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ADHD Rarely Lives Alone

Adults with ADHD often have other conditions as well. For more than 80 percent of these patients another psychiatric condition is present. These comorbidities make it difficult to treat the patient properly. What do psychiatrists, neurologists and psychologists advise? more...

The Autism-Hoax

Inoculation against measles, TV, internet - there is hardly any innovation of the 20th century that is not supposed to cause autism. A new study now confirms that the thesis of an increase of autism is just feigned. And a brand new pocket PC helps those actually more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

Cancer Therapy: With a little help from the Far East

It was considered a bit freaky for a long time, but most of all, the "dark horse" in classic cancer therapy: Traditional Chinese Medicine. Today the elite of German cancer researchers are discovering the potentials of a culture more than 5000 years old - the DKFZ more...

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Gene Doping – The Lab Cheat

Protests against China just don't seem to stop. The Olympic Games 2008 already seem to become a debacle. And another adversity raises from yet a different direction. Will Peking be the venue of the first gene doping wave? Or is it just fiction? Experts are groping in more...

Article by Karin Bäck

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

Wound Healing: Babyface in lieu of Scarface

Lash on the throat after a little accident with the sword? Ugly scar after a surgery? Who needs that? Now scientists want to tackle one of the oldest problems of human vulnerability by genetic engineering - and might open up a booming market there. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

When Mutants mingle with Mutants

The term "evolution" trepans into thinking of times long gone: Prehistoric men, stone age and primitive life. Doesn't the modern human stand at the end of this development? To the contrary says an international team of researchers which quantifies the scope of genetic more...

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The same – and yet entirely different

Up to now - with a few exceptions - the rule applied: If two have the same gene equipment, the environment determines the development of each person. Geneticists at Harvard University have discovered new soil, just how the cell produces its inimitability. Mono-allelic more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Suicide of a Cancer Cell

The tumor suppressor factor p53 prevents the unchecked reproduction of cells but often is modified and ineffective in tumor patients. p73, a close relative, could be the more rewarding target of novel strategies against cancer cells. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Just one Drop of Blood…

Bye bye, vein tap! In the future, a sting in the finger tip might be enough. After five seconds of analytics, the attached computer supplies the prognosis - from one drop of blood only. Whether it's the threat of a heart attack or diabetes is just around the corner - more...

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