Doctor not liable if patient does not understand the information According to a decision that became known today, the Higher Regional Court (OLG) has ruled that doctors are not generally liable if patients do not understand the information session considered ineffective for surgery.
Ozone levels in Zinnwald and Schkeuditz are too high The Saxon State Office for the Environment in Leipzig has issued an ozone warning for the current weekend. The Zinnwald and Schkeuditz regions are affected. "Greater efforts should not be made due to excessive ozone concentrations," said a statement from the authorities.
Pain Congress in Hamburg: The fight against headache People with unbearable headaches can breathe easy. At the pain congress in Hamburg, which started on Wednesday, new treatment methods will be presented. Up to 2500 participants are expected. There is a new treatment method for the approximately 100,000 cluster headache patients living in Germany who describe their pain as unbearable, tearing and boring.
Saxony-Anhalt plans HIV and hepatitis compulsory test for so-called high-risk groupsThe state of Saxony-Anhalt apparently plans a compulsory test for so-called "HIV and hepatitis risk groups". This means groups of people such as homosexuals, foreigners, homeless people and drug addicts, as the Robert Koch Institute noted.
A brain region can apparently influence the aging process New York scientists were able to identify a region in the human brain that affects the aging process, among other things. By injecting a protein into the mice, the researchers were able to slow their aging process by around 20 percent.