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Hurricane season public health preparedness, response, and recovery guidance for health care providers, response and recovery workers, and affected communities - CDC, 2017 -
CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) have guidance and technical materials available in both English and Spanish to help communities prepare for hurricanes and floods (Table 1). To help protect the health and safety of the p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Study Suggests Neanderthals Enjoyed Long Childhoods
The study of a 49,000-year-old skeleton of a Neanderthal boy discovered in Spain indicates that he may have matured at about the same rate as children of modern homo sapiens.(Image credit: Paleoanthropology Group MNCN-CSIC) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Neuman Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: Sept. 22, 2017
[Image from unsplash.com]From the FDA’s clearance of Covalon’s film-drape to Bioventus launching its study, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. FDA clears Covalon’s MediClear OTC surgical film-drape Covalon announced in a Sept. 21 press release that the FDA has cleared its MediClear PreOp to market in U.S. hospitals, clinic and directly to patients without a prescription. The MediClear PreOp is a breathable, transparent, self-adhesive, silicone barrier film-drape that can conform to a patient’s skin at a planned incision or insertion si...
Source: Mass Device - September 22, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Business/Financial News Diagnostics Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Laboratory Instruments/Laboratory Supplies mHealth (Mobile Health) Research & Development Vascular Bioventus LLC Contego Medical Covalon Technologies Getinge Guerbe Source Type: news

Selena Gomez ’s Kidney Donor Showed Off Her Surgery Scar on Instagram
This article originally appeared on People.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexia Fernandez / People Tags: Uncategorized celebrities Source Type: news

Neanderthal boy's skull reveals they grew like modern boys
Rare discovery of child ’s partial skeleton at 49,000-year-old site in Spain suggests extinct ancestors had similar pattern of growth to modern humansThe first analysis of a Neanderthal boy ’s skull uncovered in Spain suggests that he grew much like a modern boy would, in another sign that our extinct ancestors were similar to us, researchers have said.The rare discovery of a child ’s partial skeleton was found among the remains of seven adults and five other youths at the 49,000-year-old archeological site of El Sidron.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 22, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse Tags: Neanderthals Anthropology Evolution Biology Science Source Type: news

The legacy of the Spanish flu
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - September 21, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Shablovsky, S. Tags: Medicine, Diseases books Source Type: news

The growth pattern of Neandertals, reconstructed from a juvenile skeleton from El Sidron (Spain)
We report on a juvenile partial skeleton (El Sidrón J1) preserving cranio-dental and postcranial remains. We used dental histology to estimate the age at death to be 7.7 years. Maturation of most elements fell within the expected range of modern humans at this age. The exceptions were the atlas and mid-thoracic vertebrae, which remained at the 5- to 6-year stage of development. Furthermore, endocranial features suggest that brain growth was not yet completed. The vertebral maturation pattern and extended brain growth most likely reflect Neandertal physiology and ontogenetic energy constraints rather than any fundame...
Source: ScienceNOW - September 21, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Rosas, A., Rios, L., Estalrrich, A., Liversidge, H., Garcia-Tabernero, A., Huguet, R., Cardoso, H., Bastir, M., Lalueza-Fox, C., de la Rasilla, M., Dean, C. Tags: Anthropology, Paleontology reports Source Type: news

HLA-mismatched Microtransplant Benefits Older AML Patients HLA-mismatched Microtransplant Benefits Older AML Patients
Most older patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) achieve complete remission and good overall survival after HLA-mismatched microtransplant, according to results from 12 centers in China, the United States, and Spain.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

At Least 12 People Arrested in Spain Amid Catalan Independence Demonstrations
(MADRID) — Spanish police arrested at least 12 people Wednesday in raids on Catalan government offices, news reports said, as national authorities intensified a crackdown on the region’s preparations for a secession vote that Spain says is illegal. It was the first time Spanish authorities have detained Catalan officials since the campaign to hold a vote on Catalonia’s independence began to gather momentum in 2011. The move was the latest spike in tension in the standoff between national authorities based in Madrid and pro-independence Catalans over a planned Oct. 1 referendum. Several thousand Catalans g...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aritz Parra and Ciaran Giles / AP Tags: Uncategorized onetime Spain Source Type: news

