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The Man Who Touched His Own Heart

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 minutos
Science 13 February 2015: Vol. 347 no. 6223 p. 725 DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa1413 Referência da AMICOR Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja - BOOKS ET AL. MEDICINE Stories from the heart 1. Yevgeniya Nusinovich The Man Who Touched His Own Heart True Tales of Science, Surgery, and Mystery *Rob Dunn* Little, Brown, 2015. 384 pp. 1. The reviewer is on staff at *Science Translational Medicine*, AAAS, Washington, DC 20005, USA. 1. E-mail: [image: Figure] View larger version: - In this page - In a new window - Download PowerPoint Slide for Te... mais »

Mozart's Love Letter

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há uma hora
Mozart’s Magnificent Love Letter to His Wife*by Maria Popova* *“If people could see into my heart I should almost feel ashamed.”* It’s hardly surprising that humanity’s most beautiful minds — the creative visionaries who bequeath us with the finest works of art, music, and literature — should also be the ones who author the most bewitching love letters, that highest form of what Virginia Woolf called “the humane art.” One particularly heartwarming specimen of the genre comes from *Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart* (January 27, 1756–December 5, 1791) — doubly so for the unusual start of the rom... mais »

Healthy Aging

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 horas
2015 Healthy Aging Summit*Dates: *July 27 – 28, 2015 *Location: *Washington, DC *[+]* *The 2015 Healthy Aging Summit goals are to*: 1. Explore the science on healthy aging; 2. Identify knowledge gaps that need to be filled; 3. Promote the role of prevention and preventive services in improving quality of life in later years; and 4. Mobilize action to improve the delivery of care for those aging in place or in transition. The Summit goals will be reflected in the plenary sessions and should be addressed in submissions. Presentations that focus on collaboration wit... mais »

The Viral Infection Code

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 horas
A viral ‘Enigma machine’February 9, 2015 A code hidden in the arrangement of the genetic information of single-stranded RNA viruses tells the virus how to pack itself within its outer shell of proteins (credit: University of Leeds) British researchers have cracked a code that governs infections by a major group of viruses including the common cold and polio, which could help prevent diseases. Until now, scientists had not noticed the code, which had been hidden in plain sight in the sequence of the ribonucleic acid (RNA) that makes up this type of viral genome. But a paper published ... mais »

Flu Virtual Virus

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 horas
‘Virtual virus’ unfolds the flu on a CPU Their research is 'nothing to sneeze at,' the researchers suggest February 10, 2015 Future simulation work will involve the influenza A virus in close apposition with a host cell membrane (credit: H. Koldsø/Oxford) By combining experimental data from X-ray crystallography,NMR spectroscopy, cryoelectron microscopy and lipidomics(the study of cellular lipid networks), researchers at theUniversity of Oxford have built a complete model of the outer envelope of an influenza A virion for the first time. The simulation may help scientists better underst... mais »

Synthetic Drug

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 horas
Update on Synthetic Drug Surprises *Spicier than ever.* Four drug deaths last month in Britain have been blamed on so-called “Superman” pills being sold as Ecstasy, but actually containing PMMA, a synthetic stimulant drug with some MDMA-like effects that has been implicated in a number of deaths and hospitalizations in Europe and the U.S. The “fake Ecstasy” was also under suspicion in the September deaths of six people in Florida and another three in Chicago. An additional six deaths in Ireland have also been linked to the drug. (See for more details.) PMMA, or parametho... mais »

Brain Medicines

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 horas
The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines This story appears in the March 2, 2015 issue of Forbes. Comment Now Follow Comments Yumanity CEO and co-founder Tony Coles TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole company to Amgen AMGN +0.16%for $10.4 billion in October 2013. He personally made $60 million on the deal. Biotech watchers expected h... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 horas
Neuroscience: The brain, interrupted Babies are increasingly surviving premature birth — but researchers are only beginning to understand the lasting consequences for their mental development. - Alison Abbott 03 February 2015 Article tools - PDF - Rights & Permissions Illustration: Paddy Mills Fabienne never found out why she went into labour three months too early. But on a quiet afternoon in June 2007, she was hit by accelerating contractions and was rushed to the nearest hospital in rural Switzerland, near Lausanne. When her son, Hugo, was born at 26 weeks of gestati... mais »

