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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Related to Gastrointestinal Problems and Eating Disorders

Researchers at the UAB Department of Clinical Psychology and Health, in collaboration with the University of Paris and the University Hospital of Montpellier, recently published a study which for the first time points to a relation between gastrointestinal and eating disorders among women suffering from Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

Hackathon per potenciar l'acollida de joves que migren sols

Hackathon to foster the reception of young migrants travelling alone

On 15 May, the UAB research group Transmedia Catalonia will be hosting a participative workshop at the Macaya Palace in Barcelona which will include young migrants and members of the civil society, NGOs, public administration, businesses and researchers, to work jointly on finding innovative solutions to foster the reception of migrants travelling alone to Catalonia.

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Drug with antioxidant properties reverses cognitive impairment in mouse models of ageing

An international study with participation of the UAB evaluated the protective effects of Calcium dobesilate (CaD) for the treatment of cognitive disorders in physiological ageing. Results demonstrated in an animal model that weight loss, anxiety-like and cognitive impairments were reversed by the administration of the drug, while also inhibiting the oxidative stress in their brains.

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The "Thesis in 4 minutes" competition to be held on 18 May

The competition to find the best presentation of a PhD thesis under 5 minutes will take place on 18 May at 11:30 a.m. A total of twelve PhD students from the UAB will give an oral presentation of their research. The two top presentations will receive 1st and 2nd prize, and a third prize will be awarded to the one most liked by the public.