Christine Wandolo



Role: Section Editor, Health
No. of articles: 62
Email: christine.wandolo@themunicheye.com




BMW and Toyota to develop a fuel cell vehicle

BMW and Toyota to develop a fuel cell vehicle
MUNICH (awp international) - BMW and Toyota will jointly develop a fuel cell-powered vehicle by 2020. The two car companies have signed an agreement...

Cardiovascular disease: Leading cause of death in Germany

Microscopic photo of cells damaged by heard disease --munichFOTO
Wiesbaden (dapd) - Cardiovascular disease is still the leading cause of death in Germany. According to reports by the Federal Statistical Office in...

Antibiotic resistance and health

The spread of antibiotic resistance among pathogenic microbes poses a growing threat to health. A new study shows how one resistance factor evicts an...

Prostate cancer: Curcumin curbs metastases

Powdered turmeric has been used for centuries to treat osteoarthritis and other illnesses. Its active ingredient, curcumin, inhibits inflammatory...

Apples too, have side effects

The Bodensee area is a significant producer of apples in Germany --munichFOTO
No side effects are generally known or expected to occur with apple fruit. However, apple seeds should not be eaten, as they contain cyanide and are...

Oktoberfest: Track your calories

Soon it will be time for the Oktoberfest, and many people will go to the Wies'n to eat, drink and party. Just how healthy is the food served at the...

Symptoms of diabetes

Diabetes, a chronic condition affecting millions
If you are constantly hungry, experience increased thirst and urination and have blurred vision, this may not be a very good sign as you may be...

Antibiotics during pregnancy may lead to asthma in children

(Reuters) - According to a Danish study, children whose mothers took antibiotics while they were pregnant are slightly more likely than other children...

Heart attack preventable someday?

New studies suggest that certain microRNAs play a role in the development of arteriosclerosis. Inhibition of a specific microRNA has been shown to...

WHO urges doctors to watch for new SARS-like virus

LONDON (AP) -- Global health officials have alerted doctors to be on the lookout for a virus related to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) but...

Light-activated reversal of anesthesia

In a new study, a light-sensitive moiety has been added to propofol, a commonly used anesthetic, allowing its narcotic effect to be controlled by...

New approach slows retinal degeneration

Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), a genetic disease that causes degeneration of photoreceptors in the eye
Lans Sommerfeld* suffers from retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a genetic disease that causes degeneration of photoreceptors in the eye, which often leads to...