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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.