Scientific 23

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 horas
About The Scientific 23 23 The website is called The Scientific 23 because each interviewee was asked 23 questions. Here are some interesting facts about the number 23: - 23 is a prime number. - We have 23 chromosomes. - A lot of conspiracy theoriesinclude the number 23, for example the ‘23 Enigma’. - It’s the width of the Arecibo message. - In a room of 23 people, there’s 50% chance that two will share a birthday – this is known as the birthday paradox. - It’s a number used in sport:Michael Jordan and David Beckham were both number 23. - 23 is the first P... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 horas
5O years of neuroscience Steven Rose[image: email] [image: Article has an altmetric score of 7] DOI: [image: show]Article Info - Summary - Full Text - Tables and Figures - References The British Neuroscience Association (BNA) is teaming up with the Edinburgh International Science Festival for its annual conference this April. The BNA will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of its origins as a small discussion group meeting monthly upstairs in a London pub. The Science Festival is just half as old. The very term neuroscience ... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 horas
A Pill That Mimics the Immune System Synthetic antibodies with the potential to be orally ingested to fight cancer and autoimmune diseases may replace cumbersome intravenous therapeutics February 9, 2015 |By Bret Stetka | Véalo en español [image: antibodies] The therapeutic potential of synthetic antibodylike compounds is vast. *Credit: NIAID via Flickr* The human body doesn’t like outsiders. When a foreign pathogen or substance, say an unwanted virus, finds its way into our blood streams we produce antibodies that the neutralize the threat. These “Y”-shaped proteins are made by a cl... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 horas
- Follow us: - [image: twitter] - [image: facebook] - [image: Google+] - [image: youtube] - [image: RSS] - OUR WORK - OPPORTUNITIES - NEWS - ABOUT - [image: Information Titlte Banner] - [image: Office Ribbon 6] - - MEMEX AIMS TO CREATE A NEW PARADIGM FOR DOMAIN-SPECIFIC SEARCH February 09, 2014 *New program seeks user-defined, domain-specific search of public information, and plans to use its groundbreaking research to fight human trafficking* Today's web searches use a centralized, one-siz... mais »

Information : Knowledge

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 horas
From: *How to Hack the Music Industry* *“*When the winds of change are blowing, some people are building shelters and some are building windmills” ~Chinese Proverb Lesson 2: Respect the Data “Value comes from scarcity, and memorable experiences are the ultimate scarcity.” ~Chris Anderson

réparation du cœur

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 12 horas
MÉDECINE Samedi 14 février 2015 Des révolutions dans la réparation du cœur Aurélie Coulon *Referência enviada pelo meu amigo Alexandre Gruszynski* Afksendiyos Kalangos est médecin-chef du service de chirurgie cardio-vasculaire des HUG. Il est aussi le président de l’association Cœurs pour tous, qui intervient notamment en Ukraine pour opérer des enfants. ( Kiev, Ukraine, 11 février 2015/Niels Ackermann/ La chirurgie cardio-vasculaire a beaucoup progressé ces dernières années. Les gestes médicaux ont acquis une grande précision et les appareils sont plus performants. Afksen... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
Uncomfortable truth that Columbus was a mass killer and the father of the slave trade Owen McCormack @irishcentral October 13,2014 01:05 AM *7.9K*SHARES / [image: \"Christopher] Christopher Columbus: Time to recognize other great Italians on Columbus Day not a murderous tyrant.Photo by: Wikimedia Christopher Columbus is a polarizing historical figure whose life has been defined, by many, for his astonishing level of courage and intestinal fortitude; nevertheless, such impressive traits should never blur the fact that he oversaw a murderous quest for material riches that resulted in t... mais »

Erupções solares

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
Erupções solares captadas em vídeo [image: erupcao solar] O sol liberou uma enorme erupção solar no último dia 2 de outubro, ejetando uma nuvem de partículas com trilhões de toneladas no espaço, a 1,6 milhão de quilômetros por hora. As erupções solares e os jatos de plasma associados, popularmente conhecidos como ejeções de massa coronal, são eventos relativamente comuns durante o pico do ciclo solar. Os ciclos solares duram cerca de 11 anos cada, sendo que alguns podem durar mais, outros menos.

