Hormonal disorders can have far-reaching health consequences such as metabolic diseases. In a study funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a group of researchers from Graz has now proven the positive effect of vitamin D on blood sugar levels. Continue reading “Vitamin D suitable also as a therapeutic supplement”
The search for specific therapies for multiple sclerosis has prompted an international research group to investigate how immune cells can cross the blood-brain barrier and trigger inflammatory processes in nerve tissue. The results obtained by the Center for Brain Research in Vienna show that the development of this inflammatory disease is dominated by two types of immune cells which represent an important basis for more specific therapies. Continue reading “How immune cells cross the blood-brain barrier”
In a project financed by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a research group from Graz is developing methods to make graphics hardware for video games more flexible for use with various applications. This also has an impact on the programming of supercomputers.