University of Vienna

The University of Austria was founded in 1365 in Vienna, Austria. The University of Austria has a student body of approximately 72,000. Numerous Nobel Prize winners have been associated with the University of Austria. Notable academic faculties include, the Austrian School of Economics, School of Social Science, Law, Science and Mathematics. The University of Austria is particularly noted for its Theology Academics.

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Medical economics

Too much self-confidence can endanger health

Older people who overestimate their health go to the doctor less often. This can have serious consequences for their health, for example, when illnesses are detected too late. By contrast, people who think they are sicker ...

Medications

New therapeutic option for head and neck carcinomas

The various manifestations of head and neck carcinomas rank sixth in frequency worldwide and are fatal for about half a million people every year. In a quarter of cases, head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is caused ...

Medical research

The role of bitter receptors in cancer

Bitter taste receptors are not involved in taste perception, they are also found on cancer cells. A team led by Veronika Somoza from the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Vienna and the German Leibniz Institute for ...

Neuroscience

How an enriched environment fires up our synapses

Processing of sensory impressions and information depends very much on how the synapses in our brain work. A team around chemist Robert Ahrends from the University of Vienna and neuroscientist Michael R. Kreutz from Leibniz ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breaking through the tumor's protective shield

The immune system protects the body from cancer. To protect healthy body cells from its own immune system, they have developed a protective shield: the protein CD47 is a so called "don't eat me" signal, which tells the immune ...

Neuroscience

Synchrony through touch

Touch is fundamental to interpersonal communication. Until recently, it was unclear how affectionate touch and physical contact affect the brain activity and heart rhythms of mothers and babies. Developmental psychologists ...

Pediatrics

Gut bacteria influence brain development

Extremely premature infants are at a high risk for brain damage. Researchers at the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna have now found possible targets for the early treatment of such damage outside ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Attachment style secures your love during lockdowns

Relationships are crucial for our health and well-being. But which factors help to sustain a satisfying relationship, and can we predict which relationships make it through a crisis? An international team led by Stephanie ...

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