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Stroke

In Switzerland, approx. 16,000 patients suffer a stroke every year. It is the most common life-threatening neurological disorder. A quarter of these patients die within a short period of time. Of those who survive, 50-80% remain disabled and are often …



Osteoporosis, Calcium & Vitamin D

Calcium and vitamin D play a central role in bone metabolism: in children and during adolescence it is part of building the skeleton, in adults and especially in the elderly it is required to avoid excessive bone loss. Calcium is …



Avalanche Prevention Tool

Planning to go skiing or off piste this holiday? What do you know about AVALANCHE prevention? Approx. 2000 people have been hit or buried by an avalanche over the last 10 years. Every year, about 25 people die from this …