What chemicals are released during female masturbation?

The German Society for Endocrinology in the Media.


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Nervousness, depression, irritability - do hormone disorders change personality?

Nervousness, restlessness, anxiety and other mental illnesses can have various causes. Are the hormones to blame too?

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SWR2 Knowledge, April 30, 2021

Danger in plastic and cosmetics - when chemicals act like hormones

With every purchase there is something for free that we have no idea about: chemicals that affect our endocrine system and can make us sick. Science has been warning about these substances for years.

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t-online.de, April 28, 2021

After menopause - hormone replacement therapy: Unsuitable for women over 60

When women go through menopause, they often struggle with hot flashes or insomnia - consequences of hormonal changes. If they are then given artificial hormones, they should not be taken for too long. We explain how the hormone preparations work and what side effects they can have.

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Deutschlandfunk consultation hour, broadcast on April 20, 2021

Osteoporosis - what helps against bone loss?

With Prof. Dr. med. Heide Siggelkow

Link to the broadcast "Consultation hour" of the Deutschlandfunk

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www.aerztezeitung.de, March 3, 2021

German Congress for Endocrinology: Endocrinologists want to sharpen their awareness of rare diseases

At the start of their congress, endocrinologists recall the importance of research on "rare" diseases: knowledge about rare diseases is not only beneficial for those affected, but also provides important information on common diseases such as obesity.

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www.aerzteblatt.de, March 3, 2021

Drug therapy that simulates bariatric surgery

The corona crisis makes it easy to forget that other epidemics that have been raging for decades because of SARS-CoV-2 are not stopping. At the start of the 64th German Congress for Endocrinology, obesity and diabetes researcher Matthias Tschöp recalled that obesity and the resulting type 2 diabetes diseases continue to be among the top ten killers worldwide.

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www.berliner-zeitung.de, February 16, 2021

Does vitamin D actually help against corona?

Is there a connection between Covid-19 and a vitamin D deficiency? How Much Vitamin D is Good for Children? The most important answers at a glance.

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www.aerzteblatt.de, February 15, 2021

Endocrinologists give recommendations for taking vitamin D in the corona pandemic

In the discussion about a connection between a low vitamin D serum level and an increased risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection or a severe course of COVID-19, the German Society for Endocrinology (DGE) is now recommending action.

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www.apotheken-umschau.de, February 12, 2021

Vitamin D and Covid-19

Dietary supplements: It is repeatedly discussed whether more people should take vitamin D supplements. Corona is reigniting the debate.

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www.pharmazeutische-zeitung.de, February 12, 2021

Better to go outside instead of swallowing vitamin D.

The discussion about an alleged protection against Covid-19 by vitamin D does not stop. The German Society for Endocrinology is now making it clear: In general, supplementation is not recommended, but it is for high-risk patients who do not get outside.

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AFP fact check, January 08, 2021

No, this pediatrician does not prove any danger to children from masks

Thousands of Facebook users have been disseminating the results of a pediatrician's test since mid-December, according to which mouth and nose covers are said to lead to a dangerous increase in adrenaline in children's bodies. However, his test results did not go through any scientific process.

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Ärzteblatt, November 26, 2020

Delivery bottlenecks for drugs against hyperprolactinemia and acromegaly

Delivery bottlenecks are currently ensuring that patients suffering from hyperprolactinemia and acromegaly often do not receive their usual preparation in the pharmacy. The German Society for Endocrinology (DGE) recommends that those affected consult their treating endocrinologist as soon as possible, because discontinuing the medication would expose many patients to a health risk.

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Rheinische Post Online, October 14, 2020

Hormones: a small driver with a big impact

Without it, nothing works - not just in the human body. Hormones are the drivers of many processes in the body - and have very different effects on women and men, on children and adults.

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www.aerzteblatt.de / Dtsch Arztebl 2020; 117 (40): A-1858 / B-1588

Intrauterine pessaries with levonorgestrel: Depression under the hormonal IUD

Long-acting hormonal IUDs are considered safe contraceptives with no daily pill intake. However, there is increasing evidence that they are associated with psychological side effects.

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medAUDIO / Medical Tribune, September 23, 2020

Happy Birthday contraceptive pill!

The classic turns 60 (and is actually much older).



Pharmaceutical Newspaper, September 16, 2020

When are growth disorders in need of treatment?

The pediatrician regularly checks that children are thriving. If children grow too quickly or too slowly, the cause should be clarified. Therapy is not always necessary.

