Personal Health

Millions of Germans are afraid of the dentist

Hardly anyone likes going to the dentist. Some people get at the thought of the drill or the injection of anesthesia sweaty hands. The fear of the dentist visit but goes significantly beyond, it is dangerous. “In the case of a dental phobia to be Concerned, appearing not even in practice, and the often over […]

Health Problems

Mind mom’s mental health after child’s diagnosis

Doctors should consider a “family diagnosis” when it comes to treating children with epilepsy, as recent research has uncovered the potential for long-term mental-health challenges impacting the mothers of diagnosed children. According to a new study by Western and Lawson Health Research Institute, 57 percent of mothers of children with epilepsy were at risk for […]

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“Why must they do that?”

The criticism was clear: Hardly a good hair of the Federal court of auditors in April 2018 at the orthodontics. Although the statutory health insurance funds spend more than a billion euros a year for teeth straightening, there is much no transparency: It is missing Numbers on how many children and adolescents are treated in […]

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Adhere to Doctors Suffering for senseless?

Heinrich Sening was 82 years old, but according to his son, Heinz had to arrive with 80-circuit. “He was at the end,” he says of the last years of his demented father, who was unable to move in bed and could not speak. A feeding tube kept him alive. A senseless cruelty, says his son, […]

Health Problems

First steps after a diabetes diagnosis

(HealthDay)—When you’re diagnosed with diabetes, your doctor is likely to start you on a program to lower blood sugar and help insulin work more efficiently—a regimen that may include a modified diet, exercise and possibly medication. Starting (or ramping up) an exercise program can be the hardest of all these lifestyle changes. Typical exercise guidelines […]

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Spahn wants to affect what insurance companies pay

Already in January, the Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU) intervened in the question of what services should pay for health insurance and for which patient will have to pay. Now the Federal health Minister is working again, his Power at this point to expand – much to the Annoyance of the SPD. Spahn […]