Several COVID-19 vaccines are available in Germany. This article explains how they work, their safety and effectiveness and what the latest vaccination recommendations are.
People with statutory health insurance between the ages of 18 and 34 can get a health check-up as a one-off, and then every 3 years from the age of 35 onwards. Find out here what is involved.
With screening, cancer or certain cancer precursors can be detected before they cause symptoms. The chances of healing thus often improve.
Good oral hygiene and regular visits to a dentist can keep the mouth and teeth healthy and prevent tooth loss.
Health checks are important in the development of children and adolescents. Read more about it here.
In Germany, “IGeL” are individual health services that are not normally paid for by statutory health insurance providers.
Exposure to natural and artificial ultraviolet (UV) radiation can cause lasting damage to the skin and eyes. It is the primary risk factor for skin cancer.
For many people, vision deteriorates with age. However, effective treatment options are often available. That’s why it’s important to see a doctor regularly.
Many people are not aware that there are other sexually transmitted infections besides HIV. With appropriate measures, it is possible to stay protected. Read more about what they are here.
Vaccinations are amongst the most important preventive medical measures. Vaccinations can help prevent many infectious diseases and their spread. Here you will learn more about them.
Anyone can find themselves unable to make decisions or act on their own behalf. A lasting power of attorney, guardianship directive or advance healthcare directive can clarify key issues in advance.