Protests by disability activists unnerved organisers
Two bills authorising assisted suicide have been presented to the Bundestag.
A 65-year-old German woman with 13 children has given birth to quadruplets.
A 65-year-old German woman has fallen pregnant via IVF to quadruplets.
The German Supreme Court has ruled that children of any age may request the identity of their biological father.
Doctors in a hospital in Bremen had already made an incision when they discovered that a deceased donor was still alive
A German male nurse has admitted to a psychiatrist that he gave lethal injections to show off his “excellent” resuscitation skills.
It is striking piece of modern architecture: a 30-metre-long wall of blue glass in the open air near the Berlin Philharmonic.
Doubt cast on daring claims by cardiologist
The German medical community is in uproar over the controversial manslaughter conviction of a junior doctor in Biebefield
To paraphrase Oscar Wilde, losing one minister because he plagiarised his PhD thesis is a misforture; losing two looks like carelessness. But this is what has happened to Germany’ys Chancellor, Angela Merkel. This week she accepted the resignation of her minister for education and research, Annette Schavan, after the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf stripped her of a doctorate which she earned 30 years ago.
A prominent German cleric has apologized after a possible rape victim was refused treatment at two Catholic hospitals. In a statement issued last week, Cardinal Joachim Miesner expressed his “deep shame” at the hospitals’ failure to provide the 25 year old German woman with an appropriate gynaecological examination. “[I am] deeply ashamed by this incident because it goes against our Christian mission” the cardinal said.
The German Medical Association has investigated nearly 1,000 cases of corrupt doctors over the past few years, according to its president, Frank Ulrich Montgomery.
A row over circumcision in Germany has escalated after a formal complaint was lodged against a rabbi in the city of Hof.
A close friend should be allowed to help someone commit suicide, says the German Justice Minister, Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger.
Shortly after a new law encouraging organ donation came into effect, the Süddeutsche Zeitung newpaper in Munich revealed that one of the country’s leading surgeons had been accused of systematically falsifying documentation to bump his patients up the waiting list.
A state court decision in Cologne criminalising circumcision has sparked protest among Muslims and Jews for whom it is a religious duty.
The German government is drafting legislation to ban cosmetic surgery for teenagers except for medical reasons. At the moment, there is no minimum age. As a result, patients under 20 account for about 10% of all cosmetic procedures, according to the Association of German Plastic Surgeons.
Timo Konietzka, former Germany international and the first footballer to score a goal in the country’s Bundesliga competition, died on Monday by assisted suicide, his wife reported to German media.
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