Latest Heidelberg University Hospital Stories

2011-10-06 11:20:25

A research alliance of Heidelberg University Hospital and the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ), jointly with colleagues of the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research in Leipzig, have discovered a new metabolic pathway which makes malignant brain tumors (gliomas) more aggressive and weakens patients’ immune systems.

2010-07-21 09:05:00

Antibiotic treatment during the liver stage of malaria generates strong protective immunity.

2010-07-02 06:44:22

Clinical study proves the effectiveness of acupuncture for heart failure.

2010-03-10 10:42:24

The electronic drug information system “AiDKlinik” reduces the number of adverse drug interactions and adverse events.

2010-01-09 09:39:13

A team of neurosurgeons at Heidelberg University Hospital and psychiatrists at the Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim have for the first time successfully treated a patient suffering from severe depression by stimulating the habenula, a tiny nerve structure in the brain.

2009-12-23 08:45:19

How do one-celled parasites move from the salivary gland of a mosquito through a person’s skin into red blood cells?

2009-10-26 14:42:35

International experts discussed scientific and clinical development of the innovative radiation therapy.

2009-09-16 10:34:33

Disease mechanism in HIV infection decoded / Heidelberg virologists publish in “Cell Host & Microbe”.

2009-08-24 11:40:00

“Thick” blood can cause heart attack and stroke, but also prevent them. Scientists at Heidelberg University Hospital have explained the mechanism of this clinical paradox for the first time on an animal model.

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