Research to improve people's health

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Webinar IRISCAT- Dra. Clara Montagut "Clinical utility of liquid biopsy in colorectal cancer"

The Webinar will take place on Wednesday, February 17 at 4:00 p.m. with Dr. Clara Montagut, head of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Unit and leads a research group on colorectal cancer biomarkers and therapies.Clara Montagut POST WEBINAR 1200x680

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Body mass index and waist circumference in relation to the risk of 26 types of cancer: a prospective cohort study of 3.5 million adults in Spain

A new prospective study by scientists from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), in collaboration with researchers from the Fundación Instituto Universitario para la Investigación en Atención Primaria de Salud Jordi Gol i Gurina (IDIAPJGol) in Barcelona, Spain, found that a higher body mass index (BMI) was associated with a higher risk of developing 12 cancer types. 

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The Happy Patient project starts to investigate how inappropriate use of antibiotics should be reduced  

Data from the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net) indicate that in 2015 around 33,000 deaths were attributable to antibiotic resistance. And that by 2050 it could reach 10 million deaths.

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IRBLleida expands the photographic exhibition on the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The Lleida Biomedical Research Institute (IRBLleida) has expanded the photographic exhibition made up of photographs of the professionals who make up the Institute . In 2021, 4 more posters and 90 more professionals will be added.01 IRB poster plantilla red

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Understanding the first wave of COVID-19 and implications for tackling the ongoing pandemic: evidence from 5.5 million people from Catalonia, Spain

Health outcomes during the first wave of COVID-19 in Catalonia, Spain, have been described in detail in a study published by Nature Communications Nature Communications. These findings provide new insights into the early months of the pandemic and will help to inform the ongoing response, such as vaccination strategies.pexels pixabay 33786

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Survey on the social impact of the pandemic

We invite you to participate in this study that is carried out in Spain and in different Latin American countries. The results will allow us to know how the pandemic is living and thus, make suggestions for planning policies that improve the health of the population.

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