Unaided Smoking CessationAfter reviewing studies on smoking cessation, Australian researchers found that the majority of people who had successfully quit did it entirely without aids, Simon Chapman and Ross MacKenzie of the University of's School of Public Health Sydney in Australia examined 511 English-language studies from 2007 to 2008.
Diabetes drug increases risk of heart attack? Will the Avandia preparation also be withdrawn from the drug market in Germany? (08.09.2010) The "Avandia" preparation from the pharmaceutical group & 34; GlaxoSmithKline & 34; continues to be criticized, since taking the diabetes medicine increases the risk of heart attack according to media reports.
Close-to-patient measurement of the new anticoagulant Pradaxa as a possible contribution to the prevention of deaths The new anticoagulant Pradaxa from Böhringer Ingelheim has been linked to 256 deaths after it was approved almost two months ago for the prevention of stroke and other vascular occlusions in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Risk of alcohol addiction increases with increasing working hours With increasing daily working hours, the susceptibility to alcohol abuse and alcohol addiction increases. In a recent study, New Zealand researchers came to the conclusion that long weekly working hours can triple the risk of alcohol addiction.
Third recall campaign for antihypertensive drugs - shelf life incorrectly stated Generic manufacturer Dexcel has started the third and last recall campaign for the amlodipine antihypertensive drug. After 15 months, the tablets are no longer stable and consumers should therefore no longer use them, Dexcel warned.
Medical hypnosis with many options Hypnosis has long been established as a form of treatment in medicine. But numerous prejudices persist. Experts repeatedly try to invalidate them, for example on the occasion of World Hypnosis Day.Gain control over your own body.Get an audience with an old man with a whiskered beard and a piercing gaze to treat you with a pendulum for so long that you finally bite into an onion or onto yourself different kind of monkey.
Bladder infection: help when the bladder torments in the cold In the cold season, many people suffer from bladder infection. Even if it sometimes affects men, women are particularly affected. Numerous natural home remedies can be helpful in the treatment. Women are more often affected than men. Especially in the cold season, many people suffer from cystitis.
Study: Happiness Extends LifeHappy people have a longer life expectancy. This was the finding of US researchers at the University of Illinois when evaluating over 160 studies on happiness and health. The results confirm the approaches of naturopathy. "The overwhelming majority" of the studies evaluated "shows that happiness is associated with health and a longer life," emphasized Ed Diener and his research colleagues from the University of Illinois in the publication of their study results in the current issue of the specialist journal "Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being".
Cyberbullying an increasing threat worldwide The Internet and new media have become increasingly important in recent years. Applications such as social networks or the mobile Internet are particularly attractive for young people and have since shaped their everyday lives.
Today is World Vegan Day In Germany there are around 800,000 people who eat vegan, according to the Vegetarian Federation (VGE). More and more supermarkets are offering their customers vegan food, and vegan restaurants and cookbooks are also booming. To live vegan means to consciously opt for a life without consuming animal products.
Rich countries are increasingly shifting use and production to poorer countries. Developing countries are using and manufacturing chemicals that are harmful to health. According to the current UN environmental program, UNEP, the rich industrial nations are increasingly shifting the use of chemicals to poorer countries.
Affinity of the antibodies enables early detection of type 1 diabetes in adults Scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München have discovered a new diagnostic marker for determining LADA (latent autoimmune diabetes in adults), a special form of type 1 diabetes in adults.