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Deutschlandfunk, broadcast on September 15, 2020

Stunted growth in children

Interview with Prof. Joachim Wölfle, University of Erlangen

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Pharmaceutical Newspaper, September 14, 2020

With anti-inflammatory drugs targeted against diabetes

Research is currently underway into how exactly inflammatory processes affect type 2 diabetes. Researchers want to fight the disease with the targeted administration of anti-inflammatory agents, especially when exercise and diet do not help enough.

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www.t-online.de, September 8, 2020

To be on the safe side: have short stature in children examined

Around every 17th child grows too little - or too much. Short stature or tall stature are a deviation from the norm, which often does not require medical treatment, explains the German Society for Endocrinology.

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Mercury, September 8, 2020

Have short stature examined in children

Children grow at different rates - and sometimes the size is not what medical standards suggest. Parents don't have to worry about that. Why it is still better to clarify.

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Pharmaceutical Newspaper, September 8, 2020

The right pill for girls and young women

The birth control pill has been around for 60 years. The preparations available today are considered to be safe if certain aspects are taken into account when choosing them.

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www.t-online.de, September 4, 2020

What eyes can reveal about high cholesterol levels

Whitish rings around the iris are usually an indication of excessively high blood lipid levels in people under 50. You should also be clairaudient if small, yellowish nodules form on the eyelid. The so-called xanthelasma, like the cholesterol rings, are benign fat deposits and a sign of a disturbed fat metabolism.

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t-online.de, July 27, 2020

Corona and cortisol: hormones could decide the course of Covid-19

New studies show: The stress hormone cortisol could influence an infection with the coronavirus - and even determine the course of the disease. A risk group should therefore pay particular attention to their cortisol levels.

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Süddeutsche Zeitung, July 15, 2020

Why a good metabolism keeps you young

Do you feel drained and without energy, even though you are actually very healthy? This could be due to a poorly functioning metabolism, also known as metabolism. But don't worry: it can usually be easily cranked up so that the body optimally breaks down and rebuilds the nutrients it has been supplied with, such as carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and the like, and everything runs smoothly in the body.

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ptaforum.pharmazeutische-zeitung.de, May 26, 2020

Nodular change - thyroid nodules: hot or cold, good or bad

Nodular changes in the thyroid are very common. In most cases, they remain silent and are discovered by accident. Malignant nodules are extremely rare.

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www.spiegel.de, May 11, 2020

Course of Covid-19 - overweight risk factor

Overweight Covid patients have to be hospitalized more often - and have a higher risk of dying. There are several possible explanations for this.

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www.bildderfrau.de, May 11, 2020

Coronavirus: Obesity is the greatest risk factor for serious illness

It has already crystallized in the past few weeks, and suspicion is now increasing: Covid 19 patients who are overweight often suffer severe illnesses with hospitalization. And the risk of death is also higher. Why is that? There are several possible reasons.

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www.medmix.at, March 26, 2020

Too little salt poses a risk to the heart and circulation

A recent study questions a common nutritional dogma: too little salt seems to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease.

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www.pharmazeutische-zeitung.de, February 20, 2020

Hormones: super androgens, super influential

The adrenal glands produce androgens that are even more effective than testosterone - even in women. The German Society for Endocrinology points out in a press release the possible health risks of this so far little researched class of substances.

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www.rtl.de, February 19, 2020

Parabens During Pregnancy

Pregnant women should avoid cosmetic products that contain parabens. Doctors have now found that applying cosmetics containing parabens can permanently damage the unborn child.

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www.aerzteblatt.de, February 6, 2020

Endocrinologists warn against over-treatment with hormones in old age

The German Society for Endocrinology (DGE) warns against excessive use of insulin, thyroid hormones and testosterone in old age Aachen in the run-up to the 63rd German Congress for Endocrinology from March 4th to 6th in Giessen.

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www.n-tv.de, January 20, 2020

From masturbation to oral sex, does a lot of sex delay the onset of menopause?

Regular sexual activity can delay the onset of menopause, according to a study. This also applies to oral sex and masturbation, not just pure sexual intercourse. German experts disagree - they see a different connection.

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www.swr.de, January 15, 2020

Danger in plastic and cosmetics - when chemicals act like hormones

With every purchase there is something for free that we have no idea about: chemicals that affect our endocrine system and can make us sick. Science has been warning about these substances for years.

