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Splinters of glass found in organic Bircher muesli
Splinters of glass found in organic Bircher muesli

Organic manufacturer ALLOS calls Bircher Müsli back from the market The manufacturer Allos has started a recall of its BIO Bircher Muesli. During a routine food safety check, small pieces of glass were found in the packaging. For this reason, the organic manufacturer has called the affected batch from the trade and is asking consumers not to eat the muesli under any circumstances.

BKK for health professionals before leaving?
BKK for health professionals before leaving?

Impending closure of the BKK for healthcare professions After speculating over the past few months about a possible insolvency of the BKK for healthcare professions, the health insurance company seems to be currently heading towards a closure if a merger partner is not found at the last second.

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.

Protein developed for cancer therapy
Protein developed for cancer therapy

Innovation Prize: Protein developed for cancer therapy For its research success in the area of ​​cancer therapy, Scil Proteins GmbH in Halle was awarded the IQ Innovation Prize 2011 by the Central Germany Economic Initiative. The experts at the biotechnology company have succeeded in developing a protein that, in the context of cancer therapy, enables both an exact localization of the tumors and a more efficient use of the previous chemotherapy agents.

Annuals should eat adult food
Annuals should eat adult food

Feeding young children: eating from adults at the age of oneToddlers can eat the food of their parents from the age of one. Special children's food is no longer required for them, only a little sensitivity is required when choosing the dishes and using spices.

OECD: No gender equality in Germany
OECD: No gender equality in Germany

OECD study: Germany with a large wage gap between men and womenWomen have a difficult job in Germany. In management positions, their share is still far too low, their salary is on average significantly lower than that of men and they are at greater risk of poverty in old age. according to the results of a current study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Sloppy men: Many germs in men's offices
Sloppy men: Many germs in men's offices

Bacterial exposure in men's offices is significantly higher The general bacterial exposure in men's offices is significantly higher than in women's offices. Researchers at the Institute of Biology at San Diego State University in California and the University of Arizona in Tucson have examined 90 offices in men's workplaces significantly more microbes detected than those of women.

List of services for homeopathy billing
List of services for homeopathy billing

List of services for homeopathy billing: Detailed guidance for therapists and payers The recently published list of services for classic homeopathy, LVKH 2011, fulfills all the criteria of a detailed overview that informs alternative practitioners, payers and patients about homeopathy services and usual remuneration.

Solution for private health insured at Hartz IV?
Solution for private health insured at Hartz IV?

The Federal Government plans to provide relief to those with Hartz IV insurance who are insured with private health insurance. (09.07.2010) According to a report by the Hartz IV critical magazine & 34; gegen-hartz.de & 34 ;, the Federal Government is planning unemployment benefit II (ALG II) recipients of the private sector Health insurance are to relieve the burden in the future. That had a small request from the faction & 34; Die Linke & 34; in the German Bundestag.

Bacteria poison in olive and tomato paste
Bacteria poison in olive and tomato paste

The Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) in Berlin is currently warning of a vegetarian paste from France, which is also sold on the Internet. In some laboratory samples, toxins from bacteria have been detected, which can lead to serious damage to health.

Diabetes test strips regulation restricted
Diabetes test strips regulation restricted

Federal committee restricts diabetes test strips regulationDiabetics who are not required to take insulin will in future have to pay for blood sugar and urine test strips out of their own pockets. As of October this year, there will probably no longer be any cost coverage by the health insurance companies.

Red wine lowers the risk of heart attack
Red wine lowers the risk of heart attack

Deutsche Herzstiftung: Red wine lowers the risk of heart attack; Moderate drinking of red wine can reduce the risk of heart attacks. However, a positive effect can only be achieved if a low dose is not exceeded per day. Because drinking alcohol is generally harmful to the cardiovascular system.