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  • Integrating science and medicine in the treatment of chronic disease

    Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

    Integrating science and medicine in the treatment of chronic disease

    Chronic non-communicable diseases (NCD), such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis, chronic respiratory disorders and cancer represent the major global health problem of the 21st century and affect all age groups. The cost of treating these diseases is substantial, and for many countries is an under-appreciated cause of poverty.

  • CREAL is among the 22 Spanish research centers that will compete for the prestigious Severo Ochoa award

    Friday, July 15th, 2011

    CREAL is among the 22 Spanish research centers that will compete for the prestigious Severo Ochoa award

    CREAL has passed the first evaluation stage and is positioned among 22 research centers and Spanish units competing in the coming months for the prestigious Severo Ochoa award. In November, winners will obtain up to 10 badges of excellence from the Ministry of Science and Innovation. This is the first year of the Severo Ochoa award.

  • Twenty U.S. epidemiologists want to know the management of public health in Catalonia

    Monday, July 4th, 2011

    Twenty U.S. epidemiologists want to know the management of public health in Catalonia

    During the first half of July the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) will receive twenty students and teachers of the Master in Public Health at the University of Southern California (USC) to learn how Catalonia manage the public health.

  • INSERM CEO and Chairman visits CREAL

    Professor André Syrota makes a two-day stay interested in biomedicine Catalan

    Friday, July 1th, 2011

    INSERM CEO and Chairman visits CREAL

    Chairman and CEO of French INSERM, André Syrota, will come to Barcelona to deepen their knowledge of biomedicine in Catalonia. For this reason and for the close collaboration that exists with CREAL, today Professor Syrota will be in our center to talk about all the fruits of our relationship, the European Associated Laboratory (LEA). A laboratory directed by Dr. Francine Kaufman, CESP-INSERM respiratory and environmental epidemiology team director, and Dr. Josep M. Antó, CREAL director.

  • About 40 researchers will gather in Barcelona to define different allergic diseases associated with IgE

    Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

    About 40 researchers will gather in Barcelona to define different allergic diseases associated with IgE

    Next 29th and 30th June about 40 researchers from around the world and who are part of the research project called MeDALL will meet again to define the different allergic diseases associated with IgE (asthma, rhinitis, eczema, food allergy and anaphylaxis) as well as their phenotypes (so-called classical phenotypes) from childhood to adolescence.

  • Judith Garcia-Aymerich receives the 2011 Bronconeumología Files Award

    Tuesday, June 21th, 2011

    Judith Garcia-Aymerich receives the 2011 Bronconeumología Files Award

    CREAL researcher Judith Garcia-Aymerich has received the "2011 Bronconeumology Files Award " for the original article published in 2009 which has received more citations in 2010. This award was presented by the Spanish Society of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR) during its annual meeting held in Oviedo.

  • ISEE 2011 reaches the record 1,500 abstracts submitted

    Monday, June 20th, 2011

    ISEE 2011 reaches the record 1,500 abstracts submitted

    The XXIII Congress of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE-International Society for Environmental Epidemiology) has closed the acceptance of abstracts of research projects with a record of 1,500. Of these 1,500, 420 will be presented in oral sessions and 1,100 will be exposed by posters between 13 and 16 September in the Palace of Congresses in Barcelona where the event will take place.

  • Toxic substances affect neurodevelopment

    Friday, June 17th, 2011

    Toxic substances affect neurodevelopment

    "We must protect the brains of the future." Thus ended yesterday the conference Dr. Philippe Grandjean 'Toxicity and child development’ that gave in the Cosmocaixa under the INMA Conference 2011. So he warned the audience about the many pollutants that affect child development, especially the brain, at all stages, since it is a fetus until puberty.

  • CREAL coordinates INMA Conference 2011

    Thursday, June 16th, 2011

    CREAL coordinates INMA Conference 2011

    CREAL is the organizer of the INMA conference 2011. Specifically, this event will be held on today and tomorrow in Barcelona at Cosmocaixa. CREAL co-director and director of INMA project, Jordi Sunyer, says that "this conference represents an area which displays the results of our work in child health."

  • Risk of brain tumours in relation to estimated RF dose from mobile phones

    Methods and results from five Interphone countries

    Thursday, June 16th, 2011

    Risk of brain tumours in relation to estimated RF dose from mobile phones

    Two new papers were published on Friday 10 June 2011 on the website of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. These papers present work conducted within the International INTERPHONE study


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