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A dog to calm the patients

Dear Sir or Madam,

Murphy is an important associate in a Canadian emergency room. The cuddly companion is a therapy dog and calms both the patients waiting for treatment and the stressed staff. After all, there is always something going on in a hospital. Learn more about Murphy in our News.

Have a relaxed week,

Anne Hofmann
Editorial team

Graphic: 18 - 21 September 2019, REHACARE International Trade Fair for Rehabilitation and Care, Düsseldorf, Germany


Topic of the Month
News from the field of Women & Kids
How We Roll
News from the field Research & Health

Games and eSports: expanding participation opportunities

Topic of the Month

Photo: eSports area at REHACARE 2018; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann
An estimated 34 million Germans play computer and video games using a host of different devices. Between three and four million of them fall into the eSports category. has taken a closer look to find out why some German institutions have difficulties defining eSports as real sports and examined how sports simulation games offer people with disabilities the opportunity to participate.
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Manfred Fischer – That's how he rolls

How we roll

Photo: Manfred Fischer; Copyright: Roland Froschauer
Manfred Fischer demands the same respect and appreciation as everyone else for people with disabilities.Why the Austrian has not yet fulfilled his dream of the Easter Islands and which question the hobby astronomer would have liked to have answered, he tells at
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