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Silent synapses

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 horas
The case of the silent synapses: Why are only 20% of synapses active during neurotransmission? February 26, 2016 [image: FFN200-ft] Unknown information coding in the brain? Columbia University scientists tested a new optical technique to study how information is transmitted in the brains of mice and made a surprising discovery: When stimulated electrically to release dopamine (a neurotransmitter or chemical released by neurons (nerve cells) to send signals to other nerve cells), only about 20 percent of synapses — the connections between … more…

quantum dot solids

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 horas
Quantum dot solids: a new era in electronics? February 26, 2016 [image: Connecting the dots: Playing 'LEGO' at the atomic scale to build atomically coherent quantum dot solids. (credit: Kevin Whitham, Cornell University)] Just as the single-crystal silicon wafer forever changed the nature of communication 60 years ago, Cornell researchers hope their work with quantum dot solids — crystals made out of crystals — can help usher in a new era in electronics. The team has fashioned two-dimensional superstructures out of single-crystal building blocks. Using a pair of chemical … more…

Health Economics

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
Economists' declaration on universal health coverage Prof Lawrence H Summers, PhD[image: correspondence][image: email] on behalf of 267 signatories† †Listed in appendix Published Online: 17 September 2015 [image: Article has an altmetric score of 191] DOI: | [image: show]Article Info - Summary - Full Text - References - Supplementary Material With the UN set to launch the bold sustainable development agenda this autumn, this is a crucial moment for global leaders to reflect on the financial investments to maximise progress by... mais »

Happiness and unhappiness

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
Happiness and unhappiness have no direct effect on mortality Philipe de Souto Barreto[image: email] , Yves Rolland Published Online: 09 December 2015 Open Access[image: Article has an altmetric score of 352] DOI: Article Info - Summary - Full Text - Tables and Figures - References What defines a good life? If in answering this question you included happiness in your list, you are not alone. Indeed, the pursuit and enjoyment of happiness is a common goal and desire in life for most people. Adults of all ages, including those ... mais »

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Flávio OliveiraemFlávio Oliveira: Músico - Há 2 dias
*RESUMO BIOGRÁFICO-CURRICULAR* Flávio Oliveira (1944) iniciou seus estudos musicais com a profa. Zuleika de Araújo Vianna. Durante os anos de adolescência cantou em corais. Estudou ainda composição com Roberto Schnorrenberg, análise e harmonia com Esther Scliar, contraponto e composição com Armando Albuquerque, composição com Willy Corrêa de Oliveira, piano com Homero Magalhães e Gilberto Tinetti; regência com Carlos Alberto Pinto Fonseca e Ernst Hüber-Contwig. Participou de seminário de composição com Maurice Lê Roux em julho de 1974, USP-SP, ocasião em que estreou sua obra ”Jogo... mais »

700 quintillion planets

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Earth May Be a 1-in-700-Quintillion Kind of Place By Nathaniel Scharping | February 22, 2016 5:39 pm [image: galaxies]A Hubble image that captures a small sampling of the galaxies within the universe*. (Credit: NASA/ESA)* A new study suggests that there are around 700 quintillion planets in the universe, but only one like Earth. It’s a revelation that’s both beautiful and terrifying at the same time. Astrophysicist Erik Zackrisson from Uppsala University in Sweden arrived at this staggering figure — a 7 followed by 20 zeros — with the aid of a computer model that simulated the univer... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Study: New Test Simplifies, Speeds Up Dementia Diagnosis Can a doctor's response to 10 simple questions about a patient's symptoms indicate within three minutes whether that patient has Lewy body dementia—a diagnosis that typically takes as long as 18 months to make? A new study appearing in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia suggests it's possible. Read more *Scientific American Consumer Health Announcement* *Ten renowned physicians and researchers have been convenedby Scientif... mais »

Early detection of Alzheimer's disease

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
[image: Help us create a world without Alzheimer's disease.] I encourage you to download the *Know the 10 Signs infographic* we recently sent you. This easy-to-understand visual guide is designed to educate people about early detection of Alzheimer's disease, which allows families to plan earlier for the care and support they need./.../

Seniors Senses

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
Decline in Senses Affects Nearly All Seniors, Study FindsResearchers say losses in taste, touch are most common By Robert Preidt Tuesday, February 23, 2016 TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly all older U.S. adults have an age-related decline in at least one of their senses, a new study finds. Researchers checked more than 3,000 people between the ages of 57 and 85. The investigators found that 94 percent had a problem with at least one of their five senses: taste, smell, hearing, sight or touch. Almost 40 percent had problems with two senses, and 28 percent had problems ... mais »

Emerging diseases

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Daily chart - Emerging diseases, tracked and mappedFeb 18th 2016, 17:08 BY THE DATA TEAM - - - A plague on all your houses Emerging infectious diseases, earliest instances of human infection, 1940 to 2013Show all1940-601960-801980-2000> 2000 ZIKA and Ebola are just two of the latest, better-known examples in a list of more than 300 new infectious diseases that have been identified since 1940. Some, like HIV/AIDS, have killed millions since infecting their first human victim. Others, like several highly lethal strains of avi... mais »

open Electronic Health Record)

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Veja esse email no seu browser [image: INSTITUTO HL7 BRASIL] *VI CURSO ON-LINE DE CAPACITAÇÃO EM OpenEHR* Gostaria de lhe convidar para o próximo Curso de Capacitação em OpenEHR. O curso tem como objetivo introduzir os conceitos fundamentais do modelo openEHR (open Electronic Health Record) de arquitetura e conteúdo de registros eletrônicos de saúde, e seus componentes, e dar noções de como pode ser utilizado para implementar sistemas de registro eletrônico de saúde, tais como prontuários eletrônicos do paciente. O curso compõe-se de um módulo teórico-prático, voltado para a discussã... mais »

Violent Cities

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Graphic detail Charts, maps and infographics - *Recomendado pelo Professor Antônio Padulal* - All latest updates Daily chartThe world’s most violent citiesFrom The Economist: Feb 3rd 2016, 19:44 BY THE DATA TEAM - [image: Timekeeper] - - VENEZUELA is in turmoil. Tanking oil prices have taken a heavy toll on its income, along with years of economic mismanagement by the government. Inflation is running at nearly 200%—the highest rate in the world—according to the IMF, and a week ago it was awarded another dismal accolade. A ranking of the world's most violent citie... mais »

Invisible Family Caregivers

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
Putting the Spotlight on Invisible Family CaregiversONLINE FIRST Carol Levine, MA1 [+] Author Affiliations *JAMA Intern Med*. Published online February 15, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.8002 Text Size: A A A Article References Comments Almost every aspect of the American health care system is changing rapidly. If there is one constant in these efforts, it is the move from expensive hospital-based care to less expensive care at home and in the community. To provide care for an aging population with multiple chronic conditions in this new environment, policy makers and health care... ma

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