Study proves benefits of radon and heat in arthritis Rheumatism affects almost 22 million people in Germany and Austria and is therefore one of the major widespread diseases. A common form of inflammatory rheumatism is rheumatoid arthritis, also called chronic polyarthritis. The disease is based on a chronic inflammatory process that attacks cartilage, bones and ligaments.
Endometriosis: women's ailments often undetected or misdiagnosed Endometriosis is a very common chronic disease in women, in which the endometrium outside the uterine cavity becomes abnormally proliferative. The painful illness often remains undetected for years.
A plea for the abolition of ADHD. (20.09.2010) A representative survey, which was carried out by the social research institute Forsa on behalf of the magazine "Eltern", gave a frightening result: When asked: "Which health disorders do you fear most that Your child could get them?
New dangerous slimming products from China - "Super-Slim" has serious side effects In Germany, "Super-Slim" is prohibited. The dangerous slimming pills contain the harmful sibutramine and carcinogenic phenolphthalein. The Rhineland-Palatinate State Investigation Office urges against the capsules originating from China.
Non-medical practitioner: Saarland aid cuts payment According to estimates, the savings will be around one and a half million euros.
The well-known actress and entertainer Zsa Zsa Gabor had to be hospitalized in Los Angeles due to a blood clot. The well-known actress and Hollywood diva Zsa Zsa Gabor had to be hospitalized again. The now 91-year-old had to be taken to a clinic in Los Angeles due to a blood clot in one of her legs, according to doctors.
Saxony-Anhalt plans HIV and hepatitis compulsory test for so-called high-risk groupsThe state of Saxony-Anhalt apparently plans a compulsory test for so-called "HIV and hepatitis risk groups". This means groups of people such as homosexuals, foreigners, homeless people and drug addicts, as the Robert Koch Institute noted.
Study found no association between cancer accumulation and Asse nuclear storage facility Increased rates of new leukemia in the vicinity of the Asse nuclear storage facility caused great concern among the population, the state government and environmental groups. A study commissioned by the district of Wolfenbüttel came to the conclusion that "there is no clear evidence of an increased cancer risk from increased radiation exposure".
DAK Health Report 2011 presented - Increase in mental illnesses The German Employee Health Insurance Fund (DAK) has published its Health Report 2011, in which the sick leave of DAK insured persons from 2010 is recorded and broken down according to various criteria. The DAK Health Report 2011 enables an allocation according to federal states as well as a division according to age, economic group or clinical picture.
Free radicals also inhibit the growth of cancer tumorsFree radicals have always been considered a risk factor in relation to the development of cancer. However, David Tuveson of the Cancer Research Institute in Cambridge and colleagues have shown in a comprehensive study with mice that free radicals reduce the growth of certain types of cancer instead of increasing the risk of cancer.
The welfare organization Volkssolidarität demands a hardship regulation for the additional health insurance contributions.
Illegally disposed toxic waste at the landfill in the Bavarian city of DorfenThe disposal of toxic waste and other pollutants is generally a sensitive issue. If the legal requirements are not met, massive health risks for the population can easily arise. In Bavaria, the apparently illegal disposal of carcinogenic building rubble is currently causing a sensation.