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Patients with itching severely underserved
Patients with itching severely underserved

Patients with chronic itching in Germany are severely undersupplied. In the opinion of the physician Prof. Juckreiz, patients with chronic itching are still completely undersupplied. Around 17 percent of the working population complains of chronic itching, around four percent suffer from severe itching.

Saarland: Potency aid for civil servants
Saarland: Potency aid for civil servants

According to a judgment by the Saarlouis Administrative Court, Saarland's civil servants are entitled to state aid to potentiating medicinal products if they have been diagnosed beforehand, and Saarland civil servants are now entitled to financial aid for sexual enhancers. This was decided by the Saarland administrative court in Saarlouis.

Congress on food intolerance
Congress on food intolerance

More and more people are affected by food intolerance 18.03.2014 More and more people suffer from food intolerance and, for example, react to gluten, lactose or histamine with symptoms such as headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, a bloated stomach or fatigue. Accordingly, the 31st

Stroke: Singing activates language center
Stroke: Singing activates language center

Stroke: Singing reactivates the speech center US researchers around neurologist Gottfried Schlaug have obviously discovered a very effective therapeutic measure in the form of singing in stroke patients. Researchers around neurologist Gottfried Schlaug have obviously found very effective therapeutic measure in the form of stroke patients Singing discovered.

Bottlenecks at pharmacies in Hesse
Bottlenecks at pharmacies in Hesse

Hessian Pharmacists Association criticizes discount contracts between cash registers and pharmaceutical manufacturers Delivery difficulties in Hessens pharmacies. The Hessian Pharmacists Association (HAV) points out that certain drugs are currently not available. Hans Rudolf Diefenbach, deputy HAV chairman, sees the reason for this development in the discount contracts negotiated between the cash registers and manufacturers.

Therapies for drooping eyelids
Therapies for drooping eyelids

Eyelid surgery is a standard procedure in ophthalmology, and over the years human skin also ages. Aging processes are clearly visible on the face - especially on the thin lid skin. Drooping eyelids and wrinkles appear. Both receive little appreciation from men and women alike: drooping eyelids stand for premature aging as well as fatigue, exhaustion, exhaustion and stress.

Skin cancer: sunbathing makes young women sick
Skin cancer: sunbathing makes young women sick

Skin cancer is a significantly underestimated risk when sunbathing outdoors and visiting solariums. In a recent interview with the "Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung", the managing director of the German Cancer Aid, Gerd Nettekoven, reported on the dramatic increase in skin cancer in Germany.

DAK is also demanding an additional contribution in 2011
DAK is also demanding an additional contribution in 2011

DAK additional contribution also in 2011 The DAK health insurance company appears to be demanding an additional contribution from its insured persons in the coming year 2011 as well. And this despite the fact that Federal Health Minister Philipp Rösler (FDP) had promised stable statutory health insurance as part of the health care reform.

Tattoo: Health hazards from tattoos
Tattoo: Health hazards from tattoos

First conference on tattoo security: tattoos are not without danger. Anyone who reports on the health risks of tattoos risks bitter emails and letters from tattoo artists and tattoo fans. Because the colorful or monochrome images on the skin have long been socialized.

Over-the-counter medicines are by no means safe
Over-the-counter medicines are by no means safe

Over-the-counter medicines are by no means safe for health. According to a study by the “Institut für Demoskopie Allensbach”, two out of three of those surveyed obtain medicines without a prescription at their own expense in the pharmacy. Accordingly, no doctor is often the result of alleviating minor complaints.

German center for infection research planned
German center for infection research planned

German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) planned The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has received a final recommendation from an independent panel of experts to set up the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) in Braunschweig. In the future, the DZIF is to develop new therapeutic approaches, vaccines, vaccination methods and medications against a wide variety of pathogens.

Alzheimer's: More and more people suffer from dementia
Alzheimer's: More and more people suffer from dementia

The ominous diagnosis of Alzheimer's: More and more people develop dementia. Around 700,000 people in Germany are diagnosed with “Alzheimer's disease”. Experts believe that the number could double by 2050. The brain disease begins with a slight forgetfulness and develops to pronounced dementia.