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"The Osteopathy debate keeps the entire industry on its toes"

What if ... there would be a designated occupation called osteopath? Ute Repschläger, President of the German Federal Association of Independent Physiotherapists asks this question in her lecture titled "Manual Therapy and Osteopathy" at MEDICA PHYSIO CONFERENCE 2015. In this interview, she talks about the advantages, the confusing legal situation and possible perspectives of both therapy options."The Osteopathy debate keeps the entire industry on its toes" - Read more

Study: Low-fat Diet Helps Fatigue in People with MS

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Photo: Basket with fruits [09/05/2014] People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who for one year followed a plant-based diet very low in saturated fat had much less MS-related fatigue at the end of that year — and significantly less fatigue than a control group of people with MS who didn't follow the diet, according to an Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) study.Study: Low-fat Diet Helps Fatigue in People with MS - Read more

Influenza Virus Strains: Increasing Drug Resistance and Ability to Spread

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Increasing Drug Resistance and Ability to Spread [08/12/2010] Two new studies raise public health concerns about increasing antiviral resistance among certain influenza viruses, their ability to spread, and a lack of alternative antiviral treatment options. Influenza Virus Strains: Increasing Drug Resistance and Ability to Spread - Read more

COPD: A Problem With Autoimmunity?

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[24/11/2010] Moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be an auto-immunity problem, according to researchers in Spain, who studied the presence of auto-antibodies in patients with COPD and compared them to levels of control subjects. COPD: A Problem With Autoimmunity? - Read more

Physician Job Profile: “Communication is the central tenet in medical science“

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[22/10/2010] Just like in modern society, the image of physicians is also subject to different developments. The physician’s profession has to constantly meet new challenges. It is particularly difficult to reconcile role perceptions, which have increasingly become more differentiated due to the modern science- and health care system. Physician Job Profile: “Communication is the central tenet in medical science“ - Read more