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Na última edição da Revista VOX médica do Sindicato Médico do Rio Grande do Sul (A|no XV. Abril de 2016 No. 710 Dra Valderês e eu aparecemos. Relembrando Mulheres na Medicina do Rio Grande do Sul em exposição itinerante iniciada há alguns anos No ano passado participei de um vídeo em homenagem ao dia do médico.
IBM makes quantum computing available free on IBM Cloud You can run real or simulated experiments on an IBM quantum processor May 3, 2016 [image: Layout of IBM's five superconducting quantum bit device. In 2015, IBM scientists demonstrated critical breakthroughs to detect quantum errors by combining superconducting qubits in latticed arrangements, and whose quantum circuit design is the only physical architecture that can scale to larger dimensions. Now, IBM scientists have achieved a further advance by combining five qubits in the lattice architecture, which demonstrates a key operat...mais »
More evidence that you’re a mindless robot with no free will How we may confabulate reality and rationalize irrational behavior May 4, 2016 [image: (Credit: iStockphoto)] The results of two Yale University psychology experiments suggest that what we believe to be a conscious choice may actually be constructed, or confabulated, unconsciously *after* we act — to rationalize our decisions. A trick of the mind. “Our minds may be rewriting history,” said Adam Bear, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology and lead author of a paper published April 28…* read more* *Topics:* Cognitive ...mais »
Garage Biotech: New drugs using only a computer, the internet and free online dataMay 5, 2016 [image: garage startup ft] *By David Glance* *Director of UWA Centre for Software Practice, University of Western Australia* Pharmaceutical companies typically develop new drugs with thousands of staff and budgets that run into the billions of dollars. One estimate puts the cost of bringing a new drug to market at $2.6 billion with others suggesting that it could be double that cost at $5 billion. One man, Professor Atul… read more *Topics:* Biomed/Longevity
DNA of ancient Europeans reveals the Ice Age was as dramatic as ‘Game of Thrones’ Clashing cultures. The occasional hanky-panky with other species. A new study of genetic material from the period reveals a continent roiling with change. By Sarah Kaplan • Read more »
Home » » Population »* Half the World’s Population Lives in Just 1% of the Land [Map]* » Half the World’s Population Lives in Just 1% of the Land [Map] [image: world population split in half map] Half the World’s Population Lives in Just 1% of the Land [Map] *Two Centuries of U.S. Immigration Visualized* [image: US Immigration Mapped] From 1920 to 2013, a total of 79 million people from around the world have emigrated to the United States and become lawful permanent residents. This animated map visualizes them all, each moving dot representing 10,000 new arrivals. Through time th...mais »
Complement and microglia mediate early synapse loss in Alzheimer mouse models 1. Soyon Hong1, 2. Victoria F. Beja-Glasser1,*, 3. Bianca M. Nfonoyim1,*, 4. Arnaud Frouin1, 5. Shaomin Li2, 6. Saranya Ramakrishnan1, 7. Katherine M. Merry1, 8. Qiaoqiao Shi2, 9. Arnon Rosenthal3,4,5, 10. Ben A. Barres6, 11. Cynthia A. Lemere2, 12. Dennis J. Selkoe2,7, 13. Beth Stevens1,8,† + Author Affiliations 1. ↵†Corresponding author. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 1. ↵* These authors contributed equally to this work. Science 06 M...mais »
Nongenetic functions of the genome 1. Michael Bustin, 2. Tom Misteli + Author Affiliations 1. Email: email@example.com (T.M.); firstname.lastname@example.org (M.B.) Science 06 May 2016: Vol. 352, Issue 6286, DOI: 10.1126/science.aad6933 - Article - Figures & Data - Info & Metrics - eLetters - PDF You are currently viewing the abstract. View Full Text The nongenetic roles of the nucleus The eukaryotic cell nucleus provides a home for the genetic material and accessory proteins. As a physical entity, the nucleus also plays an important role in cell dynamics. Bu...mais »
Learning the lessons of networking 1. Peter M. Grace + Author Affiliations Science 06 May 2016: Vol. 352, Issue 6286, pp. 738 DOI: 10.1126/science.352.6286.738 - Article - Figures & Data - Info & Metrics - eLetters - PDF When I was a young researcher, networking did not come naturally to me. I am a quiet person, and I preferred to engage with people I was already familiar with. However, I saw that many successful networkers also had successful careers with thriving, collaborative research programs and frequent speaking invitations. So, during my postdoc, I starte...mais »
