Neurologist Dr. Peter Kossmehl explains that there are different types of paraplegia. At times some nerve and other bodily functions remain. Accidents and inflammation are the main causes of paraplegia.
New research has found that a controversial class of neurotoxins used in agriculture for pest control significantly impairs the fertility of male honeybees. Bee numbers in Europe and the US have been falling for years.
Is this the Alzheimer's breakthrough we've been waiting for? A new therapy appears to slow memory loss and reverse an underlying cause of the disease. DW has a Q&A breakdown of the findings.
To meet growing demand for food, Cambodian farmers have been increasingly resorting to the use of chemical fertilizers and some banned pesticides. But many are concerned about their negative effect on public health.
Germany's political parties targeted SPD candidate Martin Schulz during their annual, insult-rife Ash Wednesday rallies. Schulz fired back in a speech, calling out "ultra-nationalism" and Merkel's conservative union.
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