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  • Teenagers today are still accumulating organochlorine compounds in their body

    Monday, November 10th, 2014

    Teenagers today are still accumulating organochlorine compounds in their body

    Although from 70-80 years in most countries banned the production and use of organochlorine compounds (OCs), it still detect traces of these toxic chemicals in the body of the young people today. This is the conclusion of a study done by researchers from CREAL, ISGlobal research center, in collaboration with the Department of Environmental Chemistry from IDAEA-CSIC.

  • Twenty high school teachers from all over Europe visiting the CREAL

    Friday, November 7th, 2014

    Twenty high school teachers from all over Europe visiting the CREAL

    On November 5th CREAL received about 20 high school teachers from Europe who made a stay in Barcelona within the EU Grundtvig program, which promotes and enhances the quality of adult education and the exchange of knowledge within the Union.

  • The chromium exposure in drinking water is associated with blood and hair chromium levels

    Thursday, November 6th, 2014

    The chromium exposure in drinking water is associated with blood and hair chromium levels

    Researches from CREAL, an ISGlobal alliance research center, participate in a study on biomarkers of chromium in drinking water in Greece, published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, that concludes that the personal lifetime chromium exposure via drinking water, calculated from the concentrations in water and individual ingestion ascertained though questionnaires, showed associations with blood and hair chromium levels and certain hematological and biochemical parameters.

  • Interview with Jordi Sunyer: "Seeing the results of research is something that takes a hold of you forever"

    Monday, November 3th, 2014

    Interview with Jordi Sunyer:

     Professor Jordi Sunyer Deu, professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (CEXS) and the co-director of the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), a UPF-affiliated centre, has received a grant from the European Research Council to study the possible relationship between air pollution and neurological development in children.

  • The first European study on mobility in cities is launching its online questionnaire

    Press Release

    Monday, October 27th, 2014

    The first European study on mobility in cities is launching its online questionnaire

    CREAL (Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology) will celebrate tomorrow the launch of the PASTA project (Physical Activity through Sustainable Transport Approaches) in which it collaborates. PASTA is a European project that aims to study the patterns of mobility of the population in cities and the impact on health. A total of 14,000 volunteers will participate in 7 European cities (including Antwerp, Barcelona, Orebro -Sweden-, London, Rome, Vienna and Zurich).

  • CREAL participates at TV3's “Festa dels Súpers”

    Wednesday, October 22th, 2014

    CREAL participates at TV3's “Festa dels Súpers”

    Next weekend, 25th and 26th of October, our Human Resources manager, Samuel Espinal, and the prevention technical staff at the PRBB centers will be at the Montjuic Olympic Stadium, participating at the “Festa dels Súpers” organised by TV3.

  • Lead contamination decreases intelligence in children

    Interview in La Vanguardia

    Wednesday, October 22th, 2014

    Lead contamination decreases intelligence in children

    Interview in La Vanguardia

  • Exposure to traffic pollution during pregnancy can damage future child’s lungs

    Press Release Thorax

    Tuesday, October 21th, 2014

    Exposure to traffic pollution during pregnancy can damage future child’s lungs

    Women who are exposed to traffic pollution while pregnant are increasing the chances of damaging the lungs of their unborn children, concludes a study published online in the journal Thorax.

  • 200 young European researchers in environmental epidemiology met in Barcelona

    Friday, October 17th, 2014

    200 young European researchers in environmental epidemiology met in Barcelona

    The ISEE-Europe and CREAL organizes the first European conference for young researchers in environmental epidemiology

  • Scientists identify 214 neurotoxins that affect neural development in children and adolescents

    B·Debate press release

    Friday, October 17th, 2014

    Scientists identify 214 neurotoxins that affect neural development in children and adolescents

    Researchers have identified 214 neurotoxins that have negative consequences on brain development in children and adolescents, even from the prenatal stage. Philippe Grandjean, professor at Harvard Medical School (USA) speaks of a "silent epidemic", which means an annual expenditure of 9,300 million euros in Europe by the loss of intellectual capacity due to mercury, of which 4,500 million euros in Spain.


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