Dr. Marianinho: 100 anos

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
*Professor José Mariano da Rocha Filho estaria completando 100 anos hoje, conforme pode se ver no recorte do Almanaque Gaúcho da ZH.* *Era amigo de meu pai, Bôrtolo Achutti, que vibrava de entusiasmo com as conquistas da criação da Universidade de Santa Maria. Meu pai era compadre de um tio dele, Dr. Francisco Mariano da Rocha, que criou **o embrião da universidade dando origem à Faculdade de Farmácia.* *Me criei ouvindo falar do Marianinho que fora colega de turma de meu tio e padrinho Nilo Cechella.* *Já na década de noventa fui dele confrade na Academia Sul Rio-Grandense de Medicin... mais »

The CIA's Secret Psychological Profiles

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
*Fiquei frustrado porque pensava encontrar o perfil de nossos políticos...*The CIA's Secret Psychological Profiles of Dictators and World Leaders Are Amazing Psychoanalyzing strongmen, from Castro to Saddam. —By Dave Gilson | Wed Feb. 11, 2015 6:00 AM EST - - - Email 153 - What were they thinking? Last week, *Politico* and *USA Today* reported about a secret 2008 Pentagon study which concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin's defining characteristic is…autism. The Office of Net Assessment's Body Leads project asserted that scrutinizing hours of Putin footage ... mais »

Help sheetts Dementia

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
[image: Home] *Recomendado por nossa filha Dra. Ana Lúcia Robinson Achutti* HELP SHEETS Help Sheets provide advice, common sense approaches and practical strategies on the issues most commonly raised about dementia.[image: Help Sheets online order form]Help Sheets order form You can now order Help Sheets and we will send them to you, free of charge. Read more and place your order here(link is external). Prefer to talk? If you would prefer to talk to someone, call the *National Dementia Helpline* on *1800 100 500*. Our help sheets Help Sheets are available on this page as PDFs which you... mais »

The Women scientists

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
*Em homenagem às mulheres cientistas*

Alzheimer's costs

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
Alzheimer’s disease costs could soar to $1 trillion a year by 2050 A new Alzheimer’s Association report on the financial impact of Alzheimer’s disease in the United States warns that it could soar to more than $1 trillion a year by 2050, with much of it borne by the federal government, unless action is taken. The report, *Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer's Disease: How a Treatment by 2025 Saves Lives and Dollars*, urges the federal government to meet its own goals for research funding in a bid to find a cure or effective treatments by 2025. [image: Click here to read more]

Lia Maria e Maria Helena Achutti

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR EXTENSION - Há 4 dias
*Com muito orgulho reproduzo uma crônica de Hugo Fontana publicada no dia 02 de fevereiro em Jornal de Santa Maria sobre amizade antiga com minhas queridas irmãs.* *Minhas irmãs comigo há alguns anos*

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Panel Asks: What Defines Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Disorder that causes overwhelming exhaustion will receive a long-awaited clinical definition Monday, February 9, 2015 [image: HealthDay news image] Related MedlinePlus Page - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome MONDAY, Feb. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic fatigue syndrome is about to get a new clinical definition, with the hope that it will help physicians better diagnose people afflicted with the mysterious and complex disorder. On Tuesday, the Institute of Medicine will release a long-awaited report that will define diagnostic criteria... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
[image: glass of beer]Our Taste for Alcohol Goes Back Millions of Years Genetics research sheds light on a long human relationship February 3, 2015 |By Robert Martone A poison we adapted to tolerate *Credit: Thinkstock* Alcohol has been part of human existence for millennia. Alcoholic beverages are an integral part of human culture. Like the wines consumed in Jewish and Christian rituals, these drinks have ceremonial and religious uses. Until the nineteenth century, beer, brandy, rum or grog was the drink of choice for sailors in lieu of stagnant water during long voyages. Alcohol ... mais »

