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Sustainable diet – good for climate and clinic

Dear Sir or Madam,

Our food industry, especially factory farming, has a great impact on climate. But that’s not all: Industrially produced food also causes health problems. A diet that widely forgoes meat products is thus better for both planetary and personal health. Read in our interview how both aspects can be united in the hospital.

Enjoy reading!

Timo Roth
Editorial team

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Topic of the Month: Technology against organ shortage
Review MEDICA 2021: Climate change and health
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Donor organs: Solving the shortage with technology

Topic of the Month

Image: Man with a bare upper-body is showing an implanted cardiac support system; Copyright: PantherMedia/NikD51
Patients waiting for a donor organ must have a lot of patience and a bit of luck. Aging and a rise in chronic disease prevalence means the need for donor organs is much greater than the number that is available. To help those who need organ transplants, scientists must create new technologies.
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Donor organs: Solving the shortage with technology
Technology against organ shortage – Support for the successful transplant
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Climate Change: "Meat Should be Reserved for Special Occasions"

Review of MEDICA 2021

Image: A vegan to flexitarian diet; Copyright: PantherMedia / marilyna
The global food system today directly and indirectly impacts personal and planetary health and burdens the health care system and climate as a result. Rethinking our diet and food choices and using technology can make a lasting difference on the health of people and our planet.
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Climate Change: "Meat Should be Reserved for Special Occasions"
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