Pain under the kneecap Pain below the kneecap occurs especially in young and active people. The complaints are most noticeable when going downhill, climbing stairs, hiking, running or getting up from a crouched position. With these movements, the load or the pull and the pressure on the patella and the patellar tendon in which it is embedded is particularly strong.
Climbing in the hall: Who is liable in the event of damage? Bouldering is becoming increasingly popular in Germany. The climbing halls are often well filled, especially in bad weather. Due to the high number of practitioners, occasional accidents and injuries cannot be avoided. Who pays for the damage - the hall operator, the rope partner or do the victims pay the costs themselves?
Tattoo removal prohibited for alternative practitioners On October 19, 2018, the Federal Council approved the federal government's proposed regulation, but decided to make some changes. All licensed doctors with the necessary specialist knowledge can now carry out tattoo removal. Alternative practitioners are excluded from this as proposed in the government proposal.
Natural home remedies for ear pain Home remedies can be used effectively for ear pain if serious illnesses have been excluded. Sudden pain usually shows up in acute otitis media. Inflammation of the middle ear, which is accompanied by severe symptoms and fever, should be examined by a specialist and - if necessary - treated with an antibiotic.
Healthy iron levels - a key to longevity? People age at different speeds. The biological age of a person should reflect this difference between the years of life lived and the actual state of the body. With many diseases such as heart disease, dementia and cancer, the risk increases with increasing biological age.
Around 30 new drugs to improve care In the course of 2019, around 30 new drugs are to be approved for treatment. These include new antibiotics that are said to show better efficacy against resistant bacteria, anti-cancer drugs and medicines for blood clotting disorders.