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Paraplegia: Research with backbone

Spinal cord injury often means for those affected a life with severe disability. However quick and effective action can prevent things being worse – and could in the future perhaps even repair the cross sectional nerve tear. more...

Article by Erich Lederer
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Antidepressants: The suicide test comes

Antidepressants trigger suicidal thoughts for approximately every tenth patient with a severe depression. A new test should be able to predict the risk for the patient before treatment. more...

Article by Sonja Schmitzer
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Can we recreate the Berlin Patient using gene therapy?

In 2008, a man known as the Berlin Patient was deemed functionally cured of HIV. This followed receiving an allogeneic stem cell transplant from a donor with an HIV-resistance mutation. more...

Blog entry by Hanna Erickson
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Ready, set, cut!

Sometimes we wish to simply remove what hurts us. On DocCheck Pictures your colleagues have proved it's possible. You want to share your images on the topic "resection" with us, too? Then take a look and join in! more...

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HPV: Linking sex and throat cancer

Researchers have uncovered surprising new evidence linking HPV with head and neck cancer. Evidence now shows that the virus is responsible for 45% to 90% of throat cancer cases worldwide. If this holds true, will it be possible to prevent the majority of throat cancer more...

Article by Rozina Kardakaris
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Alzheimer’s disease: Cartels of forgetfulness

Colombia has become the terrain of research for neurologists. In mountain villages of the region they come across unusually high numbers of patients with early Alzheimer's forms. This is where neurologists are testing innovative pharmacotherapies. more...

Bariatric surgery’s downstream effects

Bariatric surgery is a highly effective method for weight loss compared to other interventions like exercise and dieting. While it has been shown to lead to immediate physical improvement, there is much to learn about its downstream effects. more...

Blog entry by Hanna Erickson

Show what you got!

The last months have been interesting on DocCheck Publish. But especially one neurologist surprised us with various exciting documents. Have a look! more...

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Asthma: Fruit basket that prevents shortness of breath?

Why more and more people suffer from allergic asthma is still not clear. Now a study shows that the insufficient intake of dietary fibre could carry its share of blame. Does this mean in the future: an apple a day keeps asthma away? more...

Why care bears don’t cough

Countless studies prove: stress strains the heart and circulation. In contrast, the first studies exist which show that happy people can better defend themselves against microbes and tumours – as well as the other way around. It comes down to what makes you happy. more...

Article by Erich Lederer
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The latest comments

Excellent up-dating Herr Lederer!! more...
90% sounds like a lot but is it enough, especially in a litigenous environment like the US? And how will a positive test change clinical more...
Now we known there is a correlation between oral sex and throat cancer it must be not self-evident in sexfims and normal more...
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