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Warning of fatal interactions with this herpes medication
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Warning of fatal interactions with this herpes medication

Herpes drug can cause serious interactions A Red Hand letter warns of the potentially fatal interactions between herpes drugs from the class of brivudine-containing drugs and so-called fluoropyrimidines. Under no circumstances should brivudine and fluoropyrimidine be taken at the same time.

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Breaststroke: This relieves the muscles

Back fitness in the fresh airSwimming is high on the list of the most back-friendly sports. However, not every swimming style is equally good for the back and you can make mistakes. Experts explain why you should dive into the breasts every now and then.
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Alcohol consumption rose sharply during the Corona crisis

Do Germans drown their corona concerns in alcohol? Around every third person in Germany has been drinking more alcohol since the onset of the corona crisis. What health experts suspected at the beginning of the pandemic has now been confirmed by an investigation: addiction experts warned of an increase in harmful alcohol consumption at the beginning of the corona crisis.
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Losing weight: How to determine your own energy requirements

Do you know your daily calorie turnover? Often the number of calories consumed determines whether you lose weight, gain weight or keep weight. But everyone has a different energy requirement. Knowing this can make a big difference in losing weight, whether it's for losing weight, for performance, or to keep weight, it can make sense to know your daily energy needs.
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Plant-based nutrition significantly reduces the effects of heart failure

What does a plant-based diet do for heart failure? A plant-based diet seems to help people with heart failure (heart failure) to better deal with symptoms that they experience and even significantly reduce some of these symptoms. An evaluation of various studies found that people with heart failure seem to benefit greatly from a plant-based diet.
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Proteins: Does More Protein Help You Lose Weight?

How much protein do we need? Human body cells are constantly renewed and are therefore dependent on regular protein intake. But how high is the protein requirement? And is it really true that increased protein intake can help you lose weight? Protein is an elementary building block of all living organisms, explains the German Nutrition Society (DGE).
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Update: Egg recall from Edeka - all samples flawless

Allegedly exceeded maximum values: recall for eggs After Honerkamps Bauernmarkt KG from Melle, Lower Saxony, initially started a recall for eggs, because it was suspected that the maximum content of certain chemical compounds had been exceeded, the company now gives the all-clear.
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COVID-19: Researchers are testing promising drugs

COVID-19: Drug trials in progress Experts believe that developing a vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus will take even longer. Therefore, efforts are being made to treat the disease COVID-19 better. To this end, not only are new medicines developed, but also existing preparations are tested.
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Summer heat: carry enough liquid with you when hiking

How can heat-related illnesses be prevented? Summer hikes increase the risk of heat-related health problems. Often, such diseases are not due to the heat alone, and fluid loss also plays a very important role. It is therefore important to have enough drinks with you on long walks and hikes.
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High fiber diet for arthritis

Arthritis and nutrition: more fiber It has long been known that in addition to medicinal, physical and surgical therapy, nutrition can also be an important additional measure in the treatment of diseases from the rheumatic type. According to new findings, a high-fiber diet could also help with arthritis.
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Algae protects against cancer, MRSA and other infections

Algae contains important active substances against MRSA and skin cancer In an alga previously unknown bioactive components have now been identified that can be used to fight infectious bacteria such as MRSA and to treat skin cancer. According to the current study by the GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research Kiel New bioactive components have been found in an algae species that could improve the treatment of skin cancer and protection against infectious bacteria.
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Cystitis: protein protects against urinary tract infections

How the body protects itself from urinary tract infectionsSome people are more susceptible to cystitis than others. Some are even infected with urinary tract infections at regular intervals. A Swiss research team has now found the cause of the increased vulnerability. A protein seems to make this difference.
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COVID-19: More and more young adults are seriously ill

Younger people are increasingly developing severe COVID-19 diseases; more and more young adults are developing serious COVID-19 diseases, some of which are fatal. New research has now attempted to find possible reasons for this increase, and the latest study by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) has investigated possible causes by which younger adults are increasingly developing serious diseases such as COVID-19.
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Recall: Health-endangering bacteria in cheese

Recall for cheese due to listeriaThe Hamberger Großmarkt GmbH from Munich has recalled the product “Bio Almbauernkäse 15 Fett i. Tr. "Started. According to the company, it cannot be excluded that the cheese is contaminated with listeria. These bacteria can lead to serious illnesses.
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Tai Chi a remedy for heart disease?

What does Tai Chi do for people with heart disease? Can people with heart disease benefit from Tai Chi? A recent study from the University of Arizona found that tai chi could be beneficial for people with heart disease and stroke, according to a recent study that practicing tai chi appears to improve wellbeing and quality of life while reducing psychological stress.
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Urine test provides information about nutritional quality

Finding the perfect diet using a urine testUnique like a fingerprint, a new urine test provides an overall impression of a person's eating habits. The test can reveal individual nutritional strengths and weaknesses. Researchers at Imperial College London recently presented a urine test that is able to assess a target person's diet.
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