Plymouth girl, 11, nearly died from her burst appendix
Daizy Adams, from Plymouth, began having stomach pains before she went on holiday to Spain at the end of July. By August 15, she needed emergency surgery to repair her bowel. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spanish Police Arrest 12 People in a Crackdown on Catalan Pro-Independence Officials
News reports says Spanish police have arrested 12 people in raids on offices of the regional government of Catalonia as a crackdown intensifies on the region’s preparations for a secession vote that Spain says is illegal. Spain’s Europa Press news agency and other media outlets said the raids Wednesday mostly targeted the region’s economic and foreign departments as Spanish authorities worked to halt all preparatory moves for the planned Oct. 1 referendum. Hundreds of people gathered to protest the raids and shout pro-independence slogans outside offices in the region’s capital, Barcelona. The Catal...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized onetime Spain Source Type: news

Rwanda: Spanish Oncologists to Train Local Health Professionals in Cervical Cancer Prevention
[New Times] More than 88 health professionals from 45 institutions in the country have started training in cervical cancer prevention. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A Mexican TV News Station Caught the Moment the Powerful Quake Struck
A Mexican news station was broadcasting live the moment a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit the country Tuesday, close to the capital Mexico City. The powerful quake killed at least 149 people and brought down dozens of buildings in the capital alone. Thousands of people fled into the streets and early Wednesday rescue workers were still digging through mounds of rubble, looking for survivors. The anchor at Foro TV was in the middle of a segment with his reporter from the field, when the earthquake warning sirens began to wail. Enrique Campos told viewers in Spanish: “Right now that’s the earthquake alarm going off,...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kevin Lui Tags: Uncategorized Mexico onetime Source Type: news

'Capicua' gene plays a key role in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncol ó gicas (CNIO)) Researchers at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) have discovered a genetic alteration that is directly involved in at least 10% of cases of one of the most common cancers in children, T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. In a paper published this week in the printed edition of Genes and Development, the scientists explain how the mice in which a specific gene, known as Capicua, has been inactivated, inevitably develop this type of leukaemia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

'Capicua' gene plays a key role in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncol ó gicas (CNIO)) Researchers at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre have discovered a genetic alteration that is directly involved in at least 10 percent of cases of one of the most common cancers in children, T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. In a paper published this week in the printed edition of Genes and Development, the scientists explain how the mice in which a specific gene, known as Capicua, has been inactivated, inevitably develop this type of leukemia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

This Is the Most Popular Hotel on TripAdvisor
This article originally appeared on Travel+Leisure.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stacey Leasca / Travel + Leisure Tags: Uncategorized onetime onetimetravel Source Type: news

Out of Africa: Understanding Economic Refugees
Young African migrants seek opportunities abroad as the World Bank projects that “the world’s extreme poor will be increasingly concentrated in Africa”. Credit: Ilaria Vechi/IPSBy Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Sep 19 2017 (IPS)Not a single month has passed without dreadful disasters triggering desperate migrants to seek refuge in Europe. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), at least 2,247 people have died or are missing after trying to enter Europe via Spain, Italy or Greece in the first half of this year. Last year, 5,096 deaths were recorded. ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Europe Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Middle East & North Africa Migration & Refugees Peace Religion TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

The Surprising Reason Why Spaniards Eat So Late
This article originally appeared on FoodandWine.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elisabeth Sherman / Food & Wine Tags: Uncategorized onetime onetimetravel Spain Source Type: news

50 Years Ago This Week: The Beatles Change the World
Milestone moments do not a year make. Often, it’s the smaller news stories that add up, gradually, to big history. With that in mind, in 2017 TIME History will revisit the entire year of 1967, week by week, as it was reported in the pages of TIME. Catch up on last week’s installment here. Week 38: Sept. 22, 1967 The release and success of the album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was only one of the reasons why The Beatles found themselves on the cover of TIME this week. More importantly, the story was a recognition of the fact that the band had rather smoothly moved on from the teenybopper sound th...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - September 18, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Lily Rothman Tags: Uncategorized Media Source Type: news

