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KIDs Corona project

Study #ElsInfantsSónClau

Platform for research on COVID-19 in the maternal and child population. Available only in Spanish.

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Supplementing the maternal diet with betaine during lactation may reduce the risk of childhood obesity

Decreased levels of betaine in breast milk are associated with accelerated growth in babies during the first few months of life, a risk factor for childhood obesity. Study led by a research team from the Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu and SJD Barcelona Children’s Hospital, published in the scientific journal Science Translational Medicine.

The conditions of 70% of people with chronic pain have worsened during the pandemic

Juan Vicente Luciano and Albert Feliu, Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu, participate in a study that has analysed the factors that can negatively influence people with pain.



Montse Gil


"Whether or not to start a new drug treatment should be an informed and shared decision made jointly by the prescriber and the patient."

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