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Sunday, October 09, 2016

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Leonard Bernstein: on violence

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 minutos
Leonard Bernstein on the Only True Antidote to Violence and His Moving Tribute to JFK“This must be the mission of every man of goodwill: to insist, unflaggingly, at risk of becoming a repetitive bore, but to insist on the achievement of a world in which the mind will have triumphed over violence.”BY MARIA POPOVA On November 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Three days later, as a devastated nation processed its shock and grief, the United Jewish Appeal of Greater New York transformed its 25th annual fundraising gala, “Night of Stars,” into a memorial. Vice-President Lyndon ... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 35 minutos
A proteína NFAT5, possível protetora de alterações imunológicas 04/10/2016 Cientistas do Departamento de Ciências Experimentais e da Saúde da Universidade Pompeu Fabra (DCEXS) descreveram novas funções da proteína NFAT5 na defesa imunológica, como reguladora da intensidade de processos inflamatórios mediados por linfócitos T. Durante anos, NFAT5 é conhecida pelo seu papel ativando os mecanismos de defesa celular em situações de stress hiperosmótico, isto é, quando a concentração de sal dos tecidos aumenta. *Referências:* Maria Alberdi et al, Context-dependent regulation of Th17-associa... mais »

US Torture

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 36 minutos
[image: The New York Times]QUOTATION OF THE DAY "I am living this kind of depression. I'm not normal anymore." YOUNOUS CHEKKOURI, who, after being held for years in Guantánamo as a suspected member of a group linked to Al Qaeda, fears going outside. [image: Younous Chekkouri is back home in Morocco, but he fears going outside because he imagines Guantánamo Bay guards among the crowds.]WORLDHow U.S. Torture Left Legacy of Damaged Minds By MATT APUZZO, SHERI FINK and JAMES RISEN Beatings, sleep deprivation, menacing and other brutal tactics have led to persistent mental health problems... mais »

Allen Roses (1943-2016)

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 11 horas
Megan Brooks[image: Resultado de imagem para allen roses] October 07, 2016 Renowned Neurologist, Dr Allen Roses, Dies at Age 73 *World-renowned neurologist, geneticist, and Alzheimer's researcher Allen David Roses, MD, FRCP, died suddenly on September 30 at the age of 73*. Dr Roses suffered a heart attack at Kennedy International Airport, in New York City, while on his way to a medical conference in Greece, his daughter Stephanie Roses told the*New York Times*. In a statement acknowledging his contribution to Alzheimer's research, the Alzheimer's Association said, "Roses was a visionary... mais »

Dementia: BMJ

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
------------------------------ *Módulo BMJ Learning**Demência: diagnóstico e intervenção precoce* O objetivo dessa atividade é revisar a epidemiologia e as características dos diferentes tipos de demência, reconhecer como se diagnostica a demência, revisar o papel da atenção secundária e os estudos de imagens na demência, e reconhecer as opções farmacológicas e não farmacológicas para pacientes com demência. Após completar esta unidade, você deveria ser capaz de: • Revisar a epidemiologia da demência • Revisar as características dos diferentes tipos de demência • Reconhecer como diagno... mais »

Age related hearing loss

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
From Medline PlusNew Clues to Age-Related Hearing LossOlder people's brains have a harder time processing speech, researchers suggest By Robert Preidt Thursday, October 6, 2016 [image: HealthDay news image] THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When background noise makes it hard to carry on a conversation, many older people chalk it up to hearing loss. But a new, small study finds that the problem may not just be in your ear, but also in your brain. Researchers from the University of Maryland in College Park have found that the brain's ability to process speech declines with age... mais »

