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If you have visual problems: Label the medication colorfully
If you have visual problems: Label the medication colorfully

In the case of visual problems in older people: colorful labeling of medication Drug packaging often looks very similar, even though it contains different active pharmaceutical ingredients. Older patients with visual problems in particular often resort to the wrong medication. A remedy could be colorful stickers, as the drug commission of the German pharmacists (AMK) explained.

Eco test: branded children's toothpastes failed
Eco test: branded children's toothpastes failed

Children's toothpastes: Three branded products fail Öko-Test02.03.2014The March issue of Öko-Test magazine dealt with children's toothpastes and tested 24 products. Three branded products failed due to critical ingredients. The consumer advocates point out that dentists and pediatricians do not agree on the subject of fluoride and thus the buck is passed on to parents.

Infertility through receipts and receipts
Infertility through receipts and receipts

Infertility due to receipts and receipts The thermal paper for receipts and receipts contains the hormone-damaging substance bisphenol-A, which can lead to reproductive disorders. Swedish researchers from the Jegrelius Institute have warned that the dangerous substance has been more widespread than previously thought.

Norovirus confirmed in Haunetal, Hesse
Norovirus confirmed in Haunetal, Hesse

24 students at Haunetal boarding school fell ill with the Noro virus. A total of three patients are currently still being treated in hospital, and the doctors at the rescue center in Bad Hersfeld in Hesse have confirmed suspicion of a Noro virus infection. A total of 24 schoolchildren at a boarding school in Haunetal, Hesse had to be hospitalized on Friday because of severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.

Compensation for former home children
Compensation for former home children

Former home children from western and eastern Germany receive compensation At the beginning of the year, the Berlin advice center for former home children started operations and has since helped around 1,200 affected people from eastern and western Germany. The offer is aimed at former home children currently residing in Berlin, who suffered injustice and suffering during home education in the Federal Republic from 1949-1975 or in home education in the GDR from 1949-1990.

Migrants are often disadvantaged at work
Migrants are often disadvantaged at work

Working people with foreign roots are disadvantagedWorkers with foreign roots often feel disadvantaged at work, according to the news channel "ntv", citing the results of a survey by the purchasing consultancy Kloepfel Consulting. The respondents not only calculated significantly worse career or job opportunities in the survey, but also reported multiple discrimination with which they are confronted in everyday working life.

New nerve cells identified in the brain
New nerve cells identified in the brain

Discovered neurons control heartbeat and blood pressure An international team of scientists has discovered a previously unknown type of cell in the human brain. The identified cells apparently regulate the heart's blood pressure and sinus rhythm. The researchers hope that the new discovery will lead to improved treatment options for cardiovascular diseases.

Is the measles vaccination coming for staff?
Is the measles vaccination coming for staff?

Measles vaccination compulsory for medical staff is recommended A recent case shows that doctors who are not vaccinated can infect their patients. In an interview with the news magazine "Focus", an expert recommends that doctors have to be vaccinated.

Malnutrition:
Malnutrition: "unsustainable condition"

Malnutrition in those in need of care could be prevented by diet therapy. According to the Federal Social Court, it is classified as a remedy, but is not paid for by the health insurance companies. In mid-February, the Rheinische Post referred to a current study by the federal government with a well-founded article and denounced malnutrition among patients in Germany.

Diclofenac increases the risk of heart attack
Diclofenac increases the risk of heart attack

EU agency warns of pain reliever Diclofenac The EU’s top drug agency advises careful handling of diclofenac. The active ingredient contained in numerous prescription pain relievers can lead to serious side effects and increase the risk of heart attack.Warning by the EU authority A new EU safety notice regarding the pain reliever diclofenac causes uncertainty among patients.

Sex can help with migraines
Sex can help with migraines

Study: Sex can help with a migraine Darling, I have migraines. So or something like that is a clichéd excuse for sexual discomfort. However, sex can relieve headaches, reports the "Apotheken-Umschau". Sex during a migraine attack For many people who suffer from migraines it sounds ironic what the "Apotheken-Umschau", citing neurologists from the University Hospital Münster, reports: "Migraine : Sex can obviously help against the pain attacks.

Men rarely ready to diet
Men rarely ready to diet

Men start trying to lose weight much less often than women; men are diet muffle. A current survey commissioned by the “Apotheken Umschau”, carried out by GfK Marktforschung Nürnberg, showed that men try to lose weight much less frequently than women. Only around one in ten men have been on a diet in the past five years.