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  • Study identifies new risk loci for eczema

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    Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

    Study identifies new risk loci for eczema

    Research published in Nature Genetics, with the participation of CREAL, UPF and CRG. It has been shown for the first time that genetic variants strongly associated with other autoimmune diseases were more likely to be associated with atopic dermatitis nominally.

  • Avoidable risk factors take an increasing toll on health worldwide

    Poor diet, high systolic blood pressure, and smoking are top risk factors for deaths around the world

    Thursday, October 15th, 2015

    Avoidable risk factors take an increasing toll on health worldwide

    Study published at The Lancet, with the participation of CREAL.

  • Fraud of Volkswagen and the future of diesel car

    Article by Jordi Sunyer (CREAL), Josep M. Anto (CREAL) and Xavier Querol (CSIC), published on October 7th in La Vanguardia

    Thursday, October 15th, 2015

    Fraud of Volkswagen and the future of diesel car

    The diesel car was imposed after the Kyoto agreement to reduce CO2 emissions and reduce their impact on the greenhouse effect. In exchange, however, compared to the gasoline car, diesel emits four times more nitrogen oxides (NOx), and twenty times more particles (PM), a proportion of these quasi-ultrafine. Both types of pollutants have significant harmful effects on health.

  • Prenatal Exposure Predicts Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Childhood

    Original article by Lindsey Konkel, published in Environmental Health Perspectives

    Thursday, October 8th, 2015

    Prenatal Exposure Predicts Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Childhood

    In a recent study published in Environmental Health Perspectives, researchers examine the link between prenatal exposure to three kinds of POPs and cardiometabolic risk factors in young children. 

  • CREAL participates in the bike ride at the Week of Sustainable Mobility

    Week of Sustainable and Safe Mobility

    Monday, October 5th, 2015

    CREAL participates in the bike ride at the Week of Sustainable Mobility

    From 11th to 18th October is celebrated in Catalonia the Week Safe and Sustainable Mobility, under the European slogan "Choose. Change. Combine."

  • Workshops of OPERRA project

    LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER - still a few places available!

    Thursday, October 1th, 2015

    Workshops of OPERRA project

    Within the OPERRA project, the CREAL and BfS are organising two complementary workshops, which will be held in Barcelona drawing on lessons learned from inside and outside the radiation field.

  • Exposing the Exposome

    Originally published in Horizon 2020, on 22th September 2015

    Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

    Exposing the Exposome

    EU-funded researchers are helping to put together a so-called exposome to characterise the complex environmental exposure mixtures linked to disease.

  • ISEE Call for Action for Global Control of Lead Exposure to Eliminate Lead Poisoning

    Article published in Epidemiology

    Wednesday, September 23th, 2015

    ISEE Call for Action for Global Control of Lead Exposure to Eliminate Lead Poisoning

    Lead poisoning is one of the most pervasive, well-established, and preventable environmental hazards worldwide. We in the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) add, therefore, our voices to the call for a concerted global effort to eliminate lead poisoning.

  • CREAL participates in the Park(ing) Day Barcelona

    CREAL participates with a facility with a plane of air pollution in Barcelona and a poster on mobility and health

    Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

    CREAL participates in the Park(ing) Day Barcelona

    The Park(ing) Day is an annual event that, through the transformation of temporary parking spaces, claims a greener and human city.

  • Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Noise at School and Behavioral Problems in Schoolchildren

    Study published in Environmental Health Perspectives

    Monday, September 14th, 2015

    Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Noise at School and Behavioral Problems in Schoolchildren

    Researchers from the CREAL and the UPF have investigated the associations of exposure to traffic-related air pollutants and noise at school on behavioral development of schoolchildren. 


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