Recall action because of VTEC bacteria in this popular soft cheese

This cheese should not be consumed The state office for consumer protection Saxony-Anhalt, warns currently facing a dangerous bacteria that were discovered during inspections in a French soft cheese made from raw milk. It is the Shiga-Toxin-forming E. coli-bacteria (VTEC), which can trigger dangerous diarrhea. Is concerned, the French soft cheese made from raw milk “Anselin Neufchatel”, the distributor “Ruwisch […]

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‘My mood plummets’: When PMS symptoms could be something more

In the week before Cara Pomanti’s period starts, her mood starts to sink. She experiences other premenstrual symptoms, like extreme fatigue, but the changes in her emotional well-being are the worst. “I suffer from depression already, but my mood plummets in this week,” the 22-year-old told Global News. “I usually find it harder to concentrate, am much more emotional — […]

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‘I’d go to a family function and not talk to anyone’: the social impact of hearing loss

Alan Edwards can still remember the day he heard clearly for the first time. “It was an overwhelming sense of calm,” Edwards says, remembering sitting on a park bench and laughing as he enjoyed the sounds he’d never heard before. Alan Edwards found himself feeling isolated when his hearing deteriorated. “It was really fascinating and amazing.” Having struggled with genetic, […]

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Supplements Won’t Prevent Dementia. But These Steps Might.

Donna Kaye Hill realized that her 80-year-old mother was faltering cognitively when her phone suddenly stopped working. When Ms. Hill called the phone company, “they told me she hadn’t paid her bill in three months.” Finding other alarming evidence of memory gaps, she took her mother, Katie, to a memory clinic. A geriatrician there diagnosed dementia and recommended two prescription […]

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Pennsylvania woman with rare bone disease donates skeleton to Philadelphia museum

Carol Orzel wanted her skeleton to be displayed at Philadelphia’s Mutter Museum (pictured) alongside Harry Eastlack, who suffered the same rare bone disease that Orzel did. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy, File) Carol Orzel knew she wanted her skeleton to be displayed in a museum back in 1995. She had seen the skeleton of Harry Eastlack on loan from Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum, […]

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A new method for developing artificial ovaries

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) led by Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini from the Chair of Materials Science (biomaterials) and Prof. Dr. Ralf Dittrich from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Universitätsklinikum Erlangen have taken an important step towards developing artificial ovaries for patients suffering from cancer. Together, they have been researching innovative techniques for restoring […]

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