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Artificial trachea from cancer stem cells
Artificial trachea from cancer stem cells

Artificial trachea made from stem cells helps cancer patients A 36-year-old Eritrean suffered from severe and rare form of tracheal cancer. Using the body's own stem cells, an artificial trachea could be created and successfully used in men. Successful transplantation of an artificial tracheaThe surgeons at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm have managed to give the man an almost normal life.

French people have fewer and fewer sperm
French people have fewer and fewer sperm

Do French men have to fear for their fertility? In France, the number of sperm has decreased by a third. Do French men therefore have to fear for their fertility? According to a recent study, men in the Paris region are particularly affected. Environmental factors and industrial chemicals could be responsible for the drastic reduction in sperm count.

Married people pay more attention to prevention
Married people pay more attention to prevention

Married people go to preventive check-ups more often and more regularly. This was the result of a survey of around 2,000 people: a marital partnership can promote health and thus reduce the risk of death: According to a survey, significantly more married people take part in preventive medical examinations than single people in comparison.

Fructose increases the risk of gout
Fructose increases the risk of gout

Fructose in lemonades and juices increases the risk of gout, especially in women (14.11.2010) Lemonades and juices with a fructose content increase the risk of gout in women. Although men are more likely to develop painful gout, according to a scientific study by the US University of Boston women are particularly at risk from fructose consumption if there is already a disposition.

Court ruling: egg donation still prohibited
Court ruling: egg donation still prohibited

European Court of Justice confirms ban on egg donationInfertile couples in Germany will no longer be able to use the combination of donated eggs and sperm in order to fulfill their desire to have children despite infertility. The European Court of Human Rights ruled against the lawsuit of two sterile couples from Austria who saw the ban on egg donation as a violation of human rights, in particular the right to respect for family life.

Vaccination against shingles for patients over 50
Vaccination against shingles for patients over 50

Vaccination against shingles makes sense for older adults? Vaccination against shingles could be useful for people aged 50 and over - at least this is the view of Professor Regine Heilbronn from the Institute of Virology at the Free University of Berlin. As the expert reports to “dpa”, vaccination can significantly reduce the risk of the usually very unpleasant and painful illness.

Ibuprofen as protection against Parkinson's?
Ibuprofen as protection against Parkinson's?

Does ibuprofen protect against Parkinson's? Doctors are critical of the US study, and regular intake of ibuprofen protects against Parkinson's, U.S. researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health claim, who have evaluated over 130,000 participant records from multiple health studies.

Naturopath Christa Liesz
Naturopath Christa Liesz

Heilpraxis Christa LieszMain focus of the practice: A good metabolism - physically and mentally / mentally - forms the basis for good health. In my practice I offer to: Metabolism optimization and weight reduction, nutritional advice and wrinkle correction, facial harmony, pulsation therapy Diagnostic procedures: eye, face, urine, stool and blood tests therapy.

Resistant germs: infection in the hospital
Resistant germs: infection in the hospital

Resistant germs: infection in the hospital. (08/26/2010) After the deaths of the three infants in the Mainz university clinic, the problem of germ contamination in German hospitals has returned to the agenda, the black and yellow federal government is now forced to act: New guidelines for hospital hygiene are expected.

Practice for psychological counseling
Practice for psychological counseling

Practice for psychological counseling and psychotherape Heinrichstraße 4240239 DüsseldorfTel: 0211/22 960 951Email: [email protected] Description of the practice: I offer you, with my integrative therapy concept, professional support in the search for solutions. I will give you suggestions and reliable support in change processes.

Ginger lowers blood sugar
Ginger lowers blood sugar

Study: Ginger lowers blood sugar levels Ginger may be able to regulate high blood sugar levels and thus counteract complications in long-term diabetes patients. This could be of interest as a therapeutic approach for patients with type 2 diabetes. Researchers at the University of Sydney found that extracts derived from ginger support the absorption of glucose in muscle cells regardless of insulin administration.

Caffeine in adolescence inhibits brain development
Caffeine in adolescence inhibits brain development

Caffeine can slow down brain development and disrupt deep sleep If adolescents consume caffeine during puberty, brain development can be delayed. This is the result of a study by scientists led by Reto Huber from the Children's Hospital Zurich. The scientists carried out their studies on rats, but the results are still partially transferable to humans, they write in the specialist magazine "Plos one".