SpaceX Is Fixing the Toilets Aboard its Dragon Capsule After a Mid-Mission Leak
(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — SpaceX is taming some toilet troubles in its Dragon capsules before launching four more astronauts. The company and NASA want to make sure any toilet leaks won’t compromise the capsule launching early Sunday from Kennedy Space Center or another one that’s been parked at the International Space Station since April. During SpaceX’s first private flight last month, a tube came unglued, spilling urine onto fans and beneath the floor, said William Gerstenmaier, a SpaceX vice president who used to work for NASA. The same problem was recently discovered inside the Dragon capsule at...
Source: TIME: Science - October 27, 2021 Category: Science Authors: By MARCIA DUNN / AP Tags: Uncategorized Space wire Source Type: news

Internal Medicine Society Reappraises Its Nazi History Internal Medicine Society Reappraises Its Nazi History
The German Society for Internal Medicine has withdrawn honorary membership from five of its former members because of their involvement with the Nazis, and is still researching two others.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Germany to end national 'epidemic' situation next month
The German parliament will not extend the “epidemic situation of national scope” when it expires next month, but will keep in place certain measures to check the spread of the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

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Boehringer Ingelheim opens high-tech tablet production facility in IngelheimTotal investment of EUR 90 million   Smart factory will further speed the market launch of innovative drugsBoosts pharmaceutical production in Germany and Europe (Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News)
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News - October 27, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Study protocol: a non-randomised community trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the Communities That Care prevention system in Germany - R öding D, Soellner R, Reder M, Birgel V, Kleiner C, Stolz M, Groeger-Roth F, Krauth C, Walter U.
BACKGROUND: The Communities That Care (CTC) prevention planning and implementation system trains communities throughout a five-phase cycle to (1) build capacity for prevention, (2) adopt science-based prevention, (3) assess the prevention needs of adolesce... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

German court jails IS woman for Yazidi girl ’s death in Iraq
‘Jennifer W’ found guilty of crime against humanity for allowing enslaved five-year-old to die of thirst (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

German Woman Convicted of a Crime Against Humanity in Death of Yazidi Child
The woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison after a court found that she joined the Islamic State and enslaved a Yazidi mother and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

German court convicts ISIS bride for 'crimes against humanity' in death of 5-year-old Yazidi 'slave'
Germany sentences ISIS bride for death of5-year-old Yazidi ‘slave’ (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Old, diseased and unfit to drive a motor vehicle? An evidence-based view on risk factors among senior drivers in Germany - Wagner T, Friedrich T, Voigt A.
The present study aimed to identify risk factors among older adult drivers from realistic data in order to stimulate the development of appropriate safety measures in the future. For this purpose, N = 400 archived case files from the driving authority in D... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

LGBT discrimination, harassment and violence in Germany, Portugal and the UK: a quantitative comparative approach - Bayrakdar S, King A.
This article examines the incidents of discrimination, harassment and violence experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) individuals in Germany, Portugal and the UK. Using a large cross-national survey and adopting an intra-categorical interse... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The ‘Safe Supply’ Movement Aims to Curb Drug Deaths Linked to the Opioid Crisis
On a morning Zoom call, a group of Canadian mothers give their full attention to a young man from the Drug User Liberation Front. At 26, Jeremy Kalicum is the age some of their kids would be if they had not died of accidental overdoses. “We’re just sick of it. We’re sick of our friends dying.”Kalicum’s tone is urgent as he walks the moms through a PowerPoint presentation explaining why the Liberation Front, known as DULF, wants to protest on International Overdose Awareness Day and hand out illicit drugs. These wouldn’t be the kind that killed their sons and daughters, he assures them; t...
Source: TIME: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paul Moakley Tags: Uncategorized feature nationpod photography Source Type: news

