Category: Academic sessions

Maria Àngels Calvo: the resistance of microorganisms to antibiotics

Maria Àngels Calvo, full academician of the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED) and president of the Section of Health Sciences, addressed during her intervention in the Third International Act of the RAED, held between the past 15 and 22 July in various Baltic cities, the public health problem of resistance to antibiotics seen in microorganisms that cause infectious diseases. “This is a serious public health problem that must be addressed from the concept of a world, a single health -said the academician-. Less than a year ago, at an unprecedented meeting, researchers from around the world tackled...

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Albert Bosch warns of the high presence of norovirus and proposes the elaboration of a protocol to combat them

Albert Bosch, full academician and president of the Experimental Sciences Section of the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED), warned of the increasingly prominent presence of noroviruses that cause most gastroenteritis and food poisoning and called for the development of protocols to help combat what he defined as a major threat to public health. “Two hundred million people suffer gastroenteritis in the world according to the data we handle and could be more -said the academician-. A number that isn’t reassuring, especially if we compare the level of infection of this and other infectious. Many restaurants in Spain...

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Rafael Blesa presents a hopeful study to diagnose and combat Alzheimer’s disease

The relationship between Down syndrome, Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases can contribute to the knowledge and fight against these pathologies that affect a high percentage of the older population. This was assured by Rafael Blesa, full academician of the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED), during his speech at the Third International Act of the RAED, held between 15 and 22 July in various cities of the Baltic. Blesa presented the conclusions of a study carried out by the Catalan Down Syndrome Foundation and the Sant Pau Hospital in Barcelona, ​​which has determined that 85% of people with Down syndrome end up developing Alzheimer’s disease. “The process begins 20 years before the onset of the first symptoms, when there is an alteration in the amyloid protein, and now, through a lumbar puncture, we can know what is happening in the brain of a person and detect the disease many years before it manifests itself”, explained the academician. “The program currently being developed with people with Down syndrome will help to understand the complexity of this disease, because only by knowing it can we combat it effectively. The key is to make an early diagnosis”, he...

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José María Bové requests for measures to guarantee the fidelity of the economic and financial information of any society

José María Bové, full academician of the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED), stressed the need for a comprehensive reform that even reaches the Spanish Penal Code to ensure that financial reports, balance sheets and accounts and audits of companies are transparent and reliable and reflect their real economic and accounting situation. A well-known auditor and consultant, Bové was especially critical during his speech at the Third International RAED, which took place between 15 and 22 July in different Baltic cities, with administrations that have been too lax in this area and have contributed to the effects of the recent economic and financial crisis have gone well beyond where a well regulated market would have allowed. “Financial reporting is no longer a domestic issue, it has taken on a global dimension and we need rigorous control in all countries with economies we can rely on. Reports, balance sheets, accounts and audits should build confidence, and we must reach the end, even updating the Penal Code”, he said during his speech. Bové presented the paper “Financial reporting and auditing in a global...

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Enrique Tierno analyzes the evolution of art and the figure of the artist during the Third International Act of the RAED

Enrique Tierno, full academician of the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED), envisions the future of art and the artist increasingly linked to an Administration that has assumed the role of dealer and social networks as the main channel of artistic diffusion. “From the vision of the artist as a creator often compared to a god we had in the Renaissance, his figure has been degrading. Today, Today, neither the poverty nor the cursed art of Romanticism as a revolutionary motor have any validity. Artist today isn’t enough with the creative spirit and innovation, it is necessary to be located in the global market”. This was the main conclusion of his speech at the European Congress of Interdisciplinary Research held by the Royal Academy between 15 and 22 July in the framework of its Third International Act, which took place in various Baltic cities. Tierno read the work “Los vaivenes sociales del artista europeo” (The social swings of the European...

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