Head of Business Management
Location: Barcelona, Spain Job Type: Full-Time Employer: Roche We want to expand our leadership in diabetes management by enhancing our pioneering spirit for creating and delivering cutting edge Digital Solutions that will improve live of patients with diabetes. We are looking for global talents to join Roche Diabetes Care and build together the world's leading digital diabetes eco-system to bring to patients what they need next. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 18, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Jobs Source Type: news

People in Switzerland Want to Know Who Is Clogging Their Toilets With Wads of Cash
(GENEVA) — Talk about flush with cash. A Geneva official has confirmed a newspaper report that said wads of cut-up 500-euro notes (about $600 each) mysteriously turned up jammed into the toilets of three neighborhood restaurants and a bank in separate episodes in recent months.Prosecutor’s office spokesman Henri Della Casa confirmed Friday’s report in the Tribune de Geneve, saying the shredded notes were once worth tens of thousands of euros in total. Preliminary clues from an investigation suggested the bounty once belonged to unnamed “Spanish women who had placed the loot in a Geneva vault several...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized APW onetime Switzerland Source Type: news

What to Know About the Five Major Votes Happening in the Next Five Weeks Across the World
Five important votes are scheduled over the next five weeks around the world. Here’s what you should be keeping tabs on. Germany Little drama accompanies Germany’s September 24 elections — Angela Merkel and her CDU party will win a fourth consecutive term, making her the second longest-serving chancellor in modern German history when her term wraps up. Even Merkel’s prime challenger, Martin Schulz of the center-left SPD, has effectively admitted defeat, spending his last days on the campaign trail detailing the conditions he’ll set for joining Merkel’s ruling coalition rather than convin...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ian Bremmer Tags: Uncategorized politics World Source Type: news

What Is Hispanic Heritage Month?
Hispanic Heritage Month is an official celebration of American citizens whose ancestry can be traced back to Spain, Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean. When is Hispanic Heritage Month? The festival now lasts from September 15 to October 15 every year, but it first started out as just a week long celebration of in 1968. Twenty years later, in 1988 it expanded to dedicate a whole four weeks for the celebration of being Hispanic. The celebration starts in the middle of the month, as opposed to the end, because the 15th marks the independence days of five Latin America countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guate...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rachel Lewis Tags: Uncategorized hispanic heritage month onetime Smithsonian Source Type: news

The future of EU workers is ‘ a fight that ’ s too important to lose ’
As hundreds of EU migrants, including UNISON members, rallied in Trafalgar Square last night in defence of their rights, London Mayor Sadiq Khan told them: “This is a fight that’s too important to lose.” The rally followed a Westminster lobby, during which dozens of MPs and peers signed a pledge to guarantee the rights of both EU citizens in the UK and British citizens in the EU. It was the second lobby of Parliament this year, with UNISON members from all over the country and from all walks of the public sector again urging their MPs to end the uncertainty of EU citizens over whether they will be able to...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 14, 2017 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article News BREXIT eu migrant migrant workers NHS NHS staff Source Type: news

Young binge drinkers show altered brain activity
(Frontiers) Researchers have studied the brain activity of young binge-drinking college students in Spain, and found distinctive changes in brain activity, which may indicate delayed brain development and be an early sign of brain damage. The results suggest that bingeing has tangible effects on the young brain, comparable with some of those seen in chronic alcoholics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The possible protective effect of marital status in quality of life among elders in a U.S.-Mexico border city - Guti érrez-Vega M, Esparza-Del Villar OA, Carrillo-Saucedo IC, Montañez-Alvarado P.
The purpose of this study was to determine how marital status may have an impact on quality of life in a group of older adults living in a U.S.-Mexico border city. Two-hundred and seventy-six older adults completed the Spanish version of the World Health O... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

How well electron transport works in furfural biogas
(Springer) Furfural is a promising candidate in the quest for alternative biofuels. Now, a Spanish team has published its findings on the gas's energy efficiency in EPJ D. Ana Lozano from the Institute of Fundamental Physics in Madrid, Spain, and colleagues studied furfural gas subjected to an electron beam to study its scattering characteristics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 13, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

