In brief

Treatments and diagnostic tests

Treatments and diagnostic tests

How should antibiotics be used, and what is a glucose tolerance test? Here we describe treatment approaches and diagnostic test procedures in an easy-to-understand way. 

The human body

The human body

How does the ear work? What is cholesterol all about, and what is the spine made up of? In this section you will find answers to questions about the structure and function of the human body.

Evidence-based medicine

“Evidence-based” means “supported by scientific proof.” But why is that special? How is evidence-based medicine different from other approaches, how can it be used for health information – and what's in it for patients? You can find the answers here.

Glossary

In our glossary we briefly explain medical and health care terms. The glossary terms are marked in our articles. If you click on a glossary term, a separate, small window will open.