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Colon cancer: role of genes is overestimated

Familial Colorectal Cancer Risk: Genes Are Only Part of the Truth For decades, health experts have been pointing out that people who have had colorectal cancer in their families have an increased risk of developing the disease. But when it comes to this familial risk of colon cancer, the role of genes has long been overestimated.
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Rossmann recalls shower gel due to microbiological contamination

Official complaint: Rossmann starts recall for children's shower gelThe drugstore chain Rossmann has started a recall for the article "Children's shower gel 50 ml". According to the company, there is an official complaint for the shower gel. Dirk Rossmann GmbH asks customers to stop using the article "Children's shower gel 50 ml" with the EAN 9002422105661 or 9002422106804 and to return it to the branches.
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Can diabetes be predicted years before onset?

Improved prediction of type 2 diabetes? Special metabolites in the blood indicate whether a woman will develop type 2 diabetes after a temporary gestational diabetes disease. Based on this knowledge, a test could be developed in the future that identifies women with an increased risk.
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What should the maximum daily sugar intake be?

How much sugar is not yet unhealthy? The German Nutrition Society. (DAG) and the Deutsche Diabetes Gesellschaft e. (DDG) today published a consensus paper with a recommendation on the maximum intake of free sugar in Germany. With the consensus paper, the three specialist societies follow the recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO) from 2015 and advocate a maximum free sugar intake of less than 10% of the total energy intake.
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Bananas - ingredients and use

Bananas have become so common for us that we have almost forgotten their tropical origins. Every German consumes around 12 kilos a year - as a smoothie, nectar, as chips or raw. The equator fruit is part of our basic diet. There are good reasons for this: The yellow power packs, also called figs of paradise, contain a lot of nutrients.
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Shoe recall at Primark - repeated toxins discovered

Recall: Toxic chromium trioxide in women's shoes again Only recently did the Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) and the textiles discouter Primark warn of shoes whose inner lining contains dangerous pollutants. This increases the risk of allergic skin reactions.
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