Category: Health

Mouth-nose mask cleaning

How do you clean a face mask?

Proper cleaning, use and care of mouth-nose masks made of cotton or similar materials is essential. This is about mindfulness.

Despite Corona: stay active!

Despite Corona: stay active!

The exceptional situation caused by the corona pandemic forced active people into their own walls. Social contacts suffered. Our call: stay active!

Aging healthy, we have tips

Healthy into old age

Aging healthy, who doesn't want that? Right now, older people should do everything they can to strengthen their immune systems.

Dr. Lars Frisch (board member of the Freifrau-von-Nauendorf Foundation), award winner PD Dr. Boris Stanzel (Sulzbach Eye Clinic), Dr. Kaschlin Butt (Head of the Wiesbaden Health Department)

Sulzbacher ophthalmologist receives promotional award

Priv. Lecturer Dr. Boris Stanzel, ophthalmologist and stem cell researcher at Sulzbach Eye Clinic has received the Freifrau-von-Nauendorf Foundation's promotional award. The jury recognized his work in the area of ​​age-related macular degeneration, a common retinal disease.

BfArM President criticizes supply bottlenecks for medicines

The president of the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM), Karl Broich, has criticized the increasing supply shortages of medicines as “completely unacceptable”. In individual cases, certain cancer therapies would therefore have to be interrupted or postponed, Broich told the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung” (Thursday edition). Overall, the bottlenecks are above all a problem for pharmacists, who then

Berlin doctor raises constitutional complaint against paragraph 219a

Berlin doctor Bettina Gaber has lodged a constitutional complaint against the controversial paragraph 219a of the Criminal Code. She and her lawyer consider the law to be unconstitutional: "This paragraph must be completely abolished," said the doctor of the "taz". Gaber was legally fined in November for saying that a

Medical treatment errors: Greens want hardship funds for victims

The Greens want to enforce evidence relief and a hardship fund for victims of medical treatment errors. "Patients who have suffered serious damage, but the cause of which cannot be clearly clarified, find it particularly difficult to enforce their rights to compensation and support," says an application from the Greens parliamentary group, about which the

Organ donation: Bundestag decides in January on draft law

The final decision on the new statutory regulation of organ donation should be made in the third week of January in the Bundestag. According to the newspapers of the Funke media group (Tuesday editions) referring to parliamentary circles, the third reading of the current bills is now scheduled for January 16. There are two motions to vote. A group of representatives around Federal Minister of Health Jens

Study: career changers often feel overwhelmed

According to researchers, people who have decided to retrain and switch to the care industry in adulthood often find it difficult to get started. Because, unlike the young nursing students, they seem experienced and responsible to colleagues, they are often assigned tasks for which they have not yet been trained. “You bet

The introduction of the electronic patient record threatens to be delayed

The introduction of the electronic patient record threatens to be significantly delayed. The Federal Ministry of Justice, the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) and the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI) insist on more extensive data protection regulations. The disputed points should concern technical standards that have actually been clarified since 2018 and by the health insurance companies

Kelber warns of security gaps in the health sector

The Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Ulrich Kelber, has announced that he will take even greater care to protect health data in the future. With the 67 new positions that his authority will receive next year, he will "definitely also strengthen our two units, which focus on health and telematics applications",

Spahn wants clear criteria for foreign specialists

Before the specialist summit on Monday in the Chancellery, Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn (CDU) spoke out for clear criteria for the immigration of foreign specialists. “Most foreign professionals work in health and care. Our aging society needs more medical personnel than it can train, ”Spahn told the newspapers of the Funke media group (Sunday editions). That's why

Report: Planned health insurance reform is on the brink

The health insurance reform planned by Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn (CDU) is apparently on the brink. The coalition partner SPD rejects parts of the concept and has secured prominent support with the Duisburg medical economist Jürgen Wasem, reports the news magazine Focus. Wasem is said to be next Wednesday at the invitation of the SPD parliamentary group as an expert on one

