Tag Archives: Response

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

Cancer in the Non-Smoking Area

Tobacco increases the risk of lung cancer like hardly any other factor. Nonetheless - the bronchial carcinoma hits overproportionally many never puffing away on a smoke. Some researchers start believing in a special non-smoker lung cancer. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Time is Brain – Sometimes

Every fourth man and every fifth woman is affected by apoplexy. In 85 percent of all cases the disease is caused by a thrombus. Thrombolysis opens 60 percent of all closures. But diabetics have a more adverse prognosis. more...

Article by Monika Lerch

Germs versus Depression

The fight against depression has a new sensation - bacteria win in brightening the mood. And too much hygiene in the childhood might cause depressed adults. Does psychiatry face a similar revolution like gastroenterology once did with the Helicobacter pylorii? more...

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