An Austrian company has developed a potentially viable vaccine for early-stage Parkinson’s disease. The treatment, which is designed to slow or even stop progression of the disease, has undergone a Phase I clinical trial, from which data will be released on Thursday in New York.
Experts in Germany and the U.S. believe they have found an effective substance called Letermovir that protects against herpes and other viral diseases almost without side-effects.
German scientists have managed to remove HIV from cells while leaving those cells alive – opening the door to potential cures for the disease.
German scientists claim to have found a gene which increases the risk of heart attacks by 15 percent. Over half of those tested had the gene.
A Berlin man has become the first in Germany to give birth to a baby. He identifies as male, but has a female reproductive system.
German doctors have regained the power to use their own judgement in cases where terminally ill patients want to die – after a court lifted an absolute ban on them leaving such patients with enough drugs to kill themselves.
Shocked by premium hikes of as much as 50 percent, many Germans with private health insurance are seeking to switch to a national health plan, Der Spiegel reported.
Researchers from Schillerhöhe Hospital in Germany have found that sniffer dogs can reliably detect lung cancer in its early stage.
Researchers at the Heidelberg-based Max Planck Institute have developed new software that can interpret the vast network of brain cells swiftly and accurately.
A team of surgeons in Sweden have carried out the world’s first synthetic organ transplant, providing a cancer patient with a new windpipe using his own stem cells.