Burns and rashes threaten: recall for ThermaCare heating pads The pharmaceutical company Pfizer Consumer Healthcare GmbH has announced the recall of two batches of ThermaCare® heating pads for larger pain areas, pack of 4. The products could be damaged and cause skin problems such as burns and rashes.
Research team has discovered hundreds of new viruses in insectsA research team from Germany has discovered hundreds of new viruses in insects from over 20 virus species. Any new pathogen found could be a previously unknown cause of disease, and new viruses that cause disease often come from animals.
There are many different causes for thick legs. The range extends from pathological disorders of fat storage on the thighs or hips (lipoedema, colloquially riding pants syndrome) to diseases of the lymphatic vessels, the venous system or the internal organs.
Women with diabetes have a lower life expectancy than men with diabetes. Around 7.6 million people in Germany are diabetic. The metabolic disease can result in numerous complications. Women with diabetes have a higher risk than men affected. Their life expectancy is also lower.
Swallowing problems can be observed as a side effect of numerous diseases, but can also be due to diseases of the nervous system, a congenital disability or injuries to the head. Depending on the intensity of the swallowing problems, they are associated with more or less severe impairments to food intake, which in turn can, in the worst case, pose a considerable health risk.
Diaper dermatitis: a miraculous bottom for infants and toddlers In babies and small children, it is not uncommon for inflammatory skin diseases to occur in the diaper area, which are referred to as diaper rash or diaper rash. The build-up of heat and moisture caused by wearing diapers and permanent skin contact with urine and stool can lead to different forms of a sore, painful buttocks.