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Pill for men: breakthrough
Pill for men: breakthrough

Previous attempts to develop an anti-baby pill for men have shown that this is only possible with a strong intervention in the hormonal balance of men. This also affected men's libido and the desire for sexuality declined rapidly. The effect of this combination preparation, based on testosterone and progestogen, was confirmed in a large study by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2011.

Sample: faecal germs on restaurant drinking glasses
Sample: faecal germs on restaurant drinking glasses

More than half of the glasses in restaurants contaminated with pathogens Often, the drink in a restaurant is also used to ingest fecal or intestinal germs and other pathogens. In a corresponding test, the consumer magazine "Markt" of the Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) has identified numerous different germs and bacteria on the "water, wine and beer glasses in small restaurants and large national catering chains".

Tomatoes reduce the risk of stroke enormously
Tomatoes reduce the risk of stroke enormously

Plant-based ingredients in tomatoes reduce the risk of stroke High tomato consumption reduces the risk of stroke. This is the result of the study of Finnish researchers by Dr. Jouni Karppi of the University of Eastern Finland at Kuopio. Previous studies had "linked fruit and vegetable intake and carotenoid serum levels to a reduced risk of stroke, but the results have remained conflicting," the Finnish scientists report.

Bacteria found in adhesive cream
Bacteria found in adhesive cream

Bacteria found in the adhesive cream from blend-a-dent. Procter & Gamble recalls products. (08/28/2010) Bacteria were found in the adhesive cream from blend-a-dent. For this reason, the affected products are called back by the manufacturer. In some denture adhesive creams, the bacteria & 34; bacterium B.

Swine flu vaccines end up in the trash
Swine flu vaccines end up in the trash

Swine flu vaccines ends up in the trash Hardly anyone seems to be against the so-called H1N1 pathogen. In total, vaccination doses are worth around 90 in Berlin alone.

Stiftung Warentest: organic not necessarily better
Stiftung Warentest: organic not necessarily better

According to Stiftung Warentest, organic foods are not necessarily healthier than non-organic products. (01.06.2010) Organic foods are more expensive and give consumers a good feeling. But the results of the eight-year quality study carried out by the Stiftung Warentest also show other results. Organic food is not always healthier than conventional products.

WHO: Fewer tuberculosis patients worldwide
WHO: Fewer tuberculosis patients worldwide

Number of cases of tuberculosis is declining worldwideTuberculosis ranks first among the deadly infectious diseases worldwide. According to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO), the disease is on the decline thanks to effective treatments, but around three million people still fall through the grid of health systems and receive little or no therapy.

Flu viruses favor bacterial infections
Flu viruses favor bacterial infections

Flu viruses promote bacterial secondary infections, according to the pediatrician Dr. Martin Terhardt often suffers from additional bacterial infections in children with flu. The bacteria are usually pneumococci or Streptococcus pneumoniae, which belong to the streptococci.

High risk of stroke in type 2 diabetes
High risk of stroke in type 2 diabetes

German Diabetes Society: Type 2 diabetes patients have an increased risk of stroke A current communication from the German Diabetes Society (DDG) points to this connection.

Too much exercise is unhealthy
Too much exercise is unhealthy

Too much exercise can also be unhealthy. People who constantly train beyond their performance limits can become more susceptible to infections. Sports generally promote health and strengthen the body's defense mechanisms. But if you overdo it with sports and overwhelm your body, you can quickly get sick.

New blood test can determine Alzheimer's risk
New blood test can determine Alzheimer's risk

Alzheimer's can be predicted using biomarkers in the blood With a newly developed test, predictions about the outbreak and course of the disease in Alzheimer's can be made in the future. "We discovered and validated a set of ten peripheral blood lipids that can predict an outbreak of Alzheimer's disease in the next two to three years with more than 90 percent accuracy," said the US research team led by Howard Federoff of Georgetown University Medical Center (Washington) in the journal "Nature Medicine".

Job center cuts pregnant women Hartz IV to zero
Job center cuts pregnant women Hartz IV to zero

Job center cuts pregnant Hartz IV rate to zero As reported by the unemployed forum Germany, the job center in Braunschweig has reduced the Hartz IV benefits of a pregnant woman by 100 percent for three months. According to the people affected, she declined a one-euro job because the current pregnancy made her unfit for health.