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This initiative has emerged that one of the problems of such patients is the perception of suffering losses as memòria.Tal said the psychologist of the Pain Unit of the Hospital Joan XXIII, Antoni Castel, the memory deficits are common in patients with chronic pain and are usually concerned about something. The program, funded by the Caixa Sabadell Foundation, aims to improve the perception of chronic pain patients about their own cognitive skills and quality of life.
The high level of biomedical investigation in Catalunya impacts its citizens, who benefit from better advice and more accurate treatment.
The IISPV Biobanc: a key tool in the development of biomedical investigation.
The scientific director of the Institut Pere Virgili Health Research assesses the situation and future projects of the institution.
The Institut d'Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili (IISPV) was created out of a collaboration agreement between the Catalan Health Institute (Institut Català de la Salut : Hospital Universitari de Tarragona Joan XXIII, Hospital de Tortosa Verge de la Cinta and the Primary Care Centres of the Camp de Tarragona i Terres de l'Ebre), the Grup SAGESSA (Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Reus and the Primary Care Centres of Grup SAGESSA), and the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV).
The incorporation of the Generalitat de Catalunya (Departament of Innovation, University and Business (DIUiE ) and the Departament de Health in 2008 gave the definite impulse to the consolidation of the IISPV.
Medical research in the area specialises in Nutrition, Mental Health, Oncology and the Enviroment.
Nowadays, research groups working alone face many problems going forward. Internal and external collaboration is essential for progress.
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