The BBHI achieves the goal of 1,000 volunteers undergoing medical tests

30/12/20

In December 2020, the Barcelona Brain Health Initiative reached the milestone of conducting 1,000 face-to-face biomedical evaluations to volunteers to evaluate their brain healthCharacterizing 1,000 people provides us with a unique and very rich cohort, from which we can obtain very important data that will allow us to understand how it is possible to maintain mental and brain health throughout life, says the Principal Investigator of the project, David Bartrés. 

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Main BBHI 2020 results presented at the IV Meeting of BBHI Volunteers

24/12/20

“The future is not only rehabilitation but trying to prevent people from having loss of functions and let good brain health habits prevail”. With these words, the Managing Director of the Institut Guttmann, Josep Maria Ramírez, kicked off the IV Meeting of Volunteers of the Barcelona Brain Health Initiative, which was held virtually on December 16, 2020 and was attended by 200 people.

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Open registration for the IV virtual meeting of BBHI volunteers

14/12/20

Next Wednesday, December 16th 2020, the IV Annual Meeting of volunteers of the Barcelona Brain Health Initiative will take place in virtual format due to the Covid-19 restrictions.

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Nuevo cuestionario disponible sobre la Covid-19

06/10/20

Nos encontramos en una nueva fase de esta pandemia y es importante captar de nuevo la situación de nuestros voluntarios y evolución relativa a diferentes aspectos.

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How COVID-19 can damage the brain

22/09/20

Some people who become ill with the coronavirus develop neurological symptoms. Scientists are struggling to understand why.

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Lifestyle Improvements May Lessen Cognitive Decline

16/09/20

Results from a new study suggest that lifestyle changes may help to improve cognition in older adults experiencing cognitive decline that precedes dementia.

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The BBHI collaborates with a project to investigate the brain bases to maintain the cognition

14/09/20

The BBHI will collaborate with a pilot project whose objective is to better understand the brain bases of the concepts of cognitive reserve and brain maintenance in aging. This project will be presented at the Reserve & Resilience workshop, which is held virtually on September 14 and 15.

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Conversation about diet and brain health

08/09/20

Our principal investigator David Bartrés-Faz and Anna Bach, of the Official College of Pharmaceutics of Barcelona talk about how diet and physical activity have an impact on brain health and active aging in this dialogue promoted by  Ágora Sanitaria and Nestlé Health Science

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We investigate the impact on brain health of Covid-19

06/08/20

Researchers from the Institut Guttmann, with the support of the “la Caixa” Foundation, and through the Barcelona Brain Health Initiative, are studying the impact of Covid-19 and confinement on the more than 4,500 volunteers who participate in the brain health project.

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High intake of berries, apples, and tea linked to lower dementia risk

05/08/20

Plants are loaded with naturally occurring chemicals that appear to help health. And high, long-term intakes of certain kinds of plant chemicals called flavonoids are associated with a reduced risk for developing dementia, according to a study published online April 22, 2020, by The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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