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Professor Tanja Schultz from the University of Bremen and Professor Marvin N. Wright from BIPS head the new research group for artificial intelligence in Bremen.

As part of a strategic funding initiative on artificial intelligence (AI), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft [German Research Foundation – DFG] is establishing eight new research groups. One of them is coming to Bremen – the research…

The internationally renowned social scientist and economist Prof. Dr. Lucia Reisch has held a Leibniz Chair at BIPS since 2017.

The internationally renowned social scientist and economist Prof. Dr. Lucia Reisch has held a Leibniz Chair at the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS since 2017. Following the recommendation of the…

Young people on a sofa.

Chips are eaten on the sofa, and a banana is more likely to be eaten before exercising. So much for the cliché. But is this true at all? In a new research project, scientists at the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology…

Prof. Dr. Iris Pigeot stands in front of the BIPS.

Prof. Dr. Iris Pigeot, Director of the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS, takes over the presidency of the International Biometric Society (IBS). She will in future be heading one of the world's most…

Mother with child at dining table

Policy symposium on non-communicable disease prevention

Brussels 14th-16th of June 2022

 

Visitors at the exhibition

The aim of the My-Voice research project was to talk to young women from Osterholz about the topic of 'movement and being active' via photos. The aim was to show factors that promote or prevent movement among young women and that they…

[Translate to Englisch:] Prof. Dr. Krasimira Aleksandrova: "Ein Ziel unserer Forschung war es, Menschen zu helfen, ihr eigenes Risiko für Darmkrebs abzuschätzen und auf dieser Grundlage ihren Lebensstil zu wählen." (c) David Ausserhofer/DIfE

Bremen, Germany – The new LifeCRCscore provides individuals a simple method to estimate their 10-year risk of developing colorectal cancer. This could also prove useful for physicians to estimate their patients risk. The tool is based on…

From left: Prof. Dr. Artur Mazur (Rector of the Faculty of Medicine), Prof. Dr. Iris Pigeot, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ahrens and Prof. Dr. Sylwester Czopek (Rector of the University of Rzeszów). (C) Michał Święcicki/University of Rzeszów

On Thursday, the Rector of the University of Rzeszów (Poland) awarded Prof. Dr. Iris Pigeot and Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ahrens the great medal of his university. He thanked them for their excellent cooperation, especially in the field of child…

Taking the painkiller diclofenac may significantly increase the risk of heart attack and stroke in heart patients. Already six years ago, an official warning was issued from the European Medical Agency. Yet, many high-risk patients continue…

The British Medical Journal (BMJ) published a new recommendation on colorectal cancer screening on October 2nd, 2019. The main point: Screening participation is only recommended to people with at least a three percent chance of developing…