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Àngel Font, from La Caixa; Quique Bassat, chair of the steering committee of the Global Forum on Child Pneumonia; Carmen Molina, UNICEF; Kevin Watkins, Save the Children UK, at a press conference in Barcelona (by Laura Fíguls)

30 January 2020 08:30 PM

Barcelona global pneumonia forum aims to avert millions of child deaths

First ever congress in Catalan capital explores ways of tackling disease that claimed the lives of 800,000 children last year

CEO of GSMA, John Hoffman, and President of Fira de Barcelona, Pau Relat. January 23, 2020 (by Marta Casado Pla)

24 January 2020 02:29 PM

Mobile industry CEO tells Barcelona not to worry about future of Mobile World Congress in city

"Barcelona ecosystem makes us feel welcome," says John Hoffman

Barcelona's Sant Joan de Déu hospital

20 January 2020 07:53 PM

Catalan hospitals hit transplant record for sixth year in a row

Some 1,296 organ operations carried out last year, 12% more than in 2018 and 53% more than in 2013
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
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