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Sunday, July 10, 2016

2769 - AMICOR 19

 Baldwin on Freedom and How We Imprison Ourselves

“Everything can be taken from a man,” Viktor Frankl wrote in histimeless treatise on the human search for meaning“but one thing: the last of the human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” And yet, as Adrienne Rich observed in her sublime meditation on writing, capitalism, and freedom, “in the vocabulary kidnapped from liberatory politics, no word has been so pimped as freedom.” How, then, are we to choose our own way amid a capitalist society that continually commodifies our liberty?/.../

Detecção de deficiência visual em escolares

Sobre atividade de um AMICOR - Roni Quevedo - de Pelotas (RS), para detecção de deficiência visual em escolares.













A Culpa da Crise: Microbioma

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 8 horas
*Artigo recente do AMICOR de Brasília Reginaldo Hollanda Albuquerque* A CULPADA DA CRISE É A MÁ ALIMENTAÇÃO DOS NOSSOS POLÍTICOS Terça, 05 Julho 2016 Número de Acessos: 341 Informações do Autor Dr. Reginaldo Albuquerque Professor da UnB (1967-1981) Superintendente de Ciências da Saúde CnPq (1982-1991) Editor do site da Sociedade Brasileira de Diabetes (2005-2011) Ex-Consultor em Educação da UnaSus/Fiocruz De repente, quase que de repente, os políticos começaram a ficar confusos. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Bugs in the GI Tract: The Microbiome's Link to Diabetes Robert R... mais »

Heart Failure update

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 8 horas
*Recomendação do AMICOR Reginaldo Albuquerque* Primary Care Written by Peter Lin MD, CCFP *Heart Failure Update—Two New Treatments and What We Need to Know* This targeted update of the treatment section of the heart failure guidelines is focused on the RAAS blockade agents and introduces two new agents that our cardiology colleagues may prescribe our patients. As a reminder: ACE inhibitors and ARBs are important in the treatment of heart failure patients who have reduced ejection fraction, who, selectively, should also be on a beta blocker and aldosterone antagonists./... mais »

59 anos casamento de Valderês e Aloyzio

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR EXTENSION - Há 10 horas
Hoje (9 de julho de 2016) completamos 59 anos de nosso casamento religioso, celebrado pelo Frei Felix (falecido) na Catedral de Santa Maria. (sem contar os sete anos de namoro) Festejamos com a família, e do encontro seguem algumas fotos. Nosso genro Sérgio Olivé nos brindou com um saboroso churrasco. Complementos da Celita Maria Ludvig, Doces da Rosa Maria Castro Teixeira (junto com seu sobrinho Franklin, Lucila Loureiro Dornelles e sobrinho Gabriel), e ajuda com alegria de todos (Luiz Eduardo, Ana Lúcia, Lúcia Helena, Júlia, Pedro Martin, Antônio, Eduardo, Wanyce e Kátia) e apoio d... mais »

Colon Cancer Return

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
Researchers Get Closer to Test Predicting Colon Cancer's ReturnDNA-based screen would aid treatment decisions for people with early-stage disease By Mary Elizabeth Dallas Thursday, July 7, 2016 [image: HealthDay news image] THURSDAY, July 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A blood test that detects bits of DNA shed from colon cancers may someday help doctors predict a relapse, researchers report. This "liquid biopsy" predicted -- with imperfect accuracy -- the return of colon cancer in patients with early forms of the disease, the team said. "Although this and other DNA-based blood tests are n... mais »

Second unrelated cancers

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
Second, Unrelated Cancers Strike 1 in 12 Cancer PatientsUnfortunately, they're often deadly By Alan Mozes Thursday, July 7, 2016 [image: HealthDay news image] THURSDAY, July 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study found that 8 percent of patients -- or one in 12 -- already diagnosed with one form of cancer end up developing a second type of unrelated cancer. The second cancer was fatal in 55 percent of the cases, the study found. "As clinicians, we can become so focused on surveilling our patients to see if a primary cancer recurs that we sometimes may not be aware that patients can be... mais »

A cascata, o patrono e o esquecimento.

