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Caution with vegetarian nutrition in children
Caution with vegetarian nutrition in children

Vegetarian nutrition in children and adolescents: what parents have to consider However, there are parents and also doctors who fear malnutrition. In teenage girls in particular, concerns are expressed: pity for animals and rejection of factory farming In an Internet video that has been in circulation for weeks, Luiz Antonio, who is only a few years old, refuses to eat animals.

AOK terminates the family doctor contract
AOK terminates the family doctor contract

The AOK Bayern's legal termination of the family doctor contract was lawful. The Munich Social Court dismisses the Bavarian General Practitioners Association's complaint. Bavarian family doctors are subject to trial. The AOK's legal termination of the family doctor contract in Bavaria by the AOK was lawful, the Social Court ruled in Munich today.

Strengthen the immune system for autumn and winter
Strengthen the immune system for autumn and winter

Fall and winter time: the body's defenses are particularly challenged The fall and winter time increases the risk of colds and flu diseases. In the wake of the wet and cold weather, the spread of contagious pathogens increases significantly. The body therefore needs a particularly strong immune system to resist the attacks of bacteria and viruses.

Doctor refused help; Patient died
Doctor refused help; Patient died

Doctor refused help; Patient died: The professional court for health professions in Giessen sentenced a doctor to a fine totaling 3000 euros. The court found it proven that the general practitioner had violated his professional duties. In the present case, a doctor was assigned to the nightly emergency service.

Pharmaceutical industry: deadly human trials
Pharmaceutical industry: deadly human trials

Deadly drug tests by western companies in the GDR Western pharmaceutical companies carried out drug tests in the GDR for years on sick, premature babies and alcoholics. Approximately 50,000 GDR citizens were affected by the human experiments, some tests were fatal, and previously unknown files provide information.In more than 50 GDR clinics, Western pharmaceutical companies have commissioned over 600 drug studies.

Christmas cookies for the mind
Christmas cookies for the mind

Christmas cookies for the mind: The nerve cookies of St. Hildegard's advent time is baking time and the time for great Christmas recipes. In addition to cinnamon stars and vanilla biscuits, you can also stock up on the “refreshing” nerve biscuits that are prepared according to an old recipe by St. Hildegard von Bingen.

Today is World Osteoporosis Day
Today is World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day: Valuable tips for preventing bone loss. On World Osteoporosis Day, experts provide tips on how to prevent the disease from occurring in advance. Because according to estimates, around 25 percent of people in Germany suffer from osteoporosis. To prevent osteoporosis, the umbrella organization Osteoporosis (DOP) advises on the occasion of World Osteoporosis Day to actively move, eat healthy and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Why does sport help with diabetes?
Why does sport help with diabetes?

Deciphered positive effects of exercise in diabetes Researchers have found out why exercise in type II diabetes is so helpful. Marc Donath from the University and University Hospital Basel and colleagues have for the first time deciphered the positive mechanism behind the positive effects of sporting activities in diabetes.

Doctors often prescribe antibiotics unnecessarily
Doctors often prescribe antibiotics unnecessarily

Doctors often prescribe antibiotics unnecessarily. (12.09.2010) Antibiotics are losing their effect more and more because many doctors are too careless about their use and many pathogens have already developed resistance to the most common antibiotics. Reserve antibiotics are increasingly being prescribed, which should only be used when no other antibiotics are effective.

Bras wear out the fabric and make you addicted
Bras wear out the fabric and make you addicted

According to a study, bras can wear out the breast tissue & 34; The feminist women's movement warned of bras in the 1960s. They only served to display the female breast and had no specific medical meaning. After around 15 years of intensive specialist research, a sports doctor has now confirmed this apparently forgotten position.

Multiple sclerosis: Rapid diagnosis helps
Multiple sclerosis: Rapid diagnosis helps

Information on the autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis on the occasion of the World MS Day Around 130,000 people in Germany live with multiple sclerosis (MS). On the occasion of World MS Day on May 29, the non-profit Hertie Foundation, as the largest private sponsor of brain research in Germany, provides information in a current press release about autoimmune disease MS in general, how people with their disease are treated and the latest approaches to MS research .

Techniker Krankenkasse pays naturopathy funds
Techniker Krankenkasse pays naturopathy funds

Techniker Krankenkasse plans to finance medicinal products from alternative medicine As of January 1, 2012, Techniker Krankenkasse (TK) also plans to cover the costs of medicines from the alternative medical field, which are not subject to prescription but do not require a pharmacy. These include medicinal products from homeopathy, phytotherapy (herbal medicine) and anthroposophy.