Rising Incidence of Cancer in Individuals under 50

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A recent study conducted by an international team from Zhejiang University in China reveals a concerning trend: cancer...

Fostering a Healthy Start: An In-Depth Guide to Baby's Health

Welcoming a new baby into the world is an exhilarating experience filled with joy, wonder, and excitement. However, it...

Alzheimer's and Parkinson's: Understanding the Two Most Common Neurodegenerative Disorders

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Neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's have become increasingly prevalent as life expectancy rises...

How Sleep Affects Heart Health

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In the perpetual hustle and bustle of modern life, sleep often falls victim to the relentless march of productivity....

TUM Inhalation medicine could prevent severe pneumonia

Severe lung damage in diseases such as Covid-19 is often caused by overactive immune cells in the affected individuals....

A Seasonal Calendar for Fresh Delights: Fruits and Vegetables in Germany

Embracing seasonal produce not only supports local farmers and reduces environmental impact but also ensures that you...

Lauterbach: Corona pandemic is over

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Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (SPD) considers the Corona pandemic in Germany to be over. Looking at the status, for...

More than 250 Corona vaccine claims approved

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The German states have so far approved 253 applications for compensation due to a serious undesirable side effect of the...

Number of acute respiratory diseases significantly declining

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The number of acute respiratory illnesses in Germany has fallen significantly. It was most recently at the level of the...

Concern about corona wave in China grows worldwide

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Following the U.S. and other countries, the European Union also wants to ramp up protective measures against the...

New lockdown wave in China

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Rising corona infections have triggered a new wave of lockdowns in China. From Wuhan in central China to Xining in the...

Cannabis legalization could violate EU law

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The cannabis legalization planned by the coalition violates EU law, according to a study by the Bundestag's Scientific...

More corona patients in intensive care units

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The number of people who have to be treated with Covid-19 in an intensive care unit continues to rise. As of Wednesday,...

Lack of corona testing could make us 'blind to the evolution of the virus'

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an urgent warning against slackening in the fight against the virus in...

Belgium sends monkeypox infected person into isolation for 21 days

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Anyone infected with the monkeypox virus must isolate themselves for 21 days in Belgium in the future. This was decided by...

Number of smokers growing, though not in Europe

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Around 1.1 billion people in the world are smokers, and around 200 million also use tobacco in other forms, such as...

New Corona super variant in Southern Africa

The spread of a new, potentially very dangerous variant of the coronavirus in southern Africa has caused international...

UK exceeds incidence of 100 - government still wants to relax

The United Kingdom has exceeded the threshold of 100 in its seven-day incidence. On Monday, authorities registered 10,468...

Each vaccine has its merits and they all work

Reports from the scientific community often meant bad news in the Corona year: Warnings, steep curves, mutated viruses....

First special approval for Corona self-tests

The Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices has granted the first three special approvals for Corona tests for...
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The Importance of Regular Medical Check-ups: Prioritizing Preventive Healthcare

In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it's easy to overlook our health until a problem arises. However, prioritizing...
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Germany's Insurance Landscape: Understanding the Most Essential Policies

Germany's reputation for efficiency extends to its insurance sector, where a variety of policies offer residents...
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Navigating the Maze: A Comprehensive Guide to Health Insurance in Germany

For residents and expatriates in Germany, understanding the intricacies of the healthcare system, particularly health...
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Securing Your Health: The Importance of Having Health Insurance

In today's unpredictable world, one thing remains constant: the importance of safeguarding your health. While many aspects...
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Cat Bite, Burn Blister, or Insect Bite: Tips for Treating Minor Injuries

Minor injuries like cat bites, burn blisters, or insect bites can occur unexpectedly and often leave individuals searching...
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Global Life Expectancy Takes a Hit Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

A recent study published in the esteemed medical journal The Lancet reveals a grim reality: global life expectancy has...

Health Beyond Borders: A Roadmap for Expats Living Abroad

Living as an expatriate, immersing oneself in a new culture and environment, can be an enriching experience. However, amid...

Breakthrough Weight Loss Injection Shows Promise in Lowering High Blood Pressure

Obesity often brings about serious health complications, including high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, and fatty liver...

Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability (LOHAS): A Deeper Dive into its Meaning and Significance

In a rapidly changing world, where concerns about health, the environment, and sustainable living have taken center stage,...

