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Operation on a patient with lung cancer at the Hospital de Sant Pau in October 2019 (courtesy of Hospital de Sant Pau)

17 January 2020 07:16 PM

Barcelona researchers show why men are more at risk of cancer

ISGlobal led study shows how loss of function of genes in Y chromosome makes males more vulnerable to tumors

Da Vinci XI: The robot surgeon

16 January 2020 09:01 PM

Robot surgeon performs 167 operations

Da Vinci Xi reduces patient’s average stay in hospital by one day
Archive picture of Catalan oncology researcher Joan Massagué (by ACN)

16 January 2020 11:34 AM

Researchers under Catalan oncologist discover origins of metastasis

Joan Massagué's team at Sloan Kettering Institute open up possibility of new cancer treatments by finding out how tumors spread

Girl becomes Spain's first pediatric triple transplant patient

03 January 2020 12:49 PM

Child with rare disease receives Spain's first pediatric heart, liver and kidney transplant

Operated on at Barcelona's Vall d'Hebron, 10-year-old is disease's longest survivor and sole triple transplant recipient
Sensors being set up in a vineyard in Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, on December 17, 2019 (by Xavi Toscano)

22 December 2019 11:56 AM

New project to help vineyards survive climate change

Observatori de la Sequera in Alt Penedès county begins collecting data on soil conditions from sensors installed next to vine roots 

Doctor explains the advantage of the 3D visual technology

16 December 2019 08:02 PM

Barcelona hospital first in the world to use 3D for endoscopies

Hospital Clínic tries out new technology on prostate enlargement surgery, with 23 successful operations carried out so far
A woman recycling a plastic bottle in Barcelona's Bon Pastor neighborhood (by Ariadna Coma)

15 December 2019 07:57 PM

New robot separates plastic from waste at recycling plants

Machine created by Catalan company Picvisa and Ferrovial Servicios already being pilot tested
Grífols headquarters (by ACN)

09 December 2019 11:21 AM

Catalan pharma firm announces breakthrough for first phases of Alzheimer's

Grífols claims clinical trial suggests reduction in disease's progression 

Surviving a 6-hour cardiac arrest

05 December 2019 06:20 PM

Hiker resuscitated after 6-hour cardiac arrest

British mountaineer lost in Catalan Pyrenees survives severe hypothermia after groundbreaking technique in Vall d’Hebron hospital

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