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...

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...

Covid vaccines saved over one million lives in Europe

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Corona vaccines have saved more than one million lives in Europe and countries of the former Soviet Union since the end of...

Austria ends all Corona measures

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In Austria, all Corona measures will be phased out. This was decided by the government on Wednesday. On April 30, the now...

Covid wave in China: Virus without a visa

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There is great joy in the neighboring countries about the Chinese being allowed to travel again. But there is also fear of...

USA and Italy impose mandatory testing for travelers from China

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In light of a massive wave of Corona infections in China, the U.S. and Italy are increasing their precautionary measures....

Bavaria has spent 3.7 billion euros on the fight against Covid-19

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The Free State of Bavaria has spent more than 3.7 billion euros since 2020 to directly combat the Corona pandemic. This is...

Corona drug Paxlovid becomes a slow seller

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Many hopes were pinned on the Corona drug Paxlovid at the beginning of the year. At the time, the newly developed tablets...

Aidshilfe demands one million vaccination doses against monkeypox

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To get monkeypox infections under control in Germany, many more vaccine doses are needed than have been ordered by the...

Corona vaccination prevented 20 million deaths

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Corona vaccinations have prevented nearly 20 million Covid 19 deaths worldwide in their first year, according to a recent...

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...

WHO calls for rigorous contact tracing for monkeypox patients

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

Authorities tighten Corona measures in Beijing

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

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...

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...

Medical experts doubt sense of child vaccinations

From the medical side, the impression is often given that the vaccination of children under 16 years of age is beyond...

New mutant in India in 70 percent of cases

On Thursday, Indian health authorities reported more than 314,000 new infections with the Sars-Cov-2 coronavirus, and no...

Lockdown in Bavaria until mid-April

There will be no relaxations in Bavaria until the end of the Easter vacations, but as of April 12, regional relaxations...

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...

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...

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....

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,...

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...
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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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Lauterbach: Corona pandemic is over

Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (SPD) considers the Corona pandemic in Germany to be over. Looking at the status, for...
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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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More than 250 Corona vaccine claims approved

The German states have so far approved 253 applications for compensation due to a serious undesirable side effect of the...
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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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Number of acute respiratory diseases significantly declining

The number of acute respiratory illnesses in Germany has fallen significantly. It was most recently at the level of the...
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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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Concern about corona wave in China grows worldwide

Following the U.S. and other countries, the European Union also wants to ramp up protective measures against the...
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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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New lockdown wave in China

Rising corona infections have triggered a new wave of lockdowns in China. From Wuhan in central China to Xining in the...
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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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Cannabis legalization could violate EU law

The cannabis legalization planned by the coalition violates EU law, according to a study by the Bundestag's Scientific...
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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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More corona patients in intensive care units

The number of people who have to be treated with Covid-19 in an intensive care unit continues to rise. As of Wednesday,...
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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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Lack of corona testing could make us 'blind to the evolution of the virus'

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an urgent warning against slackening in the fight against the virus in...
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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....
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Belgium sends monkeypox infected person into isolation for 21 days

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

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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Number of smokers growing, though not in Europe

Around 1.1 billion people in the world are smokers, and around 200 million also use tobacco in other forms, such as...
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North Korea reports 21 more deaths

North Korea has reported 21 more "fever"-related deaths following a suspected massive corona outbreak. In addition,...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Germany seven-day incidence falls below 25

Health offices in Germany have reported 2440 new Corona infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within one day. This...

Mutant combines British and Indian traits

The government of Vietnam announced over the weekend that a new variant of the coronavirus had been discovered in the...

America wants to help India with vaccine

Dramatic images and critical statements from India have apparently persuaded the U.S. government to soften its "America...

CureVac's vaccine: Hope in the fight against coronavirus?

The vaccination process in Germany is slowly picking up speed, but it could go considerably faster - if it weren't for the...

Companies forced to offer corona tests to employees

In view of the discussion about a compulsory offer for corona tests in companies, Labor Minister Hubertus Heil (SPD) has...

EU vaccine chief threatens Astra-Zeneca

An EU export ban on the Corona vaccine made by British-Swedish manufacturer Astra-Zeneca is drawing closer. "We will act,"...

Elderly at increased risk for multiple corona infections

An infection with the coronavirus offers most, but not all, people protection against reinfection in the months that...

10 million vaccinations per week by June

Federal Finance Minister Olaf Scholz states that Germany will massively expand its vaccination capacity in the coming...

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....

Nasal swab tests now approved

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

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...

Corona rates continue to improve

Health departments in Germany reported 6114 new Corona infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within one day. In...