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Important information: This article contains general information only and should not be used for self-diagnosis or treatment. He can not substitute a visit at the doctor.

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Loaf

Bread has been a staple food for millennia, usually made from ground cereals (wheat, rye, spelled, etc.), salt, water and, if necessary, an raising agent. Sourdough or yeast can serve as a leavening agent, however, no such leavening agent is usually contained in traditional flatbread.
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Breast implants

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZBreast implants are used to shape the breast and can be used, for example, to restore the female breast after breast tissue has been removed (breast reconstruction). However, their use in cosmetic surgery for breast augmentation is far more common.
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Bubble tea

Bubble Tea was suddenly on everyone's lips throughout Germany in 2012 - but the fashion drink disappeared from the market as quickly as it had come. The cold tea with added sugar, other flavors and balls of cornstarch in various flavors originally comes from Taiwan and was initially very popular, especially among children and adolescents.
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Blood donation

Blood donations are still an elementary pillar of medicine. Because patients who need a blood transfusion are dependent on the availability of sufficient blood supplies. For this purpose, the blood obtained in blood donations is specially prepared and stored for use. A synthetic production of the blood has so far not been possible.
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Citizens insurance

Citizens' insurance is the counter-model to the current two-part health insurance system in Germany. The private and statutory health insurance schemes would be combined in an insurance model in which all contributors pay a certain percentage of their income and are entitled to the same benefits.
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Beans

Beans can be eaten in various forms as food. One of the best known uses is the preparation of chili con carne with red kidney beans. In this country, however, the green runner beans (haricot beans) are mainly used as a side dish. It should be noted that the beans must never be eaten raw, as they are highly toxic.
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Blood

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ The blood that circulates in the human body supplies organs and tissues with the necessary substances. Most people's bodies contain almost six liters of blood, although the exact amount depends primarily on their body mass. Blood is the most important transport medium in our organism, which takes on the supply of oxygen and nutrients as well as the removal of metabolic products.
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Appendix

The appendix (caecum) is a kind of sac at the transition between the large and small intestine, which ends at the bottom in the so-called appendix. Most people are not aware of the appendix because of its functions for the organism, but because of the symptoms of appendicitis.
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Glasses

Glasses as visual aids can compensate for impairments in vision such as myopia or farsightedness. Due to the special shape of the glasses, which is individually adjusted, the incident light is refracted and the focus is shifted to restore visual acuity.
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Blood test

The blood test is one of the most important diagnostic tools in medicine today. Based on a laboratory examination of the blood picture, the nutrients, enzymes, hormones and antibodies etc. can be determined, which in turn allows conclusions to be drawn about existing diseases. For example, the liver values ​​are checked in the course of a blood test in order to check possible malfunctions of the organ.
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Bisphenol

The term bisphenol summarizes special chemical compounds that consist of a combination of two different phenols. In addition to the relatively well-known bisphenol A (BPA), which is widely used as a plasticizer in plastics, there are, for example, bisphenol B, bisphenol F, bisphenol G and bisphenol M.
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Bisphenol A

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZBisphenol A (BPA) is the best known compound from the group of bisphenols. BPA is mainly used in the manufacture of plastics and is contained in plastic bottles, foil packaging and other everyday items. The BPA can be released from these materials and then absorbed by humans.
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Lead

Lead (plumbum) is one of the heavy metals and is extremely toxic to humans. On the one hand, acute poisoning threatens with a higher intake amount, on the other hand, lead accumulates in the human body even with low intake amounts and can lead to chronic poisoning. In addition to more unspecific symptoms such as fatigue and headache, serious damage to the nervous system and blood formation are possible consequences.
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Beer belly

A beer belly is a strong formation of so-called visceral fat (belly fat), which is generally considered to be particularly unhealthy. The beer belly is usually bulging forward and relatively hard. Of course, this type of fat accumulation can also be caused by other factors, but because men who regularly drink beer are particularly often affected, the term "beer belly" has become established.
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Organic

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZBio is a catchphrase that is used today mainly in relation to agriculture or food production and describes a certain ecological standard for the production of food. Various seals of approval have been established to ensure that products with the corresponding awards also meet the term “organic”.
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Alcohol

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZZwar alcohols are quite a broad group of substances, but mostly the term alcohol is used for the chemical compound ethanol. This is also the alcohol that can be found in drinks such as wine or beer. If the intake is excessive, alcohol has a toxic effect, which can lead to symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and, in the worst case, fatal cardiovascular failure.
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Alcohol consumption

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ Alcohol consumption in small quantities is safe for adult people and is sometimes associated with health benefits. Excessive alcohol consumption, on the other hand, has a toxic effect on humans and can lead to serious - at worst fatal - health problems.
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Pharmacy

In Germany, prescription-only medicines are sold through pharmacies, with advice on effects and side effects playing a special role here. In addition to the prescription drugs, all drugs that require advice before use may only be sold in pharmacies (pharmacy requirement).
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Medicines

Colloquially, all medicines are referred to as medicines. According to the classic understanding, this means agents and active substances (substance compositions) that serve to treat or prevent diseases. In addition, in modern medicine, active ingredients that are used in the context of diagnostics are also included in medicinal products.
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