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Great care is taken when composing the articles. However, errors in data processing cannot always be prevented. In view of this and because advances in medical science progress rapidly, the reader hereby is given the explicit advice to acquire independent information and/or research regarding the stated diagnostic methods, dosages of medicine, and other information. The Society cannot be held liable for the consequences of activities undertaken based on the information on its website.

Questions in specific sections  (blogs) are not answered by doctors. The editors have no responsibility for the questions and answers submitted. This system is not intended to replace a doctor’s visit but is intended to serve as contact with fellow patients. The explicit advice will be given to contact your treating physician or general practitioner with your individual medical complaint.