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www.deutschlandfunk.de, January 3, 2020

Notes on health risks: Experts call for hormone-active chemicals to be banned

They are in cans or sun milk, for example: Hormone-like chemicals are suspected of harming people. There have long been calls for their use to be restricted. But the EU Commission has so far been waiting.

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www.ndr.de, November 26, 2019

Hormone therapy: how much does breast cancer risk increase?

Hot flashes, insomnia, depressive moods and slow drying of the mucous membranes are possible signs of menopause in women. But while some hardly notice the symptoms, others have such pronounced symptoms that they can hardly cope with their everyday lives.

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www.faz.net, November 21, 2019

"Sweat Gate" by Prince Andrew: "You can't just turn that down on hormones"

He has not been able to sweat for a long time since an injury in the Falklands War, said Prince Andrew in his controversial interview on the Epstein case. An endocrinologist explains why he thinks this claim is impossible.

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www.spektrum.de, November 4th, 2019

Thyroid: what is medicine missing?

A thyroid tablet every morning, and "is it okay"? Hashimoto's thyroiditis, an autoimmune disease of the thyroid gland, is not that easy to treat in around 400,000 people in Germany. They suffer from depression or listlessness, although doctors say everything should be okay.

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www.apotheken-umschau.de, October 17, 2019

Hormones: How Menopause Affects the Skin

The skin can change as a result of falling hormone levels. How you can counteract this with care, which products are useful and how the face should be cleaned

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magazin-forum.de, August 16, 2019

Cut in the middle of life

Menopause is commonly blamed for many ailments. Only the hot flashes can be attributed to the maddening of the female hormones. Hormone therapy helps against this, but it is still hotly contested.

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www.taz.de, June 24, 2019

Highly dangerous chemical bisphenol A: Unspeakable and dangerous

Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that can cause serious illnesses in even the smallest amounts. The EU fails with these substances.

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www.deutschlandfunk.de, June 18, 2019

Doctors call for a ban: Hormonally active chemicals can make you sick

Hormone-like chemicals are found in cosmetics, plastics and medicines. But doctors fear that many of them can make you sick. Now they are demanding: Some of these substances, in technical terminology they are called endocrine disruptors, should be withdrawn from circulation.

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www.arzteblatt.de, June 17, 2019

Eating disorders are particularly dangerous for young diabetics

Eating disorders endanger young patients with type 1 diabetes in two ways: The disorders are more common in the patients than in the general population. At the same time, they can lead to life-threatening metabolic disorders.

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www.arzteblatt.de, June 11, 2019

Professional societies warn against hormone-active substances in everyday objects

The German Society for Endocrinology (DGE) and the German Diabetes Society (DDG) warn of hormone-active substances in the environment. These substances, also known as "endocrine disruptors", can be found in water or in food. But they can also be found in cosmetics, children's toys or everyday objects. DGE and DDG demand that these substances be withdrawn from circulation immediately.

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www.blick.ch, April 19, 2019

Promising results from a study in the USA: is the pill for men coming soon?

For the most part, contraception is still a woman's business. Especially when it comes to the hormonal form. Research has been going on into the male pill for years. Now scientists in the USA have made a breakthrough.

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www.haz.de, April 9, 2019

Sperm: this is how the quality can be increased

According to experts, the quality of sperm is declining worldwide. There are many reasons for that. However, countermeasures can be taken with a healthy lifestyle and a few rules of conduct.

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www.gesundheitsstadt-berlin.de, April 9, 2019

Cortisone therapy: prevent osteoporosis in good time

Anyone who has to take cortisone supplements regularly should pay attention to their bone density. Under certain circumstances, drug therapy is also useful to prevent possible osteoporosis.

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www.aponet.de, March 30, 2019

What constant stress does to our body

Many people feel chronically stressed. What this means for health and what can help against persistent stress, explains Professor Dr. Jörg Bojunga from the University Hospital Frankfurt am Main and Vice President of the German Society for Endocrinology.

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www.focus.de, March 28, 2019

Complications more likely in older fathers

Parents keep getting older. There are many reasons for this - and unfortunately negative consequences, such as the risk of illness for the child. The decisive factor for this is not only the age of the mother, but also that of the father. Current studies show that.

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www.aerztezeitung.de, March 11, 2019

Endocrinology: Does the Microbiome Affect Hormones?

In polycystic ovary syndrome, both the number and type of intestinal microbes correlate with symptoms and hormonal changes.

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www.hausarzt.digital, January 8, 2018

Study: Mother's cosmetics influence the puberty of the offspring

For years, puberty has started earlier and earlier in adolescents - especially girls. In a long-term study, researchers are now finding connections between the exposure of mothers to cosmetic and body care additives and the onset of puberty in their daughters.

