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It is detected an increase of the diabetes prevalence in patients infected by the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), as well as a greater prevalence of infection by HCV in diabetic people. UAB researchers from the Endocrinology Department of the Hospital Vall d'Hebron review the information available and study the mechanisms by which HCV triggers the...

Virus Hepatitis C

The implantation of the Franco regime meant a deep restructuring in the Spanish society. In his doctoral thesis Javier Tébar submerged in the history of that time through a specific group: the Brotherhoods of Farmers and Cattle Rearers in Catalunya. In order to accomplish this research Tébar analysed the organization and the social...

Agricultors catalans, anys 40

In our chromosomes there are small disorders that generally do not affect us but that can be decisive for reproduction. This is the case for the so-called chromosomal inversions (a change in direction of a chromosomal fragment within the original chromosome). UAB researchers have studied these alterations and concluded that the larger a...

Anomalia cromosmica

Before a pituitary tumour is operated on, there are three factors that make it possible to identify which patients are most likely to recover following surgery: the size of the tumour, the secretion system of the tumour and the experience of the neurosurgeons. This was the conclusion reached by a group of doctors from Sant Pau Hospital after...

Tumor d'hipfisi

Until now, it was known that, despite their benefits for preventing cardiovascular diseases, antiplatelet drugs could be damaging to the digestive system. The Catalan Institute of Pharmacology Foundation (FICF) has recently shown its incidence in patients who have a risk of upper grastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB).

Cpsules

Chemical researchers work continuously in the combination of different molecules. It's very important to be able to adjust as well as it's possible the result of these associations to obtain the expected result. Scientists of the UAB Chemistry Department have studied how to obtain a large regioselectivity, it means, how to obtain mainly a...

Noves descobertes en la formaci de molcules

Reasearchers of the UAB's Cellular Biology, Physiology and Immunology Departament, in collaboration with the Hospital of Mataró and the Fundació de Gastroenterology Dr. Vilardell, have identified for the first time the P2Y1 receptor, which is responsible of the purinergic relaxation in the human colon.

Aparell digestiu

Studies on the brain are gradually unravelling the mysteries of how it operates.
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Cervell