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A jug of milk
Sat, 07/06/2019 - 14:21
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06/07/2019

Adequate intake of milk and dairy products in different life stages helps prevent chronic diseases

Ángel Gil, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Granada, has recently coordinated a study reviewing worldwide scientific literature on the role of dairy products in health and in the prevention of chronic diseases (cardiovascular, metabolic syndrome, colon or bladder cancer, and type 2 diabetes). The review also covers the effects of dairy products on growth, bone mineral density, generation of muscle mass, and during pregnancy or breastfeeding.

A doctor with two patients
Tue, 06/25/2019 - 11:33
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25/06/2019

UGR study investigates the role of family doctors in advanced therapies

A recent study conducted jointly by the Tissue Engineering Research Group of the Department of Histology and the Family Medicine Unit of the University of Granada (UGR) has highlighted the conceptual, attitudinal, and procedural profile of resident hospital doctors specialising in Family Medicine, in relation to the so-called advanced therapies.

Baby slippers and clothes
Fri, 06/14/2019 - 09:54
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14/06/2019

Nine out of ten pairs of baby socks on the market contain traces of bisphenol A and parabens

A team of scientists from the University of Granada (UGR), the Biohealth Research Institute in Granada (ibs.GRANADA), the city’s San Cecilio University Hospital, and the Centre for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP) has found that 9 out of 10 pairs of socks for babies and children from 0–4 years old contain traces of bisphenol A and parabens.

Four students posing for a photo
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 12:08
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12/06/2019

The UGR launches 2019-2020 edition of its Mentor Programme

At the University of Granada, we feel that diversity provides a great opportunity for creating rich learning environments and promoting integration. The UGR Mentor Programme (in Spanish: Programa Mentor), which was officially launched in 2012, is a student-oriented initiative designed to help our international community with their cultural, academic and social integration.