The petition was launched by the Austrian Medical Association (OeAeK) after the government scrapped a ban that was meant to come into force in May. The ban was cancelled at the request of the far-right Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ), which entered government as a junior coalition partner after elections late last year. The medical […]
In the run-up to international World Cancer Day on Sunday, experts have said that about half of all cancer cases in Germany could be prevented by a healthier lifestyle. Across the country, around 500,000 people are diagnosed with cancer each year. But experts say things like exercise could cut this figure in half. “Movement can […]
Austria’s Freedom Party (FPÖ) said that a planned ban on smoking in all bars and restaurants due to come into force in mid-2018 will be scrapped.
The EU Parliament is deliberating a ban on the ingredient phosphate in frozen kebab meat, threatening the very future of Germany’s cherished döner, Bild reported on Thursday.
Recent analysis of data from a long-term study into the effects of an active lifestyle show those who led active lifestyles were around 10 years younger in terms of motor skills.
Recalls of unsafe food products often reach consumers too late or not at all, the campaign group Foodwatch said Thursday, calling for tighter oversight after a Europe-wide scare erupted over insecticide-tainted eggs.
More eggs contaminated with traces of an insecticide have been discovered as not only Dutch farms but also a German facility have been found to be affected.
For a rich country that is a global hub for pharma companies, Switzerland is going to extraordinary lengths to avoid Hepatitis C patients having to pay for pricey drugs.
The German government plans to introduce fines of up to €2,500 for parents who refuse to get their children vaccinated.
More than 84,000 people in Germany suffer from HIV. In a country where contracting the virus no longer means certain death, the Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe hopes to eradicate HIV diagnoses by raising awareness of HIV tests.