Vienna hosted more congresses than any other city in the world last year.The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) announced today (Fri) that 154 international summits took place in the Austrian capital in 2010. This figure helped the city to stay on top of the ICCAs global ranking. Vienna was tied for first place with […]
A vast majority of Austrian women are undergoing preventive breast cancer screening, according to a new study.German technology and health sector company Siemens AG found that 82 per cent of women living in Austria have seen doctors for such treatments. The firm, which interviewed over 4,000 women aged between 25 and 65 in eight countries, […]
Up to one out of three deaths in Upper Austrian are down to a sepsis, a leading doctor has claimed.Walter Hasibeder of the Barmherzige Schwestern Clinic in Ried im Innkreis said today (Weds) the cause of between every fifth to every third fatality was the inflammatory syndrome.Hasibeder stressed that the medical condition was often diagnosed […]
Prestigious physician Helmut Mittermayer has died during a congress in Sweden, it has emerged.Officials at the Elisabethinen Hospital Linz said today (Thurs) the tropical medicine and macro biology expert passed away shortly after suffering a heart attack at the international conference in Stockholm.The 62-year-old published around 300 scientific studies.
Congress tourism created a net product of more than one billion Euros last year, tourism officials have said.Austria Marketing (ÖW) chief Petra Stolba announced today (Thurs) that around two million overnights throughout the country were made by congress participators in 2009.”Austria is one of the leading nations in the world when it comes to hosting […]