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www.waz.de., November 24, 2018

Autoimmune Disease - The Hashimoto's Mystery: When the Thyroid Gland Is Inflamed

Hashimoto's thyroiditis, discovered in 1912, causes errors in the hormonal balance. One in ten people is affected by the autoimmune disease.

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www.bento.de, November 7, 2018

Everyone just wants to sleep: What good is the "sun vitamin" D?

Tired, tired, drained - because of the autumn darkness, many of us don't feel as fit from November onwards as we did in summer. And if you believe the pharmaceutical industry, then that's mainly due to one thing: vitamin D deficiency.

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www.t-online.de, October 24, 2018

After menopause: women over 60 shouldn't do this anymore

When women go through menopause, they sometimes struggle with hot flashes or insomnia - consequences of hormonal changes. If you then get replacement hormones, you shouldn't take them for too long.

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www.aerzteblatt.de, October 18, 2018

Hypogonadism: Testosterone injections help with erectile dysfunction

In hypogonadal men with erectile dysfunction, treatment with testosterone can improve erectile function.

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Deutschlandfunk Kultur, September 27, 2018

Hormone research: how the body's secret masterminds were discovered

Body temperature, stress reactions, digestion and even the psyche: nothing works in the human body without biochemical messenger substances. A journey through the world of hormones - and the exciting story of how they were explored.

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www.gesundheitsstadt-berlin.de, September 25, 2018

Aging - No anti-aging effect due to hormone preparations

With aging, the production of certain hormones decreases. Replacing these with commercially available supplements could slow the process down, some hope. But there is no evidence of such anti-aging effects.

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www.aerzteblatt.de, September 11, 2018

Endocrinology: Hormone Week aims to increase awareness

With the 3rd German Hormone Week, the German Society for Endocrinology (DGE) would like to inform the population about diseases of the hormone metabolism. Endocrinological departments, clinics and practices will open their doors from September 15 to 22; there are conferences for doctors.

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www.aerzteblatt.de, September 6, 2018

Postpartum depression affects up to 15 percent of expectant mothers

The German Society for Endocrinology (DGE) has pointed out another cause of depressive moods or irritability after childbirth. Occasionally, a disorder of the thyroid function could also be the cause, the postnatal Hashimoto's thyroiditis.

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Doctors newspaper online, August 24, 2018

No baby blues - the road to a diagnosis of Hashimoto's postpartum thyroiditis is often a long one

In the case of depressive moods or irritability after childbirth, Hashimoto's thyroiditis should also be considered as a cause. The German Society for Endocrinology (DGE) reminds of this on the occasion of the 3rd hormone week in September.

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Program tip: Thursday, August 23, 2018, at 9 p.m. on 3sat

Scobel: "In the rhythm of the hormones"

Hormones are the clock of our life. They ring in phases of life such as puberty or menopause and control their course. They affect metabolism, moods, even our being. But have we fully understood it?

Gert Scobel discusses with his guests, including DGE media spokesman Professor Dr. med. Matthias M. Weber, the role of hormones as a clock in our life.

The topics:
- hormones and feelings
- hormones and immune system
- Endocrine disruptors
- menopause

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www.aerzteblatt.de, August 9, 2018

Hypothyroidism is rarely the reason for obesity in children and adolescents

The German Society for Endocrinology (DGE) has pointed out the hormonal and non-hormonal reasons for overweight and obesity in children and adolescents.

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www.bildderfrau.de, July 19, 2018

Common Thyroid Disease - Thyroid Nodules: Recognize Symptoms and Act Right

Women in particular are at high risk of developing thyroid lumps. Often the cold or hot thyroid nodules are harmless, but can cause discomfort.

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ptaforum.pharmazeutische-zeitung.de, edition 13/2018

Thyroid: inconspicuous and indispensable

The thyroid gland influences a wide range of processes in the body like hardly any other organ. Millions of patients in Germany are treated for her - be it due to an over- or under-function, a lump or even a tumor.

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www.aerzteblatt.de, June 20, 2018

Diabetologists fear supply bottlenecks due to a lack of doctors

More and more people in Germany are diabetic. According to the German Diabetes Society (DDG) and the German Society for Endocrinology (DGE), the need for well-trained diabetologists is increasing - also in order to prevent or at least delay serious secondary diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, circulatory disorders or blindness as far as possible.

