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We are too lazy

You might think we humans are meant to move: our body with its skeleton and its muscles is designed for physical activity. But more and more people in wealthy countries are not moving enough. According to a recent study by …



Chest Compression Playlist

Germany is currently celebrating “Resuscitation Week”, raising awareness about the life saving steps in case of a cardiac arrest. A person dies from cardiac arrest every 2 minutes. The initiative under the patronage of the Bundesministerium für Gesundheit (ministry for …



Improve your Sleep

Slowly but surely we become aware of how important sleep is for our overall health. Not just for not feeling tired and exhausted, but for a lot more: sleep deficiency has been found to be linked to an increased risk …



4 Trends Disrupting the Chemical Industry

I feel very honoured to have run trainings for a company that is not only “disrupting” the chemical industry … in a good, sustainable way but also takes care of their employees’ health and wellness: SAFECHEM



Wellness Industry vs. Medicine

Wellness industry vs. medicine. Science vs. conspiracy theories. One cannot exist without the other. And they should both learn from one another. This article in the NY Times sheds investing views on this sensible topic. Photo credit: NY times: Illustration …



Summer Flu

Here we are suffering under a heat wave with degrees above 30 for weeks and suddenly we are down with a flu. How can this happen and what exactly is a summer flu compared to the usual “winter flu”? The …



58% of Parents Overweighed

Physical activity is low on parents’ priority list and the consequences are shocking: 58% of parents in Germany are overweighed or even obese. Especially dads are especially bad role models: the survey by the AOK health insurance showed that 72% …



Remain Loyal to Your Doctor – Live Longer

A recent study by researchers in Exeter and published in the BMJ Open evaluated data of over 1 million patients. The results are interesting: staying loyal to your doctor instead of continuously switching in the search of the “perfect” doctor, …



Abdelhak Nouri

It took them a year to admit that the medical care provided on the field was inadequate. The consequences for then 20-year old Abdelhak Nouri were catastrophic: two days after being resuscitated during a test match in 2017, neurologists declared …



China Overtakes US in Healthy Life Expectancy

A baby born in China today, is looking at a longer healthy life time than a baby born in the US. This is the shocking result of new evaluations by the WHO: for the first time, the order of these …