Category Holistic medicine

Evolution: theories, meanings and examples
Holistic medicine

Evolution: theories, meanings and examples

Book review: “Evolution in four dimensions” by Eva Jablonka and Marion J. LambNatur accompanies our thinking. Followers of naturopathy often equate nature with gentle or romanticize it as a counterpoint to alienation or the side effects of "unnatural" methods of medical treatment. Often there is a lack of basic knowledge about natural relationships, especially how the evolution of life forms works.

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Lose weight in your sleep

Lean in your sleep - is that possible? Lean in your sleep - an offer couldn't be more tempting. Just lying down, resting and losing a few pounds would be the dream diet for anyone trying to reduce their weight. But if you think now that you can eat what you want while losing weight, you are wrong.
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Immunotherapy - effect and application

New approaches to cancer, allergies and other diseases The immunotherapies are a relatively new approach, which is based on a targeted activation of the immune system. For example, cancer cells are to be fought with the support of the body's own defenses. Professor Dr. med.
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Allergy prevention during pregnancy

Especially at the beginning of pregnancy, many parents worry that their own child could suffer from an illness. In particular, the topic of allergies worries many expectant parents. Especially if one parent already has an allergy, you want to spare your own child.
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Illness and Health in the Bible

Review: C. van Schaik & K. Michel: The diary of mankind / What the Bible reveals about our evolutionAn anthropologist / evolutionary biologist and a historian examine the Bible together and thus take a new look at the most popular book in the world - from an enlightening perspective .
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Chinese medicine

Chinese medicine or traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is based on natural treatment methods that have been adapted and improved over thousands of years. In addition to the use of numerous herbal active ingredients, manual treatment methods, exercise and nutritional therapy, acupuncture and moxibustion are core elements of traditional Chinese medicine.
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History of medicine

Book review: “The History of Medicine in 50 Objects” by Gill PaulGill Paul outlines the history of medicine from the Stone Age to the present. Such a large framework is best exemplified, and so the author works out 50 objects on which the developments in the art of healing can be traced.
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Alternative medicine

Alternative medicine is a collective term for medical concepts, the effect of which has not been clearly scientifically proven, but here a variety of different diagnostic and treatment methods are lumped together and, in addition, a delimitation in the direction of so-called conventional medicine is suggested, which is used in medical practice in this Form does not exist.
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Alternative therapies

Alternative therapies are treatment methods that have so far been lacking scientific evidence. Such alternative therapies are increasingly being used for diseases that cannot be cured with conventional treatment methods, with the spectrum of treatment approaches ranging from stone medicine and orthomolecular medicine to acupuncture and herbal medicine.
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Evolution: theories, meanings and examples

Book review: “Evolution in four dimensions” by Eva Jablonka and Marion J. LambNatur accompanies our thinking. Followers of naturopathy often equate nature with gentle or romanticize it as a counterpoint to alienation or the side effects of "unnatural" methods of medical treatment. Often there is a lack of basic knowledge about natural relationships, especially how the evolution of life forms works.
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Gender medicine: definition, history and examples

Gender and health - women and men get sick differently Sex and gender, in German biological and social gender, are variables that influence health and illness. The concept of gender is based on a complex relationship and integration of gender - as a biological and functional part of the human body - and cultural and psychological behavior, which in turn is shaped by ethnic, social and religious backgrounds.
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Alternative cancer therapy: methods, dangers and deaths

Venus fly against cancer - when pseudomedicine kills The “Biological Cancer Center Bracht” in the Netherlands hit the headlines in August 2016 after three patients died there within a week of treatment. The responsible minister Hermann Gröhe told the Rheinische Post: “The administration of substances that are not approved as medicinal products and that are only in an experimental basic research is not justifiable.
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Transplantation: history, reasons, procedure and risks

Organ transplantation: a strange heart in my chest The idea of ​​exchanging body parts to ensure their survival is old. According to legend, the doctor Pien Ch’iao in China had already transplanted a heart in 300. It is a myth: With the technical possibilities of Chinese medicine at the time, such an operation was impossible.
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History of surgery

Surgeons and executioners - The history of surgical treatment Not just the Homo Sapiens, but the Neanderthals already understood the art of surgery. The skeleton of one of our relatives with an amputated arm testifies to this, and this patient is 50,000 years old. The following article describes the development of surgical treatment, from the first cranial openings several thousand years ago to complex modern interventions.
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Anesthesia - history, methods and risks

Opium and ether: The development of anesthesiaAnaisthìsía in ancient Greek meant literally anesthetic, namely to bring about a state in which a person is deaf, i.e. does not feel pain in a certain part of his body. But it could also mean to become mentally deaf, to fall into stupidity.
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Placebo effect - explanation and examples

If people believe that therapy cures their disease and their condition really improves, even though the treatment has no effect from a medical point of view, for example because tablets do not contain any medicines, we speak of a placebo effect -Effect has been demonstrated in various studies.
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