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Abortion: Reduced risk of preterm birth? - News

Previous studies have shown that abortions are associated with an increased risk of subsequent preterm birth. A new Scottish cohort study now shows that modern abortion techniques can minimise this ri
05/09/2013, Michael Strausz

Does tea make for great DNA? - News

A new study suggests a positive interaction between tea polyphenols and DNA. This could solve the mystery as to why people who drink tea regularly suffer less cancer and cardiovascular disease than no
03/07/2013, Michael Strausz

French Fry Kids with Asthma-Burger, please! - News

Children and adolescents who eat fast food at least three times a week suffer comparatively more often from asthma, hay fever and eczema. Fruits and vegetables protect against these. This is the gist
04/03/2013, Michael Strausz

Flu vaccination: A Needle-Placebo? - News

On average each year in Germany 5,000 to 15,000 people die from the consequences of a 'flu. In particular, it's pregnant women, infants and the chronically ill who are at risk. The seasonal flu vaccin
20/12/2012, Michael Strausz

Mammary carcinoma: the many faces of cancer - News

A study concludes that most breast cancers are caused by mutations in 30 to 50 genes. One of the key findings is that many of the newly discovered breast cancer mutations are put specifically in the f
31/10/2012, Michael Strausz

HDL Cholesterol: a f(r)iendly fellow - News

The results of a recent study could bring great change to the status of HDL-cholesterol: researchers have discovered that the supposedly "good" HDL cholesterol may also be "bad" and might even heighte
04/10/2012, Michael Strausz

Black gold or cold coffee? - News

Skin cancer, depression or Alzheimer's disease: Recent studies have shown that coffee can -  with moderate consumption - reduce the risk of several diseases. Particularly against basal cell carci
04/10/2012, Michael Strausz

Nocebo: The Evil Brother of the Placebo - News

Using words, doctors cannot only heal and relieve pain, but also increase the intensity of pain. As part of their review, physicians examined which phrases used by doctors brought consternation to the
04/10/2012, Michael Strausz

HNA2: biomarkers of liver failure - News

Oxidative stress plays a central role in the onset of liver failure, but it is a difficult parameter to measure. Researchers have now been able to show that an increase in the severity of chronic live
03/10/2012, Michael Strausz

Electronic Health Record: The big IT-lusion? - News

Does electronic health administration bring significant savings to the strained public health system? No, says a U.S. study, which put the prescription and referral practices of general practitioners
17/08/2012, Michael Strausz

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