Uni Bern Magazin: Thema Health and Medicine

Virus hunting, digital diagnostics, animal welfare

Health and Medicine

Novel viruses, bacterial resistances and the shortage of medical specialists pose major challenges for our society. To tackle these, researchers at the University of Bern develop award-winning tools and methods and are engaged in the innovative promotion of young scientists.

Vapes help quit smoking

The world's largest study on the subject, led by the University of Bern, shows that vapes are an effective aid to quitting smoking tobacco cigarettes. However, they do not reduce nicotine dependency.