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Do not ignore unclear doctor's summons
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Do not ignore unclear doctor's summons

BGH checks medical liability: patient had cancer-Karlsruhe (jur) instead of vaginal mushrooms. There are good reasons why doctors do not immediately speak plain text in a written communication, but rather ask patients personally to the practice. Patients should not simply ignore such a request, but at least ask for the reasons, as from a recently published judgment of the Federal Court of Justice (BGH) in Karlsruhe on 11

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Newly discovered connection: Are herpes viruses the cause of mental disorders?

Study: Viruses are involved in the development of mental illnesses: Once you have been infected with herpes viruses, you will not get rid of them for a lifetime. The widespread virus lies dormant in the cells until the next opportunity to break out presents itself. A German-American team of researchers found a connection between herpes viruses and the development of mental illnesses such as depression, bipolar disorders and schizophrenia.
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Longer marriage protects us from cardiovascular diseases and stroke

The result of an international study: marital status as a new risk factor for heart disease and stroke? The marital status could be considered a new risk factor for heart disease and stroke in the future. According to the researchers, the patient's relationship and family status not only influences the occurrence, but also the chances of survival after such diseases.
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Adequate exercise and sporting activity protect us from old age suffering

How can people protect themselves from the effects of age? Researchers have now found that regular exercise not only seems to benefit our bodies and minds, it can also protect us from many aspects of the slow wear and tear of age Texas Southwestern's latest research found that exercise and exercise are the best ways to protect yourself from aging wear and tear.
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Diet: black or green olives - what's the difference?

Black or green olivesWhat would a Greek salad be without olives? The tart fruits of the olive tree are an integral part of Mediterranean cuisine and have been used for millennia. The color has nothing to do with the variety. All olives on the tree are initially green and change color from reddish-brown to dark purple-black with increasing ripeness.
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Oral health: Whole grain products protect our teeth

Whole-grain nutrition is gentle on teethSome health experts have long been pointing out that certain foods such as whole-grain products can protect our teeth. An evaluation of several scientific studies has now shown that such foods are beneficial for oral health.
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Italy, Greece and Co: Measles vaccination protection is especially necessary in holiday countries

Protection while traveling: Measles vaccination protection is especially necessary in holiday countries For months, the increasing number of measles cases in Germany has been pointed out. Cases of illness were also increasingly reported from holiday countries such as Italy, France or Greece. Bavaria's Minister of Health Melanie Huml is now calling for vaccination protection to be checked before going on vacation.
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Health: Bad air permanently damages our heart health

How does air pollution affect health? Increasing air pollution threatens the health of millions of people worldwide. Researchers have now found that air pollution is even associated with changes in the structure of the heart, as can be seen in early stages of heart failure.
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Study: Type II diabetes can be cured without medication

Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Cured? Researchers have now figured out how to cure Type 2 diabetes. Dramatic weight loss can actually reverse type 2 diabetes, and Newcastle University scientists found in their current study that weight loss in patients can reverse symptoms of type 2 diabetes.
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Tomatoes increase the safety in silicone implants for breasts

Tomato DNA prevents falsifications of breast implants There is always news about fake breast implants and the serious health consequences for those affected. The breast implant scandal by the French manufacturer Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP) caused a sensation. For years he had sold implants that were prone to tearing and filled with inferior industrial silicone.
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What diabetics should pay attention to during the hot period

Skin care in summer: This is what diabetics should watch out for when it is hot; the persistent heat of the past few weeks has been hard on many people. Although it has become a little cooler at the moment, the temperatures will rise again in the next few days. Above all, this can affect people with diabetes.
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Diet: Always put the smaller tubers in kohlrabi

Typical German vegetables: low-calorie kohlrabi with valuable ingredients According to experts, kohlrabi can be described as "typically German". After all, vegetables are not eaten more often in any other nation. In some countries, the German name was even adopted. When buying the tasty tubers, it is best to choose smaller specimens.
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Never stop blood pressure therapy yourself because of the valsartan scandal

Valsartan scandal: take hypertension therapy seriously! A few weeks ago it became known that certain batches of the hypotensive valsartan are contaminated with a carcinogenic substance. Medicines containing this active ingredient were subsequently recalled in numerous countries. Health experts in Germany now warn against ending blood pressure therapy on your own.
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