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Glyphosate: Hazard assessment only in November

Glyphosate: Hazard assessment only in November

Assessment by the Food Safety Authority later than expected Plant protection products with the active ingredient glyphosate were classified by the international cancer research agency (IARC) as "probably carcinogenic". Now the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) needs to assess the case so that it can decide whether to re-register.

Lyme disease: the year of ticks in 2014

Lyme disease: the year of ticks in 2014

Lyme disease and TBE: 2014 could be "Year of the Ticks" 31.05.2014The mild winter could be one of the reasons why 2014 may become the "Year of the Ticks". The small bloodsuckers can transmit various diseases such as Lyme disease or TBE. Experts give tips on how to protect yourself against tick bites.

René Laënnec's birthday: search engine Google celebrates the inventor of the stethoscope

René Laënnec's birthday: search engine Google celebrates the inventor of the stethoscope

Birthday doodle: Google celebrates inventor of stethoscopeGoogle celebrates doctor René Théophile Hyacinthe Laënnec. Today the Frenchman would have been 235 years old. He is considered the inventor of the stethoscope. The device that has become indispensable in modern medicine was initially just a simple wooden pipe.

Nutrition: Cooking and healing: Healthy mustard can do almost anything

Nutrition: Cooking and healing: Healthy mustard can do almost anything

Cooking, baking, grilling: Healthy mustard is a real all-rounder Mustard is an integral part of German cuisine. Every German citizen should have a tube or a glass of it in the fridge. It is often used as a "spicifier" for the sausage, but with the yellow spice you can conjure up many tasty dishes.

Blood in the diaper: the cause can be the intestinal flora

Blood in the diaper: the cause can be the intestinal flora

Blood in the diaper does not have to be based on an allergic reaction to cow's milk proteins.Blood in the diaper of infants is mostly worrying for parents. An allergic reaction to cow's milk proteins is often assumed to be the cause. However, a researcher at the Med-Uni Graz is of the opinion that an imbalance of the microbes of the intestinal flora is responsible for the blood excretion.

Doctor's office: white coat effect increases blood pressure

Doctor's office: white coat effect increases blood pressure

White coat effect: higher blood pressure in the doctor's office May 24, 2014 When doctors measure blood pressure in their patients, it is not so rare that it soars. One then speaks of the so-called white coat effect. Experts therefore advise that patients with elevated values ​​should carry out control measurements at home.