Category Archives: Health

A high-profile leader reveals his disability to help others have a more empowered voice

As a human resources exec, Chuck Edward has long championed the voices of others and encouraged their stories. He has traveled globally, from India to Romania, with thoughtful advice for employees and job candidates to be vulnerable, open-minded and authentic. He’s a well-known, compassionate mentor who enjoys coaching people and shaping an inclusive culture that gives everyone “permission to be real.” (more…)

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Arzneimittelfälscher nutzen Angst vor Corona-Epidemie

Gefälschte Chloroquin-Tabletten in Afrika identifiziert ‒ Universität Tübingen unterstützt lokale Pharmazeuten bei der Analyse

Arzneimittelfälscher nutzen die Corona-Pandemie offensichtlich, um in Afrika mit völlig wirkungslosen oder sogar schädlichen Tabletten Geschäfte zu machen: In Kamerun und im Kongo sind in den vergangenen Wochen fünf verschiedene Arten gefälschter Chloroquin-Tabletten aufgetaucht, die viel zu wenig Wirkstoff enthielten, oder gar völlig andere. Nachgewiesen wurden die Fälschungen von der Arbeitsgruppe von Professor Lutz Heide am Pharmazeutischen Institut der Universität Tübingen in Zusammenarbeit mit afrikanischen Pharmazeuten und dem Deutschen Institut für Ärztliche Mission (Difäm). Die Ergebnisse wurden im American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene veröffentlicht. (more…)

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Coronavirus is hitting larger cities harder. How should they respond?

Data from over 200 U.S. urban areas highlight need for more aggressive countermeasures

Cities are vibrant centers of modern life, tied together by dense and diverse networks of socioeconomic interactions. But the sorts of connections that foster creativity and innovation in cities now threaten to spread the novel coronavirus. (more…)

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Sex Therapy: What Men and Women Should Know

Description:Sex therapy is a type of psychotherapy that’s specializing in solving causes of sexual dysfunction such as stress, anxiety, depression, and trauma from bad past sexual experiences. Sex therapy is a continuous process, and the success depends on one’s commitment and the efforts they apply towards achieving their goals.  (more…)

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Facts About Diabetes and Alcohol Use; You Need to Know

Being diabetic does not mean that you only have to avoid sweet eatables, it requires you to make some major lifestyle changes to better cope with this health condition. If a diabetic patient is not paying ample attention towards his/her health, then there is a great chance of developing several other mental and physical health issues which will make you visit many doctors e.g. medical marijuana doctors, etc. One of the common questions that diabetic patients often ask is what effect alcohol consumption can have on their health. First of all, excessive intake of alcohol can have drastic effects on our liver which in turn affects our blood sugar level. Else, alcohol can interact with your medication and can result in harmful outcomes. Here is everything you need to know about how diabetes can be affected by alcohol use: (more…)

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“Seeing others suffer is too stressful”: Why people buy, trade, donate medications on the black market

Altruism and a lack of access and affordability are three reasons why people with chronic illnesses turn to the “black market” for medicines and supplies, new research shows. Scientists at University of Utah Health and University of Colorado ran surveys to understand why individuals look beyond pharmacies and medical equipment companies to meet essential needs. The reasons listed were many but centered on a single theme: traditional health care is failing them. (more…)

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Das Orakel im Kopf

Psychologen der Universitäten Freiburg und Trier belegen, dass das menschliche Gehirn künftige Handlungseffekte vorhersagt

Der Mensch ist gemeinhin ein vorausschauend handelndes Wesen. Sein Gehirn ist in der Lage, künftige Handlungsmuster und deren Konsequenzen in der Umwelt vorherzusagen. Damit, so die Theorie, ist zielgerichtetes Handeln möglich. (more…)

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