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  • Kaimerata will play the last concert of this 5th Season focused on Felix Mendelssoh

    Thursday, March 5th, 2015

    Kaimerata will play the last concert of this 5th Season focused on Felix Mendelssoh

    The last concert of this 5th Season focused on Felix Mendelssohn.

  • Children who attend schools nearby traffic show a lower cognitive development

    Press release

    Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

    Children who attend schools nearby traffic show a lower cognitive development

    Study published in PLOS Medicine led by researchers from CREAL

  • IARC Monographs: 40 Years of Evaluating Carcinogenic Hazards to Humans

    Researchers from CREAL have participated in this IARC Monograph.

    Tuesday, March 3th, 2015

    IARC Monographs: 40 Years of Evaluating Carcinogenic Hazards to Humans

    Researchers from CREAL have participated in this IARC Monograph.

  • New evidence on the health benefits of natural outdoor environments

    Press release

    Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

    New evidence on the health benefits of natural outdoor environments

    A new study, led by CREAL and published in Environment International, on the health benefits of natural outdoor environments

  • Changes at the CREAL Advisory Committee

    Prof David Savitz has accepted to replace Prof Jon Samet as Chair of CREAL Advisory Committee

    Monday, February 16th, 2015

    Changes at the CREAL Advisory Committee

    Prof David Savitz has accepted to replace Prof Jon Samet as Chair of CREAL Advisory Committee. Dr Savitz was appointed as a CREAL SAC member in 2012.

  • Researchers detect students are exposed to high levels of air pollution during trips to school

    Press Release

    Thursday, January 29th, 2015

    Researchers detect students are exposed to high levels of air pollution during trips to school

    Using a new smartphone app and air pollution sensor researchers from the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) have found that levels of air pollution were more than twice as high during the journeys to school (2.8 microgram/m3) than at home (1.3 microgram/m3) and the levels at school were slightly higher than at home (1.3 microgram/m3) in the city of Barcelona.

  • Working at night increases the risk of prostate cancer

    Monday, January 26th, 2015

    Working at night increases the risk of prostate cancer

    People who work for at least a year during the night have a higher risk (about 15%) for prostate cancer compared with people who have never worked at night. This risk increases the longer the duration of exposure, leading to increased risk to about 40% if the person has worked over 28 years in night shifts. The increased risk of prostate cancer associated with night work is also higher (up to 40%) for the most aggressive tumors with poor prognosis.

  • CREAL collaborates in citizen science project 'Saca La Lengua'

    Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

    CREAL collaborates in citizen science project 'Saca La Lengua'

    Elisa Duran, Deputy Director General of the Foundation Bank "la Caixa", Luis Serrano, director of the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and Toni Gabaldon, head of the "Comparative Genomics" from the CRG and scientific coordinator of the project, presented this morning at the CosmoCaixa a pioneering project of citizen participation 'Saca La Lengua' in which CREAL has collaborated.

  • Most types of cancer not due to “bad luck”

    Thursday, January 15th, 2015

    Most types of cancer not due to “bad luck”

    The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the World Health Organization’s specialized cancer agency, strongly disagrees with the conclusion of a scientific report on the causes of human cancer published in the journal Science on 2 January 2015 by Dr Cristian Tomasetti and Dr Bert Vogelstein.

  • New York bans fracking

    Thursday, January 15th, 2015

    New York bans fracking

    The Department of Health of the State of New York has assessed the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing high volume (fracking) and have decided to ban this activity in the state of New York (one of the most important states in reserves of natural gas) by its effects on both the environment and the possible effects on the population.


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