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Drinking milk can slash risk of bowel cancer, say researchers
Tech & Science Wed, Jul 10, 2019

Drinking milk can slash risk of bowel cancer, say...

JUST one glass of milk a day could cut your risk of bowel and colon cancer by between 10% and 20%, according to researchers at a Tarragona province-based university. The report published in the magazine showed a...

'Barcelona Diet Plan': Adiós to pre-colonoscopy hunger
Tech & Science Tue, Jun 18, 2019

'Barcelona Diet Plan': Adiós to pre-colonoscopy...

A COLONOSCOPY may no longer mean needing to starve for days and stick to clear liquids in the final 24 hours thanks to the 'Barcelona Diet Plan', devised by researchers at the north-eastern city's Hospital...

Woman gives birth despite early menopause thanks to pioneering surgery
Tech & Science Thu, Oct 25, 2018

Woman gives birth despite early menopause thanks to...

A WOMAN who went through an early menopause has just given birth to a baby girl – using her own eggs. Pioneering day-surgery carried out by Barcelona's Hospital Clínic has so far enabled six post-menopausal women...

Cancer research breakthrough: Scientists discover test predicting response to immunotherapy
Tech & Science Thu, Oct 11, 2018

Cancer research breakthrough: Scientists discover test...

SCIENTISTS in Barcelona have found a tumour marker which predicts how cancer cells will respond to immunotherapy treatment – hailed as the future of oncology medication. The report, published in and carried out by the...

Facebook 'fake news' office opens in Barcelona
Tech & Science Mon, May 7, 2018

Facebook 'fake news' office opens in Barcelona

FACEBOOK has opened an operations centre in Barcelona dedicated exclusively to combating 'fake news'. Based in the Glòries Tower, the Silicon Valley outpost in the Catalunya capital is the result of a deal with...

Another cancer research breakthrough for Spain
Tech & Science Sun, Apr 1, 2018

Another cancer research breakthrough for Spain

SCIENTISTS at Catalunya's Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS have found out why the most aggressive form of malignant brain tumours resist radiotherapy. In the latest ground-breaking research by oncology investigators in...

Organ 'fridge' with remote-controlled temperature invented in Catalunya
Tech & Science Sun, Mar 11, 2018

Organ 'fridge' with remote-controlled temperature...

A 'SMART fridge' for transporting human organs and blood samples which controls its own temperature remotely via wi-fi connection has been launched by the Catalunya-based technology firm Perspectiva. As well as...

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