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  • MEDPARTICLES WORKSHOP: "Air particles regulation in the Mediterranean cities. Results and impact of the MEDPARTICLES Life + project"

    Last 8th of October a meeting took place at PRBB to explain the results obtained up to now by the Medparticles Life + project.

    Friday, March 15th, 2013

    MEDPARTICLES WORKSHOP:

    Last 8th of October a meeting took place at PRBB to explain the results obtained up to now by the Medparticles Life + project.

  • CREAL launches innovative HELIX project to study multiple environmental hazards for child health

    Friday, March 8th, 2013

    CREAL launches innovative HELIX project to study multiple environmental hazards for child health

    HELIX will build an early-life “exposome” combining all environmental influences on health, including lifestyle factors and chemicals.
     

  • The HITEA project

    Thursday, March 7th, 2013

    The HITEA project

    The last meeting of the HITEA (Health Effects of Indoor Pollutants: Integrating microbial, Toxicological and Epidemiological Approaches) project took place in CREAL on the 13th of February.

  • Child Health Research, the Key to a Healthier European Society

    Friday, March 1th, 2013

    Child Health Research, the Key to a Healthier European Society

     On 30-31st May, the European projects RICHE and CHICOS are hosting an international meeting on child health research in Dublin, to coincide with the Irish presidency of the European Union.

  • PHENOTYPE featuring article at EC Research and Innovation

    Friday, March 1th, 2013

    PHENOTYPE featuring article at EC Research and Innovation

  • Signing of SUMA Agreement Between ISGlobal, CRESIB and CREAL

    The strategic alliance between the three centres seeks to create a hub of excellence in global health

    Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

    Signing of SUMA Agreement Between ISGlobal, CRESIB and CREAL

    The Catalan Government, ISGlobal (the Barcelona Institute for Global Health), ISGlobal’s research centre, CRESIB (the Barcelona Centre for International Health Research), and CREAL (the Barcelona-based Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology) formalised the creation of the strategic alliance, ACCIS-GLOBAL, by signing the SUMA agreement on February 22. The agreement falls within the scope of the SUMA project launched by the Catalan Government, the Generalitat, to build critical mass and excellence within the Catalan network of research centres, CERCA. The strategic alliance is expected to build on the research expertise of its partners and strengthen their global leadership in research, innovation and training in global health.

  • Maternal exposure to outdoor air pollution associated with low birth weights worldwide

    Press Release

    Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

    Maternal exposure to outdoor air pollution associated with low birth weights worldwide

    Mothers who are exposed to particulate air pollution of the fine particles (PM2,5 and PM10) type emitted by vehicles, urban heating and coal power plants are significantly more likely to bear children of low birth weight, according to an international study whose principal authors are Drs. Payam Dadvand and Mark Nieuwenhuijsen, researchers from the Centre For Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Barcelona.

  • CREAL receives volunteers from MCC-Spain project on cancer

    Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

    CREAL receives volunteers from MCC-Spain project on cancer

    The Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) received last Tuesday 20 people, volunteers from MCC-Spain study, between 60 and 80 years old in different areas of Barcelona (Cornellà, L'Hospitalet, Badalona and Barcelona city).

  • Exposure to POPs in early-life can affect the immune and respiratory systems

    Monday, January 14th, 2013

    Exposure to POPs in early-life can affect the immune and respiratory systems

    Current epidemiological evidence suggests that early-life exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) can adversely influence immune and respiratory systems development and this could result into reduced capacity to fight infections and increased risk to develop allergic manifestations later in life.

  • The TVE program ‘El Escarabajo Verde’ focuses on ‘The air you breathe’

    Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

    The TVE program ‘El Escarabajo Verde’ focuses on ‘The air you breathe’

    The Spanish population breathe air that violates the legal limits set by the European Commission. TV2 program’El Escarabajo Verde’ reflects on 'The air you breathe' and evaluates the pollution in the city of Barcelona, which has the highest density of cars in Europe and how it can affect people.


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