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Significantly more wasps this year
Significantly more wasps this year

Significantly increased number of wasps: How can you protect yourself from the insects? Due to the relatively warm weather conditions in spring, the wasps were able to develop optimally, so that about 30 to 50 percent more wasps are on the move, said the Nature Conservation Association (NABU) Beginning of August.

Electronic health card soon mandatory
Electronic health card soon mandatory

The new health card will be mandatory from January 2014. As of January 1, 2014, insured persons must present the electronic health card with photo when visiting a doctor. "The validity of all old health insurance cards still in circulation ends - regardless of the limited date stated on them - on the 31st

Number of dementia patients will double by 2030?
Number of dementia patients will double by 2030?

World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the number of people with dementia will increase dramatically in the future by 2030. By 2030 there will be twice as many people affected as today. This would mean that around three times as many people worldwide suffer from dementia.

Approval of the
Approval of the "pill after" required

Experts recommend lifting the prescription for the "morning-after pill" 15/01/2014 "morning-after pill" - a hormonally active drug that can be prescribed for women to protect themselves against an unwanted pregnancy after unprotected sexual intercourse. Experts have long recommended releasing the preparation from the prescription requirement because there are no medical arguments against a release, the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices told the news agency "dpa" after a meeting of the expert committee for prescription on Tuesday.

Allergy friendliness in Bad Hindelang
Allergy friendliness in Bad Hindelang

Bad Hindelang receives seal of quality for allergy friendlinessThe municipality of Bad Hindelang has been certified as an “allergy-friendly community” by the European Center for Allergy Research Foundation (ECARF). The holiday resort in Bavarian Allgäu offers allergy sufferers particularly favorable conditions for a symptom-free stay.

Protest for diabetes treatment of children
Protest for diabetes treatment of children

500 people demonstrated for the reimbursement of health insurance companies for short-acting insulin analogs in type I diabetes. (05/24/2010) Around 500 people followed the call of the non-profit diabetes association & 34; diabetesDE & 34; and demonstrated for the reimbursement of statutory health insurers of short-acting insulin analogs for children and adolescents who suffer from type I diabetes.

Mülheim: Naturopathic practice fair
Mülheim: Naturopathic practice fair

Mülheim: Naturheilpraxis fun fair Hardenbergstr. 245472 MülheimTel: 0208 7410734Email: [email protected] Main focus of activity: focus on chronic diseases basic biological regeneration mitochondrial medicine cell symbiosis therapy .

Almost every second person suffers from a mental disorder
Almost every second person suffers from a mental disorder

NRW Minister of Health: Every second adult becomes mentally ill Almost every second citizen of Germany becomes mentally ill at least once in a lifetime, reports North Rhine-Westphalia's Minister of Health, Barbara Steffens (Greens), in a recent press release. According to the Minister, an "alarming development" that cannot be stopped by measures in the health system alone.

Thorn for all ages
Thorn for all ages

DORN congress in Memmingen on the 5th. Every two years, DORN users and the large audience of those interested in health and self-help meet for the DORN congress. Just over two years after Dieter Dorn's death, the congress is now returning to Memmingen. Due to its practical effectiveness, the Dorn method has meanwhile spread worldwide.

Health warning before bubble tea
Health warning before bubble tea

Bavarian Consumer Center warns of additives The Bavarian Consumer Center warns of possible health risks from the fashion drink bubble tea. The brightly colored fashion drink contains "many colors and flavors, acidulants and preservatives", which "not always clearly labeled & 34; are, so the statement in the current announcement of the consumer center Bavaria.

Basic PKV tariff is increased
Basic PKV tariff is increased

The maximum contribution rate of the basic PKV tariff is increased: the private health insurance sets a new maximum contribution for the basic PKV tariff. This results in a new employer share for employees of privately insured persons.

AOK study: private health insurance contributions are increasing steadily
AOK study: private health insurance contributions are increasing steadily

AOK predicts massive premium increases in private health insurance According to a study by the Federal Association of General Local Health Insurance AOK, the approximately nine million privately insured in Germany can expect massive increases in premiums for individual PKV tariffs. The Federal Association of the PKV is opposed to the study results and accuses the AOK of not doing enough for the financial provision itself.