The failure of prostate cancer screening

Prostate cancer stands out because more than 90% of patients survive to five years, although some tests for detecting it have been controversial because of the risks/benefits, as is the case of the prostate-specific antigen.

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A perverse effect

The covid-19 pandemic has altered the infection routines of other respiratory diseases and, in some cases, has made us more vulnerable. The ancestral method of immunisation in pre-vaccination times was, precisely, infection.



The Eyedropper commemorates World Cancer Day, celebrated every 4 February with the aim of raising awareness of the disease.

Metode 114

Mètode looks at the interconnections of One Health in its new issue

The One Health concept is based on the idea that the well-being of animals, people, and ecosystems is intimately linked.


More biodiversity to improve our health

Contact with nature generates measurable benefits for people’s psychological and physiological health.

Mètode 114 One health: un món, una salut

Introduction: One health, one world

Although a One Health perspective has, in one way or another, been around at least since the time of Hippocrates, the term itself was coined by William Karesh in a 2003 The Washington Post article. Since that time, the concept has been discussed, applied, and


Monkeypox and Occam’s razor

Monkeypox circulated under the radar for an undetermined period of time in many non-endemic countries. How did this happen?


The criminalisation of abortion: a health risk for underprivileged women

Should abortion laws be struck down by the US Supreme Court, the lives of many underprivileged women would be at risk.


The rise of scabies in Spain

The last decade has seen a marked increase in the incidence of scabies in Spain. Esther Samper explains how this mite acts and how it affects scabies patients.


Interview with Salvador Macip

We talk about transhumanism with the doctor and science author Salvador Macip. This is the most transcendent debate in our history.