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Inflammation, Advancing Age and Nutrition : Research and Clinical Interventions
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the factors involved in premature aging.


Alejandro R. Jadad Bechara. Honorary Doctor
Anaesthesiologist graduating from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and with a DPhil in Clinical Medicine.
Eating local and seasonal food
Eating is an essential part of our daily lives but not everyone is fortunate enough to have access to a good diet.
eHealth provides a series of key services for the transformation of the healthcare model.


Eureka. Platform of electronic books of the Panamerican Medical Publishing House
Eureka. Platform of electronic books of the Panamerican Medical Publishing House.
Bibliographic database including abstracts and citations from journals specializing in medicine.
PubMed is operated by the National Centre for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
ISI Web of Science
Bibliographical and bibliometrical database.


International journal of food safety, nutrition, public health and technology
open access journal about food safety, nutrition and dietetics.
International Journal of Practice-based Learning in Health and Social Care
Online publishing medium for all health and social care professionals engaged in educational activities.
Scientific journal on IT applied to medicine and biomedicine.
The official gazette of the Spanish Public Health and Health Administration Society.

Reference works

A Dictionary of Social Work & Social Care. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
It covers social work theories, methods, policies, organizations, and statutes.
A selection of dictionaries

Open-acces resources

Indicadores clave del Sistema Nacional de Salud (2013)
Selected indicators from the Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs about the most important aspects of health.
EUROSTAT. Public Health Statistics database
Health and services statistics from the member countries of the European Union.
Cochrane Library Plus
A database created by Cochrane, a highly renowned international non-profit organisation.

Recommended bibliography

Bibliografia recomanada
Accedeix a la consulta de la bibliografia recomanada de l'assignatura Alimentació i societat.

UOC Learning resources

Xarxes socials i portals de salut
Materials outlining the changes taking place in the field of health care.