German police halt armed far-right vigilantes on Polish border
Weapons seized after call from far-right party for members to prevent migrants from entering country (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey's president has ordered 10 ambassadors to be declared 'persona non grata' for backing jailed activist
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the ambassadors of 10 countries, including the U.S., France, and Germany, be... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Characterizing metrics of sexual behavior stigmas among cisgender men who have sex with men in nine cities across the United States - Wiginton JM, Murray SM, Augustinavicius J, Maksut JL, Anderson BJ, Sey K, Ma Y, Flynn CP, German D, Higgins E, Menza TW, Orellana ER, Flynn AB, Al-Tayyib A, Kienzle J, Shields G, Lopez Z, Wermuth P, Bara SD.
Men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States (US) are stigmatized for same-sex practices, which can lead to risky sexual behavior, potentiating risk for HIV infection. Improved measurement is necessary for accurately reporting and mitigating sexual... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Pfizer, BioNTech Report High Efficacy of COVID-19 Booster Shot in Study Pfizer, BioNTech Report High Efficacy of COVID-19 Booster Shot in Study
A booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and German partner BioNTech restored efficacy to 95.6% against disease caused by the virus, including the Delta variant.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

German governors press to keep nationwide pandemic rules
Germany’s state governors are pressing for a nationwide legal framework for coronavirus rules to be kept in place, after the outgoing health minister suggested that the current legislation be allowed to expire next month (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Tourism - 100 Covid-Affected SMEs Will Receive Financial Support
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A hundred small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) operating in the tourism sector in Tunisia and affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will receive financial support through the "Tourism Recovery Programme", said the German Cooperation Agency (GIZ) in Tunisia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

European Leaders Urge Caution in EU Clash With Poland
Germany, France and others fear fast action against Warsaw could do more damage to the bloc in the wake of a recent ruling by Poland’s... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lifetime prevalences of nonconsensual sexual intercourse and touch and associations with health-related factors : Results from the German Health and Sexuality Survey (GeSiD) - Brunner F, Tozdan S, Klein V, Dekker A, Briken P.
BACKGROUND: In the last decade, the negative effects of sexual violence on health have again become a  focus of health policies worldwide. So far, representative population data on lifetime prevalence for different age groups and specific links to health-r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Britain ’s Covid numbers show we need to move immediately to ‘plan B’ | Kit Yates
Our comparatively good position has been eroded and now, heading into the winter, the data looks truly alarmingKit Yates is director of the Centre for Mathematical Biology at the University of BathAll the Covid indicators in the UK are going in the wrong direction. They have been for a while now. Cases are surging upwards; hospitals are feeling the strain of increasing numbers of Covid patients, and daily death tolls are rising. At the same time, vaccination delivery is slowing down.On Monday we saw almost50,000 cases reported. Only on 16 days throughout the whole pandemic have we seen higher numbers. On Wednesday we saw s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 21, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Kit Yates Tags: Coronavirus Science Mathematics Infectious diseases Medical research World news UK news Source Type: news

Digital therapeutic'HelloBetter Stress and Burnout' available to 50 million adults in Germany
' HelloBetter Stress and Burnout', Germany ’s digital therapeutic program, is now free of charge to those insured by statutory health insurance. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

UK Covid: Sajid Javid warns country could hit 100,000 cases per day and urges people to get jabs – as it happened
Health secretary says ‘pandemic is not over’ but confirms UK will not implement its ‘plan B’ measures just now. This live blog has now closed – for global Covid updates,please follow this live blogJavid vows to protect NHS but says Covid cases could hit 100,000 a dayNo 10 to buy new antiviral treatments for Covid in time for winterComplacency holding back booster rollout in England, says NHS bossMorocco bans flights from UK, Germany and NetherlandsDame Cressida Dick, the Metropolitan police commissioner, told the London assembly this morning that it was a mistake for the Met, at a briefing, to...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Kevin Rawlinson and Andrew Sparrow (earlier) Tags: Politics UK news Coronavirus PMQs Boris Johnson Keir Starmer House of Commons Kwasi Kwarteng Green economy Climate crisis Environment Internet safety Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Why Flying Carbon Class To COP26 Is More Expensive Than Taking the Train
A version of this story first appeared in the Climate is Everything newsletter. If you’d like sign up to receive this free once-a-week email, click here. In less than two weeks, leaders from 196 countries and around 25,000 delegates, activists and protestors will descend on the Scottish city of Glasgow for the United Nation’s 26th global climate summit, or COP26. It is no small irony that most of them will travel by air, the most carbon intensive form of travel, emitting six times more CO2 per passenger mile than taking the train. The U.K., of course, is an island, so alternatives are limited. But even for tho...
Source: TIME: Science - October 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized climate change Climate Is Everything Explainer healthscienceclimate Londontime overnight Source Type: news

