Fight against AIDS: HIV Testing Week in Bavaria

[ad_1] According to the Bavarian Ministry of Health, there are still many people living with HIV in the Free State without knowing it. Often years can pass between an infection with the virus and a diagnosis in the doctor. AIDS infection: especially young people at risk So it's important to get tested, said Health Minister … Read more

Der große genetische Tabubruch – derStandard.at

[ad_1] Vor wenigen Wochen ist das letzte Buch des im März verstorbenen Physikers Stephen Hawking erschienen. Unter dem Titel "Kurze Antworten auf große Fragen" befasste sich der zu Lebzeiten wohl berühmteste Wissenschafter der Welt mit einigen der größten Herausforderungen der Menschheit. Zu diesen zählte er die neuen Möglichkeiten der direkten Eingriffe in die menschliche DNA. … Read more

Ethics: China breaks genome taboo – to prevent HIV

[ad_1] In China, apparently, twins were born whose genetic material was altered by the use of genetic scissors to make children immune to HIV infection. It would be the first intervention in the human germ line. According to the AP news agency He Jiankui of the South University of Science and Technology of China in … Read more

The fight of diabetes children | Free press

[ad_1] Climbing, dancing, athletics – Michelle Reinhardt, 14, of Coswig, loves movement and sports challenges. But she has to be careful. For diabetic patients like her, effort quickly leads to hypoglycemia. And this can be fatal. She knows about the risk because she has had this disease for seven years. "Michelle can manage her life … Read more

Hochsaison für Erkältungen und Grippe: Tipps für den Winter

[ad_1] BEZIRK SCHEIBBS. It is is wieder soweit, gerade jetzt im Herbst und Winter sind die Erkältung und die Grippe am Vormarsch. Der Kopf brummt, der Hals kratzt und die Nase läuft: Ein paar Grundregeln helfen, die natürlichen Schutzschilde des Körpers zu stärken. Alle Jahre wieder: Der Winter naht, wird wieder kalt und ungemütlich. Krankheitserreger … Read more

Can meat be contaminated with antibiotics?

[ad_1] The thought is somehow obvious. When it comes to antibiotics and their diminishing effectiveness, a question quickly arises: what role does agriculture play in this? Of the 71 tonnes of antibiotics used annually in Austria, 44.4% are used in animal husbandry. The next question is: Does the meat of industrial agriculture contain antibiotics that … Read more

WHO presents malaria report | TIME ONLINE

[ad_1] Maputo (AP) – About 400,000 people die each year as a result of a malaria infection. The fight against mosquito-borne disease is mainly Africa difficult. The World Health Organization (WHO) will present its new annual report on malaria control in Mozambique in the afternoon. The WHO has warned for some time that the disease … Read more

Increase in number of cases: WHO presents malaria report

[ad_1] Maputo (AP) – About 400,000 people die each year as a result of a malaria infection. The fight against mosquito-borne diseases is difficult, especially in Africa. The World Health Organization (WHO) will present its new annual report on malaria control in Mozambique this afternoon. The WHO has warned for some time that the disease … Read more