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We should know these signs of stroke: Many deaths would be avoidable

We should know these signs of stroke: Many deaths would be avoidable

Day against stroke: recognizing the most important symptoms Every year, more than a quarter of a million Germans suffer a stroke. This is one of the most common causes of death in Germany. In an emergency, it is important to recognize the symptoms and act quickly. Many strokes could be avoided by better prevention.

Controversial pesticide:

Controversial pesticide: "Glyphosate" continues to be used in Berlin

Possibly carcinogenic: Berliner Stadtreinigung uses controversial "glyphosate" Only recently has the plant protection product glyphosate been classified as likely to be carcinogenic. But the Berlin city cleaning company is sticking to the use of the controversial pesticide. It is still approved in the European Union until the end of the year.

BSE case officially confirmed in France

BSE case officially confirmed in France

In France, a deceased cow was diagnosed with BSE. In France, a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) - better known as mad cow disease - has occurred. A deceased cow in the Ardennes has demonstrably suffered from BSE, reports the French Ministry of Agriculture.

Survey: Satisfied with the health system

Survey: Satisfied with the health system

Germans find the health system based on solidarity fair Most Germans are satisfied with the health system. This was the result of a population-representative survey by Forsa on behalf of the Techniker Krankenkasse (TK), the results of which were presented in Berlin on Thursday. The majority of those questioned rated the solidarity system of the statutory health insurance companies as positive.

Wax figures show illnesses

Wax figures show illnesses

Dermatology: Moulages depict skin diseases for teaching purposes04.03.2015 To map diseases such as syphilis, plague or leprosy, so-called moulages are made. These are models of diseased body region made of wax. Until the mid-20th century, they served as the most important teaching material in dermatology.

Living healthy: swimming is the all-round sport

Living healthy: swimming is the all-round sport

Healthy living: swimming - the perfect all-round sport19.03.2015Sport promotes health: Most experts agree on this. Swimming is perfect for that. There is hardly any other sport that does the body so much good. But here too it is important not to overdo it. Healthy and fit through exercise Actually everyone knows that you need exercise if you want to stay healthy and fit.