Posts Tagged ‘Health’

A study by the UJI advances in the personalization of psychological treatments for chronic pain

A study by the University Jaume I (UJI) will enable to advance in the design of the most effective personalized psychological treatments for chronic pain. Researchers from the Laboratory of Psychology and Technology (LabPsiTec) have analysed the relationship between catastrophism and the health of patients with chronic pain. The study has shown that its usefulness […]

“Sonreír es divertido”

Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I, the Universitat Politècnica de València and the University of Valencia have developed a self-administered Internet programme for the prevention and treatment of emotional disorders. “Sonreír es divertido” [“Smiling is fun”] combines the most effective existing procedures for controlling anxiety and stress with techniques to promote emotional regulation, coping skills […]

BECAD evaluates the characteristics and difficulties of a person in the relevant activities of life

A research team from the Department of Basic and Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology from the Universitat Jaume I, led by the lecturer Micaela Moro Ipola, has developed a new technology called “BECAD”. This tool aims to evaluate the degree of autonomy of a person in different areas of human functioning with an objective point of […]

The first digital platform for the online assessment of addiction to cybersex

The Sexuality and AIDS Research Unit (Salusex-Unisexsida) from the Universitat Jaume I de Castelló (UJI) and the Universitat de València (UV) has created Adisex, the first digital platform in the Spanish-speaking area and pioneer worldwide for online assessment and treatment of addiction to cybersex. Researchers has detected that 10% of adolescents who use the Internet […]

Compounds with anti-cancer activity

The Universitat Jaume I (UJI), the Spanish Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (CSIC) and the University of Pavia (UP) have patented new compounds with potent anticancer activity in breast and colon tumour cell lines that have low toxicity in healthy cells, which can dramatically decrease side effects during chemotherapy treatment. In addition, new compounds may […]

The UJI shows that the cerebellum is crucial to understanding vulnerability to drug addiction

An international research team led by the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) has shown that the cerebellum, contrary to what was thought, fulfils functions that go beyond the motor sphere and can be co-responsible for the brain alterations associated with addictive consumption of drugs. The findings, which are shown in two recent reviews published in Neuroscience […]

Maternal aggressiveness before delivery

A research developed by the Functional Neuroanatomy Research Group (NeuroFun) at the Faculty of Health Sciences in the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) has shown that the hormone prolactin and the placental lactogens (prolactin-like hormones produced by the placenta) act on the female brain during gestation causing changes in mothers’ behaviour and mental function, including aggressiveness […]

An app measure health status in patients with chronic pain

Researchers from the UniversitatJaume I, the University of Barcelona and CIBERobn Health Institute Carlos III have developed an application for mobile phones and tablets used to assess and monitor the impact of pain on the lives of patients with chronic pain and the effectiveness of their treatment. More information Video with subtitles in English and […]

Pilar Mateo: “We will not exterminate diseases if we don’t deal with people’s problems”‘

Pilar Mateo, doctor in Chemistry and president of Inesfly Corporation, stated at the Universitat Jaume I that “We will not exterminate diseases if we don’t deal with people’s problems” because, from her point of view, we must undertake an overall performance that focuses on the situation of people who suffer some diseases like zika, dengue, […]

Villafañe defends the importance of assessing the reputation of the Spanish health organisations for the sustainability of the health system

The professor Justo Villafañe has highlighted the importance of evaluating the reputation of the different actors that make up the Spanish health system in order to foster their improvement and sustainability. The professor has presented the Monitor of Health Reputation (MRS) at the inaugural conference of the summer course “Health marketing in the 3.0 environment”. […]

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