This Girl Tr òn: The Forgotten Subject of Vietnam War Photographer Larry Burrows
Larry Burrows was a seasoned veteran of the Vietnam War when, in early 1968, he met 12-year-old Nguyễn Thị Tròn. Operating out of Saigon, the southern Republic of Vietnam’s capital, the photographer had been covering the conflict for LIFE magazine since 1962. He shadowed American troops, documenting ferocious firefights, surviving hours in the air with helicopter-gunship crews, and freeze-framing harrowing moments of bravery and despair, exhaustion, and appalling violence in combat zones. Though much of his best work had been shot in the thick of the action, he had come to be haunted by the trauma visited ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gary Jones/ Suối Đá Tags: Uncategorized Larry Burrows LIFE Magazine photography Vietnam Vietnam War Source Type: news

Best of ESMO 2017 Congress
(European Society for Medical Oncology) ESMO 2017 was a truly global event with nearly 24,000 participants from 131 countries. The ten countries with the most delegates were the USA, France, Spain, UK, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, China, Japan, and Russia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 12, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

IFEMA inaugurates the first 5G prototype R & D lab for the tourism and trade fair sector
(IMDEA Networks Institute) The IFEMA LAB 5G is an innovative research hub to develop solutions, features, and new services using 5G technology to be displayed at FITUR 2018, the International Tourism Trade Fair organized yearly in Spain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Avoid eating just before your bedtime, study recommends
Conclusions Previous research suggests we may be better off consuming more of our calories earlier on in the day, when we have a full, active day ahead of us to use up the energy. It's also been observed that people who consume large calorific meals late in the evening can have a higher body weight. In a sense, the results of this study seem plausible and don't really say anything different from what's already been observed. But as this is a cross-sectional study, it can't really prove very much. The study involved a small, select sample of US university students. Their results can't be applied to everyone, as they have di...
Source: NHS News Feed - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food/diet Source Type: news

Sports injuries and illnesses during the Granada Winter Universiade 2015 - Gallo-Vallejo M Á, de la Cruz-Márquez JC, de la Cruz-Campos A, de la Cruz-Campos JC, Pestaña-Melero FL, Carmona-Ruiz G, Gallo-Galán LM.
OBJECTIVE: To analyse the incidence of diseases and injuries suffered by athletes participating in the 27th Winter Sports Universiade held in Granada, Spain. METHODS: The daily occurrence of injuries and diseases was registered at the point of firs... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Methodological barriers to studying the association between the economic crisis and suicide in Spain - Alvarez-Galvez J, Salinas-Perez JA, Rodero-Cosano ML, Salvador-Carulla L.
BACKGROUND: The hypothetical relationship between economic recession and the increase in suicides in Spain is subject to various arguments. In addition to the inherent complexity of capturing and explaining the underlining mechanisms that could describe th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Epidemiology of injuries in the Spanish national futsal male team: a five-season retrospective study - Martinez-Riaza L, Herrero-Gonzalez H, Lopez-Alcorocho JM, Guillen-Garcia P, Fernandez-Jaen TF.
BACKGROUND: Futsal started being played in 1930 and the number of futsal players has increased all over the world ever since. Nonetheless, despite the fact that Spain is one of the most relevant national teams worldwide, information on the incidence of inj... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Whiplash as a work-related injury. Epidemiology and results of a multiaxial management protocol --- El esguince cervical como accidente laboral. Epidemiolog ía y resultados de un protocolo de abordaje multiaxial - Aso Escario J, Martínez Quiñones JV, Aso-Vizán A, Sebastián Sebastián C, Arregui Calvo R, Bosque Arbiol A.
In Spain, more than 10% of road traffic accidents are legally deemed work-related accidents, with whiplash being one of the main resulting injuries. Nevertheless, despite its high incidence and socio-economic repercussions, there are very few studies of wo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Deaths with medicolegal intervention and its impact on the cause-of-death statistics in Catalonia, Spain --- Las muertes con intervenci ón judicial y medicolegal y su impacto en la estadística de causas de muerte en Cataluña - Puigdefàbregas Serra A, Freitas Ramírez A, Gispert Magarolas R, Castellà Garcia J, Vidal Gutiérrez C, Medallo Muñiz J, Subirana Domènech M, Martínez Alcazar H.
The objective is to show the results of data recovery from the forensic autopsies and to analyse the i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Indian girl, 16, who sheds her skin every six weeks
Shalini Yadav, 16, suffers from erythroderma - an inflammatory skin disease. Fundraisers heard about her and told hospitals around the world. One in Spain has now agreed to treat her for free. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ischemic Stroke May Hint at Underlying Cancer Ischemic Stroke May Hint at Underlying Cancer
Undiagnosed cancer may trigger ischemic stroke events by inducing hypercoagulability, say Spanish researchers. The findings suggest that in particular, older stroke patients should be followed closely.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Roche announces progress in biomarker science in cancer immunotherapy at the European Society for Medical Oncology Congress
Roche announced today that the first data on a novel blood-based assay, co-developed with Foundation Medicine (NASDAQ: FMI), will be presented during the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress from 8-12 September 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Source: Roche Media News)
Source: Roche Media News - September 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche announces progress in biomarker science in cancer immunotherapy at the European Society for Medical Oncology Congress
Roche announced today that the first data on a novel blood-based assay, co-developed with Foundation Medicine (NASDAQ: FMI), will be presented during the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress from 8-12 September 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Source: Roche Investor Update)
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Should We Refer Symptomatic HF Patients for AF Ablation?
That depends, as suggested by results of the CASTLE-AF study, presented at ESC Congress 2017, in Barcelona, Spain. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - September 7, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Payal Kohli, MD Tags: Atrial Fibrillation Cardiovascular Diseases Cerebrovascular Diseases Source Type: news

