NRW-Minister of health Laumann holds hospital closures would be appropriate

The North Rhine-Westphalian health Minister Karl-Josef Laumann (CDU), holds hospital closures to be appropriate. “It is true that we have in urban areas, in part, an Oversupply,” he says in the current issue of the MIRROR. The background of the debate, a study by the Bertelsmann Foundation, which recommends that half of all hospitals in Germany, in order to improve […]

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Molecular cause for severe multi-organ syndrome

Three unrelated families on three continents (from continental Portugal, the United States and Brazil), all with healthy ancestors, had children with a very rare multi-organ condition that causes early-onset retinal degeneration, sensorineural hearing loss, microcephaly, intellectual disability, and skeletal dysplasia with scoliosis and short stature. Genetic analysis by a team led by Carlo Rivolta, group head for genetic ophthalmology at […]

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Acupuncture without needles: grid patch promises pain relief

Whether hardened muscles or joint pain, tension in the head, shoulder and neck area or circulation problems: grid patch should in case of complaints of any kind relief – and all without drugs or other active ingredients. But how exactly does it work? According to the manufacturer, the self-adhesive Cross tape just to certain pain, acupuncture or trigger points glued. […]

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Iron supplements are not on your own take or drop

Scientists have discovered the protective and the potentially harmful effects of iron in the body. In people who have hereditary high iron levels, they found a reduced risk of high cholesterol and atherosclerosis. But there were also negative sides, because these individuals had clots have a greater tendency to the formation of blood and skin infections. In a large genetic […]

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Hospital care: experts call for any second clinic to close

Small hospitals are a risk for the patient? Professionals see it that way. In a study for the Bertelsmann Foundation, sign up with a radical proposal to word. The care of patients in Germany could be improved to a study by the Bertelsmann Foundation, according to a result of the closure of more than half of all hospital significantly. If […]

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This Is How Long The Average Couple Dates Before Getting Married

How do you know when it’s the right time to get married? Apart from knowing — like, being in love and wanting to spend the rest of your lives together, that sort of thing — there are often other factors which play into getting engaged. Namely, how long you’ve been together. And while the time definitely varies for each couple, have you ever […]

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Vaccination protects against cancer and warts, also Unvaccinated

The world health organization (WHO) aims to eliminate cervical cancer worldwide. In Germany 4500 women are diagnosed annually of this cancer. So far, he is the fourth most common in women – and the first against the trigger, a vaccine exists. Results of a new study show that National vaccination programs against Human papilloma virus (HPV) in young women reduce […]

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I asked the Doctors, my hands separate

“I can’t stand the pain and can’t sleep at night”: On Abul Bajandars the hands and feet of cattle grow like warts. More than 25 of the operations of the former rickshaw driver had to leave from Bangladesh already endured – but in vain: the warts of The hands returned.

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