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Thursday March 28th, 2019

Increase in stroke cases linked to contamination

 

Recent studies show that high pollution in the environment increases the risk of having a stroke

According to the Spanish Society of Neurology (in Spanish, SEN), 30% of the strokes that occur each year are attributable to air pollution and advises that reducing environmental pollution is a step to take in order to curb the increase in cases of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. According to international studies conducted over the past four years, the unique sensitivity of the brain to environmental pollution can lead to a stroke or cerebral hemorrhage.

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Wednesday February 27th, 2019

Barcelona hosts the first 5G tele-mentored surgery

The first tele-mentored live surgery using 5G technology was carried out today in Barcelona by Dr Antonio de Lacy. The pilot test took place at the GSMA’s MWC19 Barcelona and the Hospital Clínic where, thanks to AIS Channel software, a 5G streaming of live surgery between the medical team located in the hospital and the expert doctor located in an auditorium of the MWC19 venue in Fira Gran Via was enabled in real time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tuesday February 05th, 2019

The Vodafone 5G Network will connect surgeons around the world in a pioneer telemedicine project

Vodafone Spain will be the technological supplier of the 5G network necessary to connect surgeons around the world within the ‘Telestration’ project, a technology created by the company AIS (Advances In Surgery) Channel, the world’s leading online platform for medical education and a pioneer in teletraining for surgeons. Read the rest of this entry »

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Thursday January 03rd, 2019

Graphene-based implant overcomes technical limitation to record brain activity at extremely low frequencies

The body of knowledge about the human brain is growing exponentially, but questions big and small remain unanswered. Researchers have been using electrode arrays to record the brain’s electrical activity for decades, mapping activity in different brain regions to understand what it looks like when everything is working, and what is happening when it is not. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday December 19th, 2018

Clínic-ISGlobal Researchers Help Update the Protocol for Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment of Chagas Disease in Pregnant Women

The new protocol of the Catalan Public Health Agency will improve disease surveillance and control .

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Thursday October 18th, 2018

Kick-off Meeting for STOP, a Project that Seeks to Interrupt the Transmission of Intestinal Parasites

The project, funded by EDCTP, will test the efficacy of adding ivermectin to the current treatment against soil-transmitted helminthiasis.   Read the rest of this entry »

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