Clostridium difficile is one of the most frequent pathogens in nosocomial infections – but in spite of this many people have never heard of it. Since November is officially “Clostridium [...]
An estimated 540 million people worldwide suffer from lower back pain. When the pain becomes chronic, a rheumatic illness such as Bechterew’s disease may be the cause.
Chronic inflammatory diseases like Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and rheumatism respond well to treatment with the TNF-α blockers infliximab and adalimumab. Monitoring the [...]
More than half of the world’s population suffers from an inflammation of the gastric mucosa called gastritis. These patients are at risk of developing a gastric ulcer, a duodenal ulcer or even [...]
The guideline of the Joint National Committee (G-BA) requires laboratories to switch to a new test procedure for early detection of colon cancer. We have summarized what you need to consider in [...]