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Medical articles
Date: 21/08/2018

Cosmetic procedures like topical fillers and laser resurfacing are established interventions for smoothing out wrinkles and fine lines. But they can also have side effects that include pigmentation changes, infections, red patches and bruising. Hyaluronic acid protects and regenerates the skin’s underlying architecture by increasing moisture, stimulating collagen and elastin synthesis, promoting tissue repair and

Medical articles
Date: 18/06/2018

70% of the human immune system resides in the gut. Surprising isnt’ it? It’s called the microbiome. Your immune system relies on the healthy intestinal bacteria to protect the body from illness. Age, poor diet, medications, and stress can upset the delicate balance of good to bad bacteria. The microbiome comprises the trillions of microorganisms

Medical articles
Date: 24/05/2018

We offer an extensive IgG food allergy laboratory test. Your blood sample will be analysed by a specialised laboratory which determines the presence of antibodies against a broad variety of foodstuffs. What is an IgG food allergy? These type III food allergies often remain undetected because the symptoms may occur only after a few hours

Medical articles
Date: 20/03/2018

A unique concept of revitalizing and well-being care for Him … and Her Discover a new dimension in the field of effective anti-aging! Pamper your skin with this luxurious cell and phyto treatment that will give you a unified complexion and a rejuvenated face. The active stabilized bio-integral cells of Cellap Laboratoire give Cellcosmet Et Cellmen

Medical articles
Date: 07/03/2018

Between traditional coffee or morning tea, daily gourmet breaks, and industrialized prepared meals, sugar is everywhere in our diet! In sweet products of course, but also in other unsweetened ones! (soups, bread, bread, gherkins, cookies, ketchup, tomato sauce, sausages, sauces, vinaigrette, balsamic vinegar, bouillon cubes, rusks, prepared dishes, frozen …). Thus, almost all of our current consumption

Medical articles
Date: 28/02/2018

Curcuma, more commonly known as turmeric, may help treat a variety of different ailments. Healers have used the herb for medicinal purposes for more than 4,000 years. In Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine, herbalists value Curcuma as an effective anti-inflammatory agent and wound healer. But in recent years, also the scientific community has begun to

Medical articles
Date: 23/01/2018

Characterized by a permanent excess of sugar in the blood, diabetes can result from genetic and environmental factors acting in concert. Due to an incredible increase in the number of patients, experts today speak of an epidemic. All over the world: There are more than 100 million diabetics. About 2.8% of the adult population is affected. Between

Medical articles
Date: 23/11/2017

Try our sleep checkup for advise and recommendations! Acutally it is essential not to underestimate the importance of sleep. Sleep is the most important factor contributing to your well-being and your appearance. An adequate sleep quota is one of the best defense mechanisms we have to stay healthy and manage stress. Sleeping is a physiological

Medical articles
Date: 01/11/2017

01Heavy metal toxicity is a very general subject and people experience widely varying symptoms in response to heavy metal poisoning. There are many individual metals causing varying degrees of illness based on acute and chronic exposures.  Heavy metals is the term used for a group of elements that have particular weight characteristics.  They are on

Medical articles
Date: 24/10/2017

An endocrine disruptor is a molecule that mimics, blocks or modifies the action of a hormone and disrupts the normal functioning of an organism. They are suspected of impairing human reproduction, causing neurological disorders, promoting diabetes or immune disorders. Among endocrine disruptors, we can find parabens in cosmetics and drugs, bisphenols (BP) in plastic packaging or

Medical articles
Date: 18/10/2017

A medical study published by the British Medical Journal in 2016 showed that about 250’000 deaths/year in the USA are due to medical errors! Frightening! Medical errors included mistake in medication administration (too much, too little, or given to the wrong patient), incorrect medical plan (patients got the wrong plan for their illness), failure in executing

Medical articles
Date: 10/10/2017

First question: what is Candida? Did you ever hear about it? Candida is a fungus, which is a form of yeast, and a very small amount of it lives in your mouth and intestines. Candida organisms commonly colonize the human gastrointestinal tract as a component of the resident microbiota. It helps out with digestion and

