By Jana Schubert on 01 Sep, 2017
The Martini Clinic, under the direction of Prof. Dr. Markus Graefen and Prof. Hartwig Huland, is a highly specialized private clinic for the treatment of patients suffering from prostate cancer. Together with the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), the Martini Clinic offers all modern possibilities for the diagnostics and therapy of prostate cancer; as a certified prostate cancer center, it cares for around 5,000 outpatients every year. With app. 2,200 prostate cancer operations per year, the Martini Clinic performs the highest number of surgical prostate removals worldwide.
By Robert Woltmann on 01 Sep, 2017
The good news is that your chances today of living a long life are indeed better than ever before. It’s also no secret that staying healthy provides not only short-term well-being, but also a better quality of life long-term and in old age. The bad news is that as we age, our risk of disease or death caused by cancer, stroke or heart attack increases. We now know that in particular, long periods of life with elevated stress levels, unbalanced diet, or a sedentary lifestyle can greatly increase your risks even more. These days, anyone who wants to take better care of him or herself can do so in a variety of ways. But it’s not only about maintaining a healthy lifestyle or treating illness as early as possible; the ...
By Andrea Hunt on 01 Sep, 2017
You feel fine. You don’t take medications regularly, you don’t smoke, and you even try to watch what you eat. Chances are, you probably haven’t had a checkup in a while, right? However, doctors caution this method in terms of long-term health, since the key to a long life is also maintaining your body and catching problems early. Read more to find out why:
By Jana Schubert on 14 Sep, 2017
In 2013 alone, approx. 250,000 patients from 177 countries visited Germany. But what makes the country so attractive? It’s much more than its pleasant climate, safety or fabulous shopping. What people from all over the world look for in Germany is quality: The German health care system is one of the best in the world. From acute emergencies to rehabilitation measures – in terms of service spectrum, success rates and medical equipment, the medical location of Germany is in a class of its own. To make treatment as easy and enjoyable as possible for foreign patients, services such as interpretation services, assistance with visa formalities or the entertainment of family members are, of course, provided. Here is an overview of the top five arguments:
By Andrea Hunt on 15 Sep, 2017
Life can get stressful. Long hours at the office and personal responsibilities eventually take their toll when we don’t stop to nurture our bodies and relax. In fact, more people are starting to appreciate the value of wellness vacations. Learn more about why a wellness holiday could be just what the doctor ordered.