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World's most sensitive dark matter detector completes searchJuly 21, 2016 [image: New hope in the fight against tuberculosis]The LUX Dark Matter Experiment operates a mile underground at the Sanford Underground Research Facility. It's location helps shield the detector from background radiation that could confound a dark matter signal. Credit: C. H. Faham The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter experiment, which operates beneath a mile of rock at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in the Black Hills of South Dakota, has completed its silent search for the missing matter o...mais »
*Recomendado pela AMICOR Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja* Compiled: July 22, 2016 6:02 AM [image: The New York Times] NYTimes.com/MyAlerts » My AlertsCholesterol Compiled: July 22, 2016 6:02 AM WELL [image: Numerous studies have shown that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are linked to a small increase in the risk of Type 2 diabetes, even as they reduce the risk of heart attacks.]Can Statins Cause Diabetes?By RONI CARYN RABIN Numerous studies have shown that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are linked to a small increase in the risk of Type 2 diabetes, even as they reduce the risk of he...mais »
- Academy eBriefings - Advances in Human Microbiome Science: Gut–Brain Interaction - Overview - Media - Resources - Speakers - Sponsorship Organizers: John Hambor (Boehringer Ingelheim), Sarkis Mazmanian (California Institute of Technology), Nilufer Seth (Pfizer), Erick Young (Boehringer Ingelheim), Sonya Dougal (The New York Academy of Sciences), and Caitlin McOmish (The New York Academy of Sciences)Presented by the Microbiome Science Discussion Group Reported by Hannah Rice | Posted May 26, 2016 Overview On March 15, 2016, ...mais »
Global and regional effects of potentially modifiable risk factors associated with acute stroke in 32 countries (INTERSTROKE): a case-control study Dr Martin J O'Donnell, PhD[image: correspondence][image: email] , et al Published Online: 15 July 2016 *Background*Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability, especially in low-income and middle-income countries. We sought to quantify the importance of potentially modifiable risk factors for stroke in different regions of the world, and in key populations and primary pathological subtypes of stroke. *Methods* We completed a standar...mais »
Home Featured How Words Are Represented in the Brain NEUROSCIENCE NEWSJULY 21, 2016*Summary: A new study sheds light on the neurobiology of reading.* *Source: University of Pittsburgh.* *[image: Image shows a brain with the fusiform gyrus highlighted.]* *Using direct neural recordings from the visual word form area, researchers were able to see words that patients read as the patients read them.* Reading is a relatively modern and uniquely human skill. For this reason, visual word recognition has been a puzzle for neuroscientists because the neural systems responsible for reading could ...mais »
Antibiotics Weaken Alzheimer’s Progression Through Changes in Gut Bacteria by Neuroscience News A new study reports long term use of antibiotics in mice decreased levels of amyloid plaques and activated inflammatory microglial cells. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | July 21, 2016 at 11:48 am | Tags: Alzheimer's disease , amyloid-beta,antibiotics, gut bacteria, immune system, inflammation, microbiome, microglia,neuroinflammation, Neurology | Categories: Featured, Neurology | URL:http://wp.me/p4sXNK-8B0 Comment See all comments
Scientists have discovered never-before-seen vessels in the brain "They'll have to rewrite the textbooks." FIONA MACDONALD 19 JUL 2016 Scientists in the US have discovered a new series of lymphatic vessels in the body that link the brain to the immune system - a connection researchers had previously thought didn't exist. The discovery could not only prompt a rewrite of the textbooks, it might also lead to a new understanding of how our immune system influences our brain and our behaviour.
*Recomendado pela AMICOR Maria Inês Reinart Azambuja* [image: Experimental anticancer drug may tackle heart disease, too] - A new antibody drug may reverse the dangerous buildup of fatty plaque (shown in gray in the cross-section above) on artery walls (orange).Experimental anticancer drug may tackle heart disease, too By Kelly ServickJul. 20, 2016 , 1:00 PM What do a cancerous tumor and fatty buildup in an artery have in common? Their harmful cells may have the same way of hiding themselves from the immune system, a study out today suggests. In the new work, researchers studying...mais »
[image: Get the 2016 Worldview] [image: Worldview cover] *READ THE ISSUE* HIGHLIGHTS: The WorldView Scorecard The 2016 Scorecard ventures deeper than ever to track down the latest in biotech innovation with a new guidebook, analysis for 54 countries and a mini Scorecard focused on Latin America. [image: dotted spacer] WorldViewPoint: It Bears Repeating *Worldview* asked five experts one question: How bad is the problem of reproducibility in scientific research and what should be done about it? Here’s what they said: [image: dotted spacer] Special Report: The State of Innovation: New ...mais »
Beyond Resveratrol: The Anti-Aging NAD Fad Whenever I see my 10-year-old daughter brimming over with so much energy that she jumps up in the middle of supper to run around the table, I think to myself, “those young mitochondria.” Mitochondria are our cells’ energy dynamos. By David Stipp on March 11, 2015 AGING CELLS. OLD HUMAN FIBROBLASTS SHOWING THEIR MITOCHONDRIA IN LARGE BRANCHED NETWORKS (RED), THEIR NUCLEAR DNA (BLUE) AND SITES OF DNA DAMAGE (GREEN). (IMAGE: GLYN NELSON/FLICKR) Whenever I see my 10-year-old daughter brimming over with so much energy that she jumps up in the ...mais »
*Artigo do AMICOR Fernando Neubarth* 18 de jul (Há 2 dias) Prezados, compartilho Newsletter que escrevi em nome da SBR em homenagem ao Prof. Sérgio Ferreira falecido ontem, 17 de julho de 2016. Todos nós que trabalhamos em prol da saúde e na busca de melhores terapias devemos muito a ele. Grande abraço, Fernando Neubarth 18.7.2016 *Presidente da SBR – 2006-2008* ++++++++++++++++++++++++ Nascido em Franca (SP), em outubro de 1934, Sérgio formou-se médico pela USP em 1960 e logo iniciou sua carreira de pesquisador na Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, tendo chegado a professor ...mais »
Home Featured Infantile Memory Study Points to Critical Periods in Early-Life Learning for Brain Development NEUROSCIENCE NEWSJULY 18, 2016 *Summary: A new study on infantile memory formation in rats points to the importance of critical periods in early-life learning on functional development of the brain.* *Source: NYU.* *A new study on infantile memory formation in rats points to the importance of critical periods in early-life learning on functional development of the brain. The research, conducted by scientists at New York University’s Center for Neural Science, reveals the signif...mais »
Middle-age-plus memory decline may just be a matter of changing focus July 15, 2016 [image: When middle-aged and older adults were shown a series of faces, red regions of the brain were more active; these include an area in the medial prefrontal cortex that is associated with self-referential thinking. In young adults, by contrast, blue regions -- which include areas important for memory and attention -- were more active during this task. (credit: N. Rajah, McGill University)] MRI study reveals different parts of the brain involved with younger vs. older subjects Are you middle-ag...mais »