• 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 …

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 …

“Uncut Gems”: The tragedy of a lucky knight

In “Uncut Gems” Adam Sandler plays a sinister version of his typical comedy characters: a jeweler trapped in a turbo-capitalist loop. It is one of the best opening sequences of the …

Award for Austrians at the Sundance Film Festival

In “Epicentro” director Hubert Sauper is dedicated to Cuba. He was awarded the main prize for the best international documentary. Hubert Sauper’s participation in the renowned Sundance Film Festival in Utah …

More cancers, fewer deaths

One in four Europeans dies after cancer. Vienna, The bad news first: the incidence of cancer is increasing. The better news: At the same time, the mortality rate drops due to …