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www.healthcare-in-europe.com, June 16, 2018

New starting point against diabetes - WISP1 hinders insulin formation

The role of belly fat in the development of chronic inflammation and insulin resistance has been the subject of intensive research for a long time. An international team of researchers has now identified a new messenger substance that is released from the fat cells of the abdominal fat and released into the blood in people who are very overweight.

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www.derstandard.de, April 28, 2018

Spring fever: "People are strongly odor-controlled"

Do people flirt more in spring? Helmut Schatz explains that the sun and sexual activity have little in common.

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www.sueddeutsche.de, April 24, 2018

That's how much vitamin D people need

Are you often tired? Do you work in closed rooms? Do you use sunscreen? Then you may be underserved. At least that's what a self-test on the website of a pharmaceutical company suggests.

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www.msn.com, April 12, 2018

Can nasal spray help against anxiety disorder?

Millions of Germans suffer from an anxiety disorder. This pulls on the nerves, is associated with symptoms such as insomnia and can lead to problems in work or partnership. In the future, perhaps a nasal spray could ease anxiety.

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www.apotheken-umschau.de, April 4, 2018

Hormone therapy in menopause

Hormone therapy can help relieve hot flashes and insomnia. For a long time, however, hormone replacement was heavily criticized. But how high are the health risks actually?

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www.diabsite.de, April 3, 2018

Inflammatory reactions from finished foods and fast food -
How unhealthy diet affects the immune system

At this year's congress of the German Society for Endocrinology (DGE) in Bonn in March 2018, Prof. Eicke Latz (University of Bonn / University of Massachusetts) gave a very good overview of the relationship between obesity, chronic non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and atherosclerosis, Inflammation and reprogramming of the innate immune system.

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www.allgemeinarzt-online.de, March 20, 2018

Iodine supply in Germany - supplement pregnant and breastfeeding women!

Today we know: Even a moderate iodine deficiency can damage the thyroid. Although the iodine supply in Germany has improved significantly in the last 20 years, around a third of the population still takes in too little iodine with their food.

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www.aerzteblatt.de, February 16, 2018

In the long run, ibuprofen could impair testicular function

Men who take ibuprofen regularly for an extended period of time may be at an increased risk of compensated hypogonadism. This is what researchers from Denmark and France report on the basis of a multi-center study in PNAS.

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www.waz.de, February 8, 2018

Menopause: Doesn't hormone therapy do any harm after all?

Breast cancer from hormones - that remained in many minds, although the assumption was not confirmed. However, many women still do without it.

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www.womenshealth.de, February 1, 2018

hCG diet hands off: How to ruin your metabolism with the hCG diet

A diet where you inject pregnancy hormones and only consume 500 kcal a day can't be healthy, can it? How dangerous the hCG diet really is

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www.aerzteblatt.de, November 21, 2017

Postmenopausal hormone therapy: Is there a need for a new trend reversal?

The premature stop of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study due to the negative benefit-harm balance of postmenopausal hormone therapy initiated a trend reversal in 2002 that continues to this day.

Pro (Dr. Cornelia Jaursch-Hancke) and contra (Wolfgang Becker-Brüser)

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www.mo-po.de, November 9, 2017

No desire for sex, more belly fat - How men can tell that their testosterone is declining

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www.dzw.de, October 30, 2017

Fluoride Exposure Study: Does Too Much Fluoride In The Womb Make Children Stupid?

A recent study makes pregnant women sit up and take notice: Is a lot of fluoride harmful to the baby during pregnancy? Are children who were exposed to higher fluoride concentrations in the womb later less intelligent than their peers?

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www.neues-deutschland.de, November 2, 2017

Thyroid doesn't always need treatment

Elderly people with hypothyroidism do not benefit from drug treatment with the hormone replacement levothyroxine. A one-year therapy resulted in neither an improvement in the quality of life nor a lower feeling of tiredness.

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www.welt.de, October 20, 2017

Fluoride - great for tooth enamel, not always good for the brain

Adults and children tolerate fluoride, pregnant women should be careful. According to a new study, mothers who ingest large amounts of fluoride during pregnancy risk the intelligence of their unborn children.

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www.swr.de, October 18, 2017

The hype about vitamin D panacea or money-making?

Two million Germans swallow vitamin D every day. What is the truth about the supposed miracle cure?

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www.sueddeutsche.de, October 16, 2017

Good teeth, poor IQ: does too much fluoride harm babies in the womb?

