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The genetics of suicide risk

08-Oct-2019

While searching for biological markers for suicide risk, a Viennese research team has gained new insights into the relationship between environmental factors and genetics. Traumatic childhood experiences play an essential role and leave traces in the brain. To a large extent, suicide is a taboo ...

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How intestinal bacteria can cause depression

20-Aug-2019

A research group from Graz is investigating the complex interaction between the intestine and the brain. In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, the team has gained new insights into how intestinal bacteria, the immune system and obesity can lead to mental illnesses. It has been ...

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How “good cholesterol” gets to do even more good work

13-Aug-2019

In order for a tumour to grow, it needs cholesterol to build new cell walls. At the same time, the so-called “good” cholesterol or high-density lipoprotein (HDL) is regarded as a protective factor against cancer. Schrödinger fellow Raimund Bauer investigated the effect of HDL on tumours more ...

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Cell recycling to fight atherosclerosis

02-Jul-2019

Calcium deposits in the abdominal and leg arteries – so-called media calcification – are a frequent complication of kidney failure or diabetes mellitus. With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, researchers explored how cell cultures and mice react to inadequate blood purification and ...

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How different antibiotics work together

12-Jun-2019

In modern medicine, antibiotics are as important as they are problematic. On the one hand, they are still the only effective treatment option for many diseases; on the other hand, the number of resistant pathogens is on the rise, a situation about which the WHO already raised a serious warning a ...

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From metabolite profiles to molecular biomarkers for colorectal cancer

16-Apr-2019

The aim of a European project (TRANSCAN) is to identify metabolite signatures that are associated with all stages in the development of colorectal cancer. Metabolomic analysis was performed on more than 2,000 plasma samples from individuals with colorectal cancer, colorectal adenoma and a control ...

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Instilling order and knowledge into the flood of data

09-Apr-2019

In the context of a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a research group from the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences has developed a versatile framework for data visualisation that permits easy integration of expert knowledge. Processing large amounts of data is one of the ...

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A needle-prick to protect against insect bites

05-Mar-2019

In persons with a severe allergy to bee or wasp venom, the bite of just one insect can even be fatal when it triggers acute respiratory distress and circulatory failure. A project funded by the FWF is working on vaccines that contain components of the insect venom in an attenuated form with ...

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Time-switch for immune cells

11-Sep-2018

Supported by funding from the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a team from the Max F. Perutz Laboratories deciphered the mechanism of the TTP protein as a time-switch for the programmed cell death of white blood cells. A targeted death of these cells prevents an excessive immune reaction, but could ...

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Proven biochemistry methods for new skin cancer therapy

31-Jul-2018

Like all other cells in the body, skin cancer cells need a cholesterol metabolism. With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a Viennese research group discovered deviations and particularities of this process in malignant melanoma that could help improve prognosis and therapy. For many ...

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