Pilar Galán has helped create a bank of biological samples for understanding the mechanisms involved in the relationship between food and cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes and has launched food labels containing nutritional information.
The Predimed-Plus study shows that the Mediterranean diet has the capacity to modify our microbiota. This diet induces changes in our microbiota that could be related to its healthy effect
274 individual European scientists and 26 expert associations have signed a Call demanding the European Commission “to adopt Nutriscore as soon as possible in the interest of both consumers and public health”
Jennifer Masip will present the paper at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, which brings together more than 4000 leading researchers in HIV from almost 90 countries. Ms Masip is a member of the Infection and Immunity Research Group of the Joan XXIII University Hospital in Tarragona, the Pere Virgili Health Research Institute and the Universitat Rovira i Virgili.
Results of the European study SATIN (SATiety INnovation) reveal a relation between certain metabolites in the blood and the satiety perceived after consuming food
Dimitrios Kioroglou, from Oenology Faculty, is the first fellow of the Martí i Franquès COFUND Doctoral Programme to achieve the PhD Degree
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
Adding nuts to a Western‐style diet has an effect on its epigenetics. This research shows, for the first time, that there are regions in the sperm epigenome that respond to the diet, which would explain why diet can modulate male fertility
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna, in recognition of their research into “molecular scissors”, which can rewrite the code of life
Is a systematic review and meta-analysis of all the studies published to date. These results suggest that overweight/obesity prevention should be considered at an early age to avoid deleterious effects on reproductive health