29th edition – Oviedo, December, 1-2 2015

When speaking in front of an audience, only 15% of what actually reaches the public corresponds to the spoken message. In contrast, more than half the information retained by listeners lies in nonverbal communication. Indeed, the lecturer’s posture, gesture and eye gaze tell a lot more on how he/she feels than mere words. These courses…

38th edition – Málaga, November, 19-20 2015

The 38th edition of these training seminars to provide the basic skills and techniques to write and publish scientific articles in health sciences was held on November 19-20 2015 at the Universidad de Málaga. Esteve Fernandez, editor of Gaceta Sanitaria from 2004 to 2010, and Carmen Vives, associate editor of Gaceta Sanitaria, conducted the students…

5th edition – Palma de Mallorca, December, 2-3 2015

Biomedical professionals need to be able to communicate their research proposals and findings effectively in writing. However, most professionals receive little specific training in scientific writing. Many have mistaken views about what good writing is and how to achieve it. Writing in a language that is not your mother tongue makes it even more difficult… 2015

La soledad debilita las defensas

Los leucocitos de las personas que se sienten solas reducen su respuesta contra los virus MIGUEL ÁNGEL CRIADO / NOTICIA MATERIA Para los animales sociales como los humanos, la soledad suele ser un estado patológico. De hecho, existe una relación entre aislamiento y enfermedad confirmada por centenares de estudios. Pero no está tan claro como… 2015