Tag Archives: Flow

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

Complete Take-Off – The Rise of Space Medicine

Pollings in Japan, Germany and the US document that nearly 60 percent of the age under 50 would travel into space. If space tourism is supposed to work out, medicine has to react now: Space-Docs are working worldwide in research - with impressive results - often more...

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Blind to Feelings

They feel neither happiness nor sadness. They know no jealousy or hate. They have never been in love - those people with a blocked perception of feelings. Science calls this disease alexithymia, "blindness to feelings". According to the study of the universities of more...

Article by Birgit Frohn

Happy at the Push of a Button

The world seems just grey and bleak for deeply depressive patients. Pills and therapy are not enough to bring back a life in color. Psychiatrists in Bonn are now trying their luck with pulsers directly in the brain: With pulser electrodes they want to make the reward more...

Article by Bettina Reich

Coiling an Einstein

By targeted stimulation of certain brain regions motoric and mental abilities can be improved, at least temporarily. Transcranial magnetic stimulation assists the therapy of neurological dysfunctions - and not only that. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

FSD – Tacit Female Disorder or Imaginary Disease?

There is hardly any topic in medicine causing such a riot as FSD - female sexual dysfunction. Skeptics leave no stone unturned to prove that this is an imaginary disease. On the other hand there is a cohort of physicians trying to fathom the relations between woman and more...

Article by Bettina Reich
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