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Death drug crystal meth increasingly popular
Death drug crystal meth increasingly popular

Crystal meth is developing into an "everyday drug" 11.03.2014The dangerous drug "crystal meth" is on the rise: the white, crystalline and highly effective stimulant, which was formerly known primarily as a party drug, appears to be becoming increasingly common in everyday life Performance increase to be consumed.

Genetic mosquitoes are said to prevent dengue fever
Genetic mosquitoes are said to prevent dengue fever

Genetically manipulated mosquitoes are supposed to stop the spread of dengue fever. In Brazil, genetically modified mosquitoes should in future contain the population of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, as they cause dangerous dengue fever. If unchanged female mosquitoes mate with the genetically modified specimens, the common offspring dies at the larval stage.

Social organizations reject health care reform
Social organizations reject health care reform

Social associations Volkssolidarität and SoVD are clearly rejecting the plans of the federal government for health reform.The Social and Welfare Association Volkssolidarität and the Sozialverband Deutschland (SoVD) are calling on the federal government to maintain and further develop solidarity-based health insurance.

Rat poison at Lidl
Rat poison at Lidl

Health risk for Lidl customers - rat poison in the sales rooms? According to research by ARD magazine "Contrasts", rat poison was placed in the sales rooms of some branches of the discount supermarket Lidl without the customer being informed or warned and without notifying the health department.

Alternative practitioner practice for holistic medicine
Alternative practitioner practice for holistic medicine

DOLOSANUM - alternative practitioner practice for holistic medicine and pain therapy Acupuncture, ear acupuncture, chiropractic, neural therapy and massages are offered as therapy methods.

City BKK customers looking for insurance
City BKK customers looking for insurance

City BKK customers looking for insurance: Thoroughly check the selection of the new health insurance The bankruptcy of City BKK continues to cause unrest. The accommodation of almost 170,000 former City BKK customers continues to be a topic of conversation, both in politics and among statutory health insurers.

Health care costs: restructuring of the pharmaceutical market?
Health care costs: restructuring of the pharmaceutical market?

Health costs: restructuring of the German pharmaceutical market? According to reports from various media, around two billion euros per year will be saved in the health system in the future through changes in the drug sector. One important measure is to be cheaper drug prices. The drug manufacturers should negotiate with the health insurance companies.

Starting signal for nationwide cancer registry
Starting signal for nationwide cancer registry

Implementation of comprehensive clinical cancer registries beginsThe introduction of comprehensive clinical cancer registries throughout Germany is intended to "improve the quality of cancer treatment in a targeted manner and enable quality comparisons between practitioners", reports the Federal Ministry of Health in a current press release on the occasion of the kick-off event on the implementation of the cancer screening and registration law ( KFRG) in Regensburg.

Transplantation: patient did not need a liver
Transplantation: patient did not need a liver

Apparently unnecessary transplant - patient did not need a new liver30.10.2013 In autumn 2010, the former head of transplant surgery at the Göttingen University Hospital used a donor liver for a 57-year-old man from Osterode, although the affected person had no complaints.

Chinese medicine helps with everyday stress
Chinese medicine helps with everyday stress

Balance through holistic therapies Time pressure, obligations, interpersonal problems, work overload - too much stress makes you sick. Those affected feel less and less able to cope with everyday tasks and at some point the weekend is no longer enough to relax. Exhaustion, insomnia, tension and pain make regeneration even more difficult.

Comeback of the antibiotic trimethoprim
Comeback of the antibiotic trimethoprim

Antibiotic trimethoprim could be successfully used against streptococci in certain regions The antibiotic trimethoprim could be used again in the future. So far, experts have assumed that streptococci are resistant to the drug. However, scientists at the Helmholtz Center for Infection Research (HZI) in Braunschweig, with the National Reference Center for Streptococci in Aachen, came to the conclusion that this was a mistake.

Being overweight as a trigger for cancer
Being overweight as a trigger for cancer

According to the Cancer Research Center, obesity as a trigger for cancer could soon replace smoking as the main cause. According to cancer expert Professor Dr. Otmar Wietler could soon replace the growing obesity problem in western industrialized countries with the harmful risk factor smoking as the main cause of cancer.