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Bird flu in the district of Gütersloh again
Bird flu in the district of Gütersloh again

Bird flu evidence again in the district of Gütersloh In the district of Gütersloh Westerwiehe (East Westphalia), a slight form of bird flu H7 has broken out. The district administration already started to have the animal population killed on Sunday. In the North Rhine-Westphalian district of Gütersloh, the mild form of bird flu influenza "Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza (LPAI)" broke out in the animal population.

Is DGE taking action against Uwe Knop?
Is DGE taking action against Uwe Knop?

According to a press statement by the author Uwe Knop ("Hunger and Lust" - the first book on culinary body intelligence), the German Society for Nutrition (DGE) should be managed by its managing director Dr. Helmut Oberritter demand that Knop may no longer use a quote in the future.

Survey: Every third person at the doctor is not well cared for
Survey: Every third person at the doctor is not well cared for

In a representative survey study, patients complain that the doctor's office hours are too short. Patients often spend more time in the waiting room with the doctor than during the examination. Patients estimate that the average consultation time is eleven minutes, reports “Welt am Sonntag”, citing the results of a representative survey by the market research company GfK.

More and more impotent men
More and more impotent men

In Germany, more and more men suffer from impotence; more and more men are impotent in Germany. In addition to psychological causes, an unhealthy lifestyle such as smoking and alcohol consumption play an important role, as an evaluation by the health insurance company KKH-Allianz showed. The number of impotent men in Germany has increased steadily in recent years.

Manipulations by PKV representatives
Manipulations by PKV representatives

Attempts to manipulate an online survey by private health insurance representatives According to ARD research, representatives of private health insurance have attempted to manipulate an online survey by the television magazine "Panorama" on the subject of "private health insurance". Around 75 percent of the participants answered “yes” to the question whether the private health insurance should be retained.

Christmas: Often anxiety disorders and panic attacks
Christmas: Often anxiety disorders and panic attacks

Anxiety disorders: For many people, Christmas is a horror trip. While most people enjoy the advent season and look forward to Christmas, others experience a real horror trip, especially in the contemplative season. "Those who suffer from social fears or panic disorders often perceive the approaching Christmas as a threat," said de psychotherapist and author Dr.

Baden-Württemberg in the fight against hospital germs
Baden-Württemberg in the fight against hospital germs

Baden-Württemberg in the fight against hospital germs. In future, patients should be screened for dangerous hospital germs as a precautionary measure when they are hospitalized. According to reports from the Stuttgarter Nachrichten, Baden-Württemberg is planning a corresponding Federal Council initiative to use a rapid test to examine all patients for dangerous pathogens when they are admitted to the hospital.

Brain development impaired by BPA
Brain development impaired by BPA

Bisphenol A affects brain development Another study by US scientists has again determined the negative effect of the plastic base material bisphenol A (BPA) on brain development. As the news agency “dpa” reports, the researchers led by psychologist Frances Champagne from Columbia University in New York were able to demonstrate in mice that BPA has a lasting effect on the brain development of the animals.

Often burn injuries in childhood
Often burn injuries in childhood

Burn injuries caused by hot liquids in childhood The most common accidents in childhood include burns with hot liquids, such as cocoa or tea. With the action day "Caution hot!" On Saturday to draw attention to the dangers. Annually more than 30.

Immune defense in the winter not a men issue
Immune defense in the winter not a men issue

Measures to strengthen the immune system for men are not an issue Men do not pay particular attention to their immune defense during the cold season, according to the results of a recent survey by the market research institute GfK on behalf of the health magazine "Apotheken Umschau". In the case of women, at least almost a third of those questioned were concerned about their own defenses in winter.

4500 people on anti noise demo
4500 people on anti noise demo

People demonstrate against unhealthy noise According to the organizers, around 4,500 people demonstrated against noise in Mainz. The motto of the demonstration was “Together against noise”. Around 4500 people took part in a demonstration against rail and aircraft noise in Mainz on Saturday. The demonstrators marched through the city center with whistles and shouted slogans against noise.

Ginger successful in cancer therapy
Ginger successful in cancer therapy

Study: Ginger helps cancer patients with nausea Many cancer patients trust the stomach-calming effect of the ginger root. So far it was unclear how ginger actually works. Scientists have now solved the riddle: The ingredients of ginger inhibit messenger substances from the vomiting center in the brain. Many cancer patients suffer from the side effects of chemotherapy: nausea and vomiting.