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Ginkgo extracts: New in the S3 guideline

Ginkgo extracts: New in the S3 guideline "Dementias"

Up to 1.5 million people in Germany now live with dementia, and around 244,000 people fall ill each year. These figures give the current “dementia guideline”, which was presented at the beginning of 2016 and involved 25 relevant specialist societies. One of the most important changes in the new S3 guideline is the inclusion of the Ginkgo special extract EGb 761 in the therapy recommendations.

Tick ​​danger: These are the TBE risk areas in Germany

Tick ​​danger: These are the TBE risk areas in Germany

In Germany, the number of risk areas for tick-borne TBE infection increased by three circles. The Robert Koch Institute reports a total of 145 counties as TBE risk areas. In Germany, there is a risk of TBE infection, especially in Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria, in South Hesse and in southeastern Thuringia.

Homeopathy for sunburn and heat complaints

Homeopathy for sunburn and heat complaints

Where there is sun, the shadow is not long in coming: Even the hot season has its pitfalls. Every third German suffers from sunburn at least once a year. In addition to common medications for typical summer ailments, globules can also prevent gently and relieve the symptoms.

Spring feelings: The myths about falling in love

Spring feelings: The myths about falling in love

Spring feelings: Which myths about falling in love are correct? Does love blind us? Does love go through the stomach?

1 million killed by malaria and dengue fever

1 million killed by malaria and dengue fever

WHO warns of exotic infectious diseases Every year, around one million people worldwide die from diseases such as malaria or dengue fever that are transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks or flies. This was pointed out by the World Population Foundation in Hanover on the occasion of the upcoming World Health Day.

Olive oil with vegetables lowers blood pressure

Olive oil with vegetables lowers blood pressure

Study: Olive oil properly lowers blood pressure combined It has long been assumed that the consumption of olive oil can help to strengthen the cardiovascular system and thus protect against diseases. British researchers have now found out in a study that the oil alone does not have a positive effect on health, but that it requires a combination with vegetables.