José Antonio BrenneremBrenner de Santa Maria - Há um dia
A foto, de meados dos anos 1920, foi tirada, certamente por fotógrafo de plantão, na Cascatinha da Tijuca ou Cascata Taunay, no Rio de Janeiro. Embaixo: Antonio Alves Ramos, sua esposa Etelvina Brenner Ramos e Emma Avellanal Laydner, casada com Júlio Laydner, meu tio-avô. Em cima: Aracy de Figueiredo Paz, Maria Luiza Brenner (minha mãe) e uma jovem não identificada. *O Patrono* Na data desta postagem, 24 de junho de 2016, faz 166 anos que nasceu Antonio Alves Ramos, em uma localidade não identifi-cada de Portugal, filho de Domingos Braz Alves e Maria Theresa Ramos. Ele chegou ao Bras... mais »

Methylene blue

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Medscape Medical News > Psychiatry Single Dose of Old Drug Boosts Memory, Attention Liam Davenport July 06, 2016 A drug that for a century has been safely used as a stain and to treat medical disorders could boost activity in brain regions linked to short-term memory and attention, results of a placebo- controlled study demonstrate. Using functional MRI (fMRI), researchers found that a single oral dose of methylene blue increased brain activity in the bilateral insular cortex, as well as the prefrontal cortex and parietal and occipital lobes, compared with placebo. Timothy Q. Duong, ... mais »

Americans x Nutritionists

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Is Sushi ‘Healthy’? What About Granola? Where Americans and Nutritionists Disagree By KEVIN QUEALY and MARGOT SANGER-KATZ JULY 5, 2016 We surveyed Americans and a panel of nutrition experts about which foods they thought were good or bad for you.

Bacteria x Virus ethiology

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
*Blood Test May Help Prevent Overuse of Antibiotics* An inexpensive blood test could one day tell doctors whether an infection is caused by a virus or a bacteria, and help prevent unwarranted prescribing of antibiotics, researchers said Wednesday. The diagnostic test, described in the peer-reviewed journal *Science Translational Medicin*e, is being developed by the Stanford University School of Medicine in California. "A lot of times you can't really tell what kind of infection someone has," said lead author Timothy Sweeney, an engineering research associate with the Stanford Institut...mais »

Lithium

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Home Featured New Clue to How Lithium Works in the Brain NEUROSCIENCE NEWSJULY 7, 2016*Summary: A new study reveals the BPNT-1 protein might be the target for lithium’s action.* *Source: MIT.* *Biologists find a possible explanation for why the drug helps bipolar patients.* Since the 1970s, U.S. doctors have prescribed lithium to treat patients with bipolar disorder. While the drug has a good success rate, scientists are still unsure exactly how it achieves its beneficial effects. MIT biologists have now discovered a possible explanation for how lithium works. In a study of worms, the ... mais »

Baby talk

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Baby Talk: How Parent-Child Communication From Birth to Three Sets the Stage for Success NEUROSCIENCE NEWSJULY 7, 2016 *Summary: Researchers offer specific guidance to parents about just what kind of talk is most important, and at what ages and stages in a child’s growth.* *Source: Harvard.* *What do babies need in order to learn and thrive? One thing is conversation — responsive, back-and-forth communication with their parents and caregivers. This interactive engagement is like food for their developing brains, nurturing language acquisition, early literacy, school readiness, and so... mais »

NEETs

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
[image: Image] The concept of NEETs (young people not in employment, education or training) has been widely used as a tool to inform youth-oriented policies in Europe since 2010. This report explores the diversity of NEETs and analyses seven subgroups of the NEETs population, in order to help policymakers more precisely target employment and training interventions at young people. The report is accompanied by a country by country profile of NEETs in the EU28. The concept of NEETs (young people not in employment, education or training) has been widely used as a tool to inform youth-... mais »

AD Genetic Risk

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
Genetic Risk Factors For Alzheimer’s May Be Detectable in Young Adults NEUROSCIENCE NEWSJULY 6, 2016 FEATU *Summary: A new study reports the genetic risk score may be able to detect those at higher risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, even during early adulthood.* *Source: AAN.* *New research shows that a genetic risk score may detect those at higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease long before symptoms appear, even possibly in healthy young adults, according to a study published in the July 6, 2016, online issue of Neurology.* “The stage of Alzheimer’s before symptoms show up is thou... mais »

Apraxia and AD

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
- Cognitive neurology - Research paper Utility of testing for apraxia and associated features in dementia[image: Open Access] 1. Samrah Ahmed1, 2. Ian Baker2, 3. Sian Thompson3, 4. Masud Husain1,4, 5. Christopher R Butler1 +Author Affiliations 1. 1Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK 2. 2Russell Cairns Unit, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK 3. 3Department of Clinical Neurology, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, U... mais »

RNA

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
neurosciencenews Seeing RNA at the Nanoscale Microscopy technique allows scientists to pinpoint RNA molecules in the brain. The research is in *Nature Methods.* (full access paywall) #genetics#Neuroscience#science