EU-wide highest level of amphetamine residues in Stockholm's wastewater

In the Swedish capital Stockholm, the highest value of residues of the drug amphetamine in wastewater has ever been measured in Europe. With an average of 675 milligrams per 1.000 inhabitants, a record value was measured in October, reports the news portal of the Swedish television station svt. The measurement results are the same

Spahn: Assets could be used to finance nursing care

In the struggle for the reform of nursing care funding, Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn (CDU) is looking for a broad consensus in politics and society, but also underlines the responsibility of those affected. “The principle that everyone is entitled to care, no matter how little pension they get, remains. However, what exactly happens with existing assets must be explored

Study: Commuters are sick more often

Those who have to commute to work for more than an hour a day or even need a second home to get to work are more often ill. This is the result of a study by the Trendence Institute, about which the newspapers of the Funke media group (Thursday editions) report. According to the market research company, 54,6 percent of commuters complain of frequent exhaustion or

Security for seniors

Underestimated dangers for seniors

The senior security advisors from Friedrichsthal will present underestimated dangers in the private sector on Friday, December 6th.

Use dental floss correctly

Use dental floss correctly

Today it should be well known that the use of dental floss for daily oral hygiene is an indispensable part of dental care. But when should you floss? Before or after brushing your teeth?

Osterfeldkopf

Active in old age: hiking holiday in late summer

Slowly the days are getting shorter again, the nights are a bit cooler and the spirit of enterprise is more active. The heat paralyzed our physical activities. The moderate temperatures during the day invite you to take a hiking holiday in the local low mountain ranges. Do something good for yourself and your body!

Singing with children

Singing for children, a fountain of health

Who doesn't know them, all these happy children's songs? Even in the womb, children perceive the sounds of music and can enjoy them. In infancy and toddler age, they are sung to sleep with lullabies. In the kindergarten, educational songs are explained to the children in a playful way.

Mouth-nose mask cleaning

How do you clean a face mask?

Proper cleaning, use and care of mouth-nose masks made of cotton or similar materials is essential. This is about mindfulness.

Despite Corona: stay active!

Despite Corona: stay active!

The exceptional situation caused by the corona pandemic forced active people into their own walls. Social contacts suffered. Our call: stay active!

Aging healthy, we have tips

Healthy into old age

Aging healthy, who doesn't want that? Right now, older people should do everything they can to strengthen their immune systems.

Dr. Lars Frisch (board member of the Freifrau-von-Nauendorf Foundation), award winner PD Dr. Boris Stanzel (Sulzbach Eye Clinic), Dr. Kaschlin Butt (Head of the Wiesbaden Health Department)

Sulzbacher ophthalmologist receives promotional award

Priv. Lecturer Dr. Boris Stanzel, ophthalmologist and stem cell researcher at Sulzbach Eye Clinic has received the Freifrau-von-Nauendorf Foundation's promotional award. The jury recognized his work in the area of ​​age-related macular degeneration, a common retinal disease.

BfArM President criticizes supply bottlenecks for medicines

The president of the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM), Karl Broich, has criticized the increasing supply shortages of medicines as “completely unacceptable”. In individual cases, certain cancer therapies would therefore have to be interrupted or postponed, Broich told the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung” (Thursday edition). Overall, the bottlenecks are above all a problem for pharmacists, who then

Berlin doctor raises constitutional complaint against paragraph 219a

Berlin doctor Bettina Gaber has lodged a constitutional complaint against the controversial paragraph 219a of the Criminal Code. She and her lawyer consider the law to be unconstitutional: "This paragraph must be completely abolished," said the doctor of the "taz". Gaber was legally fined in November for saying that a

