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WHO calls for sugarstriction

If it were up to the World Health Organisation, humanity should go out of its way to reduce its sugar intake drastically. However more discussion ought to be take place regarding this ambitious step. more...

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COPD: The refuted macrophage dogma

Therapy of many diseases is based on a theory, such as with COPD. Too bad if the theory is wrong. Scientists have been able to revoke a hypothesis of macrophages established decades ago and thereby for the first time enable the appropriate therapies. more...

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Ancient wheat: A fix for Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Numerous scientific studies have described and explored the role of wheat in various common digestive disorders. Now, Triticum turgidum subsp. turanicum, known as 'ancient' wheat, has been shown to be beneficial for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), improving the more...

Blog entry by Rozina Kardakaris
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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

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...

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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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