Medical articles
Date: 11/09/2017

It whistles, it buzzes, it sounds, it tingles, it rings in the ears … This is tinnitus. A problem which begins with noises in the ear and which, after becoming chronic, ends up invading the whole field of perception. And yet, chronic tinnitus is not properly speaking an ear disease, but rather a defect in the processing of

Medical articles
Date: 17/08/2017

What is Sleep Apnea? It’s a common and frequent sleep disorder, especially among men.  One talks about sleep apnea syndrome (SAS), when patients snore at night or have desires to sleep during the day. Studies show a significant number of breathing stops during sleep causing oxygen deficiencies with changes in heart rate and blood pressure. If these

Medical articles
Date: 07/08/2017

Our mesotherapy technique is used to keep your joints young. Mesotherapy is a medical technique consisting in the application of active products by micro-injections, directly in the skin around your joints using your dermis as transmitter and amplifier of a message of repair. This proven technique is painless, non-traumatic and leaves no traces. The message

Medical articles
Date: 25/07/2017

Vitiligo is a disease of the skin, with the main following feature:  disappearance of melanin in certain areas of the skin and as a result – the formation of white, depigmented patches on the skin. This is presumably  a result of exposure of the skin to certain drugs and chemicals, neuroendocrine, neuro-trophic factors, melanogenesis, autoimmune and inflammatory

Medical articles
Date: 27/06/2017

Inside your body there is an amazing protectio­n mechanism called the immune system. It is designed to defend you against millions of bacteria, microbes, viruses, toxins and parasites that would love to invade your body. The immune system is made up of special cells and chemicals that fight infection. The white blood cells that make

Medical articles
Date: 21/06/2017

Around fifty years old, a colonoscopy should be done on regulare basis for colon cancer screening. Many patients fear the procedure, but propofole sedation greatly helps to go through the exam without discomfort. Although simple digestive endoscopies such as oesol-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and colonoscopy can be performed without sedation, they are often better tolerated under sedation.

Medical articles
Date: 23/05/2017

The reasons for the appearance of cellulite are not always correctly understood. Contrary to popular belief, they are not associated with stress or overweight, but rather with a genetic factor. “Cellulite is not a disease,” doctors say. Superficial lipodystrophy (translated from Greek for lypo-fat, dis-disorder, and trophe-eating), as doctors call it, alters the appearance of

Medical articles
Date: 28/03/2017

According to a study in the United States, two genetic mutations from the three responsible for the development of cancer are provoked by errors in cell division, a key process in the regeneration of the body. This conclusion, however, can cause a lot of controversy. “There is ample evidence that changing certain factors, such as

Medical articles
Date: 23/01/2017

Obesity is one of the most pervasive, chronic diseases in need of new strategies for medical treatment and prevention.It is increasing around the world. High body mass index now ranks with major global health problems such as childhood and maternal under-nutrition, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, unsafe sex, iron deficiency, smoking, alcohol and unsafe water

Medical articles
Date: 02/12/2016

Professor H.M. Ockenfels will be using the confocal laser microscope for a precise and clear diagnosis. No biopsy needed. So if you have any doubts on a mole, don’t hesitate and contact us for a consultation!contact@in-corpore.ch, +41228403334 Confocal microscopy to noninvasively detect skin cancer An emerging technology to avoid unnecessary skin biopsy Skin cancer is the

Medical articles
Date: 14/09/2016

Regular health exams and tests can help find problems before they start. They also can help find problems early, when your chances for treatment and cure are better. By getting the right health services, screenings, and treatments, you are taking steps that help your chances for living a longer, healthier life. Your age, health and

Medical articles
Date: 24/08/2016

Pomegranate fruit extract is a rich source of polyphenols, chemicals in plants that provide their flavor and color. Polyphenols are also antioxidants, that are thought to provide several heart-protecting benefits, including reducing low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or “bad”) cholesterol. And the level of these antioxidants is higher than do many other fruit juices. The fruit is

