News

12/09/17

We all know that high cholesterol values are never a good thing. However, many people are not aware that some situations may lead to very high levels of cholesterol...

11/09/17

It is an alarming statistic that 67 percent of lower limb amputations are a result of poorly controlled diabetes. People with diabetes are far more likely to have...

04/09/17

In all honesty, do you know what your cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure levels are? Knowing about these is very relevant, especially if you are 50 or older....

21/08/17

Holiday time is known to be often stressful. Booking, packing, flying… so many things to think of. For you to be as best prepared as possible for your flight, we have...

15/08/17

An increasing number of people worldwide are overweight. Children and teenagers are also concerned. But what does being overweight really mean, apart from an aesthetic...

07/08/17

Behavioral strategies that relieve the physical and emotional burdens of chronic pain are becoming more commonplace, not just as alternatives or adjuncts to problematic...

04/08/17

The combination of a sight and a hearing impairment is known as deaf-blindness. Some people affected by deaf-blindness are completely blind and deaf, while others can...

(ETH Zürich/Alessandro Della Bella)
31/07/17

In continuation of the CYBATHLON event that took place in Zurich in October 2016, the CYBATHLON Series has been created in order to open up the theme of disability and...

24/07/17

A thrombus is a blood clot in the vascular system (circulatory system). It stays attached to the site where it was formed and impedes blood flow. Under these...

10/07/17

Do your calves or thighs hurt when you walk? If yes, this could indicate a serious disease: indeed, a closing up of blood vessels in the legs means that the arteries...