Tag Archives: Information

A Nap with the Scalpel

Whoever does not give his or her brain some rest on a regular basis has to be aware of blackouts. There are various ways to achieve longer "mileage": Coffee, power pills or even better the "cat-nap"? But in general there is always this one question: Just how dangerous more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Plague à la carte

To find out where in the world new plagues might lurk, US researchers are combing through the internet for the past two years. The originally completely experimental "Health Map" project has become a tool even plague pros start taking serious. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

Bone-breaking Job for Bio-Researchers

For a long time, bone regeneration materials were considered the "babies" of biotechnology retorts. But orthopedists of the future have to readjust: Bones growing back on special matrices are just as much part of future bone medicine as absorbable bone regeneration more...

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Do Fat Cells just hang around?

The main function of adipocytes, i. e. fat cells, is solely the storage of the often so much despised fat pads. But it's obvious: Fat cells can do a lot more. The annoying depots even have influence on the immune system. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Magna Doodle in lieu of Reader Circle

A tablet-PC in the waiting room keeps the patients happy and provides information about anamnesis and health to the physician in advance. That saves time and keeps the patients from getting eager. And as a side effect it can be used to present the doctor's office. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

Networking for White Coats

DocCheck offers now a new service - interesting as well as valuable - for physicians, pharmacists and other medical professionals. The new service "DocCheck Faces" now offers medical professionals to present themselves with their profiles, services and main focus of more...

Simply wonderbra

Since the ECG T-shirt has not really become a money spinner up to today, clever researcher are going one layer below. In the future, a bra is supposed to watch over it whether she might have breast cancer. Now we are just waiting for the mobile biopsy. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

Operation Coitus

In spite of afternoon talk shows about penis-length and celebrities not wearing any panties: The sexual needs of handicapped people are still a taboo issue in the 21st century. Whoever cannot live a "normal" sexuality finds offers meaning to help - purely physical more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

Cancer: Marker, Laser, Destroy!

Conventional imaging processes such as CT or MRI are gaining an important ally in cancer detection: By means of a laser, the researchers succeeded in detecting tumor cells in the blood of the patients without taking blood. The ray scanned the surface of veins - and 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
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