Dietary-Fat Guidelines

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Where Dietary-Fat Guidelines Went Wrong - Alice Park @aliceparkny Feb. 9, 2015 A new review argues that there was no evidence to support the low-fat message that has been the mantra for good health since the 1970s A little fat may not be harmful, while too much of it can be unhealthy, and even fatal. But in the latest review of studies that investigated the link between dietary fat and causes of death, researchers say the guidelines got it all wrong. In fact, recommendations to reduce the amount of fat we eat every day should never have been made. Reporting in the journal *OpenHe... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Do Coffee and Caffeine Help Manage Diabetes and Six Important FactsMonday, February 10, 2014 By Clara Schneider MS, RD, RN, CDE, LDN Blogs Share: Morning coffee-it is the only way to get the day started for many people all over the world. Recently many articles about coffee have been released in the news. Many people are asking, what’s the story-is coffee a good choice for people trying to prevent diabetes? Is there information about the effects of caffeine and coffee if one has diabetes? We’ll discuss six interesting studies and facts about coffee and caffeine. [image: coffee caffe... mais »

Psychogenic Purpura

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
PCC E-LERT/02.09.15 Psychogenic Purpura (Gardner-Diamond Syndrome) [Brief Report]Mohammad Jafferany, MD, and Gaurav Bhattacharya, MDPsychogenic purpura, also known as Gardner-Diamond syndrome or autoerythrocyte sensitization syndrome, is a rare condition characterized by the spontaneous development of painful edematous skin lesions progressing to ecchymosis over the next 24 hours. Severe stress and emotional trauma always precede the skin lesions. This report provides an overview of psychogenic purpura and presents the case of a 15-year-old girl. PSYCHIATRIST.COM JCP PCC ... mais »

News Homepages

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
*Saindo da mesmice *64 Ways To Think About a News Homepageby Melody Joy Kramer (@mkramer) (tinyletter) with contributions from my better half A — who prefers to remain offline, Max Temkin, Chad… by Melody Joy Kramer (@mkramer) (tinyletter) with contributions from my better half A — who prefers to remain offline, Max Temkin, Chad Kouri, Margot Harrington, Melissa Harris, Beth Corzo-Duchardt… in @ Medium, by Melody Kramer 13 min read

The Moon

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
Weekend Diversion: the Moon as no one’s seen itYou won’t believe this view of the far side — and the Earth — until you see it. in Starts With A Bang!, by Ethan Siegel 4 min read

The Fundamental Constants

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
Throwback Thursday: The Fundamental Constants Behind Our Universe How many does it take to give us our Universe, and what’s left unexplained? “The joy of life consists in the exercise of one’s energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal.” -Aleister Crowley But the Universe itself experiences continual growth, constant change, and new experiences all the time, and it does so *spontaneously.* *Image credit: ESA and the Planck collaboration* Image credit:...mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
The Dangerous Chemical Lurking in Your Beer Can —By Tom Philpott | Mon Feb. 9, 2015 6:00 AM EST - - - Email 12 Jiri Hera/Shutterstock Almost exactly 80 years since its debut, the beer can remains a wildly popular vessel for America's favorite alcoholic beverage. According to the Beer Institute, cans accounted for (XLS) 53.2 percent of the beer market in 2012 (the latest year for numbers), versus 36.5 percent for bottles and 10 percent for draft. And the can's market share has been inching up—as recently as 2004, just 48 percent of beer came in cans. *****************... mais »

US vs European Physicians: Ethics

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
US vs European Physicians: Their Ethical Differences. Medscape Ethics Report 2014 Leslie Kane, MA *Captions:* Shelly Reese February 2, 2015 26 of 26 RELATED CONTENT ON MEDSCAPE - Medscape Ethics Report 2014, Part 1: Life, Death, and Pain - Medscape Ethics Report 2014, Part 2: Money, Romance, and Patients - What Do You Think About Physician Ethics? - Medscape Lifestyle Report 2015 - Employed Doctors Report: Are They Better Off? - Residents Salary & Debt Report 2014 Contributor Informa

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