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Providing help or informal care? The caring role of older adults ArticlesHealthOld Age

Providing help or informal care? The caring role of older adults

By Madelin Gómez-León, researcher at IN3’s Communication Networks and Social Change  Over the last century, one of the most significant changes in the population has been the unprecedented number of individuals reaching ages well into[…]

Chatbots are the key enabler of any eHealth initiative ArticlesHealthResearch

Chatbots are the key enabler of any eHealth initiative

The current pandemic has accelerated digital transformation in all sectors, including health. A huge number of digital health (or e-health) initiatives have proliferated and accelerated in the last couple of years. Broadly speaking, digital health[…]

Studying gender-based violence and disability CareDisabilityGenderHealthWomen

Studying gender-based violence and disability

By Asun Pié Balaguer, researcher of the IN3’s CareNet group.   According to the European Parliament’s Report (2004) on the situation of women from minority groups in the European Union, almost 80% of women with[…]

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2020 Workshop on “Sports and Health Analytics Research”

    Currently, there is plenty of research showing the correlation between practicing sports and health. However, using big data and artificial intelligence, this raw data can be transformed into information and knowledge, thus allowing[…]

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Coronavirus and lockdown: What does a meat processing plant have in common with a rest home?

By Andrea García-Santesmases & Joan Moyà   In an interview for the morning programme on Spain’s national radio station on 20 March, Carlos Baute stated that “this virus brought the word equality: in the face[…]