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Wolfgang Ahrens

The covid-19-pandemic may give a different impression, but non-communicable diseases are by far the leading cause of disability and death in Europe. New research shows: These diseases are much better prevented by policies that tackle the…

Kids with Skateboard.

Childhood overweight and obesity threaten health across the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region and are linked to many noncommunicable diseases, from cardiovascular disease to diabetes and cancer. Today, one in three school-age…

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Haug

The birth control pill increases the risk of thrombosis. This is now well known. But how high the risk is varies greatly between the different preparations. A study by the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS…

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…