Y-Chromosomal Adam

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
Y-Chromosomal Adam Lived 208,300 Years Ago, Says New Study Jan 23, 2014 by News Staff / Source « PREVIOUS | NEXT » According to new research reported in the *European Journal of Human Genetics*, our most recent common ancestor – the so-called Y-chromosomal Adam – lived on the Earth 208,300 years ago. [image: Creation of Adam, detail. By Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1510.] Creation of Adam, detail. By Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1510. Dr Eran Elhaik from the University of Sheffield and his co-authors used conventional biological models to show that Y-chromosomal Adam is 8,300 years older than ... mais »

Dolly 20 years

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
*here's a blog: 23pairsofchromo*somes Yuck, no The life of Dolly the sheep20 years ago today - Dolly the sheep was born (5th July 1996) We take a look at the life of the world’s most famous sheep Making Dolly Dolly was part of a series of experiments at The Roslin Institute that were trying develop a better method for producing genetically modified livestock. If successful, this would mean fewer animals would need to be used in future experiments.

Frontal Cortex

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
1. 2. neurosciencestuff The frontal cortex of the brain controls vision, research indicates; it omits things in plain sight A sportscaster lunges forward and blurts out, “Interception! Drew Brees threw the ball right into the opposing linebacker’s hands! Like he didn’t even see him!” The quarterback likely actually did not see the defender standing right in front of him, said Dobromir Rahnev, a psychologist at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Rahnev leads a research team making new discoveries about how the brain organizes visual perception, ...mais »

Exercício no lazer

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
Exercício no lazer contribui para a saúde Estudo brasileiro que acompanha saúde de voluntários indica relação entre índices cardiovasculares e maioria sedentáriaMARIA GUIMARÃES | Edição Online 12:21 1 de julho de 2016 © LÉO RAMOS A prática de exercícios no lazer, como faz este frequentador do parque paulistano do Ibirapuera, contribui para a saúde cardiovascular e metabólica Boa parte dos brasileiros à espera dos Jogos Olímpicos, que começam em pouco mais de um mês no Rio de Janeiro, tem mais interesse por assistir esportes pela televisão, no conforto de um sofá, do que praticá-los p... mais »

Diabete

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
Área de anexos Livreto sobre diabetes para o público leigo https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3-0JjscwhtpanFQUzE3ZnBNMU1kMWZUTjdGNkxBbWNaUEow Encaminhado pelo AMICOR Reginaldo Albuquerque https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3-0JjscwhtpanFQUzE3ZnBNMU1kMWZUTjdGNkxBbWNaUEow

US Deaths Causes

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há uma semana
Top 10 Causes of Death in the US Troy Brown, RN June 30, 2016 The death rate in the United States hit an all-time low in 2014. For the age-adjusted death rate of 724.6 deaths per 100,000, down 1% from 2013, heart disease and cancer were still the top two causes of death in the United States in 2014, according to new data from the National Center for Health Statistics published June 30 in *National Vital Statistics Reports*. The top 10 causes of death in 2014 were as follows: 1. Heart disease (23.4% of all deaths) 2. Cancer (22.5%) 3. Chronic lower respiratory diseases (5.6%) ... mais »

Alegria em Família

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR EXTENSION - Há uma semana
No dia 13 de junho Valderês estava de aniversário e foi registrada uma foto no momento de apagar as velas. No dia 01 de julho eu estava de aniversário e também festejamos os 59 anos de casamento. Algum tempo antes, ainda neste ano, conseguimos registrar também em foto a família reunida. 13 de junho de 2016 - Valderês 85 01 de julho de 2016 - Aloyzio 82 01 de julho de 2016 - 59 anos casamento A+V Família Reunida

Common Chemicals and Brain Development

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há uma semana
Common Chemicals Endanger Child Brain Development, Report Says NEUROSCIENCE NEWSJULY 1, 2016 Project TENDR [image: Image shows an infographic.] *In addition to mercury and lead, flame retardants, air pollutants and chemicals found in many plastics, cosmetics and food containers endanger child brain health, researchers say. NeuroscienceNews.com image is credited to Julie McMahon.* *Summary: A new report calls for renewed attention to the growing evidence that many common and widely available chemicals endanger neurodevelopment in fetuses and children of all ages.* *Source: University o... mais »

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Salve os Robinson Achutti!
Que maravilha de casal. Lembro muito bem da colega de cinco anos de medicina, Valderes.
Grande abraco ao casal e seus 59 anos de feliz convívio. Roma e eu já vamos para os 55.
Jorge