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Around 10 percent of adults were sexually abused as children

Around 10 percent of adults were sexually abused as children

Study: 8.5 percent of young Germans were abused as children, still too often silent about it: abuse of children destroys lives. Most of the surviving victims are traumatized for life. How many people are really affected is difficult to say, since only a few reveal themselves.

Nursing increases the pension entitlement

Nursing increases the pension entitlement

Increased pension for caring for family members Caring for family members is often an enormous challenge, which takes a lot of time and often makes normal caregiver work impossible. Those affected have to reduce their weekly working hours, which not only results in direct loss of income, but also reduced payments into the pension fund.

Infection in the hospital: doctors are targeting cleaners

Infection in the hospital: doctors are targeting cleaners

Hospital infections: Doctors demand better information for patients and staff There are no completely sterile areas in the hospital - not even in the operating room. According to experts, it is an illusion to believe that better hygiene measures could actually achieve a condition without pathogens.

Sales launch: Pink Viagra for women on the market

Sales launch: Pink Viagra for women on the market

Sales of “Addyi” will start in the USA in a few days. The drug, which has been making headlines as "Viagra for women" for a long time, was recently approved for the US market. It is unclear whether and when the so-called “pleasure pill” will be introduced in Germany. Health experts are skeptical and warn of side effects.

After approval: rush for

After approval: rush for "morning-after pill"

In mid-March, the prescription requirement for the "morning-after pill" was lifted in Germany. Since the release, the sales of contraceptives have skyrocketed. According to a newspaper report, sales rose by around 40 percent. Sales rose by around 40 percent.

Depression affects 42 percent of pregnant women

Depression affects 42 percent of pregnant women

One-third of pregnant women suffer from depression during pregnancy Official data on prenatal depression show that between ten and 15 percent of women suffer from depression during pregnancy. But the problem seems to be much more common. Almost a third of the mothers surveyed experienced five or more key indicators of prenatal depression during pregnancy, according to a survey in the UK.