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Norovirus confirmed in Haunetal, Hesse
Norovirus confirmed in Haunetal, Hesse

24 students at Haunetal boarding school fell ill with the Noro virus. A total of three patients are currently still being treated in hospital, and the doctors at the rescue center in Bad Hersfeld in Hesse have confirmed suspicion of a Noro virus infection. A total of 24 schoolchildren at a boarding school in Haunetal, Hesse had to be hospitalized on Friday because of severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.

Baby Infected With HIV Cured?
Baby Infected With HIV Cured?

German AIDS experts doubt that HIV-infected child will be healed, according to US medical experts, that a baby infected with HIV has been cured. This became known on Monday when the case of the now two and a half year old Mississippi girl was presented at the CROI (Congress on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections) in Atlanta.

The cause of coli bacteria in drinking water is unclear
The cause of coli bacteria in drinking water is unclear

No cause for coli bacteria found in the drinking water of Erfurt yet. A recommendation made by the authorities to boil the water by Thursday evening was extended.

GKV and PKV negotiate about citizen insurance?
GKV and PKV negotiate about citizen insurance?

The private and statutory health insurance companies are apparently preparing for an upcoming citizens' insurance and are entering into secret negotiations. Since the health reform of the black and yellow coalition at the beginning of the year, it has become easier for those with statutory health insurance to enter private health insurance (PKV).

Autumn leaves with positive effects
Autumn leaves with positive effects

Autumn leaves with positive effects on the mindWho did not go out as a child at least once to collect and dry autumn leaves due to their rich colors and attractive sight. Now the time has come again and the autumn season has enriched the parks and forests with new colors.

Child dies after questionable stem cell therapy
Child dies after questionable stem cell therapy

A severely disabled child dies after stem cell therapy, in which the body's own stem cells are injected into the brain. After stem cell therapy, a two-year-old child dies at a private clinic in Düsseldorf. Now the public prosecutor's office is investigating the doctor responsible, who, however, no longer works in the clinic.

Stress at work leads to a heart attack
Stress at work leads to a heart attack

DAK Health Report: High risk of heart attack due to office stress In western industrialized countries, the number of people who die from heart attacks is falling, but this is primarily due to improved diagnostic and treatment options. In addition, nicotine consumption has decreased significantly, especially among men.

Never so many: record year 2013 for ticks
Never so many: record year 2013 for ticks

Climate change: never so many ticks In Switzerland, there have never been as many people infected with the tick virus TBE as in 2013. According to experts, the risk no longer applies to individual regions, but to the entire country. More cases now than in the previous record year. According to the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (BAG), the current year was a record tick year.

Large deficits in first aid knowledge
Large deficits in first aid knowledge

Large deficits in first aid knowledge among laypersons: A study showed that none of the participants was able to correctly implement the generally applicable resuscitation guidelines for first aiders. Ten percent could not even provide a correct emergency number, according to a study by the University of Mainz that there are major deficits among laypersons when it comes to first aid in emergency or accident situations.

Currants contaminated with pesticides
Currants contaminated with pesticides

Greenpeace: Currants from Germany are contaminated with numerous pesticides. (07/26/2010) The environmental protection organization & 34; Greenpeace & 34; tested currants from German cultivation. The result is terrifying: All currants from Germany were contaminated with pesticides.

Expensive diagnostic procedures increase costs
Expensive diagnostic procedures increase costs

Medical report from the Barmer GEK: Expenditures for imaging diagnostic procedures such as magnetic resonance imaging cause health costs to rise steadily. The report also showed that Germans are going to the doctor more and more often. Health care spending increases from year to year. According to medical reports from the health insurance company Barmer GEK 2011, every second person in Germany goes to different doctors at least four times on average.

Instead of diet: the food helps you lose weight
Instead of diet: the food helps you lose weight

These foods can help you lose weight and are considered true slimming products. Those who want to lose weight can count their calorie intake every day or make elaborate diet recipes. In everyday life, however, it has proven itself to basically refrain from dieting and instead to change the lifestyle. The body can already be supported by replacing a few foods with healthy ones.