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Psychology & Psychiatry

Examining the pitfalls of computer-based psychotherapy

The demand for therapy places for people suffering with mental health problems is currently sky high. Depression and anxiety disorders in particular are driving more and more people in Switzerland to seek psychotherapy, and ...

Medical research

AI brings hope for patients with lysosomal storage disease

Artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly important in drug discovery. Advances in the use of Big Data, learning algorithms and powerful computers have now enabled researchers at the University of Zurich (UZH) to better ...

Medical research

Main suppliers of Epo in the human body identified

Erythropoietin, or Epo for short, is familiar from doping cases. But the body itself also produces this vital hormone. Now, for the first time, an international research team including UZH scientists has been able to identify ...

Oncology & Cancer

A targeted method to combat cancer

By analyzing tumors in unprecedented depth, the Tumor Profiler project represents an important step along the road toward personalized cancer treatments. And the team have already recorded initial successes: In a study focusing ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Should egg donation be legalized in Switzerland?

In 2021, the Science, Education and Culture Committee of the Swiss National Council submitted a motion to legalize egg donation for married couples. The motion brought the discussion of an emotional topic into the political ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Novel virus discovered in Swiss ticks

The Alongshan virus was discovered in China only five years ago. Now researchers at the University of Zurich have found the novel virus for the first time in Swiss ticks. It appears to be at least as widespread as the tickborne ...

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