Around one million people in Austria consume too much alcohol. The initiative “Alkohol ohne Schatten” (Alcohol without Shadows) criticises that the extensive medical treatment is not enough rewarded. Michael Musalek, medical head of the Anton Proksch Institute and founder of the initiative said: “Alcohol is part of our society. Therfore, we have to learn how […]
Styria which promotes itself as the green heart of Austria is celebrating 40 years of the green heart campaign. The project was launched in 1972 to promote the Federal State of Styria which is the greenest state in Austria, with around 60 per cent forest as well as agriculture – whether pumpkins, apples or the […]
Doctors treating singer George Michael on the 13th floor of the Vienna AKH general hospital say his condition has worsened overnight. He was hospitalised on Monday after a doctor was called to his suite at the Hotel imperial in Vienna’s posh first district and diagnosed breathing difficulties. He was taken by ambulance to the city’s […]
A banker found guilty of accounting fraud and embezzlement in a controversial trial plans to sue the state, it has emerged. Jürgen Stephan Mertens, a lawyer representing Helmut Elsner, announced today (Thurs) his client planned to take the Republic of Austria to court over his bad health. Elsner was released due to his fragile condition […]
Fifteen Austrian artists came together at the Dominikanerbastei in Vienna this week as part of a unique new project where they are being exhibited together and promoted by the Klasan Advertising Agency. The agency is located at the site of the former Bleich-Rossi gallery in the city’s poshest district that was snapped up last year […]
A 59-year-old driver ploughed into another car after suffering a heart attack yesterday afternoon (Weds).The Vienna resident passed out behind the wheel after having a heart attack while driving on the Brigittenauer Lände in the citys Brigittenau district shortly after 4pm.Another driver was slightly injured when the dying mans car crashed into his vehicle. Paramedics […]
Prestigious physician Helmut Mittermayer has died during a congress in Sweden, it has emerged.Officials at the Elisabethinen Hospital Linz said today (Thurs) the tropical medicine and macro biology expert passed away shortly after suffering a heart attack at the international conference in Stockholm.The 62-year-old published around 300 scientific studies.