The unknown cholesterol risk

Without cholesterol our body could not exist. The substance is used as a building material for our cells, forming the basic structure of many hormones and promotes, as a precursor of bile acid, the digestion of fats. Too much cholesterol, however, which is undisputed, is deposited on the wall of the blood vessels and increases the risk for heart attack […]

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3-D model of human liver for better diagnosis

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is becoming the most common chronic liver disorder in developed countries. Histological analysis of liver tissue is the only widely accepted test for diagnosing and distinguishing different stages of the disease. However, this technique provides only two-dimensional images of the liver tissue in low resolution and overlooks potentially important 3-D structural changes. Researchers at the Max […]

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The aftermath of a national game: A spider-like creature stabs a woman and she becomes very ill

The attack happened in the Grass: The young woman had accompanied her friend to a football game and lay on the floor. Then she noticed something Strange: Between her Index and middle finger had drilled a tick similar to Arachnid. You removed the attacker and gave the stitch first, little attention. Until the complaints started. Six days later, she got […]

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“About every two weeks Tabea has a migraine attack”

If your daughter Tabitha starts to blink or the ten years of the noise of the siblings, is suddenly too much, know Kathrin Schenk know: A migraine attack begins. “My daughter is extremely light and noise sensitive,” says the 38-year-old mother. The girls have to retreat to bed helps then often, and the best at the darkened Windows. “About every […]

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The wrong track: How a small camera of a woman saved the life of

Diarrhea and vomiting – with these symptoms, an older woman from the Egypt-holiday is coming back. The Doctors tap to a gastro-intestinal infection, as it occurs in southern countries. The patient receives a diet and antibiotics prescribed. However, the complaints do not disappear. Four weeks after the first doctor’s appointment, the lady is looking for a new practice. The investigations […]

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