Medical treatment errors: Greens want hardship funds for victims

The Greens want to enforce evidence relief and a hardship fund for victims of medical treatment errors. "Patients who have suffered serious damage, but the cause of which cannot be clearly clarified, find it particularly difficult to enforce their rights to compensation and support," says an application from the Greens parliamentary group, about which the

Organ donation: Bundestag decides in January on draft law

The final decision on the new statutory regulation of organ donation should be made in the third week of January in the Bundestag. According to the newspapers of the Funke media group (Tuesday editions) referring to parliamentary circles, the third reading of the current bills is now scheduled for January 16. There are two motions to vote. A group of representatives around Federal Minister of Health Jens

Study: career changers often feel overwhelmed

According to researchers, people who have decided to retrain and switch to the care industry in adulthood often find it difficult to get started. Because, unlike the young nursing students, they seem experienced and responsible to colleagues, they are often assigned tasks for which they have not yet been trained. “You bet

The introduction of the electronic patient record threatens to be delayed

The introduction of the electronic patient record threatens to be significantly delayed. The Federal Ministry of Justice, the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) and the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI) insist on more extensive data protection regulations. The disputed points should concern technical standards that have actually been clarified since 2018 and by the health insurance companies

Kelber warns of security gaps in the health sector

The Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Ulrich Kelber, has announced that he will take even greater care to protect health data in the future. With the 67 new positions that his authority will receive next year, he will "definitely also strengthen our two units, which focus on health and telematics applications",

Spahn wants clear criteria for foreign specialists

Before the specialist summit on Monday in the Chancellery, Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn (CDU) spoke out for clear criteria for the immigration of foreign specialists. “Most foreign professionals work in health and care. Our aging society needs more medical personnel than it can train, ”Spahn told the newspapers of the Funke media group (Sunday editions). That's why

Report: Planned health insurance reform is on the brink

The health insurance reform planned by Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn (CDU) is apparently on the brink. The coalition partner SPD rejects parts of the concept and has secured prominent support with the Duisburg medical economist Jürgen Wasem, reports the news magazine Focus. Wasem is said to be next Wednesday at the invitation of the SPD parliamentary group as an expert on one

EU-wide highest level of amphetamine residues in Stockholm's wastewater

In the Swedish capital Stockholm, the highest value of residues of the drug amphetamine in wastewater has ever been measured in Europe. With an average of 675 milligrams per 1.000 inhabitants, a record value was measured in October, reports the news portal of the Swedish television station svt. The measurement results are the same

Spahn: Assets could be used to finance nursing care

In the struggle for the reform of nursing care funding, Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn (CDU) is looking for a broad consensus in politics and society, but also underlines the responsibility of those affected. “The principle that everyone is entitled to care, no matter how little pension they get, remains. However, what exactly happens with existing assets must be explored

Study: Commuters are sick more often

Those who have to commute to work for more than an hour a day or even need a second home to get to work are more often ill. This is the result of a study by the Trendence Institute, about which the newspapers of the Funke media group (Thursday editions) report. According to the market research company, 54,6 percent of commuters complain of frequent exhaustion or

Security for seniors

Underestimated dangers for seniors

The senior security advisors from Friedrichsthal will present underestimated dangers in the private sector on Friday, December 6th.

Use dental floss correctly

Use dental floss correctly

Today it should be well known that the use of dental floss for daily oral hygiene is an indispensable part of dental care. But when should you floss? Before or after brushing your teeth?

Osterfeldkopf

Active in old age: hiking holiday in late summer

Slowly the days are getting shorter again, the nights are a bit cooler and the spirit of enterprise is more active. The heat paralyzed our physical activities. The moderate temperatures during the day invite you to take a hiking holiday in the local low mountain ranges. Do something good for yourself and your body!

Singing with children

Singing for children, a fountain of health

Who doesn't know them, all these happy children's songs? Even in the womb, children perceive the sounds of music and can enjoy them. In infancy and toddler age, they are sung to sleep with lullabies. In the kindergarten, educational songs are explained to the children in a playful way.