Tag Archives: Acid

Folic Acid: The Janus-Vitamin

People not eating enough vegetables easily can get their vitamin B9, better known as folic acid, as a pill or directly as a food additive. It then reliably reduces the risk of birth defects. But it also increases the number of cancer cells. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Sour cheers away pain

A body own protein, until now known as tumor marker, obviously has more skills. The substance is called prostatic acid phosphatase. The enzyme is supposed to have the potential to suppress pain more effective than morphine. more...

Article by Karin Bäck

Botox: Wrinkle Killers on the Tramp

For many years the application of Botox was considered safe and nearly free of any side effects. If dosed correctly the bacteria poison works solely locally. Results of Italian neurologists are now raising this fact to question. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Pain Therapy – Extra Hot

The Hungarian pharmacologist Nikolaus Jancso was one of the first to isolate Capsaicin the hot substance from chili and paprika to experiment with it. He set the basis for Capsaicin research with it in medicine at the University of Graz/Austria among others. But lately more...

Article by Karin Bäck

Wash and Go for Renal Failure

Scientists in California have developed a portable artificial kidney. It soon could save patients suffering from chronic renal failure from hours and hours of treatment in dialysis centers. In an initial test, the suitability for daily use was tested now on affected more...

Article by Thorsten Braun

Tracking in genetic Material

New methods of DNA analysis might soon increase the hit rate in microbiology labs considerably. Because pyro-sequencing machines even detect unknown pathogens within the shortest time. Time that might be crucial in saving a patient. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Alzheimer Test: Tell-tale Proteins

Berlin researchers want to improve the diagnosis of Alzheimer. The plan: To attest the disease earlier and more precisely by blood test. Two small protein fragments play an important role. more...

Article by Thorsten Braun

Beany’s second Career

Many a patient might be able to abandon expensive lipid- and cholesterol reducers: Half a cup of Pinto beans per day reduces the cholesterol- and lipid level by about 10 percent. The basic approach was discussed time and again - now the Human Nutrition Research Center more...

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Vicious Circle in the Brain

In the course of a malignant tumor ailment 25 percent of the patients develop a depression. Several studies proved this. Now it turns out that the psychological pressure of the disease is not the actual trigger. It's the neurotransmitters that are out of balance. more...

Article by Monika Lerch

Pain Therapy on the Spot

The dream of every pain therapist: Analgesics working only on the damaged tissue not influencing the remaining body parts. No pain for hours - but also no side effects. US scientists developed a new sort of anodynes working only on the spot. more...

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