New acne bacterium named after Frank Zappa Italian scientists have discovered a strain of acne bacteria in wine plants. Because of the unconventional habitat, they named the pathogen after the late American musician Frank Zappa.Bacterium relies on wine Italian researchers have named an extremely unusual acne bacterium after the late American musician Frank Zappa.
Animal disease caused by Schmallenberg virus no threat to humans After a large number of infections with the previously unknown Schmallenberg virus had occurred in cattle, sheep and goats in the past year, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) now faces the risks of transmission examined people.
Coli bacteria in Erfurt's drinking water According to the health authorities, there is currently a contamination of the drinking water with coli bacteria that can lead to intestinal diseases. After bottlenecks have already occurred, the supermarket chains have announced that they will replenish their water supplies to ensure an adequate water supply.
Study: Plasticizers cause diabetes and obesity Bisphenol A, plasticizers and flame retardants can lead to obesity and diabetes. This was the result of a study presented by the German Federation for the Environment and Nature Conservation (BUND). The harmful substances contained in plastic toys, PVC floors or food cans enter the body through the air we breathe, skin or food.
The admission requirements for alternative practitioners were the subject of the Petitions Committee of the German Bundestag. A quick change in the law is not in sight, however, the petition committee of the German Bundestag has decided to transfer a petition on the subject of alternative practitioners to the Federal Ministry of Health (BMG) as material and to inform the political groups of this.