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  • Best conditions for those trying to conceive

    21.12.2017 17:15

    The Department of Reproductive Medicine and Gynecological Endocrinology of the Women’s Health Clinic at the University Hospital of Basel is moving to a new location. The modern offices at Vogesenstrasse 134 offer not...

  • USB Voluntary Service

    07.08.2017 15:40

    I am a member of the Voluntary Service at Basel University Hospital and we are recognisable from ourred waistcoats bearing the hospital logo.

  • Viola Heinzelmann in Swiss Health Magazine

    07.03.2017 09:51

    Despite the development of worldwide medicine and pharmaceuticals, the number of cancer patients is growing steadily. Cancer is not called ‘the silent killer’ for nothing. No one is safe from the risk of this frightening...

  • A new drug to treat two forms of multiple sclerosis

    22.12.2016 09:12

    Considerable advances continue to be made in multiple sclerosis treatment. The latest data shows that the new drug ocrelizumab is clearly superior to the previously authorized drug interferon beta-1A in the treatment of...

  • Significant vision improvements in blind people

    08.12.2016 09:41

    The retina is part of the central nervous system and the basis of our sense of sight. Frequently, the retina is affected by hereditary diseases that were untreatable until now. At present, an international research team...

  • A More Sophisticated Approach to Shoulder Instability

    07.06.2016 10:10

    The soft tissue surgery traditionally used to treat shoulder instability, named the Bankart Repair after the surgeon who first described it, is not always the ideal solution. A more sophisticated approach and a thorough...

  • The Future of Cancer Treatment?

    07.06.2016 10:10

    Immunotherapy at University Hospital Basel, Switzerland: Immunotherapy is opening up new perspectives on the treatment of tumors. Our own immune systems can now be used to stop or even reverse tumor growth and control it...

  • New Surgical Methods

    07.06.2016 10:10

    Proctology at University Hospital Basel, Switzerland: University Hospital Basel has expanded its range of proctological services. Patients receive interdisciplinary care and are offered cutting-edge treatment options...

  • Tailored Surgical Technique Sets New Standards.

    11.04.2016 10:10

    Oncoplastic Surgery for Breast Cancer at University Hospital Basel, Switzerland: Tailored surgical technique takes account of a host of factors, and enables surgery to be performed in the way that best suits individual...