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  • CREAL present the Annual Report 2006-2009

    Thursday, November 11th, 2010

    CREAL present the Annual Report 2006-2009

    CREAL has just presented its first report 2006-2009, which shows all activities chronologically, projects, and management done during these years.

  • Spanish Society of Epidemiology awards the INMA

    Wednesday, November 3th, 2010

    Spanish Society of Epidemiology awards the INMA

    INMA researchers (Childhood and Environment) received four awards during the XXVIII Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Society of Epidemiology (SEE), held between 27 and 29 October.

  • Swimming in pools does not increase the risk of childhood asthma

    Wednesday, November 3th, 2010

    Children who swim have the same risk of developing asthma than children who do not perform this activity. Indeed, according to a study by the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) of Barcelona and the University of Bristol (Great Britain), published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, swimming may even improve lung function and reduce the risk of asthma symptoms among children.

  • Twenty EUSJA journalists visit CREAL

    Thursday, October 28th, 2010

    Twenty EUSJA journalists visit CREAL

    CREAL co-director, Manolis Kogevinas, talked last 27th October with a score of scientific journalists from the European Union of Science Journalists Associations (EUSJA) who were visiting several research institutions from Catalonia.

  • Towards a healthy and safe mobility

    Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

    Towards a healthy and safe mobility

    On October 26 the CREAL researcher, David Rojas, participated in the symposium "Towards a healthy and safe mobility" in order to explain the interaction between health and mobility in transport, beyond traffic accidents.

  • Identified three new genetic factors that predispose to bladder cancer

    Monday, October 25th, 2010

    Identified three new genetic factors that predispose to bladder cancer

    Researchers from the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Research Institute of Hospital del Mar, the National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) and U.S. National Cancer Institute have identified three new genetic factors predisposing to cancer urinary bladder.

  • Josep M Antó introduce an exhibition at Cosmocaixa

    Thursday, October 14th, 2010

    Josep M Antó introduce an exhibition at Cosmocaixa

    This morning the director of CREAL, Josep M Antó, participated in the press conference of the exhibition "Air. Respiration and Child Health” which will be open from October 15, 2010 to October 14, 2011 at Cosmocaixa. Jordi Sunyer, codirector of the center, gave scientific advice.

  • All the centers of the study on cancer MCC-Spain gather at CREAL

    Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

    All the centers of the study on cancer MCC-Spain gather at CREAL

    CREAL will be hosting on 14 and 15 October representatives of all research centers involved in the project MCC-Spain which study the causes of various cancers (colorectal, breast, stomach, prostate and chronic lymphocytic leukemia). The meeting of the study, coordinated by Dr. Manolis Kogevinas, co-director CREAL, and Marina Pollan, head of Cancer Epidemiology Service (Instituto de Salud Carlos), will be the first scientific group meeting in which they organize the data of the approximately 4,000 cases of cancer collected until now as well as over 2,000 population controls.

  • Conference on climate change and child health

    Friday, October 8th, 2010

    Conference on climate change and child health

    Organised by the Fundació Roger Torné, in collaboration with the Obra Social Fundació 'la Caixa' and the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), the holding of this conference, Roger Torné Foundation "aims to provide a multidisciplinary view, based on a reflective attitude and supported by the results of multiple studies conducted around the world, on the effect of climate change on human health, particularly that of children ", as can be read on site organizer of this meeting.

  • CREAL participates in Open Day

    Thursday, October 7th, 2010

    CREAL participates in Open Day

    On Saturday 2 October CREAL participated for the first time on visits carried out during the Open Day at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park. The visits through the building, which were a success in being exhausted in a few hours, had two stops or "stations" in various units or research centers.


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