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Bacterial repellent clothing that communicates with future electrical appliances?

Clothes reject pathogens and control electronic devices The clothes of the future are here. It is waterproof, stain resistant, repels pathogens and also acts as a remote control for various electrical appliances such as lamps or music players. The energy needed to do this creates the clothes themselves as they wear. An American research group recently described things that can …

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Does Vitamin D Reduce Cancer Risk? Study with surprising results

Vitamin D reduces cancer risk: According to a study from Michigan State University and Hurley Medical Center, vitamin D * should lower the overall risk of cancer. The likelihood of developing cancer is even reduced by 13 percent by raising vitamin D levels. About 80,000 people participated in the study. Unlike other vitamins, the body can produce vitamin D itself. …

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Intensive light protects against heart attacks

New treatment for the protection of the heart? Researchers have now identified the mechanism, which ensures that intense light provides protection for heart attacks. The light enhances a gene, which strengthens blood vessels and protects them from heart attacks. The current study at the University of Colorado School of Medicine decides who protects intense light from heart attacks. The results …

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Who helps and who can protect yourself?

The nose is running, the headache is painful and you feel slack and tired. In winter nothing is impossible – but even in summer it can be a bad one recollection and not for many years let go. It was with the myth of Sommergrippe that actually came to mind, where this recollection came from and where you can live …

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Optimistic people sleep better | aponet.de

Those who go through life with a positive outlook see better and thus live healthier lives. © elnariz – Fotolia Fr. August 09, 2019 Optimism contributes to a good night's sleep and thus to better health. This is shown by a new study published in the journal Behavior Medicine. Confidence that the future has positive things meant that the study …

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Selfie videos for monitoring blood pressure are useful

Monitoring of blood pressure by cell phone? Many people make short videos and so-called selfies, for example, to focus on their daily run on social media. Research has shown that selfie videos can also be used for effective monitoring of blood pressure. The current University of Toronto investigation found that it is possible to use short selfie videos for monitoring …

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Study: If you get used to it, you sleep better

The results of a large-scale study have shown that people with this habit of sleeping much better and sleeping longer A sound sleep is extremely important. But often the duration or quality of sleep leaves much to be desired. The reasons for this may include stress or consumption of TV and mobile phones before going to bed. But there is …

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Freiburg: Ethical Problems in Virtual Reality in Medicine – Researchers at Freiburg University Hospital urge to use sensitive use of virtual reality opportunities in medicine and healthcare

Enlarge? Click on photo. Dementia, anxiety disorders, stroke: The range of potential applications of virtual reality (VR) is growing rapidly. Thus, a simulation of their original environment can have a calming effect on dementia patients in the nursing home. "In principle, positive effects can be achieved with virtual reality," says neurologist Dr. with. Philipp Kellmeyer, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital …

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Protect sensitive and allergic skin

Expert tips: How to protect allergic skin from mosquitoes Mugs can become very cumbersome. The small insects are not dangerous, but your stiches often itch at the same time. But who keeps the unpleasant bloodsucker at a distance? Health experts have some tips on how to protect against the plague. At times, well-known home remedies do not come from In …

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Drugs against Alzheimer's – Rückschläge slow down development

Ana Graf is listening to the nutrition. The leader of the global NeuroScience programs at Pharmarten Novartis had high hopes for a new Alzheimer's drug on behalf of Umibecestat. However, they have resolved themselves in the air. "We have canceled the study program because the analysis of the data shows: The risk of treatment is greater than the benefit of …

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