Children keep a lot in their mouths that the adult Homo sapiens hate. Lately, well-foamed and thoroughly gurgled toothpaste has also been part of it. Spit out, but don't rinse, this is the advice that dentists give to kindergarten children ...

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www.aerzteblatt.de, August 31, 2017

Hormone therapy: Endocrinologists call for a reversal of the trend in menopausal symptoms

Contrary to the prevailing concerns, women with menopausal symptoms should receive hormone therapy much more often, recommends the German Society for Endocrinology (DGE). Study findings from 2002, which suggested an increased risk of cancer, were misinterpreted at the time.

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www.rbb-online.de, August 28, 2017

More therapeutic help for diabetics

Every year around 300,000 people develop diabetes in Germany. Doctors emphasize that many diabetics struggle not only with the physical, but also with the psychological consequences - and that these can endanger the therapy. Specialized psychotherapeutic offers for diabetics have so far been in short supply. This could change now.

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www.aerzteblatt.de, August 15, 2017

New advanced training “Psychotherapy in Diabetes” for psychotherapists

The Federal Chamber of Psychotherapists (BPtK) has expanded its model further training regulations for psychological psychotherapists and is now offering further training in “Psychotherapy in Diabetes”.

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www.aerzteblatt.de, August 14, 2017

Connshing's Syndrome: Removal of the adrenal gland improves glucocorticoid excess

People with Conn's syndrome don't just make too much aldosterone. There is a marked excess of glucocorticoids, which could affect therapy.

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www.daserste.de, July 26, 2017

Video: Vitamin D.

Two million Germans swallow vitamin D every day. Doctors and health insurance companies are alarmed. The hype about the sun vitamin is devouring more and more money. But many promises of salvation are speculative.

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www.welt.de, July 17, 2017

Environmental Hormones - Fat Due to Chemicals in House Dust? That's behind it

People in the western world are getting fatter. Is it just the lack of exercise and overeating? Researchers are looking for other factors - and have strong suspicions.

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www.apotheken-umschau.de, July 3, 2017

How much sun do we need?

UV rays can cause cancer. But those who avoid them completely do not produce enough vitamin D and also damage their health. So it depends on the right dose.

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www.aerzteblatt.de, June 14, 2017

EMA tests levonorgestrel-containing hormone IUDs for psychiatric side effects

The hormone IUDs Mirena, Jaydess, Levosert, Luadei and Kyleena have one thing in common: the hormone levonorgestrel is supposed to prevent pregnancy. As early as 2009, the synthetic progestin in intrauterine devices (IUD) was suspected of causing undesirable psychiatric side effects.

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DGE statement on the publication, written by PD Dr. med. Vanadin Seifert-Klauss, Section Advisory Board of the Reproductive Biology Section of the DGE, June 2017


www.sueddeutsche.de, June 9, 2017

Stop taking menopausal hormones beyond the age of 60

When women go through menopause, they sometimes struggle with hot flashes or insomnia - consequences of hormonal changes. If you then get replacement hormones, you shouldn't take them for too long.

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www.spiegel.de, June 1, 2017

Boost your metabolism - this is how you become a good feed user

Some people eat and eat and still fit in their tight pants. The basis for this is a lively metabolism. One thing in particular helps to get the body going permanently: muscle mass.

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www.gmx.net, May 20, 2017

Testosterone: How the masculinity hormone works

Testosterone stands for masculinity, muscles, potency, dominance and aggressiveness. The male sex hormone is said to have some positive, but also a number of negative effects. That's really behind it.

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www.aerzteblatt.de, May 3, 2017

Type 2 diabetes: Despite many new drugs, blood sugar levels do not improve

Within eight years, between 2006 and 2013, more and more blood sugar lowering drugs came onto the market. In addition to sulfonylureas and biguanides (metformin), type 2 diabetics can use glitazones (thiazolidinediones) and gliptins (DPP-4 inhibitors).

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www.aerztezeitung.de, April 30, 2017

"Making wise decisions" in endocrinology
What does "thumbs up" apply to and what is not?

"Decide wisely" is a quality offensive. It should also sensitize doctors to the fact that not everything that is feasible should be done, especially since it can even be disadvantageous for patients.

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www.netdoktor.de, March 17, 2017

Pregnancy: get your thyroid tested!

Thyroid hormones are extremely important for the unborn child: If there is an undersupply, the child does not grow properly and it lags behind in its intellectual development and even with a dramatic loss of intelligence.

