Necrotizing fasciitis: woman dies from carnivorous bacteria In the United States, a 50-year-old woman died after being infected with carnivorous bacteria. Her husband believes that she could have been saved if the doctors had diagnosed necrotizing fasciitis earlier.
Can taking Omega-3 protect us from heart disease? Taking Omega-3 fatty acids is often touted as a simple way to protect the heart. But researchers have now found that there is really little evidence to protect against heart disease by taking omega-3 fatty acids.
Scientists study the processes in the brain during hypnosis Hypnosis has been successfully used for various therapeutic purposes. Exactly what processes take place in the brain during hypnosis remains largely unclear. Psychologists from the University of Jena have therefore set themselves the goal of developing a "brain theory of hypnosis".
New tool enables doctors to better estimate the risk of leukemia In the case of leukemia, the course of the disease can take extremely different forms, with a correspondingly variable risk for those affected. A new tool, which is also available as an app for smartphones, could give the treating physicians a significantly better assessment of the risk of chronic lymphoblastic leukemia (CLL).
Digitization at work - risk or opportunity for health? Germany is under constant stress: According to surveys, every second German is stressed. The increasing digitization of the world of work and constant availability at work are largely responsible for this. It also has an impact on health.
Violent life has a lasting impact on the brain structure Brawls, shootings and break-ins - even if many in Germany are spared from this, an international team of researchers has found that the impression of violence alone has an impact on the brain structure of adolescents. Apparently, indirect experiences of violence can have a negative impact on brain development.