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Healthy while overweight: A fat error

Overweight, yet blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels are normal – so everything is fine, right? Unfortunately not. More and more study results indicate that the concept of being a metabolically healthy obese person could soon be an obsolete one. more...

Antibodies: A promising treatment for HIV?

Previous attempts at antibody-based HIV treatments showed little success, possibly due to their inability to neutralize a broad range of HIV strains. Now, scientists show that use of 3BN117, a potent antibody with a much broader spectrum, can significantly reduce viral more...

Article by Rozina Kardakaris
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About the importance of measles vaccination

An acquaintance of mine and a personal experience with measles convinced me of the importance of measles vaccination. The WHO recommends 2 doses while an immunization for each child costs 1$. more...

Blog entry by Oksana Zhurbij
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Patients are not customers

Recently I wrote about the problems with Maintenance of Certification requirements. One of the phrases I read repeatedly when I was researching the piece was “the patient as customer”. Here’s a quote from the online journal produced by a management consulting more...

Blog entry by Shirie Leng
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Underrated: The Handkerchief Stroke

Unhealthy lifestyles, poor diet and hereditary risk are well-documented causes of blood supply disruption in the brain. Less well studied are infections which precede this event. Harmless colds are potentially followed by fatal stroke. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Synaesthesia – is everything connected?

While Synaesthesia has been known to exist for centuries, a recent surge in interest from researchers has led to a veritable boom: With national newspapers praising its potential benefits, the race is on to unravel the mysteries behind this fascinating trait. more...

Article by Luzia Trobinger

The CRE Path: Easily Resisted to Hard to Kill

Carbapenem-resistance in Gram-negative bacilli limits antibiotic choice for lethal infections. With carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) increasing globally, enhancements are desperately needed in understanding, prevention, and control. more...

Article by Mario Nacinovich

Sunlight: Still harmful in the dark?

Prolonged sunlight exposure can be harmful for our skin, leading to premature aging and potential cancer development. Now, scientists show that sunlight can still damage skin in the dark, long after sunlight exposure has ended. more...

Blog entry by Rozina Kardakaris

rHealth Diagnostics: Blood Test via Bluetooth

Small, cheap, fast and reliable – a new generation of mobile, handy device has set out to replace the classic diagnostic laboratory. But what can this much vaunted device, otherwise referred to as the tricorder, really do, and when will it be ready for implementation? more...

Marijuana ‘munchies’: A key to losing weight?

Marijuana consumption is known to trigger increased appetite, known as having ‘the munchies’. Now, newly emerging knowledge on how marijuana regulates appetite could assist in the constant struggle against obesity. more...

Article by Rozina Kardakaris
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