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Health Risk Associated with Smoking: Why It's Cost Effective to Quit Smoking in the Elderly

Smoking in old age is becoming an increasingly urgent problem. As the number of young smokers decreases, the number of older smokers is increasing. Meanwhile, nearly one-quarter of men aged 55 to 74 smoke, which represents a 9% increase since 2009. For women, the proportion of smokers in this age group is 18.3%. Also interesting: …

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New risk genes discovered for kidney damage

During the course of evolution, hereditary changes have developed, leading among other things to an increase in the excretion of proteins in the urine, called microalbuminuria. In order to find the link between variants of the hereditary system and microalbuminuria, the genetic information of more than 550,000 participants from 54 studies worldwide was examined. In …

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This substance can reduce the risk of dementia in women

Menopause is a phase of life at risk in women because lowering estrogen levels increases the risk of dementia. According to studies, a particular plant substance can reduce this risk again. Why can menopausal women benefit from resveratrol An American study (4) had already shown in 2001 that resveratrol could promote women's health. A special …

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Health Risk ?: According to the study, children with caesarean section are more likely to be overweight

The number of cesarean deliveries is increasing. A recent study, however, leads to an alarming conclusion: the most frequently used birth methodology is associated with health risks and long-term consequences for the child – for example, overweight and allergies. Caesarean birth is controversial as long as there is no medical need. A new survey by …

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Hormone Replacement Therapy Increases Breast Cancer Risk | Health City Berlin

It is not uncommon for women to be prescribed hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms. A meta-study has now shown that this increases the risk of breast cancer. It is not uncommon for women to receive hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, sheep disorders or depressed moods. A meta-study published in …

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TCS Info-Stream – Why Bite Injuries Can Put Life at Risk

TCS information feed Friday 06 September 2019 07h00 Photo: Pixabay Teacher. Dr. med. Aristomenis Exadaktylos, chief physician and director of an academic emergency center (Inselspital Bern), explains. Mr. Exadaktylos, should you take antibiotics after a bite? There are not many significant studies. But a doctor can judge and then decide. However, antibiotics are very often …

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Heart valve diseases: who is at risk and what treatment methods are available today?

German hospitals report more than 98,000 full-time hospital admissions for heart valve disease each year, and more than 17,200 people die from heart valve disease (Deutscher Herz- bericht 2018). Only 13% of people over the age of 75 have moderate to severe heart disease. Heart failure must be treated in time, before it causes irreversible …

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