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Holidaymakers are checked for hantaviruses
Holidaymakers are checked for hantaviruses

USA vacationers are checked for hantaviruses Deadly viruses as holiday souvenirs from the USA? America Vacationers visiting Yosemite National Park in California are currently at a particularly high risk of becoming infected with a special, potentially fatal form of the Hanta virus.

FDM model: International course in Tokyo
FDM model: International course in Tokyo

Fascia distortion model: International course in Tokyo In Tomorrow from Friday to Sunday, an international course according to the fascia distortion model (FDM) with Marjorie Kasten, P.T. and Keisuke Tanaka FDM. Instead. Among other things, the seminar serves to improve the networking of FDM therapists worldwide, as Stephen Typaldos' FDM concept spreads at a rapid pace.

Spread of death zones in the Baltic Sea
Spread of death zones in the Baltic Sea

The oxygen-deficient death zones in the Baltic Sea will presumably expand significantly as a result of climate change, according to a recent study by the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde (IOW). Because the expected rise in temperature has a significantly greater impact on the formation of the lifeless underwater areas than previously assumed.

Federal Environment Agency warns of chemical bisphenol A
Federal Environment Agency warns of chemical bisphenol A

The Federal Environment Agency warns against the use of the chemical Bisphenol A. (11.06.2010) The Federal Environment Agency warns consumers and manufacturers against the use of products of the chemical Bisphenol A. even in baby bottles.

Environment changes the genetic makeup in the womb
Environment changes the genetic makeup in the womb

Even in the womb, the environment shapes the child's genetic makeup. DNA determines the basis of human development, but the genetic makeup changes as a result of the so-called epigenetic effect due to environmental influences. These changes appear to start in the womb, according to a study by Australian researchers from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute in Melbourne.

After the PIP scandal: autologous fat as breast enlargement
After the PIP scandal: autologous fat as breast enlargement

Breast surgery: autologous fat as an alternative to silicone implants 26.09.2012, updated 28.09.2012 Despite the scandal surrounding the breast implants of the French manufacturer PIP at the beginning of the year, breast enlargement continues to be very popular. According to the German Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (DGÄPC), they are the most common cosmetic surgery worldwide.

Doctors rate health insurance companies
Doctors rate health insurance companies

Online portal offers doctors the opportunity to evaluate health insurance companies After several health insurance companies have already introduced portals for evaluating doctors, doctors are now turning the tables. With the health insurance navigator, the "first internet portal for the evaluation of statutory health insurance funds by doctors and psychotherapists went online on Friday," according to the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians (KBV).

Late effects of malnutrition
Late effects of malnutrition

Those who suffer from hunger in childhood are more susceptible to diseases throughout life Malnutrition in childhood weakens the body for a lifetime. This was demonstrated by researchers using Finnish church register data. According to this, the assumption that the body is strengthened by poor nutrition during childhood for times of need is simply wrong.

Alcohol increases the risk of cancer
Alcohol increases the risk of cancer

Consuming excessive alcohol can not only cause liver disease and make you physically dependent, but can also promote numerous cancers. A toxic metabolic product in the mouth area is responsible for changing human DNA. The toxic substance is formed when alcohol is consumed.

Cancer screening is to be expanded
Cancer screening is to be expanded

Cancer screening should be expanded: The Bavarian Minister of Health Markus Söder has spoken out in favor of expanding cancer screening. In the state parliament, the CSU minister advocated inviting people belonging to the risk groups to cancer screening in the future, and cancer screening is to be expanded further in Bavaria in the future.

Free medical care is increasingly in demand
Free medical care is increasingly in demand

More and more people need free medical care02.12.2013Ever more people in need in Hesse are gratefully accepting the offer of free medical care. There is still great demand, as the three points of contact for Maltese migrant medicine reported in a dpa survey.

Breast implants: TÜV does not pay pain compensation
Breast implants: TÜV does not pay pain compensation

No pain compensation from the TÜV for faulty breast implants In Germany, the TÜV Rheinland does not have to pay pain compensation for faulty breast implants from the French manufacturer PIP. The decision of the Higher Regional Court in Zweücken. The judges dismissed the 64-year-old's claim for pain and suffering because there was no evidence that the TÜV had neglected its duty to inspect.