L'IRBLleida és un centre de recerca conjunt entre la Universitat i el Departament de Salut de la Generalitat de Catalunya. Té com a funció potenciar les sinergies de recerca biomèdica entre ambdós institucions i està compromès en avançar en la recerca biomèdica com a mitja per millorar la salut de la població i facilitar una activitat assistencial òptima en situacions de malaltia. [Més informació].

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  • Identifying thoracic malignancies through pleural fluid biomarkers: a predictive multivariate model 

    Porcel Pérez, José Manuel; Esquerda, Aureli; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Bielsa Martín, Silvia; Salud Salvia, Maria Antonieta (Wolters Kluwer Health, 2016-03-01)
    The diagnosis of malignant pleural effusions may be challenging when cytological examination of aspirated pleural fluid is equivocal or noncontributory. The purpose of this study was to identify protein candidate biomarkers ...
  • Spanish-dementia knowledge assessment scale (DKAS-S): psychometric properties and validation 

    Carnes Vendrell, Anna; Barallat Gimeno, Eva; Galvan, Ana; Lara Gallego, Beatriz; Lladó, Albert; Contador-Muñana, Jose; Vega Rodríguez, Angela; Escobar Bravo, Miguel Ángel; Piñol Ripoll, Gerard (BioMed Central, 2021-05-01)
    Background Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most frequent cause of cognitive impairment. Community knowledge of the disease has proven to be a very important aspect of the development of interventions and the evaluation of ...
  • Ganancia de peso durante el confinamiento por la COVID-19; encuesta de la Sociedad Española de Obesidad 

    López de la Torre, Martín; Bellido, Diego; Monereo, Susana; Lecube Torelló, Albert; Sánchez Peña, Enric; Tinahones, Francisco José (Sociedad Española de Cirugía de Obesidad y Metabólica y Sociedad Española para el Estudio de la Obesidad, 2020-11-01)
    La obesidad, después de la edad, es el principal factor de mal pronóstico durante la infección por la COVID-19. El confinamiento al que la población española ha sido expuesta durante varias semanas puede ser una causa de ...
  • Effect of CPAP Therapy on 24-Hour Intraocular Pressure-Related Pattern From Contact Lens Sensors in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome 

    Muniesa Royo, Ma. Jesús; Benítez, Iván; Ezpeleta, Juan Antonio; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Pazos, Marta; Millà, Elena; Barbé Illa, Ferran (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2021-04-01)
    Purpose: To evaluate the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy on 24-hour intraocular pressure (IOP)-related pattern from contact lens sensors (CLS) in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). Methods: ...
  • Influence of thromboembolic events in the prognosis of COVID-19 hospitalized patients. Results from a cross sectional study 

    Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Arqué, G. (Public Library of Science, 2021)
    Background COVID-19 may predispose to both venous and arterial thromboembolism event (TEE). Reports on the prevalence and prognosis of thrombotic complications are still emerging. Objective To describe the rate of TEE ...
  • The Risk of Hospitalization in COVID-19 Patients Can Be Predicted by Lung Ultrasound in Primary Care 

    Martínez Redondo, Javier; Comas Rodríguez, Carles; Pujol Salud, Jesús; Crespo Pons, Montserrat; García-Serrano, Cristina; Ortega Bravo, Marta; Palacín Peruga, Jose María (MDPI, 2021)
  • Burnout and job satisfaction among nurses in three Spanish regions 

    Acea-López, Lorena; Pastor-Bravo, María del Mar; Rubinat, Esther; Bellon, Filip; Blanco Blanco, Joan; Gea Sánchez, Montserrat; Briones Vozmediano, Erica Tula (Wiley, 2021-05-15)
    Aims: To determine the levels of job satisfaction and burnout syndrome and related factors among nurses in three Spanish regions. Background: The nursing profession involves high work stress due to emotional involvement, ...
  • Regulation of membrane unsaturation as antioxidant adaptive mechanism in long-lived animal species 

    Naudí i Farré, Alba; Jové Font, Mariona; Ayala Jové, Ma. Victoria (Maria Victoria); Portero Otín, Manuel; Barja, Gustavo; Pamplona Gras, Reinald (Phcog.Net, 2011)
    Oxidative stress resulting from biomolecular oxidative damage due to the imbalance between reactive species production and antioxidant response has become an universal constraint of life-history evolution in animals and ...
  • Target of rapamycin activation predicts lifespan in fruit flies 

    Scialò, Filippo; Sriram, Ashwin; Naudí i Farré, Alba; Ayala Jové, Ma. Victoria (Maria Victoria); Jové Font, Mariona; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Sanz, Alberto (Taylor & Francis, 2015-09)
    Aging and age-related diseases are one of the most important health issues that the world will confront during the 21st century. Only by understanding the proximal causes will we be able to find treatments to reduce or ...
  • Lipid alterations in human frontal cortex in ALS-FTLD-TDP43 proteinopathy spectrum are partly related to peroxisome impairment 

    Andrés Benito, Pol; Gelpí, Ellen; Jové Font, Mariona; Mota Martorell, Natàlia; Obis Monné, Èlia; Portero Otín, Manuel; Povedano, Mònica; Pujol, Aurora; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Ferrer, Isidro (Wiley, 2020-12)
    Aim. Peroxisomes play a key role in lipid metabolism, and peroxisome defects have been associated with neurodegenerative diseases such as X-adrenoleukodystrophy and Alzheimer's disease. This study aims to elucidate the ...
  • Obesity-associated deficits in inhibitory control are phenocopied to mice through gut microbiota changes in one-carbon and aromatic amino acids metabolic pathways 

