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Faster appointments for people with public health insurance in Germany

The German Bundestag has voted in favor of a law aimed at improving the supply of health insurance to patients. People...

German traditions in health and home remedies

Having been to Germany a few times and specifically Munich, I have developed a love of the nation and its way of life....

Flu virus becomes more virulent in pregnant women

When a woman is pregnant, her immune system is dampened to protect the unborn foetus. This is because the baby is...

Healthy Eating Tips

Healthy Eating Tips
Healthy eating is essential for our body to stay fit and in shape. You do not want to die prematurely and miss the awesome...

You have proteins on your mind

Food cravings are something we are all familiar with but scientists have only just begun to understand the science behind...

New treatment might provide faster recovery from Tuberculosis

A study has revealed that that a new drug regimen for tuberculosis could reduce treatment time by up to 75% as well as...

Scientists teach computers to read mammograms

Today, when we visit the website of many companies dealing in consumer goods (e.g. - banks), we are greeted by a chat...

The dancing cells make the embryo

A powerful study in embryology by a team from European Molecular Biology Labs (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany and Institut...

Scientists uncover remarkable protein diversity in corn

Corn, or maize as it is otherwise known, is a major food source of the world, and now a whole new aspect of corn has been...

Touching a cause of autism

When Arjun (name altered to maintain patient confidentiality) was about eight years old, one of his teachers decided to...

Gluten free diet- is it worth the hype?

We've all seen the gluten-free labels in supermarkets and cafes or know someone who is "gluten-free" at the moment for the...

Stuck with your Ex's DNA

To be told that you look like your father can be a comforting thing. To be told that you look like your mother's...

Meet Zika, 2016's Ebola

Worry as Zika escalates
Just as we thought that we had turned a corner and had Ebola under control, a new monster rears it's ugly head in the form...

A question of how much hormone helps improve IVF success

High use of hormones may be hurting the chances of IVF success
Infertility is the impossibility to conceive after one year of regular attempts in the absence of a...

A marker for migratory breast cancer spreading to brain

Recent study finds a protein that could predict the risk of breast cancer migrating to the brain
Genetically speaking, breast cancer is a heterogeneous disease. Primary tumors are classified in types and subtypes...

Your brain has room for optimism

Optimism is a personality trait that has been defined by psychologists as the tendency to hold overall favorable...

Innovative brain probe allows control of neurons

Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine, Missouri, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...

Say Hello to your pocket psychiatrist!

Don't think you can trick your smart phone with a fake smile as it can figure out if you are depressed! Much as it sounds...

So you think you can eat anything...

"So, you are a Foodie?" Does this feel like being teased or reproached for your gluttonous behavior? Fear not, for here's...

Miscarriage still misunderstood

Most people wrongly believe that miscarriage is rare and its possible causes are shrouded in myth, a new study shows. The...

Private Health Insurance in Germany - Pros and Cons

The choice between private and statutory health insurance (public health insurance) and the specific services depends on...

German Private Health Insurance Explained

Health insurance in Germany is an insurance against the risk of diseases and their consequences. As an independent branch...
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The Social Phobia that Stops People Going to the Toilet

Paruresis - colloquially, "bashful bladder syndrome" - is a psychological condition that prevents people from urinating...

Study finds smoking e-cigarettes could cause cancer

A recent study hints that e-cigarette smoke may contribute to lung and bladder cancer, as well as heart disease, in...

High-salt diet linked to dementia in mice

Scientists have discovered that a diet which is high in salt, can have major effects on the brain and in mice, can lead...

Breastfeeding rates increased by financial incentives

Breastfeeding rates increase when new mothers are offered financial incentives. Research from the University of Sheffield...

The Alternative Treatment for Lower Back Pain - Yoga Myth Debunked

Chronic lower back pain is costing the United States more than $200 billion every year. As the leading cause of disability...

New method can tell how long bacteria takes to wait out antibiotics

The rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a major health concern in treating infectious diseases. Scientists at the...

Why black and white stripes trigger seizures

Those prone to migraine headaches might want to give anything with black and white repetitive stripes, such as zebra...

Sleep unlocks secret of youth for the elderly

As we age, our nights can become more eventful with regular toilet trips, spells of wakefulness and the many other...

Genes not solely to blame for different types of autism

Scientists have revealed a new cause of autism spectrum disorders that has nothing to do with your DNA. These disorders...

