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Mainz / Wiesbaden: obesity with many causes

Endocrinologist informs about possible background of obesity, also called obesity Not always the diet and the sport not done are to blame for heavy obesity. (Source: © cutimage – Fotolia) MAINZ / WIESBADEN / FRANKFURT AM MAIN. Obesity has long since become a worldwide disease. It is estimated that around one quarter of the population in Germany alone is overweight. …

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Skull surgery on cow 5,000 years ago gives up puzzles – knowledge and society> archeology

Stone age animal experiment? The skull of a Neolithic animal shows clear traces of trepanation. Researchers suggest it may have been a surgical exercise 22. April 2018, 18:33 34 Postings In this gallery: 2 pictures 3-D reconstruction of the Champ Durand cow skull with a trephine hole. Illustration: APA / AFP / CNRS / FERNANDO RAMIREZ ROZZI Opening investigations speak …

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Danger of death caused by meningococcal meningitis

World meningitis day draws attention to the dangers of meningococci Fortunately, meningococcal diseases are extremely rare in Germany – there are only about five cases per million people per year, although only a few weeks ago in Hesse young girl died from severe meningitis (bacterial meningitis). Health experts draw attention to the dangers of meningococci on World Meningitis Day. Bacteria …

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GNW News: Abeona Therapeutics receives status of an orphan drug in the European Union for the ABO-202 gene therapy program in Spielmeyer-Vogt disease

Abeona Therapeutics Receives the Status of an Orphan Medicinal Product in the European Union for the ABO-202 Gene Therapy Program in Spielmeyer-Vogt Disease NEW YORK and CLEVELAND (USA), April 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ABEO), a leading clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of novel cell and gene therapies for life-threatening rare hereditary diseases, announced …

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Breast cancer: More women rely on early detection – prevention

Compared to the previous year, more than 120,000 women took part in the free breast cancer screening program In 2016 and 2017, around 120,000 breast cancer screening examinations were performed in Austria more than in the previous two years. There were 770,000 screenings (mammography and ultrasound) in total in the two previous years, after 651,000 in 2014 and 2015, the …

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Meningitis: children and adolescents particularly at risk

<div innerhtml = " For World Meningitis Day on April 24, Health Organizations this year have the motto" All Meningitis Matters "Attention to the – often unknown – symptoms and prevention options caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites Meningitis in a short time (24 to 48 hours) Not only babies and young children, even adolescents are often transmitters. Meningococcus …

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Panorama – Bacterial meningitis is rare but dangerous

Bacterial meningitis is rare but dangerous . (Mynewsdesk) Munich, April 2018 – The tenth World Meningitis Day will take place on April 24, 2018. To mark the occasion, the nationwide campaign MENINGITIS MOVES. Pregnant women and parents especially on the bacterial meningitis, at the most infants and toddlers get sick. Meningococcal meningitis is unknown to many, but it progresses much …

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