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Intensive care patients suffer from stress and loudness

Intensive care patients suffer from stress and loudness

"Adaptive Healing Room" is intended to reduce stress for patients in intensive care units. There is often an unpleasant background noise in the intensive care unit: it beeps and rattles, nurses, nurses and doctors constantly run into the rooms to care for the patients. This often triggers stress in the seriously ill, which can have a negative impact on the course of the disease.

Many young people get alcohol from their parents

Many young people get alcohol from their parents

Young people who easily get alcohol through their parents are at increased risk of “binge drinking”. Many young people start drinking alcohol early on. They usually think of parents and friends first to get wine, beer and spirits. Rarely do teenagers consider buying alcohol at the supermarket.

Health insurance benefits can also be passed through silence

Health insurance benefits can also be passed through silence

Kassel (jur). If the cash register does not respond within three weeks, the application is considered “fictitiously approved”, judged on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, the Federal Social Court (BSG) in Kassel (file number: B 1 KR 25/15 R). The only prerequisite is that the requested benefit is part of the scope of the statutory health insurance and the insured person was able to assume that his health insurance fund had approved it.

Examination: Radon helps against rheumatoid arthriris

Examination: Radon helps against rheumatoid arthriris

New study confirms cure success in 90 percent of patients Around 800,000 people suffer from it - among them women three times as often as men. Typical symptoms include swollen joints that are stiff and warm, especially in the morning, and cause excruciating pain.

Cholesterol and pollutants: At Easter, three eggs are okay

Cholesterol and pollutants: At Easter, three eggs are okay

"Two eggs a day are enough!": Many of us grew up with this principle, because the egg had not had a particularly good reputation for many years. There have been many reasons for this, from too much cholesterol and calories to contamination by salmonella or dioxin, but experts are now backing out and assume that eating several eggs a day is also not a problem.

Bruising: Which hematomas are harmless and which have to be examined by a doctor

Bruising: Which hematomas are harmless and which have to be examined by a doctor

Bruising can be associated with serious illnessesBruising (hematomas), which can be recognized as bruises, shows everyone, for example, if the blood vessels under the skin and in the deeper tissue layers are damaged in the event of a fall. First there is redness and swelling, later the color of the hematoma changes and the typical bruises appear.