Mobile Health Global 03/07/2015 | Chronic pain has serious impact on the sufferers’ life and can leave sequelae, but it is just recently that has been started to be considered a pathology in itself. Could an app help relief chronic pain, then?
El Punt Avui 16/03/2015 | Trust and utility are key in mobile health apps (news in catalan).
RNE Tarragona 09/03/2015 | ALGOS research group launches Fibroline, an app to treat fibromyalgia (news in catalan).
Mobile Health Global 06/03/2015 | Mobile Health Global talked to mobile health household names that participated in the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Diari ARA 28/02/2015 | Chronic pain affects kids and adolescents, who not always recieve the support they need (news in catalan).
Radio 5 (RNE) 26/02/2015 | ALGOS research group launches Fibroline, an app to treat fibromyalgia (news in spanish).
Més Tarragona 25/02/2015 | ALGOS psychologists have treat 250 people since 2007 (news in catalan).
La Mañana de TVE 17/02/2015 | ALGOS research group launches Fibroline, an app to treat fibromyalgia directed to patients and physicians (Saber Vivir program section, minute 42:45) (news in spanish).
La Vanguardia 15/02/2015 | URV psychologists teach children and youth with chronic pain techniques to improve their quality of life.
La Vanguardia 15/02/2015 | ALGOS research group launches Fibroline, an app to treat fibromyalgia directed to patients and physicians (news in spanish).
L’Informatiu 10/02/2015 | The Rovira i Virgili University is looking for volunteers to test the application (minute 13:54).
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La 2 09/02/2015 | Chronic pain can affect the entire population, including children and adolescents.
IISPV 06/02/2015 | The program will air next Monday, 9th February, at 12 pm.
Tinet 23/01/2015 | The Grünenthal Foundation, along with the Extraordinary Chair of Pain of the Salamanca University, has given the 1st Honourable Mention of the Pain Research Award 2014 to the group ALGOS for the study Development and testing of Painometer: a smartphone application to assess pain intensity (news in catalan).
La Vanguardia 18/01/2015 | In Spain, 17% of adult population and 37% of children between 8 and 16 years old have chronic pain (news in spanish).
FarmacoSalud.com 14/01/2015 | Interview with Jordi Miró, director of ALGOS group (news in spanish).
IISPV 19/12/2014 | The ALGOS group has obtained a grant from the URV for WellTech (news in catalan).
Related news: CERCA (news in catalan).
FET a Tarragona 03/12/2014 | “Thoughts can help control pain”, says professor Jordi Miró (news in catalan).
Tinet 03/12/2014 | This seal distinguishes the ALGOS website as a reference website that provides health information (news in catalan).
Related news: InfoMakis (news in catalan).
Revista URV 11/2014 | ALGOS has received the IMPULSA Young Talent Award for Fibroline (news in catalan).
ConSalud.es 27/11/2014 | About 30% of children have chronic pain problems (news in spanish)
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Reus Digital 21/11/2014 | During the last fifteen years of his academic career, Miró has studied the psychological effects of pediatric pain (news in catalan).
Diari de Tarragona 06/11/2014 | The study was published by Jordi Miró, Mark P. Jensen and Melissa Day in the journal “Nature Reviews- Neurobiology” (news in spanish).
La Vanguardia 06/11/2014 | The study was published by Jordi Miró, Mark P. Jensen and Melissa Day in the journal “Nature Reviews- Neurobiology” (news in spanish).
IISPV 30/10/2014 | Dr. Jordi Miró, director of ALGOS and member of the IISPV, receives the Fundolor award for his research career in the field of pain. (news in catalan).
Generació Digital 28/10/2014 | A research group of the Rovira i Virgili University created Painometer, an app to measure pain intensity specially for chronic pain patients. (news in catalan).
Ateneo Valencia 28/10/2014 | The symposium, held on October 27 at the Ateneo Valencia, was attended by top experts in the research of children’s pain (news in spanish).
COMCiència URV 23/10/2014 | It’s a multidisciplinary network composed by Argentina, Brasil, Colombia, Cuba, Spain, Mexico, Portugal, Venezuela and Chile. Research groups from USA and Canada are also in the network (news in catalan).
La Vanguardia 22/10/2014 | It’s a multidisciplinary network composed by Argentina, Brasil, Colombia, Cuba, Spain, Mexico, Portugal, Venezuela and Chile. Research groups from USA and Canada are also in the network (news in spanish).
IISPV 20/10/2014 | The accreditation distinguishes the website as relevant to the general population interested in health information (news in catalan).
Galènia 18/09/2014 | Pompeu Fabra University hosted in Barcelona the IV edition of the Campus (news in spanish).
Galènia 13/09/2014 | The 4th Campus Gutenberg is going to be held in Barcelona (Spain) between the 15th – 16th of September, 2014 (news in spanish).
Mobile Health Global 10/09/2014 | A new tool to manage fibromyalgia and chronic widespread pain disease will facilitate teenage patients access to treatment.
Generalitat 02/09/2014 | The award was presented in Barcelona (news in catalan).
ACCC 18/07/2014 | ACCC will coordinate again the dialogues.
Forum IMPULSA 26/06/2014 | 280 young people took part in 26 informal encounters with Forum speakers, award-winners, trustees, and members of the Prince of Girona Foundation Advisory Council.
TicSalut 17/06/2014 | For the fifth consecutive year, Girona has become the display for eHealth. For two days, 5 and 6 June, the 5th R&D Meetings in ICT and Health became the meeting place for 264 professionals, who used the surroundings of the Park of the University of Girona to exchange experiencess and work in a network in the area of innovation and health and social well-being.
Tinet 16/06/2014 | Fibroline is an app created by ALGOS Research on Pain to improve the quality of life of those with fibromyalgia or chronic widespread pain. The app won the IMPULSA Young Talent Award in the V ICT and Health Conference (news in catalan).
