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Doubtful surgeries: Arthroscopic surgery doesn't help with knee arthritis

Experts examine the effectiveness of arthroscopic surgery An international panel of surgeons and patients has examined the effectiveness of one of the most common orthopedic procedures. The experts found that the use of arthroscopic surgery in patients with degenerative knee problems does not bring about permanent pain relief or improvement.
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Kita place claim despite lack of skilled workers

OVG Berlin: Land has to create capacities If there are no daycare places, municipalities cannot talk themselves out of the lack of educators. Cities and municipalities are legally obliged to create the necessary capacities for early childhood care, the Higher Administrative Court (OVG) Berlin-Brandenburg decided in two recently announced decisions of 22
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Troponin levels can predict heart attacks and strokes

An increased level of troponin is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases An international team of researchers has found that a slight increase in the protein troponin is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. The new findings could improve the prediction of heart attack and stroke.
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Inborn fears and aversions - Why we fear spiders and snakes

Fear of spiders and snakes is innate in humansMany people feel disgust, discomfort or even fear when they see a spider. This feeling is usually more pronounced when looking at snakes. So far, it has been controversial whether these are learned behaviors or whether we follow an innate instinct.
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The Hippocratic Oath - meaning and origin

Hippocrates was the best known Greek doctor of antiquity. Z was born on the island of Kos, and his family derived their roots from Aesculapus, the god of medicine. The young Hippocrates learned the medical craft from his father Herakleidas.HippocratesThe Greek Hippocrates is considered the founder of medicine as a science.
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