A group of researchers forms new German “Centre for Mental Health” to work on early, personalised and preventive treatment of mental illness.
A YouGov survey in six European countries gathered data on the uptake of Corona vaccines from BioNTech/Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Moderna.
With increased pollen levels in the air, higher rates of SARS-CoV-2 infections can be observed. This is the conclusion of a large-scale study conducted by an international team of researchers.
Researchers have discovered that components of the biochemical pathway controlled by Wnt, a family of glycoproteins, could be a therapeutic target for antitumor compounds.
Finding one's identity is a topic that has probably occupied every human being from birth until his/her death: "Who am I, how do I see myself and how do my fellow human beings perceive me?”
In Germany, two female virologists are now part of the media landscape. While they gained visibility during the pandemic, female medical voices have been scarce in the media.
The spread of fake news and conspiracy theories has been a growing problem during the COVID-19 pandemic. But what if questionable theories are spread by members of the medical profession itself?
A report by the World Obesity Federation claims that 9 out of 10 deaths from COVID-19 occurred in countries with high obesity rates. Obesity has been linked to a higher risk of severe or fatal COVID-19 cases.
Corona is changing leisure behaviour, driving people out into nature. However, bloodsucking ticks are already waiting there. Are the rising TBE numbers just a trend? Or a development?
A study investigated the relationship between air pollution and new cases of asthma in children and adolescents. Current WHO air quality guideline for NO2 of 40 µg/m3 is set too high.
According to the WHO, only 10% of transplant needs are covered worldwide. If there is one country that stands out, it is Spain. This model country has doubled its transplant activity in less than a decade.
The international REMAP-CAP study group is testing known agents for COVID-19 treatment. The results show the benefit of monoclonal antibodies in addition to cortisone preparations for severely ill patients.
Clade 18.104.22.168b of avian influenza A(H5Nx) viruses outbreak in a poultry farm in Astrakhan Oblast. First reported detection of A(H5N8) in humans. Risk of human-to-human transmission remains low.
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Prof. Enrico Bucci has been vocal in support of research and scientific knowledge, something he views as the only solid basis for combating SARS-CoV-2.
Scientists at the University of Luxembourg have developed a new bioinformatics tool that enables them to identify pathogens faster and more accurately than with current methods used in diagnostics.
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.
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.