A Stroke in a Nutshell
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A Stroke in a Nutshell

A stroke can happen to anyone at any time and to all age groups – from unborns, to newborns, teenagers, middleagers and aged people. According to the WHO each year worldwide about 6.2 mio. people die because of a stroke.

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Human Papillomaviruses (HPV)
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Human Papillomaviruses (HPV)

What is HPV? We know about 200 different types of human papillomaviruses (HPV) of which about 40 types cause anal and genital diseases and are sexually transmitted, non-regarding the sexual orientation.

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Insect Venom Allergy
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Insect Venom Allergy

What is an insect venom allergy? This is when someone gets bitten or stung by an insect and shows an allergic reaction. The insects whose venoms most often cause allergies are honey bees and wasps. In this article, I will talk about bee sting allergies, their consequences and their treatment.

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Veterinary medicine
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Veterinary medicine

The world has heard about magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning as a diagnostic tool for human diseases, but it is also very common in horse veterinarian clinics. When a ‧horse goes lame, or it has other pathologic orthopedic conditions, an MRI is a versatile and efficient method.

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The Human Sensory Organs
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The Human Sensory Organs

What are senses?

A sense is the ability to perceive stimuli from the environment and the own body. Those stimuli are perceived through our sensory organs which are the eyes, the nose, the ears, the tongue as well as the skin and several internal sense organs. The sense organs contain specific cells which...

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Digital Transformation of the Working World
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Digital Transformation of the Working World

The terms digitization, digitalization and digital transformation can often be confused due to their similar appearance. Digitization means the transformation of analogue information into digital form. For example, you scan a sheet of paper with information on it, and save this scan on your computer as a PDF.

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Disinfection in Health Care Facilities
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Disinfection in Health Care Facilities

In health care facilities, risks exist. The employees are the most at risk. Firstly, the risk of infectious pathogens is very high; workers can be exposed to Hepatitis-B- or Hepatitis-C-Viruses, or to HIV. Thus, arrangements to minimize the risk of infection are exceptionally important. Secondly, accidents...

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You Better Take Care of Your Gut Bacteria
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You Better Take Care of Your Gut Bacteria

Less than ten years ago, most people were unaware of the critical role the microbiome plays within the body. Only alternative practitioners, healers or patients with unclear disorders were interested in the composition of their feces. Today, many scientists investigate the role of the gut microbiome on...

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Medical Crossword 2018
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Medical Crossword 2018

Welcome to our English MTA Dialog medical crossword in December 2018! With this feature you may test your knowledge after reading MTA Dialog during the year 2018. The terms in the crossword are all words you may know from the issues during this year.

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Physiology of the Heart
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Physiology of the Heart

The heart lies in the center of the thoracic cavity, also called the mediastinum. It has four chambers, two atria (singular: atrium) and two ventricles. Blood flows through the heart.

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