URV Activa 13/06/2014 | Fibroline is an app created by ALGOS Research on Pain to improve the quality of life of those with fibromyalgia or chronic widespread pain (news in catalan).
Mobile Health Global 12/06/2014 | Eighty ground-breaking projects that will innovate healthcare for patients and medical professionals were showcased at the Girona Health and Wellbeing Innovation Congress (June 5-6).
InfoMakis 12/06/2014 | Fibroline is an app created by ALGOS Research on Pain to improve the quality of life of those with fibromyalgia or chronic widespread pain (news in catalan).
Punt Avui 09/06/2014 | IMPULSA Young Talent Award was for the App Fibroline, of the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (news in catalan).
Televisió de Girona 06/06/2014 | News about the V ICT and Health Conference in Girona (news in catalan).
TicSalut 06/06/2014 | The meeting, at international level, has brought together some of the major players in ICT and Health (news in spanish).
Fundación FF-SER 04/06/2014 | Fibroline is an app created by ALGOS Research on Pain to improve the quality of life of those with fibromyalgia or chronic widespread pain (news in spanish).
InfoMakis 29/05/2014 | The award was for the project ‘Tratamiento cognitivo-conductual para el dolor y la fatiga en jóvenes con fibromialgia administrado mediante telefonía móvil inteligente. Evaluación preliminar de la eficacia de Fibroline’ (news in catalan).
URV Activa 27/05/2014 | The ICREA Academy 2013 recognizes four URV researchers. They are Joan Maria Thomàs, Jordi Miró, Josep Domingo-Ferrer and Benjamí Iñíguez (news in catalan).
Tarragona Ràdio 14/05/2014 | We spoke with Rocío de la Vega and Roman Roset. Tonight they present for the first time the project eVolutions at the first edition of the Pecha Kucha Night in Tarragona (interview in catalan, since minute 6:00).
Eureka (RNE) 07/04/2014 | We talk about it with Jordi Miró, the founder and director of ALGOS, a group that studies pediatric pain and is linked with the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona) (interview in spanish).
Canal Reus 16/01/2014 | In the Avui per Demà program, of Canal Reus, Jordi Miró, director of ALGOS, was interviewed to talk about the new tool created by the group, the ALGOS Forum (interview in catalan).
Diari de Tarragona 02/01/2014 | Users have four different scales to assess pain intensity.
Tarragona Ràdio 20/12/2013 | Painometer is for both patients and clinicians.
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COMCiència URV 09/12/2013 | The ALGOS Forum is a virtual community created for the young in order to respond to problems of chronic pain (news in catalan).
Info Makis 04/12/2013 | The ALGOS Forum is a virtual community created to help improve the quality of life of children and adolescents suffering from chronic pain. This Forum also aims to facilitate and reinforce the actions of the professionals that work in this field (news in catalan).
URV Activa 03/06/2013 | The Fourth International Symposium on Pediatric Pain. Many perspectives, a single purpose, organised by the URV ALGOS research group, took place at the Hotel Ciutat de Tarragona. More than 200 people attended the most important gathering of the country in this field.
TV Girona 23/05/2013 | Five research and innovation projects in the field of ICT and patient health received awards.
El Punt Avui 23/05/2013 | Five of the over sixty projects presented at the Fourth Symposium in R&D and innovation in ICT and Health received awards.
N3ws Tercerca Edad 15/04/2013 | The Conference also wanted to give a voice to patients through their associations at the roundtable called “The other face of pain: What do patients and the associations that represent them think? What are their opinions?”.
NoticiasMedicas.es 15/04/2013 | Information and communication technologies (ICTs) facilitate patient access to treatments for chronic pain and are proving to be fundamental alternatives in advancing the study and treatment of cases.
Diario Médico 25/03/2013 | Pain can be avoided and prevented, but its control in paediatric patients has not yet reached adequate levels.
La Vanguardia 16/07/2011 | PAIN THRESHOLD. This is a universal complaint that knows no age, gender or culture, yet pain affects each one of us differently, up to a point that experts are also divided on its subjective aspect.
La 2 09/05/2011 | Before entering an operating theatre, we are afraid of losing consciousness, the edge of the scalpel, or even dying… We talk about the fear of surgery experienced by children and adults, because fear before a surgical operation knows no age and does not only affect the youngest of patients.
TV3 07/04/2011 | Rovira i Virgili University and Hospital Sant Joan test treatments to help children with chronic pain problems. It could be the start of a pain unit at Hospital Sant Joan de Reus.
TV3 23/08/2010 | Chronic pediatric pain: a forgotten problem. We talk to Jordi Miró, professor of Psychology at Rovira i Virgili University.
Diari de Tarragona 09/08/2010 | Rovira i Virgili University and Hospital Sant Joan testing treatments to help children with chronic pain problems. 37% of minors suffer from some form of pain.
20 minutos 23/07/2010 | A team of researchers from the Department of Medicine at Rovira i Virgili University (URV), Tarragona, in partnership with Hospital Sant Joan de Reus, have begun the selection process for patients with chronic pain to carry out clinical trials with the aim of improving the treatment of chronic pain in children and adolescents.
El Punt Avui 16/11/2009 | A research group at the URV are heading the project, which aims to improve the quality of life in children.
El Punt Avui 16/11/2009 | Between 20 and 37% of the child population suffers from chronic pain and, of these, between 2 and 6% could suffer from fibromyalgia.
Notícies URV 2008 | The results of the first specific study on chronic pain in the elderly have been released. The study was conducted by an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the URV and coordinated by Jordi Miró, professor of psychology.
El Punt Avui 19/01/2007 | The study will identify causal factors of pain and allow for the design of prevention programmes.