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Aïllament social i Alzheimer en temps de Covid-19

Social isolation increases anxiety and asymmetry in brain atrophy in Alzheimer’s disease

A study in mice conducted by the UAB shows that social isolation worsens the effects of Alzheimer’s disease, with hyperactivity levels reaching up to twice as much as in the pathology itself, and confirms an increase in the asymmetric atrophy of the hippocampus, a brain area central to memory. The research was published in a special edition of Frontiers in Psychiatry entitled Death and Mourning Processes in the Times of the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), dedicated to assessing the effects of this pandemic.

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The ECIU University launches its first micro-modules

The ECIU University has prepared the first challenges and micro-modules to be offered this first semester. Part of these are related to a specific challenge and, therefore, students who enrol will also be solving the challenge provided by each of the stakeholders.

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Over 8,000 new students begin their studies at the UAB

Over 8,000 first-year students start their studies at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) on Monday 28 September; this is the last group to begin their lectures, after all other students began returning to the UAB earlier this month. 

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UAB students win the Ecotrophelia competition

Five students from the Food Science and Technology have won the 11th edition of the Ecotrophelia España 2020 Competition, held with the objective of creating new ecological and innovative food products. The winning product consisted in a dessertin the form of a small cube.