Medical articles
Date: 03/08/2016

Atopic dermatitis (also called atopic eczema or neurodermatitis) is an inherited immune disease of the skin more and more common among the population. Although atopic dermatitis can occur in all ethnic groups and anywhere in the world, an increase in the incidence of this disease is observed in urban areas and in developed countries (and

Medical articles
Date: 27/07/2016

Nowadays we often worry, with good reason, aboout weight control and obesity. Indeed it is often linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. We heard a lot about low fat diets; Yet every day, we are facing difficult decisions. Must we remove all the fat? Can we continue to use butter and

Medical articles
Date: 01/06/2016

When you want a general blood and urine analysis to check your health status, do you also think about checking the level of heavy metals in your body? Did you know that a high level of arsenic, lead, mercury, aluminium, or cadmium for example, can provoke chronic diseases, immune system weaknesses or even cancer? Lets

Medical articles
Date: 26/05/2016

As Bazar magazine describes him, Dr de Frahan is more than a plastic surgeon, he’s an artist, a sculptor! And if you are thinking about plastic surgery and you want some advice? Don’t hesitate! Dr Olivier de Frahan consults regularly in our medical center in Geneva. His next sessions of consultations will take place on

Medical articles
Date: 27/04/2016

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative non-inflammatory joint disorder affecting the cartilage, it becomes damaged and pain appears. At an advanced stage of osteoarthritis, the surface of the articular cartilage eventually disappears. Development or proliferation of the bone beneath the cartilage often follows. Osteoarthritis usually occurs on the knee, hip or fingers but can also occur in

Medical articles
Date: 21/04/2016

Vitamin A actually is a group of antioxidant compounds that play an important role in vision, bone growth and health of the immune system. They occur naturally in both plant and animal tissues. In general, there are two types of vitamin A, depending on the type of food source it comes from: Vitamin A from

Medical articles
Date: 13/04/2016

Your big toe deviates towards the others? A painful lump appeared on the front side of the foot? So, you have probably hallux valgus, commonly called “bunion”. This bone deformity, affecting one person out of fifteen, mainly women (90%) in their fifties, can be very painful and handicapping. And this on several levels. Indeed, an

Medical articles
Date: 23/03/2016

This problem that can affect fertility, concerns between 10 and 15% of women between the ages of 25 and 40. But it remains difficult to diagnose. Every month, because of hormones, the internal lining of the uterus, the endometrium, is transformed to accommodate an embryo. If there is no pregnancy, the endometrial tissue is eliminated:

Medical articles
Date: 01/03/2016

Oxidation is a mechanism that occurs not only during elaboration of oils but also within the human body. Reactions which cause the formation of free radicals (peroxidizing agents), constantly happen in the human body. Generally, these free radicals do not cause significant damage, thanks to the protective action of antioxidant substances that help, to some

Medical articles
Date: 22/02/2016

Partial or complete mastectomy may appear necessary to treat breast cancer. This will depend on the stage of the disease, the type of cancer, the patient’s age and other factors. At the initial stage of the disease, a mastectomy is not always necessary. If the volume of the breast is large and the tumor is

Medical articles
Date: 22/01/2016

Are you thinking about plastic surgery? Do you want some advice? Don’t hesitate! The world famous plastic surgeon Dr Olivier de Frahan consults regularly in our medical center in Geneva. His next sessions of consultations will take place on February 10th, hurry up to book an appointment! Contact us by phone or email. You will

Medical articles
Date: 19/01/2016

In collaboration with Le Richemond Hotel in Geneva, we want to offer you the most comfortable, quick and efficient check-up available. You will spend one night in one of the most famous hotel of Geneva in an luxurious room with lake view for an exclusive Incorpore price. Your check-up will start with a blood and

Medical articles
Date: 23/11/2015

The slimming diets offered by magazines will never work, because we all react differently to the consumption of healthy food, which allows some to lose weight when other gain some. A study recommends a personalized approach. For example, a woman has presented an increase in its level of sugar in the blood every time she