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www.pharmazeutische-zeitung.de, March 15, 2017

Hashimoto's thyroiditis: attack on the thyroid gland

Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease that manifests itself as chronic inflammation of the thyroid gland. With increasing damage, this leads to hypofunction and the hormone deficiency must be compensated for with medication.

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Franconian News, March 14, 2017

Uniklinik Würzburg: Patient information day on March 18th
Use of thyroid hormones

On Saturday, March 18, experts from all over Germany at the University Hospital in Würzburg will provide all interested parties with comprehensive and easily understandable information on the subject of thyroid hormone metabolism and the problems that can be associated with thyroid hormone substitution.

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www.dw.com, February 14, 2017

These hormones make us love

Being in love is exciting and wonderful. Hormones play a major role in this.They also determine the different phases - from fluttering butterflies in the stomach to the deepest love that welds us together.

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www.bild.de, February 14, 2017

Science - Not just on Valentine's Day: Kissing is healthy

Romance is beautiful. Hormone chemistry is better. Anyone who is deeply in love on Valentine's Day may feel like floating on cloud nine and wearing rose-colored glasses.

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www.aerzteblatt.de, January 13, 2017

Blood pressure affects the baby's gender even before pregnancy

The mother's blood pressure in the months leading up to pregnancy affects the likelihood of becoming a boy or a girl. Researchers from Canada and China have found evidence of this.

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www.aerzteblatt.de, December 16, 2016

Side note: Churchgoers live longer

Those who take part in religious events several times a week may be able to extend their lifespan. Compared to women who never went to church, going to church reduced overall mortality by 33 percent. At least that's the case with nurses ...

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www.ptaheute.de, November 23, 2016

Why a lack of sleep makes you fat

Overeating and lack of exercise are well-known risk factors for obesity and metabolic syndrome. But lack of sleep can also disturb the hormonal balance and make you fat.

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www.berliner-zeitung.de, November 22, 2016

Dwindling Splendor: What Really Helps Against Hair Loss in Women

A little goodbye is required. Losing 50 to 100 hairs a day is considered normal. It is just as inevitable that hair fullness decreases in the course of life - more in some, less in others. But what if the hair starts to thin out at a young age?

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www.fr-online.de, September 28, 2016

Hair loss, tiredness, tearfulness These symptoms suggest an underactive thyroid

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www.abendblatt.de, September 1, 2016

Cycle apps: be careful if you want to use contraception

For information, cycle apps are fine. However, if you don't want to get pregnant under any circumstances, you should be careful. Proper contraception is different.

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www.bunte.de, September 1, 2016

Forever young? Five Facts About Anti Aging Hormones

The older we get, the fewer hormones our body produces. But you can do something about it! The five so-called anti-aging hormones in particular are the focus of new beauty therapies.

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www.aerztezeitung.de, August 31, 2016

1st German hormone day on September 17th

The first German Hormone Day will take place on September 17, 2016. There are information events in more than 20 cities.

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www.taz.de, July 23, 2016

Menopause in men - The pharmaceutical industry is excited

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www.br.de, July 21, 2016

Testosterone doping on prescription - The business with the aging man

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deutsch.medscape.com, July 8, 2016

“Make smart decisions” when it comes to cortisone and testosterone, osteoporosis, thyroid and diabetes - the DGE's 10-point program

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www.aerzteblatt.de, July 4, 2016

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome:
The new name is intended to increase research interest

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www.pharmazeutische-zeitung.de, issue 25/26

Recreational athletes
The dangers of anabolic steroids

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www.apotheken-umschau.de, June 16, 2016

Who Should Take Vitamin D?

The body needs vitamins. In tablet form, however, they often do not help, and sometimes they even harm. How's that with vitamin D? And when does one have a defect?

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www.springer-gup.de, June 15, 2016

Radiation damage: iodine intake only by arrangement

Nobody should take high-dose iodine preparations independently to protect against possible reactor accidents, warns the German Society for Endocrinology on the occasion of the iodine tablet debate in North Rhine-Westphalia.

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www.focus.de, April 18, 2015

Testosterone: how useful or risky is the masculinity injection?

The testosterone injection is said to give more muscles and better sex. Treatment with the male hormone is booming. But doctors warn against the drug.

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www.achim-achilles.de, April 12, 2016

Spring fever vs. spring tiredness: why light moves us

Are the hormones going crazy in spring? An old wives' tale! The endocrinologist Helmut Schatz explains what the spring feeling is all about - and what the smell of musty leaves has to do with it.

