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  • Meta-analysis of the Air Pollution and Pregnancy-Induced Hypertensive Disorders Relationship

    CREAL researchers led a systematic review and meta-analysis published in Hypertension

    Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

    Meta-analysis of the Air Pollution and Pregnancy-Induced Hypertensive Disorders Relationship

    Researchers, led by Marie Pedersen, researcher at CREAL, an ISGlobal research center, have systematically reviewed and performed a meta-analysis of epidemiological studies investigating the association between exposure to ambient air pollution and pregnancy-induced hypertensive disorders including gestational hypertension and preeclampsia.

  • Research centres tripled the investment from the Government of Catalonia

    The Councillor of Health of the Government of Catalonia highlighted the SUMA process and cited the future union between CREAL, CRESIB and ISGlobal.

    Friday, June 20th, 2014

    Research centres tripled the investment from the Government of Catalonia

    The Catalan research centres on health moves more than 260 million euros in Catalonia, and employs more than 10.000 people. 

  • Night shift work affects levels and timing of melatonin production

    Lower levels and a delay in peak time of melatonin production in Night shift workers

    Thursday, June 12th, 2014

    Night shift work affects levels and timing of melatonin production

    This research, leaded by Manolis Kogevinas, concludes that night shift work affects levels and timing of melatonin production and that may relate to future cancer risk for these workers.

  • Health and the Environment: The Risks Are Real and We Can All Do Something About Them

    Environmental health research has identified numerous risks.

    Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

    Health and the Environment: The Risks Are Real and We Can All Do Something About Them

    In contrast to the story presented by the main economic interests, which only promote biotechnology, and contrary to what many people believe, socioeconomic and environmental factors have a more direct influence on the health of populations than sophisticated biotechnologies and advances in genetics. World Environment Day is an appropriate occasion to call for a more comprehensive global analysis of the environmental factors associated with health and disease and to demand that the authorities take steps to deal with the very serious threats to health faced by the world’s population today. These threats are not theoretical, they are a reality that affects our everyday life and they are here to stay.

  • HELIX Consortium Meeting 2014

    The HELIX Consortium Meeting 2014 will take place between 17 and 19 June

    Tuesday, June 3th, 2014

    HELIX Consortium Meeting 2014

    On 19th June, Professor Amy Herring, of the Department of Biostatistics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA), will address in a public lecture statistical methods for high-dimensional exposure data. It will be possible to follow the lecture live by webstream, from 9:00-9:45 CET.

  • ISEE-Europe Young Researchers Conference on Environmental Epidemiology, 2nd announcement

    ISEE-Europe is organizing a 2-day Young Researchers Conference at CREAL.

    Friday, May 30th, 2014

    ISEE-Europe Young Researchers Conference on Environmental Epidemiology, 2nd announcement

    ISEE-Europe is organizing a 2-day Young Researchers Conference at CREAL.

  • Results of the ISGlobal alliance’s Second Call for Joint Research Proposals Announced

    Researchers from ISGlobal’s research centres, CRESIB and CREAL, will receive funding for three joint research projects

    Friday, May 30th, 2014

    Results of the ISGlobal alliance’s Second Call for Joint Research Proposals Announced

    Researchers from CRESIB and CREAL will receive funding for 3 joint research projects

  • The Risk of Malaria Reemerging in Temperate Climate Zones

    The ISGlobal alliance invites Dr Eskild Petersen to give the 4th Global Health Lecture

    Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

    The Risk of Malaria Reemerging in Temperate Climate Zones

    “Could malaria return to Europe?” This was the question posed by Dr. Eskild Petersen of the Department of Infectious Diseases (Aarhus University Hospital) at the beginning of the fourth Global Health Lecture.

  • Important decline in maternal and child mortality

    New drugs, vaccines and other health innovations led to 4.2 million fewer child deaths in 2013, compared to 1990, according with the study published in The Lancet.

    Thursday, May 22th, 2014

    Important decline in maternal and child mortality

    Researchers from CREAL have participated in two studies published in the Lancet at the beginning of May and leaded by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington.

  • The heat and air pollution from roads increase the risk of lower birth weight

    Study published in Epidemiology about risk of low birth weight associated with the proximity of the homes of pregnant women to roads

    Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

    The heat and air pollution from roads increase the risk of lower birth weight

    There is an increased risk of low birth weight associated with a greater proximity of the homes of pregnant women to major roads, mainly due to air pollution and exposure to heat according to a study published in Epidemiology and leaded by CREAL, an ISGlobal research center.


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