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Those who need to change their eating habits to normalise their blood pressure should start with a fast. A research group led by DZHK scientists Dr Sofia Forslund and Prof. Dominik N. Müller has investigated why patients can use it as a tool to improve their health in the long...

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Recovering from a corona infection at home - that's what most people want to do. But sometimes hospitalization is unavoidable. But when is the right time for this? This is being investigated by the COVID SMART study at LMU Klinikum München. Anyone who has risk factors for a...

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In the newly inaugurated Käthe-Beutler-Haus, research teams in vascular biomedicine from the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) at Charité and the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC) will work under one roof in the future. The MDC is a...

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A team of researchers led by Prof. Wolfram Ruf, Principal Investigator at the DZHK and Scientific Director of the Center for Thrombosis and Hemostasis (CTH) at the University Medical Center Mainz, has uncovered the mechanism that triggers the autoimmune disease APS...

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The German Centres for Health Research (DZG) continue to grow. The six existing centres, of which the DZHK is one, are now joined by two more: the German Centre for Mental Health (DZP) and the German Centre for Child and Adolescent Health (DZKJ). The DZG are committed to research...

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A substance can only have an impact if it reaches the place where it is supposed to be effective. In gene therapy, therapeutic agents that are intended to replace or repair "defective" genes are therefore delivered to the target site with the help of viral particles, so-called...

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Artificial intelligence (AI) can help prevent life-threatening complications after heart surgery. Monitoring systems based on AI are now ready to be transferred into market-ready medical products. The company x-cardiac GmbH was founded for this purpose. The AI algorithms were...

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Heart problems cause disturbed gene activity in the brain’s memory center, from which cognitive deficits arise. Researchers at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) and the German Center for Cardiovascular Research...

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Under the direction of DZHK scientist Prof. Florian Leuschner, Managing Senior Physician at the Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Pneumology at Heidelberg University Hospital (UKHD), an international research team has started a new research project. The researchers have set...

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