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www.sueddeutsche.de, February 22, 2016

Dangerous glut of hormones

Hyperthyroidism is rare but can cause serious symptoms.

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www.welt.de, February 7, 2016

The vitamin D legend

Many people take vitamin D, especially in winter. They hope the substance will protect against bone ailments, depression and cancer. However, new studies warn against uncontrolled ingestion.

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www.deutschlandfunk.de, February 2, 2016

Vitamin D: A lot doesn't always help a lot

Half an hour a day outdoors is usually enough to produce enough vitamin D. If there is a vitamin D deficiency, the risk of bone fractures increases. It can therefore make sense to take vitamin D in the form of tablets in winter.

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www.zeit.de, December 31, 2015

Self-diagnosis: the health oracle

With analyzes of saliva, blood and urine, everyone can now monitor themselves at home - and be shocked by the results. Not all of these tests are useful.

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www.abendblatt.de, October 19, 2015

Medication: More thyroid hormones for young people

The number of thyroid hormone prescriptions for young adults between the ages of 20 and 34 has doubled since 2006. That comes from the current health report of the Techniker Krankenkasse (TK).

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www.sueddeutsche.de, August 11, 2015

Hormone therapy: no oomph

In aging men, testosterone levels drop naturally. Allegedly this should lead to fatigue and disturbances in love life.

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www.spiegel.de, May 23, 2015

Testosterone in elite sport: the woman who is not allowed to be

The sprinter Dutee Chand was about to break through when she was disqualified because her testosterone level was too masculine. Since then, the Indian has been fighting against world associations - and has a good chance of getting rid of outdated regulations.

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www.deutschlandfunk.de, May 12, 2015

Environmental hormones - Regulation in the EU is stalling

Environmental hormones outsmart the human hormone system and can massively disrupt it. The molecules intervene in the body's control processes, especially during development. A ban has been discussed in the EU for a long time. But critics consider this to be excessive.

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www.spiegel.de, March 19, 2015

Testosterone deficiency, intolerances and Co .: The inventors of the disease

Testosterone deficiency? Intolerances? Experts warn of fashion diseases that are diagnosed more often than necessary - and turn healthy into sick.

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www.wienerzeitung.at, March 16, 2015

But no menopause in men: therapies with testosterone are only useful for a few.

In recent years, doctors have discovered men over 45 as a well-funded customer group and proclaimed the discovery of menopause. In the light of current knowledge, there is little more than a marketing strategy behind it.

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www.medscapemedizin.de, February 11, 2015

Lust Loss: Testosterone Recommended For Women From Now On - But When Is It Really Indicated?

The German Society for Endocrinology (DGE) has spoken out in favor of recommending testosterone therapy as an option for postmenopausal women with reduced libido. It agrees with the recommendation of the US Endocrine Society, which recently adjusted its guidelines accordingly. The basis for this was the current study results.

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www.aerztezeitung.de, January 2, 2015

Papillary Thyroid Ca: Two Molecular Patterns Discovered

US researchers have further deciphered the origins of papillary thyroid carcinoma: Is this the breakthrough for the molecular pathological classification of thyroid carcinoma?

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www.tagesspiegel.de, October 27, 2014

Study: Sweeteners and light products make you fat and sick

Sweeteners and light foods can promote diabetes and obesity, researchers say. There are now several studies that establish this connection. Anyone who thinks they can cheat their body is mistaken.

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www.bild.de, September 14, 2014

Nutrition - Is Eating the New Religion?

Imagine meeting a friend at your favorite Italian restaurant. They want to exchange the latest gossip, have a glass of wine and of course eat well. You order tomato with mozzarella, then your favorite pasta and a tiramisu for dessert. Only your acquaintance cannot decide, has something to complain about every dish.

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www.t-online.de, August 20, 2014

Sex fatigue - A lack of testosterone is not always to blame for displeasure

Testosterone is considered to be the ultimate masculinity hormone. With increasing age, however, the level of the hormone decreases continuously in the stronger sex. If men feel tired, listless and sexually listless, this does not automatically mean that they have a testosterone deficiency that needs medication.

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www.test.de, June 26, 2014

Faq vitamin D: pure sun or sun cream?

The topic of vitamin D unsettles consumers: On the one hand, media reports say that almost 60 percent of Germans would not achieve optimal vitamin D values ​​and should go into the sun more often without sun protection. On the other hand, this has been shown to increase the risk of sunburn and skin cancer. So what to do

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www.springer-gup.de, July 24, 2014

Guideline brings down diet myth