old Meike Mittmeyer Riehl from Münster in southern Hesse also had to experience this painful experience.

Chipped every morning? Low blood sugar at night can be the reason

Chipped every morning? Low blood sugar at night can be the reason

People with diabetes often feel as if they have been turned upside down in the morning. This is due to hypoglycaemia during sleep, which can be dangerous. A severe lack of sugar even leads to convulsions and loss of consciousness.

More and more children suffer from type 2 diabetes

More and more children suffer from type 2 diabetes

Children and adolescents are increasingly suffering from type 2 diabetes, also called diabetes mellitus. This disease was formerly known as adult diabetes, and the causes of the spread of the disease among young people are too much sugar and too little exercise. Diabetes 2 is genetically predisposed, but obesity and lack of exercise promote the onset of the disease.

Many people live in constant stress at work

Many people live in constant stress at work

Almost every employee in Germany, namely nine out of ten, suffers from stress at work. This was the result of a recent study by pronova BK. Challenging tasks in an increasingly complex world? Not even close. Number 1 of the stress factors is constant time pressure at 38, number 2 is a bad working atmosphere and the bronze medal for stress-causing conditions in the workplace receives emotional stress.

Many doctors have no liability: to the detriment of patients

Many doctors have no liability: to the detriment of patients

Many doctors do not have professional liability insurance. For patients, this means that the more serious the treatment error is, the less such doctors can pay the damage, and doctors who work permanently in a hospital are subject to social security contributions - according to the Lower Saxony-Bremen State Social Court.

Bruising: Medications can cause bruising

Bruising: Medications can cause bruising

Bruising (hematoma), which is also commonly referred to as “bruising”, is harmless in most cases and resolves when the injured tissue has healed again. Hematomas can also be a sign of serious illnesses, as the blood vessels under the skin and in the underlying tissue layers are damaged in the event of a fall.

Massive dandruff increase by specific bacteria

Massive dandruff increase by specific bacteria

Scientists examine factors influencing the formation of dandruff Every person regularly loses scalp dandruff, which, however, is usually tiny and therefore hardly recognizable. But if they appear excessively strong, they can become a real pain. They can cause severe itching, and the scales on dark clothing in the form of fine white "snow" can be seen immediately by everyone.

Gut germs: The gut flora controls thinking

Gut germs: The gut flora controls thinking

A healthy intestinal flora makes an important contribution to protection against infections, allergies and other diseases. But when it is destroyed, for example by antibiotics, the memory also suffers. German researchers have now found out that healthy intestinal flora can protect the brain. It has long been known that an intact intestinal flora makes an important contribution to protection against infections, allergies and other diseases.

Don't reanimate: 91-year-old with a bizarre tattoo

Don't reanimate: 91-year-old with a bizarre tattoo

Tattoo "Do not reanimate !!!": 91-year-old has his last will stung on his chestMany people have a small dolphin or rose tattooed on a - usually covered - part of the body. However, a 91-year-old woman from the Netherlands opted for a tattoo with a message. She let her last will be stabbed on the chest: "Do not reanimate!

High blood pressure: Blood pressure increases due to the frequent consumption of potatoes

High blood pressure: Blood pressure increases due to the frequent consumption of potatoes

If people eat a lot of potatoes a week, the risk of hypertension increases.Many people in Germany like to eat potatoes. These bulbs usually grow underground and multiply vegetatively. But eating lots of potatoes could have negative consequences for our health.

Exploding sugar beets are the new raw material suppliers

Exploding sugar beets are the new raw material suppliers

Green chemistry for raw material extraction Plants as raw material suppliers are also becoming increasingly interesting for chemistry. Especially those that are already grown on a large scale and very efficiently. This applies in full to the sugar beet, the cultivation of which has been optimized over decades.To optimize the processing of the beet sugar for the production of chemical substances as well, scientists from the University of Wageningen, together with a research consortium, have made the implementation of the sugar cheaper using a special process and made faster.

Too much body fat is a health risk

Too much body fat is a health risk

Why a slim silhouette is more than just a beauty idealFatty tissue: for many a sensitive matter, which becomes more topical as the temperature rises. "However, body fat should not only be assessed from an aesthetic point of view," said Dr. Martina Weber, BioProphyl ecotrophologist.