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Here We Go Again

By Axel E. Thieke G.P.

The new year and a good old cold… We hope you have recovered enough from welcoming this new and unique 2016 – let it be a healthy, happy and successful one. Be aware that it’s not the stars but the mind which determines this. And the mind needs – Sleep! Previous research has suggested... »

Progress In The Slow Lane

By Wolfgang K Piller MD

In March 2014 the U.S. Prevention Services Task Force presented its update on “Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults,” meaning more than 65 years of age. »

Philippines… Forgotten People, Forgotten Illnesses.

By Wolfgang K Piller MD

Philippines... forgotten people, forgotten illnesses. Support "German Doctors" »

Like a Thriller

By Wolfgang K Piller MD

Like a thriller... that is the study of the “European Society of Hypertension recommendations for conventional, ambulatory and home blood pressure measurement.” Over 28 densely packed pages you get comprehensive information about the pros, cons, pitfalls and considerations of when, how to take and how to interpret blood pressure (BP). And the DIY chartrooms... »

Pro-Probiotics – Anti-Antibiotics

By Axel E. Thieke G.P.

Bacteria had to compete with a standard antibiotic for the best treatment option of repeated urinary tract infections (UTI).Bacteria had to compete with a standard antibiotic for the best treatment option of repeated urinary tract infections (UTI). Dutch researchers conducted a randomized placebo-controlled trial that involved 250 postmenopausal women (an age group at higher risk)... »

Anxiety Sells

By Axel E. Thieke G.P.

Maybe some can remember (can I ?) the bird and swine-flu hype which made governments spend trillions on supposedly anti-viral medicines, which firstly were never needed, which secondly would have never worked because of a lack of efficacy and which thirdly had to be destroyed at more great expense after the date of... »

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