Rare, but often not recognised. Expert discussion on research and the future of rare disease treatment at the Tagesspiegel Specialist Health Forum 2021.
A change in dietary habits could make the greatest contribution in Germany to the fight against climate change., specially as healthier nutrition is a key medical concern says Prof. Dr. med. Sebastian Schellong
How many soldier faces were disfigured in the war field? How could soldiers return to “life as usual” when their faces are no longer there? Amidst the horror of injuries, improvements in prosthetics were achieved.
We interview Dr. Gaya Spolverato, co-founder of "Women in Surgery - Italia", an association aiming to "accompany and support women surgeons in the development of their full potential and their professions".
With his NGO "Positive Exposure", renowned photographer Rick Guidotti wants to overcome the stigmatisation of people with genetic, physical or mental diversity by showing them in a new light.
Until good vaccination coverage is achieved, face masks remain highly effective for slowing the spread of SARS-CoV-2, and a good mask fit is crucial to ensure its protective role.
Dr. Joris Galland, a specialist in internal medicine is passionate about new technologies. He looks at some trends in the expanding overlap between medicine and digitalisation.
When an Italian surgeon is called in for an emergency, which thoughts are occupying his mind? The article reproduces a physician’s reaction to a criminal case for medical malpractice unfolding in an Italian court.
At times, patients have to be given unfortunate news. A survey conducted at Berlin's Charité Hospital shows many physicians feel inadequately prepared for this, by both their medical studies or daily work.
Eli Lilly announced that its monoclonal antibody bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) significantly reduced the risk of contracting symptomatic COVID-19 among nursing home residents and staff in long-term care facilities.
The health sector must prepare for climate change and reduce its own carbon footprint. The German Climate Change and Health Alliance Director looks at health systems reforms and emission-free hospitals.
Research shows the results of a new predictive model which includes key features of human behaviour and mobility for tracking the spread of COVID-19 at the province level.
A tweet from Dr. James Hamblin sparked a discussion on whether more pharmaceutical companies should be involved in the production of anti-COVID mRNA vaccines.
Without refrigeration to store insulin, some diabetics in warm regions have to go to hospital every day to receive their injection. This is common in certain African refugee camps and new findings hint at a solution.
Two preliminary studies show that for individuals with pre-existing immunity to SARS-CoV-2, the first dose of vaccine is likely to be the immunological equivalent of the booster dose in naïve individuals.
The second lockdown is experienced psychologically differently than its "first run". Sebastian Buggert, (Managing Director, rheingold Institute, Germany) explains what has changed in the public's perception.
New research analysed the characteristics of all major cell types to obtain a complete quantitative description of cell turnover. The total cell mass turnover is 80 ± 20 grams per day.
Dr. Joris Galland is a specialist in internal medicine and passionate about new technologies. He explains the trends in medicine that unfold at present and which will impact our lives in the decades ahead.
Dr. de Mondenard is a renowned doping expert. He dislikes cheaters yet, he came to the rescue of a wrestler sanctioned for Vastarel® use, and denounced some bewildering mistakes that raised difficult questions.
A team of researchers involving the University of Parma and the CNR research institutes of the Calabria and Pisa regions has published the first study on the role of vitamin D in COVID-19 patients.