    Arnoriaga Rodríguez, María; Mayneris Perxachs, Jordi; Contreras-Rodríguez, Oren; Burokas, Aurelijus; Ortega Sánchez, Juan Antonio; Blasco Solà, Gerard; Coll, Claudia; Biarnés, Carles; Castells Nobau, Anna; Puig, Josep; Garre Olmo, Josep; Ramos, Rafel; Pedraza, Salvador; Brugada, Ramon; Vilanova, Joan Carles; Serena, Joaquín; Barretina Ginesta, Jordi; Gich Fullà, Jordi; Pérez Brocal, Vicente; Moya, Andrés; Fernández Real, Xavier; Ramió Torrentà, Lluís; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Sol, Joaquim; Jové Font, Mariona; Ricart, Wifredo; Portero Otín, Manuel; Maldonado, Rafael; Fernández Real, José Manuel (BMJ Publishing GroupBritish Society of Gastroenterology, 2021-01)
    Background Inhibitory control (IC) is critical to keep long-term goals in everyday life. Bidirectional relationships between IC deficits and obesity are behind unhealthy eating and physical exercise habits. Methods We ...
  • Psychological Well-Being in Nursing Students: A Multicentric, Cross-Sectional Study 

    Reverté-Villarroya, Sílvia; Ortega, Laura; Raigal Aran, Laia; Sauras Colón, Esther; Ricomà Muntané, Roser; Ballester-Ferrando, D.; Rascón Hernán, C.; Botigué, Teresa; Lavedán, Ana; González Osorio, L.; Osorio Spuler, X.; Burjalés, D. (MDPI, 2021-03-15)
    In addition to complying with strict academic standards, nursing students must acquire relevant knowledge and skills, and learn how to carry themselves in different and often stressful professional settings. These obligations ...
  • Cross-cultural validation and psychometric testing of the supportive supervisory scale in Spanish 

    Alconada Romero, Álvaro; Horta-García, Gemma; Gea Sánchez, Montserrat; Blanco Blanco, Joan; Mateos, José Tomás; Stewart, Steven; Barallat Gimeno, Eva; McGilton, Katherine S. (Wiley, 2021-05-15)
    Background: Supervisory effectiveness in long-term care facilities has been identified a key factor in staff satisfaction and quality of care. Determining its utility in Spanish speaking countries will assist with understanding ...
  • Ability and non-ability traits in chess skill 

    Blanch Plana, Angel; Llaveria, Anton (Elsevier, 2021-04-05)
    Chess is an appropriate model to study ability and non-ability traits as related with performance because it bears intellectual and emotional demanding requirements. With a group of amateur chess players (n = 100), the ...
  • Clinical Usefulness of Anthropometric Indices to Predict the Presence of Prediabetes. Data from the ILERVAS Cohort 

    Sánchez, Marta; Sánchez Peña, Enric; Bermúdez López, Marcelino; Torres, Gerard; Farràs-Sallés, Cristina; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Castro-Boqué, Eva; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Godoy i García, Pere; Mauricio Puente, Dídac; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Hernández García, Marta; Rius, Ferran; Lecube Torelló, Albert (MDPI, 2021-03-23)
    Prediabetes is closely related to excess body weight and adipose distribution. For this reason, we aimed to assess and compare the diagnostic usefulness of ten anthropometric adiposity indices to predict prediabetes. ...
  • COVID infection displaces serious cardiovascular disease from the resuscitation room 

    Yuguero Torres, Oriol; Guzmán, Marianela; Vidal, Carmel; Pardos, César; Gros Navés, Silvia; Viladrosa, Maria (SAGE, 2021)
    The SARS-COV2 Pandemic has required the emergency departments to focus their attention and care to COVID-19-diagnosed patients over patients with other pathologies. Descriptive study of patients attended in the resuscitation ...
  • TControl: A mobile app to follow up tobacco-quitting patients 

    Pifarré Montalà, Marc; Carrera Peruga, Adrián; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Cuadrado, Josep; Solsona, Sara; Abella i Pons, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Alves, Rui (Elsevier, 2017-04)
    Background and Objective Tobacco smoking is a major risk factor for a wide range of respiratory and circulatory diseases in active and passive smokers. Well-designed campaigns are raising awareness to the problem and an ...
  • Prognostic value of symptoms at lung cancer diagnosis: a three-year observational study 

    Polanco, Dinora; Pinilla, Lucía; Gracia-Lavedan, Esther; Mas, Anna; Bertran, Sandra; Fierro, Gemma; Seminario, Asunción; Gómez Falguera, Silvia; Barbé Illa, Ferran (AME Publishing, 2021-03)
    Background: Lung cancer is mainly diagnosed at advanced or locally advanced stages, usually when symptoms become evident. However, sometimes it may be diagnosed incidentally during routine care, while patients are still ...
  • Intracellular pathways involved in cell survival are deregulated in mouse and human spinal muscular atrophy motoneurons 

    Sansa Zaragoza, Alba; Fuente Ruiz, Sandra de la; Comella i Carnicé, Joan Xavier; Garcera, Ana; Soler i Tatché, Rosa Ma. (Elsevier, 2021-04-13)
    Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a severe neuromuscular disorder caused by loss of the Survival Motor Neuron 1 gene (SMN1). Due to this depletion of the survival motor neuron (SMN) protein, the disease is characterized by ...
  • Implementing Mobile Health–Enabled Integrated Care for Complex Chronic Patients: Intervention Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness Study 

    Batlle Garcia, Jordi de; Massip, Mireia; Vargiu, Eloisa; Nadal Braque, Núria; Fuentes Botargues, Araceli; Ortega Bravo, Marta; Miralles, Felip; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Torres, Gerard (JMIR Publications, 2021)
    Background: Integrated care can generate health and social care efficiencies through the defragmentation of care and adoption of patient-centered preventive models. eHealth can be a key enabling technology for integrated ...

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