Make me an Elf! - News

For some it is mayhem, for others it's the most honest confession in the world: Body Modification. Ever since the appearance of the piercing- and tattoo fashion in the nineties, body modification bloo
18/09/2008, DocCheck News Redaktion

A physician’s letter to his younger self - Blog

Well, I write to you from thirteen years into the future, on the brink of finishing cardiology fellowship in less than a year. It is hard to believe that I can finally begin to see the light at the en
25/08/2016, Dr. Chiduzie Madubata

Evidence-based guidelines won’t prevent malpractice claims - Blog

The best way to avoid being sued for malpractice is to make certain that all your patients are happy and all their outcomes are good. Reality is seldom so rosy. Patients aren’t necessarily happy even
14/07/2016, Associate Professor Karen Sibert

Cancer: An Inheritance That One Cannot Reject - News

How do ethnic or gender differences manifest as part of cancer risk? And what added value do doctors get from the respective information? These questions are being answered by researchers using long-t
13/09/2016, Michael van den Heuvel

MS: Healing Through High-Risk Therapy - News

One radical method of treatment seems able to stop MS - but the treatment is life-threatening. First, the researchers almost completely killed the immune system of patients by chemotherapy. Then they
09/08/2016, Irene Habich

Autoimmune Diseases: Parkinson Is In The Cast - News

Researchers during their search for the causes of Parkinson's disease have come across a fresh and clear track: they have observed a link between Parkinson-typical genetic alterations and T-cell activ
20/09/2016, Sabine Fliegen

Infections: Hit The Virus In The Sweet Spot - News

Many illnesses are accompanied by zero appetite. Researchers have now shown that abstaining from eating helps fight bacterial infections. Our immune system benefits, to be sure. In the case of virus t
27/12/2016, Michael van den Heuvel

Traumatic Brain Injuries and Antioxidants: The Problem and the Cure? - Blog

Despite increased education about the benefit of safety equipment, and an increase in the use of seat belts for drivers and passengers of motor vehicles, the number of TBI related emergency room visit
12/08/2016, Bella Feinstein

Probiotics: Flora Et Labora - News

For years marketing experts from the food industry have been promising intestinal health by way of probiotic yoghurt cultures. A new generation of probiotics seems to be capable of doing much more: Th
12/07/2016, Erich Lederer

Tumour Therapy: Better Off Not Labelling Off-Label - News

Treatments using off-label medications are controversial - in tumour medicine as well. A new study aims to prove that when it comes to medication it makes sense to pay less attention to tumour type bu
20/09/2016, Erich Lederer

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