Alicante researchers develop new non-invasive method for colorectal cancer diagnosis and prevention

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Researchers from the University of Alicante (UA) and Alicante General University Hospital’s Institute for Health and Biomedical Research (ISABIAL) have developed a new non-invasive method for diagnosing and preventing colorectal cancer (CRC) through the analysis of volatile organic compounds in stool samples. It is worth noting that over the course of this project the team has detected three biomarkers related to this tumour. Read More

Study shows that spending on culture helps win elections

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A study by the Research Group in the Economy of Culture of the University of Valencia (ECONCULT), published in journal Sustainability, provides evidence that the spending of local governments on culture is leveraged in an opportunistic way by the governing parties in medium-sized cities, leading to increased spending in the pre-electoral year in order to win over voters. Read More