Tag Archives: Physician

Make me an Elf!

For some it is mayhem, for others it's the most honest confession in the world: Body Modification. Ever since the appearance of the piercing- and tattoo fashion in the nineties, body modification blooms in its weirdest forms in the Western industrial countries. more...

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Alzheimer Pills: Green is the Color of Hope

The threatening sword of Damocles in terms of dementia and Alzheimer shows effects. Our government decrees better nursing standards. Research gets into top gear. The publications of all kinds of studies go head over heels. And time and again, Ibuprofen pops up in more...

Article by Karin Bäck

Pediatrics: Swap Tongue Depressors against Webcam

Parents no longer have to drop everything and run whenever their child hurts in day care. In simple cases the computer with internet connection and camera provides first aid. The system does not only function in case of a sore throat but also demonstrably with a low more...

Article by Erich Lederer

With a Scalpel and some Patience

A recently published PLoS - study shows: The HIV rapid test by saliva sample shortly before delivery can reduce the transfer risk for the newborn considerably - because faster results enable an on-time decision for a C-section. Mainly in countries were HIV screening is more...

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Side Effect: Death

Drugs are supposed to stop diseases, to alleviate symptoms or at best heal the patient. They are as secure and effective as possible. However, unwanted adverse effects cannot be obviated. According to Swedish scientists, the worst side effect of drugs - death - is more more...

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Diabetes: Rescue for Diabetes-Feet

It sounds weird but is considered the future special therapy worldwide: The scalpel of all things is supposed to prevent amputations among others on diabetes patients. One of the first places where this new method was applied is the hospital of the medical university more...

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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

Boring, Filling, Scanning the Breast

Early detection at the dentist's office? Breast cancer screening at the hairdresser? New biotechnological opportunities in detecting tumor markers open uncommon perspectives. Mainly saliva could play an important role in the future - enabling an early detection for more...

Article by Karin Bäck

Farewell Indian Summer

Does the additional dose of testosterone make the potent man in his sixties? At any rate the hormone therapy is popular with older men. A study made in the Netherlands shows now: By far not all that glitters is gold on the anti-aging-bazaar! more...

Article by Erich Lederer

New High Precision Weapon against Cancer

It for sure was a little sensation and perhaps the first step on the road to new methods in oncology: Last Wednesday physicians at the University Hospital in Magdeburg/Germany officially applied an open Upright MRI in their fight against cancer. more...

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