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Sunday, August 28, 2016

2776 - AMICOR 19

Ultrasound after coma

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Scientists use ultrasound to jump-start a man's brain after comaNew noninvasive technique may lead to low-cost therapy for patients with severe brain injuryDate:August 24, 2016Source:University of California - Los AngelesSummary:A 25-year-old man recovering from a coma has made remarkable progress following a treatment to jump-start his brain using ultrasounds, scientists report. This is the first time such an approach to severe brain injury has been tried. The researchers targeted the thalamus with low-intensity focused ultrasound pulsation. *Credit: Martin Monti/UCLA* A 25-year-old... mais »

Freedom toward distraction and dependency

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Essay / History of Technology from aeon The world wide cage Technology promised to set us free. Instead it has trained us to withdraw from the world into distraction and dependency Nicholas Carr Late in his life, the economist John Kenneth Galbraith coined the term ‘innocent fraud’. He used it to describe a lie or a half-truth that, because it suits the needs or views of those in power, is presented as fact. After much repetition, the fiction becomes common wisdom. ‘It is innocent because most who employ it are without conscious guilt,’ Galbraith wrote in 1999. ‘It is fraud because... mais »

Gaba Microbioma

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Gut bacteria spotted eating brain chemicals for the first time [image: Lactobacillus rhamnosus bacteria] Got GABA? Custom Medical Stock Photo/SPL By Andy Coghlan Bacteria have been discovered in our guts that depend on one of our brain chemicals for survival. These bacteria consume GABA, a molecule crucial for calming the brain, and the fact that they gobble it up could help explain why the gut microbiome seems to affect mood. Philip Strandwitz and his colleagues at Northeastern University in Boston discovered that they could only grow a species of recently discovered gut bacteria, cal... mais »

Light Pollution

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*Light Pollution* Video / Ecology & Environmental SciencesWhat else do we lose when we lose sight of the stars?

Radiosurgery for Atrial Fibrillation

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REVIEW ARTICLE PEER-REVIEWED Cost-Effectiveness of Cardiac Radiosurgery for Atrial Fibrillation: Implications for Reducing Health Care Morbidity, Utilization, and Costs Nikhilesh Bhatt , Mintu Turakhia, Thomas J. Fogarty ------------------------------ *Published:* August 01, 2016 (see history) *DOI:* 10.7759/cureus.720 *Cite this article as:* Bhatt N, Turakhia M, Fogarty T J. (August 01, 2016) Cost-Effectiveness of Cardiac Radiosurgery for Atrial Fibrillation: Implications for Reducing Health Care Morbidity, Utilization, and Costs. Cureus 8(8): e720. doi:10.7759/cureus.720 ----------... mais »

Lipids

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*Apontado pela AMICOR Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja. Artigo do NYTimes* http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/08/23/an-unconventional-cardiologist-promotes-a-high-fat-diet/?emc=edit_tnt_20160823&nlid=67891229&tntemail0=y

Alzheimer's D study

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World’s Most In Depth Study to Detect Early Signs of Alzheimer’s NEUROSCIENCE NEWSAUGUST 22, 2016 *Summary: Researchers announce a new study that aims to identify new biomarkers that can be detected during the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s disease.* Source: University of Oxford. *A new multimillion pound study, which will see the most thorough and rigorous series of tests to detect Alzheimer’s disease ever performed on volunteers, is announced today (Monday 22 August). The Deep and Frequent Phenotyping study is funded by the National Institute of Health Research and the MRC and hop... mais »

AD Risk Gene

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New Mechanism Discovered for Alzheimer’s Risk Geneby Neuroscience News A new discovery could help answer the question as to how extra ApoE4 may cause Alzheimer's disease. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | August 18, 2016 at 9:22 am | Tags: Alzheimer's disease , amyloid-beta,ApoE4, dementia, Genetics, HtrA1, Memory, memory loss, Neurology, Tau | Categories:Featured, Genetics, Neurology | URL: http://wp.me/p4sXNK-8Km Comment See all comments

WHO/NCD

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Michael R. Bloomberg Becomes WHO Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases Alert from my friend Stephen Leeder - News release 17 AUGUST 2016 | GENEVA - WHO has today named Mr Michael R. Bloomberg, philanthropist and former three-term Mayor of the City of New York, as Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs). NCDs (including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases) and injuries are responsible for 43 million deaths each year - almost 80% of all deaths worldwide. Each year, 16 million people die from NCDs before the age of 70. Road traf... mais »

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