Stroke survivors are at double the risk of cancer
In two thirds of cases, the disease has already spread around the body, known as metastasis - making the cancer deadlier, according to a team of Spanish researchers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aelix commences enrolment in Phase I trial for HIV vaccine
Spanish biotechnology firm Aelix Therapeutics has commenced patient enrolment in a Phase I clinical trial (AELIX-002) of HTI vaccine to treat patients infected with HIV. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - September 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

This one goes up to 11: Researchers crack code for genetic 'control dials'
(Center for Genomic Regulation) Scientists at the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona, Spain, have developed a new technique to crack the underlying DNA code for the 'control dials' that determine levels of gene activity in bacteria. The discovery has important implications for biotechnology, because genetically engineered bacteria and other organisms are used to produce useful molecules such as new materials and drugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

TiGenix obtains production licence for expanded adipose-derived stem cells in Spain
Belgian biopharmaceutical company TiGenix has received a licence for the commercial production of expanded adipose-derived stem cells (eASCs) at its extended manufacturing facility in Madrid, Spain. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - September 5, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Deep Brain Stimulation May Offer Hope for Severe Schizophrenia Deep Brain Stimulation May Offer Hope for Severe Schizophrenia
Patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia may benefit from deep brain stimulation, although the surgical risks need to be considered, say Spanish researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Eisai to highlight data from lenvatinib trials for uHCC and RCC
Japanese pharmaceutical company Eisai is planning to present data from the clinical trials of its drug candidate lenvatinib at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2017 Congress to be held in Madrid, Spain, between 8-12 September. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - September 4, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca to report data from multiple oncology trials at ESMO 2017
AstraZeneca and its global biologics research and development arm MedImmune are set to report results of more than 40 clinical trial presentations at the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2017 Congress to be held in Madrid, Spain, from 8-12 … (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - September 3, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Spain: Air warning lifted for toxic cloud from Madrid fire
Emergency officials in Madrid have lifted their warning to residents living near an industrial fire to remain in their homes to avoid a toxic cloud (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Ethanol levels in legally autopsied subjects: analytical approach and epidemiological relevance in a prospective study in the touristic region of the Canary Islands (Spain) - Almeida-Gonz ález M, Henríquez-Hernández LA, P Luzardo O, Zumbado M, Zaragoza E, Meilán MJ, Camacho M, D Boada L.
The aim of this study was to analyze the presence of alcohol in individuals (137) that were subjected to a mandatory medico-legal autopsy in the Institute of Legal Medicine of Las Palmas (Canary Islands, Spain) during 2015. Blood and vitreous humor samples... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news