Top 10 Best Private Health Insurers for Expatriates in Germany

Living abroad as an expatriate comes with its own set of challenges, one of which is ensuring access to high-quality...
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Brainlab and AO Collaborate on Future of Medical Training

During the annual AO Trustees Meeting, which was held this year in Sydney, Australia, the digital medical technology...
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Covid vaccines saved over one million lives in Europe

Corona vaccines have saved more than one million lives in Europe and countries of the former Soviet Union since the end of...
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Kenyan introduced mosquito species causes concern

With the arrival of a new species of mosquito in Kenya, concerns are growing about an increase in malaria. During a...
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Austria ends all Corona measures

In Austria, all Corona measures will be phased out. This was decided by the government on Wednesday. On April 30, the now...
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Large majority favors free condoms for young people

In France, young people between the ages of 18 and 25 have been receiving condoms free of charge since the beginning of...
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Covid wave in China: Virus without a visa

There is great joy in the neighboring countries about the Chinese being allowed to travel again. But there is also fear of...
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Europe-wide mandatory PCR testing for China flights

In view of the massive wave of corona infections in China, the chief executive officer of the World Medical Association,...
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USA and Italy impose mandatory testing for travelers from China

In light of a massive wave of Corona infections in China, the U.S. and Italy are increasing their precautionary measures....
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Almost two million unvaccinated Italians must pay fine

The Corona vaccination requirement divides many societies. In Germany, facility-based mandatory vaccination is in effect...
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Bavaria has spent 3.7 billion euros on the fight against Covid-19

The Free State of Bavaria has spent more than 3.7 billion euros since 2020 to directly combat the Corona pandemic. This is...
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Flu vaccination: When should you get vaccinated?

High fever, aching limbs and severe fatigue, these are some typical symptoms of influenza. Influenza is caused by viruses...
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Corona drug Paxlovid becomes a slow seller

Many hopes were pinned on the Corona drug Paxlovid at the beginning of the year. At the time, the newly developed tablets...
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U.S. state of Indiana restricts access to abortions

Indiana has passed a sweeping restriction on abortion access. Republican Governor Eric Holcomb signed the law passed by...
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Aidshilfe demands one million vaccination doses against monkeypox

To get monkeypox infections under control in Germany, many more vaccine doses are needed than have been ordered by the...
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Corona vaccination for Bundeswehr soldiers remains mandatory

The Corona vaccination remains mandatory for Bundeswehr soldiers. The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig on Thursday...
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Corona vaccination prevented 20 million deaths

Corona vaccinations have prevented nearly 20 million Covid 19 deaths worldwide in their first year, according to a recent...
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Shanghai lifts many restrictions after two months of lockdown

After two months of strict lockdown, restrictions have largely been eased in the eastern Chinese port city of Shanghai....

Which virus variants are there and how dangerous are they?

Similar to the coronavirus, for example, there are different pathogen variants of monkeypox, which is spreading worldwide...

Monkeypox infections in twelve countries

Experts are at least certain of one thing in view of this unusual series of outbreaks: monkeypox cannot be compared with...
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WHO calls for rigorous contact tracing for monkeypox patients

After the appearance of monkeypox in humans in Europe and the United States, the World Health Organization (WHO) has...
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Authorities tighten Corona measures in Beijing

Corona measures in the Chinese capital Beijing have been further tightened. The city center of the Chinese capital was...

WHO observes new Omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5

In light of new coronavirus subvariants, the World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned that countries are testing less....

U.S. to make vaccination a condition of entry

According to media reports, the U.S. government wants to require proof of a full Corona vaccination from almost all...

Fifth corona wave in Spain, virus now affecting young people

In Spain, the fifth wave of Corona is sweeping the country almost unchecked. On Tuesday, the regions reported almost...

Statutory health insurance chief calls broad child vaccinations "reckless"

Andreas Gassen, orthopedist and head of the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians (KBV), has spoken out...

Vaccination wave rolling towards Germany despite vaccination backlog

In Germany, there is currently a vaccination backlog, many people who have been vaccinated refuse an offer of vaccination...

Nasal swab tests now approved

In Germany, people can now test themselves for the coronavirus. The Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices...

Astra-Zeneca may produce less than promised in second quarter

The Swedish-British pharmaceutical company Astra-Zeneca is facing repeated production bottlenecks. The company, which is...

German Corona infection rates continue downward trend

Health authorities in Germany reported 4369 new Corona infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within one day. In...

Biontech vaccine nearly 96 percent effective after two doses

The Corona vaccine from Mainz-based Biontech and its U.S. partner Pfizer has an efficacy of nearly 96 percent after two...