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Hope for Parkinson's patients: Prostate drug shows effect – Counselor

The active ingredient terazosin is actually used to treat the symptoms of benign prostate enlargement. An international research team has now discovered another side effect of the alpha-blocker: It is intended to protect damaged brain cells from decay. In Parkinson's disease, nerve cells die in the brain, which are responsible for the movement. Particularly affected are the nerve cells that …

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Cooking jams and chutneys | NDR.de – Guide

Stand: 18.09.2019 12:21 o'clock Click to enlarge Berry fruits are the stars of summer, but they also taste like jam, compote or chutney. Aromatic raspberries, sourcurrants, crunchy cherries and lots of vegetables from the region: In the summer, traders offer a great deal in the northern markets fresh fruits and vegetables. Even hobby gardeners harvest more in summer than they …

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This happens to your body when you quit smoking

Smoking is unhealthy – every kid knows that. But how much you really harm your body will only become apparent after the last cigarette. If you smoke, you risk lung cancer. And who smokes, lives shorter – heavy smokers lose an average of about ten years of life. Also heart attack or stroke can threaten. According to the Federal Ministry …

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Mostly a waste of money and additionally a health risk

Health experts warn: dietary supplements can be dangerous Recently, the ARD political magazine "Report Mainz" reported that reporters had managed to obtain a sales permit for a dangerous dietary supplement. In addition, it was pointed out that pharmacists make such funds properly with cash. That many of these funds are often a waste of money, emphasize now also physicians. In …

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Rat lungworm: Who eats the following "delicacy" risks infection with brainworm

Seafood and fish are just part of the Mediterranean cuisine. However, one should pay attention to one important thing. © picture alliance / dpa / Marcus Brandt Mallorca – the dream island of the Germans. But the holiday delights are currently clouded because a dangerous parasite was found. To avoid a life-threatening infection. Lonely bays, the almond blossom and crystal …

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RADIAN: The Elton John AIDS Foundation and Gilead Sciences jointly launch a new initiative to fight HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA)

Munich – September 18, 2019 The EECA countries are among the few regions where HIV continues to spread and the number of AIDS deaths has increased over the last 20 years The RADIAN Initiative supports local organizations in the EECA countries in their engagement with people living with HIV and for HIV-risk groups Almaty in Kazakhstan becomes first model city …

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BPH drugs could slow Parkinson's disease

/ medistock, stockadobecom Iowa City – Some medications that have long been used to treat malignant prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) micturition disorders may potentially slow the development or progression of Parkinson's disease. This is suggested by animal experimental findings and an analysis of insurance data in Journal of Clinical Investigation (2019; doi: 10.1172 / JCI129987). The benefit of terazosin in BPH …

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Space elevator: jet to the moon at the push of a button – Science

It sounds like a sci-fi adventure: researchers have discovered how to make a lift to the moon realizable. However, the ESA is skeptical. Not only science fiction lovers but also astronomers have long been concerned with the idea of ​​creating a space elevator . The implementation of such an innovation is very complex, but two researchers have developed a concept …

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Flax seeds and psyllium boost the digestive system

Useful helper for the intestines: flaxseed and psyllium ensure well-being For many people, gut health is still considered a taboo subject. This "ecosystem" is a complex interplay of brain, intestine and trillions of bacteria, and it has a significant share of physical and emotional well-being. Flaxseed and psyllium can make an important contribution to gut health. Flaxseed and psyllium are …

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▷ Magnesium for chronic inflammation / Risk factor for diabetes, hypertension …

18.09.2019 – 10:08 Information office of medicinal water                      Bonn (ots) Mild chronic inflammation is more common nowadays. Also many diseases, such as Atherosclerosis, asthma or rheumatism are associated with inflammation. Chronic inflammation often goes unnoticed, but in the long run they burden the body and strain the immune system. In the long term, such inflammation can increase the risk …

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