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Sunday, June 28, 2015

2712 AMICOR 18

US: Health Data 1900-2013

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*Multiple pathways progressing to Alzheimer's disease* Date:June 25, 2015Source:University of California, San Diego Health SciencesSummary:The amyloid cascade hypothesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) posits that sticky aggregations or plaques of amyloid-beta peptides accumulate over time in the brain, triggering a series of events that ultimately result in the full-blown neurodegenerative disorder. The hypothesis has been a major driver of AD research for more than 20 years. However, in a new study, researchers suggest the picture is not so clear-cut, reporting that early indicators o... mais »


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*Never mind the neuromarketing* I’ve got an article in The Observer about the state of neuromarketing – where companies pay millions of wasted dollars to apply brain science to marketing.The piece looks at the three forms of neuromarketing – advertising fluff, serious research, and applied neuroscience. The first is clearly bollocks, the second a solid but currently abstract science, and the third a triumph of selling style over substance.Finally, there is the murky but profitably grey area of applied neuromarketing, which is done by commercial companies for big-name clients. Here, ... mais »


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*Enviado pela AMICOR Bernadete Nonemacher* Nick Finer, MBBS, FRCP; Felipe F. Casanueva, MD, PhD; Walimir F. Coutinho; Luc F. Van Gaal, MD, PhDCME Released: 06/26/2015 ; Valid for credit through 06/26/2016This educational activity is intended for an international audience of non-US healthcare professionals, specifically endocrinologists, diabetologists, primary care physicians, cardiologists, and other healthcare providers involved in the care of patients with overweight and obesity.The goal of this activity is to review ... mais »

The developing Heart

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[image: Cover image expansion] COVER Immunofluorescence microscopy identifies an intermediate cell in the cardiomyocyte lineage. An image of the heart of a 14.5-day mouse embryo shows this intermediate—progenitor derivatives expressing Hopx (red)—and the differentiated myocytes expressing troponin (green). Jain *et al.* demonstrate that Hopx-expressing cells promote cardiomyocyte commitment by coordinating signaling pathways in the progenitor niche. See page 1444 and Image: Epstein laboratory

SIMERS & Academia SRM

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Notícias Parceria entre SIMERS e Academia Sul-Rio-Grandense de Medicina traz eventos científicos ao Estado24/06/2015 [image: simers-Academia-Medicina-eventos] Argollo e Jobim firmaram parceria para desempenhar eventos de cunho científico O presidente da Academia Sul-Rio-Grandense de Medicina, Luiz Fernando Jobim, esteve na tarde desta terça-feira, 23, visitando o Sindicato Médico do Rio Grande do Sul (SIMERS). Ele foi recebido pelo presidente do Sindicato, Paulo de Argollo Mendes. Os dois dirigentes firmaram uma parceria com o objetivo de desempenhar eventos de cunho científico, volt... mais »

Diet 2015

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Viewpoint | June 23/30, 2015 The 2015 US Dietary GuidelinesLifting the Ban on Total Dietary Fat Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH1; David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD2 [+] Author Affiliations *JAMA. *2015;313(24):2421-2422. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5941. Text Size: A A A Article References Based on the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s recent recommendations, this Viewpoint urges the US Department of Agriculture and US Department of Health and Human Services to remove limits on total fat consumption in their 2015 Dietary Guideline to promote consumption of healthful fat. Every 5 years, the US Depa...mais »

Sir William Osler (1849-1919)

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“The Osler Industry: Insightful History or Insipid Hagiography?” Osler, Osler, Osler. What about Osler, all these years after he departed the scene? “The Osler Industry: Insightful History or Insipid Hagiography?” C.S. Bryan and R.L. Golden,*Journal of Medical Biography*, 2007;15 Suppl 1:2-5. The authors explain: “The life and legacy of Sir William Osler (1849-1919) have been celebrated by nearly 1900 articles, 10 special issues of medical journals, several biographies, numerous lectures and orations, and regular meetings of ‘Osler Societies’ throughout the world. To what extent does... mais »

Poluição e Cérebro

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*Enviado pelo AMICOR Jorge Rocha Gomes*Poluição do ar pode levar à perda de substância branca no cérebro - 19/06/2015 [image: Estudo norte-americano entre mulheres idosas confirma a perda de substância branca.] É mais do que sabido que a poluição do ar pode ter muitos efeitos adversos na saúde das pessoas. Um novo estudo publicado na revista “Annals of Neurology” acaba de mostrar que a poluição também pode afetar o cérebro, reduzindo a substância branca. Para o estudo, os pesquisadores da Universidade do Sul da Califórnia, em Los Angeles, fizeram RMs do cérebro de 1.403 mulhe... mais »

Genes and Musical ability

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Genes Orchestrate Musical Ability [Transcript] Genes shared with songbirds are activated while performing music By Eliene Augenbraun, Karen Hopkin and Benjamin Meyers | June 2, 2015 Hey, do you know how to get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, man! This is *Scientific American*’s 60-Second Science. I’m Karen Hopkin. This will just take a minute. You might also want to switch on your*alpha-synuclein* gene, and throw in a dual-specificity phosphatase or two. Because a new study finds that these and other genes are activated when professional musicians strut their stuff. The findings are in the... mais »

Moacyr Scliar

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[image: Delfos Digital - Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS] 1. Delfos Digital - PUCRS O *Delfos Digital - PUCRS* tem por missão preservar e prover acesso aberto de forma on-line aos documentos digitalizados dos acervos do Delfos - Espaço de Documentação e Memória Cultural da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS. Saiba mais. Explore as coleções do Delfos Digital. - - [image: collection logo]Delfos Digital - Moacyr ScliarAcessar a coleçãoSobre o AutorMoacyr Scliar (Moacyr Jaime Scliar, Porto Alegre, RS, 19... mais »

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