• March 2, 2021

The demon from the smartphone

In the horror thriller “Countdown”, teenagers are predicted the date of death via the app. Playing with the fear of the announced death has a cinematic tradition. Modern people strive for …

Aurélie struggles senselessly

The Working Poor in Paris: In “False Start”, Marion Messina draws the disturbing portrait of a generation that, unlike its parents, is denied social advancement. Aurélie lives in Paris and is …

Coronavirus: Vienna’s fifth suspected case negative

A Chinese tourist had complained of a sore throat. In total, there were already six suspected coronavirus cases in Austria, all of which were not confirmed. In Vienna there is also …

Alcohol consumption in Austria is decreasing

Alcohol consumption in Austria is decreasing

  Austrians drink less. Nevertheless, alcohol consumption is a health risk for every seventh person, as reported in the current “Handbuchohol – Österreich”. Over the past 50 years, the alcohol-specific behavior …

New risk factor for miscarriages discovered

According to Viennese researchers, differences in progesterone production provide important clues. “Success looks different for me now,” stated US singer and pop culture icon Beyoncé recently with reference to her miscarriages. …

Coronavirus: Both Viennese suspected cases negative

After a trip to China, a woman and a man showed flu-like symptoms and went to hospital independently of one another. The two suspected coronavirus cases in Vienna turned out to …

Coronavirus: Suspected Austrian cases are now available online

Up-to-date information on the novel virus is available on the websites of the Ministry of Social Affairs and the Agency for Health and Food Security. The current suspected cases of coronavirus …

Waldhotel: The guest who came from the cold

Main picture • Buergenstock Anyone who thinks that the winter days are unbearably cold has never tried cryotherapy. The trip to the cold chamber at 110 degrees minus is said to …

Low blood pressure is better

A healthy lifestyle, no smoking, little alcohol consumption, endurance sports etc. are the primary treatment strategies according to the Austrian experts. For the first time, 13 Austrian medical associations have published …

Health system diseases

Whether in the private practice or in the hospital area – the health system is a patient with many ailments. A cure seems possible, but it becomes expensive. Vienna, Achieving the …

Böhler Hospital becomes ambulance center

The focus should be on the treatment of accident victims. The rest of the company moves to the Danube Hospital as part of a cooperation agreement. Vienna. The Lorenz Böhler Hospital …

Why drugs are scarce

Drug shortages are a big problem – not only in Austria. The Ministry of Health now wants to defuse it by means of a regulation. But experts are skeptical. Vienna. Medicines …

Fantastic characters in a real world

He points the way to lost paradise, says his friend Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Arik Brauer is vital and versatile like no other: a 91-year-old, uncomfortable survival and universal artist who doesn’t waste …