DYING WELL BY WUDAN YAN MAY 4, 2016 Despite technological advances in health care, physicians and family members still have trouble talking candidly about what dying well means, and what their loved ones want when their time comes. And yet no one thought to actually survey the very elderly (those older than 95) on their feelings about death until recently, when researchers at the University of Cambridge surveyed 33individuals over 95 on their attitudes towards dying. The very elderly often accept that the end is near, and have plenty to say about how they want it to go. Some of the...mais »
*Exercise, calories, and weight (Vox)* By Julia Belluz and Javier Zarracina Working out burns calories and helps us lose weight, right? Actually, it’s a whole lot more complicated than that. A deep dive into dozens of studies explains why hunter-gatherers don’t get an extraordinary amount of exercise, how corporations influence federal health recommendations, and what actually works if you want to lose weight. Why you shouldn't exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies by Julia Belluz and Javier Zarracina on April 28, 2016 Welcome to *Show Me the Evidence,* where we go beyond ...mais »
JSTOR Presents: The Euthanasia Movement: A History & Discussion by Anna Hiatt Morbid Anatomy Museum Brooklyn, NY *Share this event:* Event JSTOR Presents: The Euthanasia Movement: A History & Discussion by Anna Hiatt Date: Thursday, May 12th Time: 7pm Admission: $8 Location: Morbid Anatomy Museum, 424 Third Avenue, 11215 Brooklyn NY The idea that death should be merciful is not new. When a person is gravely wounded or terminally ill, when death is inevitable, and the suffering is so great that living no longer brings any joy to the person, it is understandable that he or she may w...mais »
Reversing Genetic Changes That May Spur Alzheimer’s With Experimental Drug NEUROSCIENCE NEWSMAY 3, 2016 *Aging takes its toll on the brain, and the cells of the hippocampus–a brain region with circuitry crucial to learning and memory–are particularly vulnerable to changes that can lead to Alzheimer’s disease or cognitive decline. With the hope of counteracting the changes that can lead to these two conditions, researchers at Rockefeller University and their colleagues have begun examining the effects of a drug known to affect this circuitry.* In new research described recently in *Mole...mais »
AMA Patient Page | May 3, 2016 Dietary Guidelines for Americans—Eat Less Fat FREE Aaron P. Frank, MS, RD; Deborah J. Clegg, PhD *JAMA. *2016;315(17):1919. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0972. Text Size: A A A Article Figures [image: Image not available.] New US dietary guidelines have been designed to help Americans choose and maintain a healthy diet. The *Dietary Guidelines for Americans* were created by the US Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture and were updated in 2016. The guidelines are intended to help Americans make healthier food and beverage choices. This is importa...mais »
*Credit: LongitudeLatitude/Flickr, CC BY 2.0* *Findings from the Gut—New Insights into the Human Microbiome *A preference for dark versus milk chocolate, among other things, shows up in the kinds of healthy germs found in the gut By Karen Weintraub on April 29, 2016 People who like milk chocolate have slightly different microbes in their intestines than those who prefer their chocolate dark, although researchers do not know why. Significant differences in the so-calledmicrobiome are also found in individuals based on whether or not they eat a lot of fiber or take certain medicatio...mais »
*http://portugues.medscape.com/* Edição: ENGLISH DEUTSCH ESPAÑOL FRANÇAIS PORTUGUÊS segunda-feira, 2 de maio de 2016 Notícias e PerspectivasEspecialidades - Cardiologia - Diabetes e Endocrinologia - Infectologia - Medicina Interna - Neurologia - Oncologia e Hematologia - Pediatria - Psiquiatria Educação Médica Entre Cadastre-se
Reinvent Yourself: the *Playboy* interview with Ray Kurzweil [image: Playboy - logo] *Source:* *Playboy* — April 19, 2016 | David Hochman Many think author, inventor and data scientist Ray Kurzweil is a prophet for our digital age. A few say he’s completely nuts. Kurzweil, who heads a team of more than 40 as a director of engineering at Google, believes advances in technology and medicine are pushing us toward what he calls the singularity, a period … more… Futurist Ray Kurzweil predicts solar industry dominance in 12 years [image: Solar Power World - A1] *Source:* *Solar Powe...mais »
The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts author | Richard Susskind, Daniel Susskind [image: The Future of the Professions cover] This book predicts the decline of today’s professions and describes the people and systems that will replace them. In an Internet society, according to Richard Susskind and Daniel Susskind, we will neither need nor want doctors, teachers, accountants, architects, the clergy, consultants, lawyers, and many others, to work as they did in the 20th century. … more…