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Presbyopia: when should it be varifocals?

Presbyopia: when should it be varifocals?

Almost everyone suffers from presbyopia at some point In older people, presbyopia is the most common ametropia in humans at 95 percent. Actually, it is not a disease at all, but an age-related loss of function of the eye. Structures in the eye tire in the course of life and sharp vision nearby as when reading is only possible to a limited extent.

Diet: It is better to completely replace unhealthy palm oil

Diet: It is better to completely replace unhealthy palm oil

Experts advise avoiding products with palm oil An increasing number of products in the food industry contain palm oil. But the "cheap fat" is classified by experts as hazardous to health and the environment. Consumers are therefore advised to avoid bad fat whenever possible.

Breast cancer: With education against the worries and fears

Breast cancer: With education against the worries and fears

Education for the quality of life of breast cancer patients is particularly importantThe diagnosis of "breast cancer" is a shock for most of those affected. They are faced with massive insecurities and fears that further limit their quality of life. "However, good information about their illness can significantly improve the quality of life of breast cancer patients," reports the University Hospital Bonn of the results of a current study.

MDS report: More and more patients are affected by treatment errors

MDS report: More and more patients are affected by treatment errors

The number of confirmed errors increases compared to the previous year, whether in orthopedics, gynecology or dentistry: Last year there were more cases of confirmed treatment errors. As the medical service of the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Funds (MDS) currently reports, the number of confirmed errors increased by 3.

Lower mortality: Moderately overweight people live around 4 years longer

Lower mortality: Moderately overweight people live around 4 years longer

Fat people today have a lower mortality rate than normal people. Numerous scientific studies have shown that obesity and obesity are unhealthy. Nevertheless, a new study from Denmark shows that fat people today live longer than slim people. The researchers have data from over 100.

Precursors of diabetes - not everyone carries the same risk of cardiovascular disease

Precursors of diabetes - not everyone carries the same risk of cardiovascular disease

People with a disturbed blood sugar metabolism who have an early stage of diabetes (= prediabetes) are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, dementia and cancer. But their individual risk for these diseases differs significantly. New analyzes show that testing for fatty liver, increased abdominal fat and disruption in the production and effects of insulin can help to better predict and prevent the risk of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes.

Researchers: Fat food disrupts healthy sleep

Researchers: Fat food disrupts healthy sleep

Fat food: Tired during the day, awake at night (aid) - Men with a high-fat diet apparently sleep less well at night and are often tired during the day. They also have a higher risk of sleep apnea, in which dangerous breathing interruptions occur repeatedly during sleep. This is the conclusion of a study by the Australian University of Adelaide, in which around 800 men aged 35 to 80 were involved.

Bitten shark: patient with shark on forearm admitted to the clinic

Bitten shark: patient with shark on forearm admitted to the clinic

23-year-old woman comes to the hospital with a shark on her arm When a woman with a shark on her arm comes to the hospital: what sounds like the beginning of a bad joke has become reality in Florida. There, a small nurse shark bit into the forearm of a 23-year-old and initially could not be removed - even when he was dead.

Acne over 30: why pimples shouldn't be expressed

Acne over 30: why pimples shouldn't be expressed

Acne in adults: what are the causes? Actually acne occurs during adolescence during puberty. But more and more sufferers also suffer from pimples and blackheads in adulthood. According to experts, women are particularly affected. There are many reasons for this: unhealthy nutrition, stress at work or private life or even hormonal dispositions.

New study: Does low salt consumption promote a stroke?

New study: Does low salt consumption promote a stroke?

Too little salt damages the body as much as it does too much, at least a current study by the Canadian internist Salim Yusuf from McMaster University suggests. A health ABC study published in January came to the same conclusion: According to Yusuf, not only does too much salt increase the risk of suffering a stroke, but too little, he concludes from a Pure study at 101.

