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Every fourth doctor's office will close by 2020

Every fourth doctor's office will close by 2020

A quarter of medical practices will be abandoned in the next five years, a quarter of specialists and family doctors will give up their practice in the next five years, according to the alarming results of a representative survey by the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians (KBV) and the NAV-Virchow-Bund. Many cannot find a successor, so the number of practices will decrease significantly overall.

Black cumin oil is said to work against cancer

Black cumin oil is said to work against cancer

Black cumin oil substance could help fight aggressive colon cancer The so-called Lynch syndrome is an aggressive type of hereditary colorectal cancer. Austrian gastroenterologist Christoph Gasche has discovered active ingredients in black cumin oil that could help fight this cancer.

Alcohol hangover: Tips against the New Year's hangover

Alcohol hangover: Tips against the New Year's hangover

This helps against New Year's Eve hangover30.12.2014For many people, the new year will start with a bad headache, nausea and dizziness. If you were happy and exuberant on New Year's Eve, the bad effects of excessive alcohol consumption will show up the morning after. However, you can also prevent the hangover to a limited extent or counter it with home remedies.

Do not consume more than six beers a week

Do not consume more than six beers a week

New recommendations: only six beers a week Most people are aware that regular consumption of alcoholic beverages can harm health. Experts have long argued about how much is too much. In the UK, health authorities have now reformed their guidelines: Men should consume less alcohol.

Education about Caesarean sections: More natural births required

Education about Caesarean sections: More natural births required

Education about Caesarean sections: Greens want initiative for natural births In Germany there are more and more Caesarean section births. Only in very few cases is the operation medically necessary. Health experts have been trying to alleviate unsubstantiated fears of a natural birth for a long time.

According to the researchers, longer work has a life-extending effect

According to the researchers, longer work has a life-extending effect

When people work longer, their risk of dying early decreases. Have you thought about sleeping in every day and enjoying life to the fullest? The thought of simply retiring overnight and leaving work behind should have been going through many older people's minds.