Beauty eShop Iparfumerie and Beautyspin is Rebranding to Notino!

With the best beauty products being sold in fourteen different countries, Notino is one of the most popular options in the...

Scientists teach computers to read mammograms

Today, when we visit the website of many companies dealing in consumer goods (e.g. - banks), we are greeted by a chat...

The same hormone could be responsible for love and aggression

In our day-to-day lives we are called upon to make instantaneous "engage or avoid", snap judgments when encountering new...

Reading literary fiction is good for your social skills

For most of us, our childhood includes visits to the libraries with our parents. As we were growing up, perhaps for some...

Heart nano-patch makes a small bionic footprint

Heart disease is one of the biggest concerns for the aging populations. Someone has a heart attack every three minutes in...

Clean your workplace to sharpen your brain

Ever felt bogged down right at the start of the day as you approach your cluttered desk? A recent study finds a link...
Burnout hits us all

Das Burnout: The Emotional Impact of Stress at Work

Everyone has felt stress at work at some point, it's natural. Whether it be working to deadlines, an important meeting or...

Bending proteins to make breast cancer drugs more effective

Imagine you are trying to prevent a water leak, so you plug the hole from where the water is escaping. Except after a...

Breakthrough for Preeclampsia

A team of scientists have created the first ever 3D printed placenta in order to study preeclampsia more effectively....

Gut bacteria help brain cell growth

Antibiotics have been shown to have a profound effect on the growth of new brain cells and memory retention in mice. A...

How forgetting helps us learn

Our brain is a complicated part of our body. We knew that...but that knowledge does not stop us from being taken aback...

Burning sugars to light up brown fat

Do you recognize that warmth when you wake up on a cold morning snuggled under a blanket? A recent study reveals that you...

Gut microbiome protects against malaria

The WHO estimates that 214 million cases of malaria were reported worldwide in 2015, mostly in Africa (88%), South-East...

Worry as Zika Escalates

Title Ideas: DSC03415-MosquitoW2 Meet Zika, the new Ebola. Zika: the new terror of 2016 Worry as Zika escalates Just as...
AuqaBounty Salmon grow to market size in half the time it takes Atlantic salmon.

Friends or Foes: the GMO debate

Love them or loathe them, Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are very much part of modern life. It has been normal...

Life happens, coffee helps..

Consider your morning; your alarm goes off, you get up and get dressed, probably yawn and then pour yourself a nice mug of...

Sperm carries memories of dad's eating habits

At some point in our lifetimes, we have all inherited family heirlooms passed on from generation to generation. Our...
Study shows new potential way for predicting Alzheimer's disease using spatial navigation network in the brain of young adults

When the young lose their way

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is currently the 6th leading cause of death in the United States with only 45% of people knowing...

No more exercise, just pop a pill...

The concept of an exercise pill- a drug that you could take which mimics the beneficial effects of physical exercise, is...
C-sections might affect babies' ability to focus

C-sections may affect babies' cognition

Researchers have shown that babies' delivered via a caesarean section have altered concentration capabilities compared to...

New Imaging Tool lights up the Brain

Harvard scientists have developed a new tool that could lead the way in brain imaging at a level previously thought...

Germany leads in new methods for acute stroke treatment

Suddenly somebody is having difficulty speaking, part of their face unexpectedly droops and one arm weakens - you might be...
More parents in support of vaccines.

Changing views on vaccines

Increasing outbreaks of whooping cough and measles in the U.S. have triggered national conversations about the safety and...
Relief for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Predicting drug failure in Rheumatoid Arthritis

New research has found that it may be possible to determine which rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients will not respond to...
Better sleep, better prospects for Alzheimer's patients.

The link between sleep therapy and Alzheimer's

Our sleep patterns change with age. For older adults sleep disorders are common and they often struggle with early waking...
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Crystallizing steps towards improving drug and vaccines development

Our body consists of countless molecules: water, micro- and macro-elements, sugars, fatty acids, proteins and others. We...
New study shows the deleterious effects of surgical anaesthesia in children

Surgical anaesthesia linked to lower IQ in children

Scientists have shown that children under 4 years old, who received general anaesthesia for surgery, are likely to have...

Will future sunscreens come in a pill?

It is June and in Europe the summer is on. The allure of beach time has made some of us work out, so that we could show...

Staying fit helps your brain age well

The importance of keeping healthy by increasing our physical activity has been a constant topic of discussion by medical...