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Doctors expect millions of deaths from resistant germs

Doctors expect millions of deaths from resistant germs

Resistant pathogens: Researchers fear millions of deaths worldwide The rise in antibiotic resistance is presenting physicians with an ever increasing challenge. If such drugs no longer work, even small inflammations can become a big risk. If the problem is not brought under control soon, researchers face a horror scenario.

Flibanserin: Viagra for women shortly before approval

Flibanserin: Viagra for women shortly before approval

Viagra for men brings the pharmaceutical company billions in profits. Now there should also be a pill to increase the desire of the woman. Flibanserin, also known as "Pink Viagra", will soon be approved in the USA. Manufacturers are also planning to launch the pill on the European market. But is the drug really useful?

The right sunscreen for children

The right sunscreen for children

Stiftung Warentest: Most of the sunscreens for children “good” According to a recent study by the Stiftung Warentest, a lot of the sunscreens for children protect against the dangerous rays of the sun. However, among the tested products were two “defective” sunscreen creams that do not offer adequate protection against UVA and / or UVB radiation.

Hair analysis is no clear evidence of cannabis use

Hair analysis is no clear evidence of cannabis use

The storage of the main cannabis ingredient THC is not clear evidence of cannabis use. Scientists from Freiburg have now found this out, and it was previously certain that at least the detection of specific breakdown products of the main cannabis active ingredient THC in hair would clearly prove consumption.

Lingering in front of the TV for hours can trigger pulmonary embolism

Lingering in front of the TV for hours can trigger pulmonary embolism

Increased risk of pulmonary embolism from sitting in front of the TV for a long time People who spend hours in front of the TV are at increased risk of developing a fatal pulmonary embolism. “Couch Potatoes” should therefore always get up, move and drink plenty of fluids.

Warning of a quick cash register change

Warning of a quick cash register change

Change of health insurance: BVA boss warns of panic reaction The German Federal Insurance Office (BVA) has warned against changing the statutory health insurance in the face of the new system of additional premiums coming into force. Numerous health insurers will charge an additional contribution in the coming year due to the reduction in the general contribution rates of statutory health insurance from 15.5 to 14.6 percent.