November 22nd: Music Day

NOVEMBER: The month of music and health November How does music influence our health? Traditionally, the biomedical model has attributed health problems to biological deficits or structural alterations, overlooking social, psychological, or behavioral dimensions. However, current evidence supports the existence of connections between the body, mind, lifestyle, emotional state, and other health determinants that are … Read more

October 17th: World Day Against Pain

The image displays the initials of the UMSS group, and within them, the most representative words from the interviewees' responses are reproduced

OCTOBER: The Multidisciplinary Approach to Pain Multidisciplinary Treatment of Chronic Pain Chronic pain has traditionally been defined as pain that persists for a period longer than 3 months. However, recent discoveries regarding the physiopathological mechanisms involved in the development of chronic pain have rendered the identification of pain chronicity based solely on its duration somewhat … Read more

Why You Should Stay Active If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

In UMSS Group, we join the movement led by the World Physiotherapy Organization to promote the role of physiotherapy in the treatment and therapeutic management of Rheumatoid Arthritis on World Physiotherapy Day, September 8th. If you suffer from Arthritis and don’t know what you can do, keep reading this article! What is Rheumatoid Arthritis, and … Read more

June 4th: World Cancer Survivors Day

Cancer is among the  deadliest diseases worldwide. Its incidence continues to grow, with  scientific studies estimating that the trend will be for the number of  people suffering from some form of cancer to continue rising until 2070.  Numerous factors in our lifestyle, such as tobacco abuse, excessive  consumption of unhealthy foods, or leading a stressful … Read more

May 2nd: World Asthma Day.

DEDICATE TIME TO BREATHE CONSCIUSLY! Taking advantage of the fact that May 2nd was World Asthma Day, we at UMSS want to help you understand this condition better. Asthma is characterized by chronic inflammation of the airways, leading to variable airflow obstruction. Although it may seem like a minor illness, it is estimated that over … Read more

World Parkinson’s Day: April 11th

Parkinson’s disease is one of the most prevalent and well-known neurodegenerative diseases among the general population (Poewe et al., 2017). Like all neurodegenerative diseases, its physiopathology is based on progressive neuronal dysfunction and death in specific areas of the central nervous system. This process causes highly variable symptoms, which will depend on the functions in … Read more

International Women’s Day: March 8

Female health encompasses multiple fields such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum, as well as mental health in the different stages of a woman’s life. It is thus a broad field of health that requires constant research and progress, being very important to know the changes that occur at each stage, the … Read more

World Cancer Day: February 4

Cancer is currently one of the most common diseases worldwide and also one of the ones that attracts the most scientific research. It is a multicausal disease, that is, its origin cannot be attributed to a single cause, especially when we take into account the wide range of organs where this disease can develop. However, … Read more

World Day to Fight Depression: January 13

It seems clear that the rhythms set by modern societies are driving us further away from the possibilities of practicing silence and introspection. Often, we don’t even have a minimal amount of time for internal dialogue, reflection on our life objectives, or reminding ourselves who we are at heart. Other times, we can flee from … Read more