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BKK Dr. Oetker does not want to charge any additional contributions
BKK Dr. Oetker does not want to charge any additional contributions

The company health insurance company BKK Dr. Oetker does not want to charge any additional contributions in the coming year 2011 Oetker does not want to charge any additional premiums from its insured in the coming year 2011 either. The company health insurance company explained this in a current press release.

Women: the stronger gender
Women: the stronger gender

According to some studies, women are the stronger sex; women have long been suspected of being the stronger sex. This has now resulted in a representative survey of the "Pharmacy Survey". Whether dealing with pain, illnesses or getting older. Women suffer less. So the strong gender is not the masters of creation, but women.

Teacher: Breast cancer as an occupational disease?
Teacher: Breast cancer as an occupational disease?

Breast cancer as an occupational disease: teacher sued the state of North Rhine-Westphalia In North Rhine-Westphalia, a teacher sued for recognition of her breast cancer condition as an occupational disease. Before the administrative court in Düsseldorf, the lawsuit of the vocational school teacher against the state of North Rhine-Westphalia is decided.

Stem cell therapy makes hair grow again
Stem cell therapy makes hair grow again

New hair for bald people thanks to stem cell therapy A stem cell treatment could sprout new hair for bald people. Japanese researchers led by Professor Takashi Tsuji from the Tokyo University of Science have used hair follicles made from stem cells to restore hair growth - but so far only in mice.

Microsoft founder calls for global vaccination programs
Microsoft founder calls for global vaccination programs

Microsoft founder calls for global vaccination programs Microsoft founder Bill Gates (55) is promoting support for vaccination programs worldwide, in particular to ensure better protection for children. The vaccination could save up to ten million lives, Gates said yesterday at the World Health Assembly in Geneva.

Snow algae with antibiotic ingredients
Snow algae with antibiotic ingredients

Substances from snow algae are the new hope for natural antibiotics. In nature, there are many antibiotic plants that have always been used against bacterial infectious diseases. Researchers from Germany have found promising substances in snow algae. According to the scientists, they can be used to design a completely new antibiotic.

Chinese medicine helps with everyday stress
Chinese medicine helps with everyday stress

Balance through holistic therapies Time pressure, obligations, interpersonal problems, work overload - too much stress makes you sick. Those affected feel less and less able to cope with everyday tasks and at some point the weekend is no longer enough to relax. Exhaustion, insomnia, tension and pain make regeneration even more difficult.

Tattoo colors dangerous to health
Tattoo colors dangerous to health

Tattoo colors in the body: anything but harmless In Germany every tenth is tattooed, every fourth among young people - and the trend is rising. However, the risks and side effects of the tattoos are hardly known. They were discussed on June 6th and 7th at an international conference in Berlin.

International yoga congress in Horn-Bad Meinberg
International yoga congress in Horn-Bad Meinberg

14th international yoga congress: old knowledge creates new science From November 11th to 13th, over 70 speakers will present the full range of yoga at Yoga Vidya in Bad Meinberg.

More deaths from heart disease in the east
More deaths from heart disease in the east

In eastern Germany, the death rate from a heart attack is higher than in western Germany. In eastern Germany, people die more often from heart diseases than patients in the west. This is the result of some studies that were published in the German Heart Report. This difference is only evident in Berlin.

Depression less common but more severe in men
Depression less common but more severe in men

Gender Differences in Depression Depression is often more severe in men than in women. Although significantly more women are being treated for the mental illness, the suicide rate is significantly higher for depressed men. The first day clinic in Germany near Hanover is therefore dedicated to the treatment of men with manifested depression.

Why sweating is important to people
Why sweating is important to people

What you always wanted to know about sweatingSweating is a natural function to regulate body temperature. For this, the human body has two to three million sweat glands under the skin. The vegetative nervous system, which functions unconsciously, is responsible for the sweating mechanism.