Medical articles
Date: 16/11/2015

Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy… what to do after a heavy toxic oncology treatment Struggling against cancer is a huge path for a human being. First there is the diagnosis to accept and then quickly comes the concrete fight. It may include surgery, small or big, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonotherapy and new treatments like immunotherapy for certain types of

Medical articles
Date: 10/11/2015

Nearly 80% of consultations in phlebology are motivated by aesthetic, sometimes coupled requests to other complaints: pain, swelling, sensation of heavy legs. Our phlebologist uses modern research methods, diagnoses, prevention and treatment of diseases such as varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency, venous leg ulcers, inflammatory diseases of veins (thrombophlebitis) and thrombosis.   Methods of diagnosis: Ultrasound

Medical articles
Date: 05/10/2015

Headaches are one of the most common symptoms that can be experienced. Most people will experience a headache at some point of their lives. They can affect anyone regardless of age and gender. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that around 47% of the world’s adult population will have experienced a headache within the last

Medical articles
Date: 03/07/2015

The liver is the second largest organ in the body. The liver’s function is to process everything we eat or drink and filter any harmful substances from the blood. If too much fat has accumulated in the liver then this process is interfered with. The liver commonly repairs itself by rebuilding new liver cells when

Medical articles
Date: 26/06/2015

Rhesus factor is a substance found in people’s blood. Everybody’s blood is either rhesus positive or rhesus negative. On its own the rhesus factor does not cause health problems. But when a mother is Rh negative and her fetus is Rh positive, there can be health risks for that fetus and for the fetus of

Medical articles
Date: 05/05/2015

Our bodies are made up of 100 trillion cells that perform billions of reactions per second each and every day. Oxidation is a normal process by which our body uses oxygen (hence the term oxidation) for energy metabolism. During virtually every cell function, including the creation of ATP (our body’s energy currency) electrons are passed back and

Medical articles
Date: 27/04/2015

Telomeres are gene sequences present at chromosomal ends and are responsible for maintaining genome integrity. Telomere length is maximum at birth and decreases progressively with advancing age and thus is considered as a biomarker of chronological aging. Every time a cell divides, its telomeres get a little shorter. Years of replication can eventually wear telomeres

Medical articles
Date: 20/04/2015

The role of Swiss medicine      

Medical articles
Date: 14/04/2015

Food has a profound effect on our health. From the first milk we take, to the vast array of culinary creations that give us both pleasure and sustenance, our genes influence our diets — and vice versa. This complex interplay has shaped human evolution. Nutrigenomics will help us exploit this relationship, blurring the boundaries between

Medical articles
Date: 06/02/2015

This check-up is intended for women sexual active and probably planning pregnancy. It’s  created not only for the prevention of female reproductive system using biological and radiological studies, but also to study the eating habits and lifestyle of the patient and to give her recommendations for improving the quality of life in all clinical aspects. Our doctors

Medical articles
Date: 20/11/2014

Andropause or hormonal changes that occur with age in men must be supported by specialists and specific skills. Especially since it is the time in your life when you want to stay sexually active. This check-up doesn’t only allow to perform a preventive urology control, with the help of appropriate laboratory and radiological tests, but

Medical articles
Date: 06/05/2014

Sofosbuvir (brand name Sovaldi) is a drug developed by Gilead Sciences used to treat hepatitis C infection. In combination with other therapies, Sofosbuvir can effectively cure hepatitis in 90 percent of patients. It inhibits the RNA polymerase that the hepatitis C virus (HCV) uses to replicate its RNA. It was discovered at Pharmasset and developed

Medical articles
Date: 14/04/2014

In collaboration with Dr Jean-Pierre Naim, we have developped our rejuvenation check-up and treatment. Our anti-aging specialist identifies and treats the nutritional and hormonaldeficiencies and provides a personalized approach.By optimizing lifestyle, diet, exercise, stress levels, detoxification and hormone replacement, this revolutionary medicine boosts your energy, your well-being, your happiness and your sex life. Anti-aging medicine is the