Medical False Messages Can Have Drastic Consequences Currently, English media reports about a woman who followed a false message on the Internet and suffered a brain death as a result. Apparently, the 39-year-old drank a liter of soy sauce after reading that this could pull poisoning out of the body.
Cracking fingers can be observed when one or more finger joints are moved passively (i.e. by external force) beyond the active range of motion, i.e. the range of motion that is possible through the muscles acting on the joint. Furthermore, the crackling of the fingers can be heard if the joint position is only changed after a long time.
Discovered: New risk factor for arterial calcification Around nine out of ten people who suffer from chronic circulatory disorders have arteriosclerosis (arteriosclerosis), i.e. a damaged narrowing of the bloodstream, which can have serious consequences for the heart, brain, kidney and other organs or body regions.
Aspirin to treat breast cancer? Women at high genetic risk of breast cancer live longer if they take preventive aspirin before they are diagnosed with breast cancer. A recent study by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that aspirin was women with an increased genetic risk can protect against breast cancer.
Less cleanliness - current hygiene measures could be counterproductive in some cases Health experts repeatedly point out that hygiene is often neglected and this can contribute to the spread of infectious diseases. But according to researchers, current hygiene measures to combat aggressive germs could be counterproductive in some cases.
New vegan wooden toothbrush from dm made from renewable raw materials Many people do not know that numerous toothbrushes contain animal products, for example as carriers in plastic. However, there are also vegan alternatives. The drugstore chain "dm" has now launched one: a wooden toothbrush made from renewable raw materials.