Multimorbidity and short-term overall mortality among colorectal cancer patients in Spain: A population-based cohort study

Background Numerous studies have analysed the effect of comorbidity on cancer outcomes, but evidence on the association between multimorbidity and short-term mortality among colorectal cancer patients is limited. We aimed to assess this association and the most frequent patterns of multimorbidity associated with a higher short-term mortality risk among colorectal cancer patients in Spain. Methods…

Adipose tissue concentrations of arsenic, nickel, lead, tin, and titanium in adults from GraMo cohort in Southern Spain: An exploratory study

Background Adipose tissue has been acknowledged as a potential target for obesogenic pollutants, including toxic metal(loid)s. However, the presence of these chemicals in the adipose tissue has been poorly characterized. Objective To examine the distributions of adipose tissue concentrations of five toxic metal(loid)s (i.e., arsenic [As], nickel [Ni], lead [Pb], tin [Sn], and titanium [Ti])…

La infancia y adolescencia con altas capacidades. Boletín Informativo OIA nº 84

Aunque resulta difícil definir y delimitar el concepto de altas capacidades en la infancia -por su gran heterogeneidad- parece haber consenso en aplicarlo a aquellas niños y niñas que poseen una capacidad intelectual superior a la media, en relación tanto a habilidades generales como específicas; un alto grado de dedicación a las tareas (perseverancia, resistencia,…