On 1 November, Helsana, goldpartner of the Avatar Project, gave Zurich Children's Hospital two Avatar robots. These will soon be helping two patients with their social integration during their long stays in the hospital.
Helsana supports the project Avatar since the beginning of 2016. This commitment involves us in donating Avatar robots to selected hospitals every year. On 1 November, Professor Felix Niggli, head of the oncology department of Zurich Children's Hospital was overjoyed to receive the two little robots. They are an innovative solution to the problem of how to make life a little bit more normal for young patients who are in the Children's Hospital for a long time.
Burnout – preventing, recognising and treating
It all starts with performance drive and a quest for perfection, accompanied by chronic stress. It ends with total exhaustion, maybe even depression and thoughts of suicide. Burnout is a symptom of our times. But it can be prevented and treated. Dr. Edith Holsboer-Trachsler explains how.
“A depression can come out of the blue”
Professor Florian Holsboer is one of the most eminent researchers into depression in the world. The chemist and doctor has treated celebrities such as the former German goalie Oliver Kahn and the national football player Sebastian Deisler. In the interview with Helsana he talks about the dangers of depression, its bad reputation and how best to cure depression.