Virus: Morocco suspending UK, Germany, Netherlands flights
Morocco is suspending until further notice all flights to and from the United Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands amid rising coronavirus infections in those countries (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

ITM secures supply deal with Clovis Oncology
German radiopharmaceutical firm ITM Isotope Technologies Munich has signed a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ITM receives drug master file for gallium generator ITM submits drug master file to FDA for GeGant ITM signs supply deals with Point Biopharma ITM changes name of isotope subsidiary ITM, Bruce Power complete feasibility study (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 20, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Viral infections may promote Alzheimer's like diseases: Study
​​The team led by researchers at the University of Bonn in Germany noted that aggregates of misfolded proteins, which occur in so-called prion disease have the ability to pass from one cell to another, where they transfer their abnormal shape to proteins of the same kind. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ITM inks supply deal with Clovis Oncology
German radiopharmaceutical firm ITM Isotope Technologies Munich has signed a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ITM receives drug master file for gallium generator ITM submits drug master file to FDA for GeGant ITM signs supply deals with Point Biopharma ITM changes name of isotope subsidiary ITM, Bruce Power complete feasibility study (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Child physical abuse: knowledge of dental students in Hamburg, Germany - Al-Ani A, Hashim R, Schiffner U, Splieth CH.
This study was aimed at evaluating the levels of knowledge of child abuse among students attending the School of Dental and Oral Medicine at the University of Hamburg-  Eppendorf, Germany. METHODS: This cross-sectional study utilized a sel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Ex-Nazi camp secretary, 96, appears in court for indictment
A 96-year-old former secretary for the Stutthof concentration camp’s SS commander appeared before a court in northern Germany on Tuesday... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NO JAB, NO FOOD: Hessen, Germany, says grocery stores can discriminate against the unvaccinated
(Natural News) The first federal state in Germany has announced that it sees nothing wrong with the idea of supermarkets barring the unvaccinated from shopping there. Hessen (also called Hesse), which is home to Frankfurt, says that all retailers, including supermarkets, can now decide for themselves if they want to implement the “3G” rule, which... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The association between coffee consumption and periodontitis: a cross-sectional study of a northern German population Julia Struppek, Carolin Walther, K übra Bunte, Birgit-Christiane Zyriax, Jan-Per Wenzel, Juliana Senftinger, Julius Nikorowitsch, Guido Heydecke, Udo Seedorf, Thomas Beikler, Katrin Borof,
Conclusionand clinical relevance.In this cross-sectional study of a northern German population, strong coffee consumption was significantly associated with periodontitis. Influence of changes in coffee consumption on periodontal disease etiology/progression should be investigated in future prospective study designs, in order to identify strong coffee consumption as a potential risk factor of periodontitis. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 14, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Economic institutes slash Germany's growth forecast
Germany’s leading economic institutes have slashed their forecast for Europe’s biggest economy (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Winning the Human Race, Together
By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Oct 14 2021 (IPS) “Now is the time for a stronger, more networked and inclusive multilateral system anchored in the United Nations,” said UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his latest report “Our Common Agenda.” Indeed, there is a fork in the road: we can either choose to breakdown or to breakthrough. Yasmine SherifMaking this moral choice and adopting this legal imperative is more relevant today than ever. The estimated 75 million children and adolescents caught in emergencies and protracted crisis who suffer from disrupted education has now dramatically inc...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Civil Society Climate Change COVID-19 Development & Aid Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Environment Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & R Source Type: news

Male depression risk, psychological distress, and psychotherapy uptake: validation of the German version of the male depression risk scale - Walther A, Grub J, Ehlert U, Wehrli S, Rice S, Seidler ZE, Debelak R.
Background Screening for depressive disorders in men may be complicated by traditional male role norms. The Male Depression Risk Scale (MDRS) was developed to aid screening for depression in men adhering to traditional male role norms and to facilitate id... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Suicide ideation during the COVID-19 outbreak in German university students: comparison with pre-COVID 19 rates - Brailovskaia J, Teismann T, Friedrich S, Schneider S, Margraf J.
INTRODUCTION: An increase of suicidal thinking within the COVID-19 pandemic has been postulated. Yet, direct comparisons with pre-COVID-19 rates are missing. METHODS: The present study investigated whether levels and rates of suicidal ideation have... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ghana: 4 Donor Countries Support Ghana With Astrazeneca Vaccines
[Ghanaian Times] Ghana last Wednesday received 532,320 doses of Astra Zeneca vaccines from the Governments of Germany, Denmark, Norway and Iceland through the COVAX facility to assist itsCOVID19 vaccination programme. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

