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Diseases

Diabetic neuropathy (polyneuropathy)

Diabetic neuropathy or nerve damage is a typical, chronic secondary disease of diabetes mellitus, in which the nerve pathways of the peripheral nervous system are mostly damaged and gradually die. The most common form is diabetic polyneuropathy (peripheral sensorimotor polyneuropathy), initially recognizable by sensations on the feet.
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Light and sound therapy can slow Alzheimer's

Breakthrough in the treatment of Alzheimer's? Can regular treatment with sounds and light signals help to alleviate the symptoms of Alzheimer's? A US research team has now found in a study that daily stimulation of the senses by light pulses and sounds improves memory and contributes to a significant breakdown of so-called amyloid plaques.
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Symptoms

Loss of appetite - causes and symptoms

The symptom loss of appetite accompanies many diseases, especially in the gastrointestinal area, often occurs at the beginning of an illness and can also be found in connection with psychological problems. Together with an illness, anorexia (loss of appetite) is only present for a limited time, the appetite usually returns on its own as soon as the patient is healthy.
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Cone snail poison relieves pain 1,000 times more potent than morphine

Conotoxins for Pain Relief Carnivorous sea snails of the genus Conus, also known as cone snails, use a neurotoxin to catch food and to ward off enemies. Structured peptides, known as conotoxins, are contained in the poison. An Austrian-Australian research team has now found that such conotoxins are suitable as potent pain relievers.
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