The neurodevelopmental assessment visit for 6-month-olds has been reinvented!

14/01/2021|Outstanding|

The neurodevelopmental assessment visit for 6-month-olds has been reinvented! 4 months after the start of the 6-month postnatal visit, it had to be canceled by Covid19. Confinement and other measures made it too difficult to continue this visit in person, which is why the Bisc Project team had to reinvent themselves. Regarding the neuropsychological visit, a team of experts in child neuropsychological evaluation looked for a way to evaluate and obtain the data that until then was giving us the test in the face-to-face format "Bayley Scales of Child Development-III". The results were two tests, which have a [...]

Happy holidays and a good start to the year 2021!

21/12/2020|Others|

We wish you a very happy holiday and a good start to the year 2021! Once again the BiSC family continues to grow and we are happy to announce that we are closing this 2020 with 933 recruited volunteers and 637 births! This 2020 has been a difficult year for everyone but in spite of everything we have tried to move forward adapting to this new reality. That [...]

COLLECTION OF BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES IN HOSPITALS

14/12/2020|Evolution of the project|

COLLECTION OF BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES IN HOSPITALS: from inclusion to delivery BISC is a large-scale multidisciplinary project, and as such, it wants to cover all related variables, therefore, samples and data are collected through various means such as questionnaires, hospital visits or environmental visits. During pregnancy, a visit to the hospital is made at 32 weeks of pregnancy, in which biological samples are collected, apart from a neurosonography and [...]

The environmental visit at BiSC!

06/12/2020|Evolution of the project|

The environmental visit at BiSC! The global pandemic caused by the coronavirus has changed our lives as we know it. We have had to adapt to all aspects of our daily lives and live with the new normal. The BiSC project has not been an exception to this change and we have designed a system to continue the environmental week of the study, adapting to the new current [...]

BiSc in the media!

30/11/2020|Science|

BiSC in the media! It has already been several times that BiSC has appeared in the media (radio, press, and television), both nationally and internationally, and that we are still in the recruitment phase and we have not yet been able to start exploiting results! It is very important for BiSC and for all scientific projects, to promote and disseminate all new knowledge, to allow the scientific world [...]

The second newsletter of the BiSC project!

17/11/2020|Newsletters|

The second newsletter of the BiSC project! Today we sent the second newsletter of the project by e-mail to the BiSC volunteers. Following the format of the previous newsletter, you can find interviews, a collection of news published on the web, news and a small creative corner, among others. In this second edition, the BiSC team updates us on the current situation of the project as well as [...]

Two years from the start of the project, THANK YOU !!

09/11/2020|Evolution of the project|

Two years from the start of the project, THANK YOU !! In October 2018 we began the inclusion of the first participants of the BiSC study in the different participating hospitals. From the beginning we have been adapting to circumstances, the main one being the COVID-19 Pandemic, and yet we have always had the main driver: the predisposition and interest of volunteering mothers !! Making this project has [...]

The scientific research has not stopped!

27/10/2020|Evolution of the project|

The scientific research has not stopped! The Obstetrics and Gynecology team at Sant Pau Hospital, which is part of the BiSC project, together with ISGlobal, have recently published (September 2020) a review on the effects of exposure to pollution during pregnancy on placental development and risk of developing preeclampsia. They concluded that being exposed to air pollution and noise is associated with greater placental dysfunction and a higher [...]

We keep moving forward with the 32 week hospital visit!

21/10/2020|Evolution of the project|

We keep moving forward with the 32 week hospital visit! Despite the pandemic, the BISC project and all the professionals involved have not stopped, on the contrary, they have adapted to the new regulations that COVID 19 has generated. To date, the project has 811 volunteer patients enrolled, and 437 environmental visits carried out, respecting all security measures. In fact, during the confinement, the field workers have left [...]