Loneliness is a basic human experience and yet a major social challenge. Prof. Dr. Mazda Adli deals with the psychosocial implications of loneliness.
Chronic constipation patients are dissatisfied with QoL and conventional intervention results. But there's a new treatment concept: a vibrating capsule.
AI and algorithms already have the potential to revolutionise medical education and thus fundamentally change the medical profession. But how can this best succeed?
Co-dependency, aggression, neglect - alcohol addiction brings these with it and impairs family life and relations. Social worker Anna Becker reports.
Prof. Mangler looks at the beginnings of the first female doctors and explains why structures have to be changed for female careers in the health sector.
Awareness With Paralysis is a frightening situation that leaves its mark. The risk of occurrence after intubation is probably underestimated in the emergency room.
Meditation vs. drug treatment? A trial showed equivalent results against anxiety. The trial's strength is that it is based on a programme known as MBSR.
IBD patients may hesitate to have children over pregnancy and childbirth concerns, but good planning can lessen hurdles.
The USA opioid crisis has long spilled over into other countries. Poorer countries are particularly affected, but opioid use is also on the rise in Europe.
The name of Dr Carlotta Rossignoli has been frequent in Italian news and social media recently. Her story sparks a wider analysis on Medicine and Surgery studies.
Digitalisation and new technologies in medicine could reduce healthcare's environmental footprint. But a benefits-assessment method is still lacking.
Whenever the word CRISPR-Cas9 comes up, the name Emmanuelle Charpentier follows. Prof. Dr. Renneberg traces the career of the Nobel Prize winner.
Burnout hits emergency service teams in particular. The results of a large-scale study are clear: when caregivers suffer, patient safety is at stake.
A gene signature for mitochondrial dysfunction is associated with aggressive tumour subtypes, treatment resistance and low survival rates.
The HeLa tumour cells were taken from Henrietta Lacks against her will in 1951. Their history, and contribution to medicine and science over decades is incredible.
How harmful is smoking for hearing? And what to this sense when tobacco smoking stops? An American study provides answers
A physician recounts his experience at a migrant reception centre in Crotone, run by Italy's Red Cross, amidst bureaucratic red tape and inefficiencies.
"Medicine is becoming more feminine" you hear. But what does it mean? Prof. Dr Mandy Mangler discusses the daily implications of women in leadership roles.
Today, there are many different global crises and they all have an impact on the health of the population and play a role in the developments of mental illnesses, which are now also referred to as a global mental health crisis.
Global warming, extreme weather events and air pollution are making children sick. What can physicians do now to ensure a better future?