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Fox mange is rampant: Attention, great risk of infection for dogs

Fox mange is rampant: Attention, great risk of infection for dogs

Fox mange is currently spreading in Germany - in the past two months, animal epidemics have occurred in the Rhine-Main area, in the Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, in East Friesland and in the north of Kiel, among other things leads.

Every second Internet user

Every second Internet user "google" disease symptoms

About half of all internet users have already entered symptoms of illness into an internet search engine to find out which illness is behind it or which treatment could be useful. This is the result of a study commissioned by the digital association Bitkom. The web is the first point of contact for many people when it comes to physical complaints, and they often receive valuable information and advice quickly and easily.

Nutritional life style: clean eating instead of junk food - what is behind it?

Nutritional life style: clean eating instead of junk food - what is behind it?

Clean eating is a new nutritional life style. It means preparing fresh natural foods and avoiding processed foods as well as ready meals. Do it yourself is the order of the day - with fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Fish is also part of it, meat in moderation and milk products.

Scientists: More fruit at a young age to prevent cancer later?

Scientists: More fruit at a young age to prevent cancer later?

Fruit in particular can protect women from developing breast cancer Fruit and vegetables should be the main ingredient of any healthy diet. If people eat a healthy diet, they protect against many diseases. This also includes cancer prevention. Researchers have now found that consuming fruit at a young age can protect us from later cancers.

Elementary school doesn't have to provide vegan school lunches

Elementary school doesn't have to provide vegan school lunches

Administrative Court Berlin: School can decide about Essen itself (jur). They are not legally obliged to take into account "the entire variety of different nutritional beliefs" of parents and children, the Administrative Court Berlin decided in a decision announced on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 (Az.

Health: What really helps against cystitis

Health: What really helps against cystitis

Urologist explains the most important tips against common ailment Cystitis Although cystitis is often associated with cold, many people also contract it in the summer months. Affected people then often take antibiotics. However, simple natural remedies can often alleviate the symptoms.

Dangerous cancer therapy: eating apricot kernels is life-threatening

Dangerous cancer therapy: eating apricot kernels is life-threatening

Apricot kernels form cyanide in our body, a deadly poison There are alternative cancer treatments that use, for example, vitamin B17 to prevent the spread of cancer. Some of such questionable treatments also recommend eating ten to twelve small apricot kernels a day to prevent cancer.

Asthma: Incorrect inhalation techniques hinder disease control

Asthma: Incorrect inhalation techniques hinder disease control

Correct use of inhalers is crucial for asthma control In the case of asthma, a relatively good control of the symptoms is possible with appropriate medication, but the asthma control depends on the correct inhalation of the prescribed medication, according to the "Ärzte Zeitung".

Researchers: Pain medication paracetamol lowers our compassion

Researchers: Pain medication paracetamol lowers our compassion

Researchers have found that paracetamol makes people insensitive; hardly any other drug is found in German households as often as paracetamol. In the past, the drug has often come under criticism for undesirable side effects. Researchers have now discovered another - previously unknown - effect: acetaminophen weakens our compassion.

Recognize fresh kohlrabi: leaves are healthy and tasty

Recognize fresh kohlrabi: leaves are healthy and tasty

Kohlrabi is healthy. They show the freshness of the versatile vegetables. The leaves should not be disposed of, they are also easy to use and contain many valuable ingredients. A "typically German" vegetable is now being harvested again in the Rhineland: kohlrabi. These days, the tender tubers have started to be harvested in the Rhineland, and until November the delicious vegetables are now offered fresh daily, the Provincial Association of Rhenish Fruit and Vegetable Farmers (Bonn) said.

Shock Pictures: Smoking becomes a horror painting

Shock Pictures: Smoking becomes a horror painting

The days when smoking had its status as a cultural practice are over. In the 1980s, biology teachers warned the 16-year-olds with pictures of smoking legs of the consequences of cigarette consumption and thus mostly triggered the pubertal reaction of defiance “to smoke one first” it to the tobacco friend in the United States.

Abortion: Abortion rate high in poor countries

Abortion: Abortion rate high in poor countries

Women in developing countries lack access to contraceptives Fewer and fewer women in the industrialized world are terminating their pregnancies. As a new study in the specialist magazine "Lancet" shows, the annual rate of abortions fell from 46 to 27 per 1000 women in rich countries between 1990 and 2014.

Cancer sufferers have to pay for freezing of egg or sperm cells themselves

Cancer sufferers have to pay for freezing of egg or sperm cells themselves

LSG Darmstadt: Health insurance fund may not give a voluntary grant (jur). Statutory health insurance companies are not allowed to pay cancer-free members to freeze egg or sperm cells. The so-called cryopreservation is a service that is not provided for by law and cannot be subsidized as a voluntary “statute service”, as the Hessian State Social Court (LSG) in Darmstadt said on Wednesday, 18.

New law against corrupt doctors passed - even prison possible

New law against corrupt doctors passed - even prison possible

More severe punishments against corruption in the health care sector decided After the Bundestag, the Federal Council has now also passed a law against corruption in the health care system. In the future, doctors will face not only a fine if they are bribed, but may also be jailed.

Even children have high blood pressure if they are overweight

Even children have high blood pressure if they are overweight

Hypertension risk in children increases with weight Overweight is well known as a risk factor for high blood pressure in adults. But even in children, excessive body weight can cause blood pressure to rise. In a recent study, US researchers found that an increased body mass index (BMI) entails the risk of an increased blood pressure in children.

Birch pollen has helpers: non-allergenic substances increase allergies

Birch pollen has helpers: non-allergenic substances increase allergies

Birch pollen: Non-allergenic components exacerbate hay fever Sneezing fits, watery eyes, itching: For people with pollen allergy and hay fever, spring is usually a time of suffering. It is not only the allergens in the tiny plant particles that are responsible for the symptoms.

Dementia in animals: When dogs or cats become sad and restless

Dementia in animals: When dogs or cats become sad and restless

Not only do people get Alzheimer's in old age, they do not remember their children and spouses - animals also suffer from dementia. Dogs and cats can no longer find their way in their area, they no longer recognize “their” people. Cats with nervous disorders have the same beta-amyloids as people with Alzheimer's.

Researchers: Bacteria can protect plants

Researchers: Bacteria can protect plants

Bacterial molecules protect crops Molecules of different types of bacteria can decisively strengthen the immune defense of crops and reduce the infection rate even with high pest pressure. This was the result of a two-year study at the University of Gießen, in which scientists examined the immune response and the physiological changes in various crop plants after treatment with so-called quorum sensing (QS) molecules from bacteria.

Virtual reality could be an effective therapy for mental illness

Virtual reality could be an effective therapy for mental illness

Computer programs can help treat paranoia and other phobias Mental illnesses are usually very difficult to treat. Doctors are therefore always looking for new, reliable treatment methods. Paranoia in particular makes it almost impossible for the sick to participate in everyday life.

Soaked tampon? New app reports necessary change

Soaked tampon? New app reports necessary change

New invention: app reports when tampon needs to be changed Women who have their days are usually advised to change tampons and sanitary towels at least every two hours, otherwise there is a risk to health. In the future, users will be informed via a new app when it is time to change.