Verdict: Forced placement of alcoholics difficult

Verdict: Forced placement of alcoholics difficult

BGH: Alcohol addiction alone is no reason for psychiatry (jur). Alcoholics should not be placed in closed psychiatric care against their will simply because of their alcohol addiction. Forced accommodation requested by your supervisor is only permitted if alcoholism "is causally related to a mental ailment, especially a mental illness" or the addiction has reached a corresponding extent, the Federal Court of Justice (BGH) in Karlsruhe decided in one recently published decision of 13

Hairdresser: hair loss does not lead to victim compensation

Hairdresser: hair loss does not lead to victim compensation

LSG Mainz: hairdresser did not make an assault with hair loss (jur). If you want to be beautiful, you can trust the hairdresser. If a hairdressing treatment leads to permanent hair loss, but there is no entitlement to state victim compensation, the State Social Court (LSG) Rhineland-Palatinate stated on Thursday, 12.

Dangerous rabbit plague detected in Baden-Württemberg

Dangerous rabbit plague detected in Baden-Württemberg

Rabbit plague in the Schwäbisch Hall district of Baden-Württemberg in the Schwäbisch Hall district (Baden-Württemberg) of a dead brown hare has been proven to have rabbit plague (tularemia). Local authorities ask citizens to exercise special caution. Humans can also become infected with rabbit fever.

Fresh meat at McDonald’s a farce?

Fresh meat at McDonald’s a farce?

The fast food chain McDonald’s is now preparing its burgers in Texas with fresh minced meat - instead of frozen goods as before. McDonald’s is thus responding to competitors like Wendy’s, Shake Shack and In-N-Out who use fresh meat. An image problem McDonald’s is the market leader among fast food restaurants, but it has an image problem.

Too much hydrocyanic acid: recall campaign for organic products at Aldi Süd

Too much hydrocyanic acid: recall campaign for organic products at Aldi Süd

Cranberries and almonds have high levels of hydrocyanic acid Recall from Aldi Süd: As the Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety currently informs, an increased level of hydrocyanic acid was evidently found in cranberries from the organic range. This is toxic and can lead to nausea and breathing problems, especially in children.

Simple but effective: natural home remedies for sunburn

Simple but effective: natural home remedies for sunburn

Cooling envelopes and curd help with sunburnt skin. Brilliant sunshine, blue skies and summer temperatures: Most people have enjoyed the beautiful weather of the past few days outdoors. After all the cool and dark months, many finally want to soak up the sun again and feel the warmth on their skin.

Treat severe depression with fungal agent

Treat severe depression with fungal agent

Persuasive effects of psychoactive mushrooms in the treatment of depression Psychoactive mushrooms, also known as “magic mushrooms”, can be used to treat depression. According to a recent study by British researchers, the psilocybin contained in magic mushrooms shows a high therapeutic potential in “unipolar treatment-resistant depression”.

Decision on glyphosate: pesticide not carcinogenic after all?

Decision on glyphosate: pesticide not carcinogenic after all?

WHO's New Assessment: Glyphosate Without Cancer Risk Shortly before the forthcoming decision to renew approval for the weed killer glyphosate, the World Health Organization's (JMPR) Joint Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) said the pesticide was not a cancer risk .

It is better to diagnose and treat high blood pressure early

It is better to diagnose and treat high blood pressure early

High blood pressure as a risk factor: many younger people are affected Almost every third German suffers from high blood pressure. But many know nothing about it. Hypertension is often dismissed as an “old age disease”, but many younger people also have high blood pressure. Untreated high blood pressure can have serious consequences and lead to fatal diseases.

Adolescents eating too much fatty food later increase the risk of breast cancer

Adolescents eating too much fatty food later increase the risk of breast cancer

Our diet in adolescence has a major impact on future healthNutrition is an important factor that affects our health. Researchers have now found that food consumed in our youth can have a major impact on future health. Teenage girls who consume high amounts of saturated fats or insufficiently healthy mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids are at increased risk of developing breast cancer later in life.