Medical University of Vienna

Clinical trials show promise for prostate cancer drug

A 30 percent reduction in mortality risk is one of the impressive results achieved in a global clinical drug trial for the treatment of prostate cancer. The full trial data are due to be presented today at one of the world´s ...

Jan 30, 2014
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Use of media can save lives in bad storms

The number and intensity of storms and other extreme weather events are on the increase all over the world. The latest study by the Medical University of Vienna in cooperation with the US Centers for Disease ...

Dec 20, 2013
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Algorithms resolve kidney crossmatch allocation

Diseased kidneys can be replaced by a living donation from a healthy person. Often family members or friends volunteer their kidney for transplanting. A prerequisite is that the tissue of the donor and the ...

Dec 10, 2013
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Cortical cause of anxiety states

Fear, at the right level, can increase alertness and protect against dangers. Disproportionate fear, on the other hand, can disrupt the sensory perception, be disabling, reduce happiness and therefore become ...

Dec 02, 2013
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Heart surgery mortality rates significantly reduced

Fifty years have passed since the first heart operation was carried out with a heart-lung machine at the MedUni Vienna in the Vienna General Hospital. Since then cardiac surgery has developed at an astonishing ...

Nov 25, 2013
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