German designer unveils revolutionary 'testicle bath' that zaps sperm with ultrasound waves 
Men would place their testicles in the small bowl-like device, which emits ultrasound waves that limiting sperm production and mobility for up to two months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CureVac Withdraws Covid Vaccine Application in Europe
The German company will also terminate an advance purchase agreement with the European Commission for 405 million doses of the vaccine. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carl Zimmer Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Clinical Trials Vaccination and Immunization RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) Regulation and Deregulation of Industry CureVac GmbH European Commission Source Type: news

CureVac drops Covid vaccine to focus on new jab with GSK
German biotech had suffered disappointing results after initial excitement (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Simple blood test could tell if you're going to be struck down with dementia in the next five years
Scientists at the German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases say they have now identified three biomarkers that may be able to diagnose the disease early. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: Ghanaian Co-Founder of German Heart Center Ranked Among Top 10 in Cardiac Surgery
[Ghanaian Times] The German Heart Center, Berlin, co-foundered by Ghanaian world renowned Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon, Professor Charles Yankah, has been ranked among the top 10 world best hospitals in cardiac surgery. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The SOLAR group program to promote recovery after disaster and trauma-a randomized controlled feasibility trial among German trauma survivors - Lotzin A, Hinrichsen I, Kenntemich L, Freyberg RC, Lau W, O'Donnell M.
This study describes the first European feasibility study of a brief and scalable skills-based inte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Investigation of the reduction in the disability after fractures in children and adolescents - Kraus R, Strohm P, Gaidzik PW, Dresing K.
The student accident insurance has been part of the German Statutory Accident Insurance (Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung, DGUV) for 50  years. In order to assess the reduction in working capacity (Minderung der Erwerbsfähigkeit, MdE) in the event ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Merkel in Jerusalem: We are in ‘decisive weeks’ for Iran nuclear talks
Bennett pledges to act to keep Tehran from the bomb, says he is pragmatic regarding Palestinians; German leader says Israel's security... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel ’s security will be central to every German government - Merkel
Merkel is in Israel ona two-day visit as she concludes her 16 years in office, with SPD leader Olaf Scholz her likely replacement. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Merkel arrives in Israel for farewell visit as chancellor
Outgoing German leader set to meet with cabinet and hold discussion with PM on regional issues, including Iran (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

German court rules strict COVID curfews in 2020 were illegal
(Natural News) A German court has ruled that the restrictions imposed in Bavaria that forbade citizens to leave their homes between April 1 and 19, 2020, were ineffective and unnecessary. It also violated the prohibition of excess from higher-ranking laws. Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Soder announced strict orders last year that Bavarians were required to stay... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Germany's largest ammonia producer slashes output amid escalating energy crisis; food crop shortages anticipated throughout 2022
(Natural News) Natural gas is suddenly not as plentiful as it once was in Europe, which is sending shockwaves throughout the supply chain. The latest casualty is ammonia, with Germany’s largest producer, SKW Piesteritz, having to slash output due to skyrocketing natural gas prices and tight supplies. According to reports, two of the United Kingdom’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Association between sepsis incidence and regional socioeconomic deprivation and health care capacity in Germany - an ecological study
Background: Sepsis is a substantial health care burden. Data on regional variation in sepsis incidence in Germany and any possible associations with regional socioeconomic deprivation and health care capacity is lacking.; Methods: Ecological study based on the nationwide hospital Diagnosis-related Groups (DRG) statistics data of 2016. We identified sepsis by ICD-10-codes and calculated crude and age-standardized incidence proportions in the 401 administrative German districts. Associations between socioeconomic and health care capacity indicators and crude and age-adjusted sepsis incidence were investigated by simple and m...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Germany finds more people got COVID vaccine than thought
Germany has vaccinated millions more people against the coronavirus than previously thought (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news