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How to protect yourself against hay fever

Pollen can make your life very difficult. Here, we provide you with the ten best tips for countering hay fever symptoms.

Antibiotics against coughs with phlegm? Here are the facts

Are antibiotics any use against coughs with phlegm? The latest scientific findings, readily understandable, in this video.

How helpful or beneficial is the use of imaging techniques in diagnosing back pain?

Patients with back pain are often examined using imaging techniques. But how beneficial are x-rays or computer tomography scans really?

Cardiovascular disease: statins as primary prevention

Statins lower your cholesterol and are used in the prevention of cardiovascular disease. They are one of the most prescribed classes of drugs. Read on for the advantages and disadvantages they offer.

Heart attack: a comparison of treatment methods

If coronary arteries are narrow, your heart is not supplied with enough oxygen. This can cause a heart attack. Read on for a comparison of treatment methods.

Early bowel cancer detection by means of a colonoscopy

Life-saving or not? We provide you with the facts so that you can weigh up the advantages and risks of a colonoscopy.

Breast cancer early detection through mammography screening

Life-saving or not? What is the actual use of mammography screening and how extensive are the risks involved?

Prostate cancer early detection through PSA screening

Life-saving or not? Get comprehensive information fast about the use and risks of the PSA test for the early detection of prostate cancer.

Whooping cough vaccination

Get vaccinated or not? Whooping cough is a highly contagious bacterial infection. Especially for babies, the illness is life-threatening.
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