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  • A citizen’s experiment to measure aerosol pollution in Barcelona

    This citizen’s experiment aims to map the concentration of aerosols in Barcelona.

    Thursday, September 10th, 2015

    A citizen’s experiment to measure aerosol pollution in Barcelona

    The new initiative, proposed and coordinated by ICFO, in collaboration with CREAL and included within the Citizen Science Office of BCNLab Science, aims to promote the understanding of the properties of aerosols and their effects on the environment.

  • The Pregnancy Exposome, understanding in-utero multiple exposures

    Research, led by CREAL and UPF

    Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

    The Pregnancy Exposome, understanding in-utero multiple exposures

    This study, published in Environmental Science and Technology, aimed to describe the correlation structure of the exposome during pregnancy, to better understand the relationships between and within families of exposure and to develop analytical tools appropriate to exposome data.

  • 25th EPICOH and X2016 Conferences, in Barcelona - September 2016

    These international conferences about epidemiology will take place on 5th-8th September, 2016

    Thursday, September 3th, 2015

    25th EPICOH and X2016 Conferences, in Barcelona - September 2016

    The 25th Epidemiology in Occupational Health Conference (EPICOH) and  the 8th International Conference on the Science of Exposure Assessment in Epidemiology and Practice (X2016) will take place in Barcena from 5th to 8th September, 2016.

  • New European Code against Cancer: Environment, occupation and cancer

    The code includes 12 recommendations to prevent cancer

    Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

    New European Code against Cancer: Environment, occupation and cancer

    Researchers from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), among others, have participated in the 4th edition of the European Code against Cancer. 

  • Asbestos and related Diseases

    Occupational exposure to asbestos causes an estimated 107,000 deaths each year worldwide.

    Thursday, July 23th, 2015

    Asbestos and related Diseases

    18th statement of the international academy affirms long-standing position calling for a ban on all mining, manufacture and use of asbestos.

  • Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution Associated with the Fetal Growth

    Study published in Environmental Health Perspectives

    Tuesday, July 21th, 2015

    Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution Associated with the Fetal Growth

    Researchers from CREAL, an allied ISGlobal center, have participated in a study of the Spanish INMA (Childhood and Environment) Project published in Environmental Health Perspectives. The researchers found that a Maternal exposure to NO2, associated with air pollution due the traffic in the cities, in early pregnancy was associated with reduced fetal growth based on ultrasound measures of growth during pregnancy and measures of size at birth.

  • Residential road traffic noise in early childhood may be associated with behavioral problems like hyperactivity

    New research published in Environmental Health Perspectives, with the participation of researchers from CREAL

    Monday, July 13th, 2015

    Residential road traffic noise in early childhood may be associated with behavioral problems like hyperactivity

    This new research published in Environmental Health Perspectives, with the participation of researchers from CREAL, an ISGlobal allied research center, has found that residential road traffic noise in early childhood may be associated with behavioral problems.

  • Prenatal air pollution exposure is not associated with childhood autistic traits

    Study published in Environmental Health Perspectives

    Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

    Prenatal air pollution exposure is not associated with childhood autistic traits

    This study, led by CREAL, aims to assess whether prenatal air pollution exposure is associated with autistic traits. 

  • IARC Monographs evaluate DDT, lindane, and herbicide 2,4-D

    The Working Group was chaired by Manolis Kogevinas

    Tuesday, June 23th, 2015

    IARC Monographs evaluate DDT, lindane, and herbicide 2,4-D

    The IARC has evaluated the carcinogenicity of the insecticides gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane (lindane) and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D).

  • International study shows that low doses of radiation cause a small increase in leukaemia risk among nuclear workers

    According to an international research published in The Lancet Haematology coordinated by IARC, in collaboration with CREAL

    Monday, June 22th, 2015

    International study shows that low doses of radiation cause a small increase in leukaemia risk among nuclear workers

    Multinational study coordinated by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), in collaboration with CREAL, an allied ISGlobal center, and other institutions. 


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