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Elisabeth Cardis

New Data on the Possible Link Between Mobile Phone Radiations and Tumour Risk

Environmental Health

The first results of a long awaited and very important study, carried out by the US National Toxicology Programme (NTP) have just been made available, and the National Institutes for Health are planning to hold a briefing on the results. An important study found an increased risk of...

Irene Eleta

Science for All and All for Air Quality

Environmental Health

A cold March wind is bringing dark clouds to London. The menace of bad weather does not discourage Tina. It’s 10 am and she comes out with a ladder, a bag full of diffusion tubes to measure nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in the air , a notebook, and a map of the neighborhood of Somers Town. Other...

Elena Villanueva

Hepatitis C: the Madness of Paying for a Treatment 800 Times More Than its Production Cost

Policy & Global Development

[This article was written by Gonzalo Fanjul and Elena Villanueva , director and coordinator of Analysis at ISGlobal, respectively] May brought bad news for hepatitis C patients worldwide. After several months of litigation, India granted the patent of the active ingredient Sofosbuvir...

Eva Iráizoz

Global Health: My New Way of Looking At the World

Training & Education

It is not easy to share my thoughts about my experience in the ISGlobal-UB Master of Global Health while still immersed in the course and engaged in the race for the finish line. But, if you think the Master programme might be what you are looking for, obviously now is the time you need to...

David Rojas

The Recommendations for Improving Air Quality in Barcelona

Environmental Health

[This article has been written by David Rojas (researcher) and Jordi Sunyer (Co-director) of the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), allied centre of ISGlobal] We know the diagnosis: Barcelona is a polluted city. And this pollution, mainly the result of vehicular...

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