17 January 2021

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The nearly zero-energy buildings (nZEB) present a promising contribution to fulfil the EU sustainable future targets. However, the construction industry that leads the development of nZEB is facing challenges to guarantee its performance. One study led by researchers from the URV in cooperation with TNO has created a diagnostic tool that uses minimal monitoring data to assess and guarantee nZEB performance

URV researchers have studied the association between the metabolism of this molecule, choline, and the emergence of two cardicac pathologies: atrial fibrillation and cardiac insufficiency. These results may help to determine some biomarkers that predict certain cardiovascular diseases