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Verhütung von Krankheiten

Krankheiten wie AIDS, Atemwegserkrankungen, Fettleibigkeit, Diabetes, Herz-Kreislauf-Erkrankungen und Krebs nehmen weltweit zu. Entscheidend ist es die Ursachen dieser Krankheiten zu verstehen, ihnen vorzubeugen und ihr Fortschreiten zu bremsen.

Antibiotikaresistenz

Im Verlauf des letzten Jahrhunderts haben Antibiotika die Art und Weise, wie wir Infektionen behandeln, radikal verändert.

Was war die Ursache und wie kann die Ausbreitung der Resistenz eingedämmt werden? Mehr...

Neuestes Update: 5 März 2018

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Bodendegradation wustenbildung

Boden ist eine unentbehrliche Quelle für das Überleben des Menschen und doch wird er manchmal durch nicht nachhaltige Verwendung bis hin zur Versteppung verschlechtert.

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Neuestes Update: 14 März 2019

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Ernährung

Aufgrund des Wandels unserer Lebens- und Essgewohnheiten, haben bestimmte chronische Krankheiten weltweit zugenommen.

Ernährungsbedingte chronische Krankheiten wie Fettleibigkeit, Diabetes, Herz-Kreislauf-Erkrankungen, Krebs, Zahnerkrankungen und Osteoporose sind eine erhebliche Belastung für die Gesellschaft.

Wie können gesunde Ernährung und Bewegung helfen das Risiko für diese chronischen Krankheiten zu verringern? Mehr...

Neuestes Update: 15 Februar 2008

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Krebsraten und Sterblichkeit

Dies ist eine Synthese, die einen Blick auf die Entwicklung der Krebsraten und der damit verbundenen Sterblichkeit sowie auf die Hauptarten von Krebs und die bekannten Hauptursachen und Präventionsmaßnahmen wirft. Mehr...

Neuestes Update: 30 November 2017

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Aids Epidemic

Even with the advances of antiretroviral therapy, AIDS is still a leading cause of death.

What is the current state of the epidemic? More...

Latest update: 1 December 2017

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AIDS

In just 25 years, HIV has spread relentlessly to virtually every country in the world, infecting 65 million people and killing 25 million. What has been done since 2001 and what can be done in the future to halt the spread of AIDS? More...

Latest update: 15 November 2006

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Antibiotics Research

Antibiotic resistance is a serious public health issue. What are the prospects for the development of new drugs to fight it? More...

Latest update: 3 November 2017

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Antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance both in human and veterinary medicine has reached alarming levels in most parts of the world and has now been recognized as a significant emerging threat to global public health and food security. More...

Latest update: 23 June 2018

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Estrogen-progestogen cancer risk

Combined estrogen-progestogen pills are used both as oral contraceptives and for hormone therapy in menopausal women.

How is their use linked to cancer risks? More...

Latest update: 7 March 2017

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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease affecting a growing number of people around the world. Usually treatable, some forms of the disease have emerged that do not respond to drugs, making it very difficult to treat. What are the trends in drug-resistant tuberculosis and what must be done to control it? More...

Latest update: 18 December 2008

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Global Public Health Threats

With the increase in plane traffic, contagious illnesses spread farther and faster than ever. Some diseases, such as tuberculosis are becoming resistant to antibiotics. Old enemies like polio refuse to go away. Others like smallpox which have been eradicated threaten a devastating comeback if released. These and other threats are explored by the World Health Report – A safer future: global public health security in the 21st century. More...

Latest update: 10 October 2008

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Chronic Diseases on Labour Practices

What is their economic impact on labour market? More...

Latest update: 25 November 2016

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Lyme Disease

What is the treatment? More...

Latest update: 25 July 2016

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Malaria

Malaria is one of the most common infectious diseases and a great public health problem worldwide. What is being done to control its spread?

Can malaria be eradicated? More...

Latest update: 21 April 2009

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Respiratory Diseases

Asthma and allergies are increasing in many European countries. Can genetic and environmental factors affect a child's likelihood to develop such diseases? More...

Latest update: 15 October 2005

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Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines are a class of pharmaceutical drugs that are widely prescribed for insomnia, anxiety, depression, and a range of other conditions.How should they be used, considering that dependance and tolerance can develop with continued use? More...

Latest update: 26 June 2017

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Vaccines

Vaccination saves millions of lives each year. How do they work and is there still progress to be made? More...

Latest update: 30 September 2014

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Multiple vaccinations

Vaccination is one of the most cost-effective health interventions available, saving millions of people from illness, disability and death each year. There are public concerns on the safety and effectiveness of vaccination, are these concerns justified? More...

Latest update: 7 June 2018

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Health Environment Management

Worldwide, the fraction of the global burden for both death and disease associated to environmental risks is 22%.

To what extent can environmental management better protect people’s health? More...

Latest update: 5 November 2016

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