ULAS Study (Linguistic Uses in Health Care)

65% of medical and nursing staff use Catalan regularly with patients. Regardless of the initial language, 73% adapt to the patient’s language. This is revealed by the preliminary results of the ULAS study (Linguistic Uses in Health Care) carried out by the Catalan Society of the Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Medicine (SocDEMCAT) and the Dr. Antoni…

2021

Meeting of scientific journalism of excellence (PerCientEx) 2021

The covid-19 pandemic has put on the table the importance of science journalism. I had never read, shared and talked so much about scientific reports as in recent months. So this year all indications are that the new edition of the PerCientEx Observatory will resonate more strongly , an initiative dedicated for years to making journalistic work on science, technology,…

2021

Dr. Antoni Esteve Foundation Research Award 2021

In 2019, a group from the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares published in the journal Nature relevant data around the involvement of the p38gamma protein in the development of the main type of primary liver cancer. This is hepatocellular carcinoma, which affects more than one million people a year worldwide and for which few pharmacological…

2021

Impatient science during COVID-19

Impatient science during COVID-19. It is the title of the online debate organized by the Dr. Antoni Esteve Foundation on December 1, 2020 to analyze the challenges and mistakes that may have been made in the communication of research on vaccines and drugs for COVID-19 during the current pandemic. It was also discussed how this…

2020