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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)
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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.

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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 bottlenecks for drugs 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, however, the bottlenecks are primarily a problem for pharmacists who then have to look for replacement drugs. "The

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Berlin doctor raises constitutional complaint against paragraph 219a

The Berlin doctor Bettina Gaber has filed 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 had been legally sentenced to a fine in November because its website said that a "drug-free, anesthetic-free abortion in

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Medical treatment errors: Greens want hardship funds for victims

The Greens want to enforce easing of evidence and a hardship fund for victims of medical malpractice. "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 a motion by the Green parliamentary group about which the newspapers of the "Editorial network Germany"

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Organ donation: Bundestag decides in January on draft law

The final decision on the new legal regulation of organ donation is to be made in the Bundestag in the third week of January. As the newspapers of the Funke media group (Tuesday editions) report, citing parliamentary circles, the third reading of the present draft bills is now planned for January 16. There are two motions to vote. A group of representatives around Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn (CDU) and SPD health expert

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Study: career changers often feel overwhelmed

According to researchers, people who have decided in adulthood to retrain and switch to the care sector often experience their entry as overwhelming. Because, unlike the young nursing students, they appear to be experienced and responsible to colleagues, they are often assigned tasks for which they have not yet been trained. “One assumes that they too

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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 far-reaching data protection regulations. The disputed points should concern technical standards that have actually been clarified since 2018 and are already being developed by the health insurance companies

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Kelber warns of security gaps in the health sector

The Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Ulrich Kelber, has announced that it will be even more concerned with protecting health data in the future. With the 67 new positions that his agency will receive next year, he will "definitely also strengthen our two departments that focus on health and telematics applications," Kelber told the "Tagesspiegel"

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Spahn wants clear criteria for foreign specialists

Before the specialist summit on Monday in the Chancellery, Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn (CDU) spoke out in favor of clear criteria for the immigration of foreign specialists. “Most foreign professionals work in health and care. Our aging society needs more medical staff than they can train, ”said Spahn to the newspapers of the Funke media group (Sunday editions). That is why one searches “abroad

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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-based medical economist Jürgen Wasem, reports the news magazine Focus. Wasem is supposed to take part in a hearing in the Bundestag next Wednesday at the invitation of the SPD parliamentary group

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

In the Swedish capital Stockholm, the highest level of residues of the drug amphetamine in wastewater ever measured in Europe was recorded. With an average of 675 milligrams per 1.000 inhabitants, a record value was measured in October, reports the news portal of the Swedish TV station svt. The measurement results are based on the same test standards of the wastewater analyzes

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Spahn: Assets could be used to finance nursing care

In the struggle to reform care financing, Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn (CDU) seeks a broad consensus in politics and society, but also underlines the responsibility of those affected. “The principle that everyone has the right to care, no matter how little pension they get, remains. However, it is necessary to sound out what happens to existing assets and how exactly it happens in the event of acute care

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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 sick more often. This is the result of a study by the Trendence Institute, on 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 tiredness - among them

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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?

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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!

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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.

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