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Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea discovered in Japan
Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea discovered in Japan

Resistant gonorrhea bacteria worry the professional world In Japan, an antibiotic-resistant gonus germ has appeared. The life-threatening venereal disease could thus experience a global renaissance in the future that physicians would have no alternative to, warn Swedish and Japanese researchers at a conference of the International Society for the Study of Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Dioxin eggs: Soil is eliminated as a source
Dioxin eggs: Soil is eliminated as a source

Soil is no longer a source of contaminated dioxin eggs The authorities are still in the dark in the search for the cause of the contaminated dioxin eggs at an organic farm in the Minden-Lübbecke district. The soil samples that were last taken on the farm showed no abnormalities, according to the NRW State Office for Nature, Environment and Nature Conservation.

Naturopathic practice Thomas Neß
Naturopathic practice Thomas Neß

Naturheilpraxis Thomas Neß: In my practice, classic naturopathic treatments are used: homeopathy, herbal medicine, Bach flowers, spagyric, Schüßler salts, reflexology, color and light therapy, acupressure, new selective pain and organ therapy, sound massage and gemstone therapy.

New center for very overweight patients
New center for very overweight patients

Improved treatment of obesity at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf At the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), overweight patients can in future be treated in the "University Obesity Center". In addition to being overweight, the focus is also on concomitant diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure, from which many obese people suffer.

Pain on an empty stomach indicates gastritis
Pain on an empty stomach indicates gastritis

If the upper stomach hurts on an empty stomach, there may be inflammation of the stomach; if the stomach is empty and dull cramps occur, gastritis may be present. Pain on an empty stomach is a sign of gastric mucosal disease. Professor Dr. Ulrich Fölsch from the German Society for Internal Medicine (DGIM) in Wiesbaden.

PKV map report 2011: Debeka wins the test
PKV map report 2011: Debeka wins the test

Debeka took first place in this year's PKV map report 2011 for the eleventh time in a row. In the current map report 2011, private health insurance Debeka was chosen as the best private health insurance. The provider was able to secure first place for the eleventh time in a row.

Warning strike: DAK employees demand more salary
Warning strike: DAK employees demand more salary

As of today, there is a warning at the health insurance company DAK: Employees are demanding more wages On Wednesday, warning strikes take place at the statutory health insurance company DAK in Berlin. Customers and members of the cash register have to expect restrictions for several hours. The strike is initially scheduled for three hours.

Health insurance companies Additional contributions: Change is worthwhile
Health insurance companies Additional contributions: Change is worthwhile

Additional contributions from health insurance companies: Insured persons could save up to € 522 a year with a health insurance company. (02.08.2010) Numerous statutory health insurance companies charge additional contributions from their members. However, contributors could save up to € 522 a year if the fund changed. In some cases, the health insurance companies already charge a monthly additional contribution of up to EUR 37.50.

Knee pain: when the meniscus is broken
Knee pain: when the meniscus is broken

Pain in the knee: if the meniscus is injured, the most common causes of knee problems are meniscus injuries. Just one wrong movement can be enough to cause the meniscus to tear. With knee pain, it is important not to ignore it and to go to the doctor early. Otherwise there is a risk of consequential damage.

Vegetables and fish for Alzheimer's prevention
Vegetables and fish for Alzheimer's prevention

Healthy nutrition: vegetables and fish as a preventive measure against Alzheimer's. If you eat a lot of vegetables, fish and nuts, you can significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease. This was found out by researchers from New York Columbia University in a study. If you eat a lot of vegetables, fish and nuts, you can significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease (Alzheimer's disease).

World Blood Donor Day: DRK calls for blood donation
World Blood Donor Day: DRK calls for blood donation

The German Red Cross calls for blood donation on World Blood Donation Day on the 14th. With World Blood Donor Day, the inventor of blood donation, Dr. Karl Landsteiner, who was born on June 14, 1868. In view of the increased EHEC diseases, blood donations are currently urgently needed to save lives.

Everyday stress: More and more people dope themselves
Everyday stress: More and more people dope themselves

Everyday doping is increasing: more and more people are using sleeping pills or performance-enhancing medications; more and more people are using sleeping pills, Viagra or supposedly performance-enhancing drugs. Due to the constantly growing stress and pressure to perform in our society, many people seek their salvation in over-the-counter medicines.