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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

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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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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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

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

About Sperm, Hosts and other Allergens

What do sex and church services have in common? Both might cause an allergy. Allergologists know a whole bunch of such rare hypersensitivities playing hardly any role in practice. But for the individual, they can be a catastrophe. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

Leverage in Transplantation Medicine

At first glance yet another message of success without any practical aspect - at second glance a little sensation: For the first time, scientists succeeded to suppress the natural repulsion reaction in mice with a heart transplant - without using drugs. A milestone on more...

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Sabotage of Cancer Defense

Some recruits of the human immune defense are behaving completely different from their original programming, when directly facing tumor cells. Instead of doing the rampant tissue in, they raise its aggressiveness and support it to spread. more...

Article by Erich Lederer
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