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Herbal sterols help prevent Alzheimer's
Herbal sterols help prevent Alzheimer's

Plant active ingredients protect against Alzheimer's ingredients from fruits and vegetables have a positive effect on our health. This realisation is not new. A recent study found that phytosterols also help prevent Alzheimer's, and high cholesterol has long been suspected of increasing the risk of developing Alzheimer's.

State investigation office: Warning of curry powder
State investigation office: Warning of curry powder

Recall of a curry powder because Salmonella bacteria have been detected. The State Investigation Office of Rhineland-Palatinate is currently warning against a curry spice powder in which Salmonella bacteria have been detected. The curry powder could lead to salmonella poisoning. Patients with Salmonella poisoning suffer from vomiting and diarrhea.

Additional contributions in 2012 to almost all health insurance companies?
Additional contributions in 2012 to almost all health insurance companies?

Health insurance: additional premiums from 2012 "on a broad front". (14.09.2010) The costs in the health system continue to explode and reach a level that, according to AOK boss Herbert Reichelt, the collection of additional premiums on & 34; broad front & 34 ; makes necessary. According to the expert, the steadily increasing treatment costs are responsible for the impending deficit.

Laboratory tests prove homeopathic potencies
Laboratory tests prove homeopathic potencies

Homeopathy research Laboratory tests prove the effectiveness of homeopathic potencies: "The more complex the organism, the clearer the reaction to homeopathic drugs" There is a fundamental contradiction between physics and homeopathy: If the highly diluted and shaken homeopathic medicines - the so-called potencies - work, today's physics is largely wrong.

DAK: The number of caesarean sections is growing rapidly
DAK: The number of caesarean sections is growing rapidly

DAK: Number of caesarean sections is growing rapidly The fact that in Germany, according to current data from the health insurance company DAK, every third baby is born as a caesarean section (Caesarean section) is causing discussion. Above all, it is seen as problematic that there are more and more "Caesarean sections". A Caesarean section means that the woman could give birth to the child through the birth canal, but prefers that the baby is brought by Caesarean section.

Dioxin & PCB in chicken eggs due to contaminated soil
Dioxin & PCB in chicken eggs due to contaminated soil

Contaminated soil Cause of dioxin and PCB in chicken eggs The dioxin and PCB contamination in chicken eggs of a company in the Münsterland Velen (district of Borken) was apparently caused by soil contamination. The soil samples taken from the outdoor area by the State Office for Nature, Environment and Consumer Protection NRW (LANUV) have increased PCB and dioxin values, according to today's announcement by the district.

Drinking and oral hygiene against salivary gland infection
Drinking and oral hygiene against salivary gland infection

Prevent salivary gland infections with drinking and oral hygiene.Bacterial infections of the salivary glands can be avoided by drinking enough and careful oral hygiene. An impaired salivation and the accumulation of bacteria in the jaw-mouth area are often the cause of an infection of the parotid gland.

Survey: Cooking is already a men's business today
Survey: Cooking is already a men's business today

Cookbooks have had their day: more and more people get their recipes from the internet. According to a recent survey, nine out of ten men cook in Germany at home. However, most of them do not buy cookbooks or special newspapers, but browse the Internet for new recipe ideas.

Billing fraud with health insurance companies is increasing
Billing fraud with health insurance companies is increasing

DAK reports massive increase in billing fraud Times for doctors and other health care providers are apparently getting worse. At least the rising number of cases of billing fraud determined by the German Employee Health Insurance Fund (DAK) point to an additional financial need of some doctors.

Hygiene: The Kassel Clinic is operated on again
Hygiene: The Kassel Clinic is operated on again

Surgery at the Kassel Clinic: Has the hygiene scandal been overcome? After the scandal of contaminated surgical cutlery, operations at the Kassel Clinic are restricted again today. A handful of predictable measures are carried out with borrowed surgical instruments, said a spokeswoman for the hospital.

UV radiation increases the risk of cataracts
UV radiation increases the risk of cataracts

Intense UV radiation favors the risk of cataracts.Protect the skin from ultraviolet radiation with sunscreen - a compulsory daily program for many people, especially during vacation and travel. However, very few sun worshipers also pay attention to protecting their eyes from intense UV radiation.

Listeria in various Belgian cheeses
Listeria in various Belgian cheeses

The consumer protection ministry in Baden-Württemberg warns in a current message about the consumption of different types of cheese from Belgium. Dangerous listeria germs were found in random samples. Consumption is strongly discouraged. According to information from the ministry, the manufacturer "Fromagerie Fermiète Het Dischhof" from Belgium has indicated in two messages that the detection of the bacterial strain Listrien has been provided in different types of cheese.