FT4 ; Cancer

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
Higher FT4 Levels Linked With Cancer RiskStrongest Links were for lung and breast cancer - SAVESAVED - - - - - - Activate MedPage Today's CME feature and receive free CME credit on Medical stories like this one. - by Jeff Minerd Contributing Writer, MedPage TodaySeptember 29, 2016 - This article is a collaboration between MedPage Today® and: [image: Medpage Today] Higher thyroid hormone levels were associated with increased cancer risk, according to a prospective cohort study conducted in The Netherlands. Each unit increase of free thyr... mais »

consentement éclairé

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
Le médecin décide, le patient obéit 7 octobre 2016 Dr Jean Gabriel Jeannot Internet, Médecins, Patients, Santé digitale Le titre de cet article vous choque ? Tant mieux. Mais au-delà du principe, comment se passent les échanges avec votre médecin-traitant ? Un peu d’histoire… Dans son excellent livre *The Patient will see you now*, le cardiologue américain Eric Topol retrace l’histoire du consentement éclairé aux USA. Il dit sa surprise qu’il ait fallu attendre 1957 pour que la mention de consentement éclairé apparaisse dans le code d’éthique de l’Association américaine d... mais »

Botox: urinary incontinence

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Botox can treat bladder problems, study shows It's FDA approved to treat urinary incontinence.

March 4, 1861 photo

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
This Rare Photograph Shows Abraham Lincoln Delivering His First Inaugural Address - Lily Rothman @lilyrothman Oct. 5, 2016 [image: Rare photo of The first inaugural of Abraham Lincoln, March 4, 1861.] Courtesy of Sotheby'sThe first inaugural of Abraham Lincoln, March 4, 1861.The picture was taken on March 4, 1861, and was recently rediscovered. But who was behind the camera? You probably can’t see him, but Abraham Lincoln is there, under that portico in the picture above, delivering his first inaugural address—the famous speech in which he attempted to address the ever-more-... mais »

Sumerians Spaceships 7,000 Years Ago?

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
[image: Iraqi Transport Minister Announces that Sumerians Launched Spaceships 7,000 Years Ago] 4 OCTOBER, 2016 - 17:56 APRILHOLLOWAY Iraqi Transport Minister Announces that Sumerians Launched Spaceships 7,000 Years Ago (Read the article on one page) The Minister for Transport in Iraq made a controversial speech at the inauguration of a new airport in southern Dhi Qar, in which he stated that ancient Sumerians built the first airports 7,000 years ago and launched spaceships from there to explore other planets. He also claimed that all the world’s angels were Sumerian. To support his cl... mais »

‘Exotic Matter’

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
Why ‘Exotic Matter’ Matters—and Won the Nobel Prize in Physics - Jeffrey Kluger @jeffreykluger Oct. 4, 2016 Strange materials with strange behaviors may transform science and engineering Play Mute Current Time0:32 / Duration Time0:32 Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% Fullscreen 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded The scientists "opened the door" to an unknown world, said the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Share If you’re a topologist having breakfast, you’re going to have a hard time telling the difference between your doughnut and your coffee mug. And that coffee in the mug might... mais »

Uterus Transplants

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
Exclusive: 4 Breakthrough Uterus Transplants Performed in the U.S. - Alexandra Sifferlin @acsifferlin 5:00 AM ET The surgeries could ultimately allow thousands of women without a uterus to give birth in the future From left to right: Dr. Greg McKenna, Dr. Giuliano Testa, Dr. E. Colin Koon, and Dr. Liza Johannesson perform a womb transplant surgery at Baylor University Medical Center on Sept. 14, 2016.

Day of Older Persons

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
[image: Today is the International Day of Older Persons. Age discrimination shapes how older persons are treated and perceived by their societies, including in medical settings and workplaces, creating environments that limit older persons’ potential and...] Today is the International Day of Older Persons. Age discrimination shapes how older persons are treated and perceived by their societies, including in medical settings and workplaces, creating environments that limit older persons’ potential and impact their health and well-being. The failure to tackle ageism undermines older per... mais »

Removing ApoE

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
Alzheimer’s Linked Protein Can Be Removed From Brain Without Hindering Memory and Learning NEUROSCIENCE NEWSOCTOBER 4, 2016 *Summary: Researchers report mice can retain their memories and ability to learn when almost all ApoE is removed from the brain but kept present in the liver to filter cholesterol.* *Source: UT Southwestern.* *A protein linked to higher risk of Alzheimer’s can be removed from the brains of mice without hindering memory and learning, according to a study that addresses whether potential therapeutics targeting this protein would have detrimental side effects.* The ... mais »

Azheimer enzimatic/genetic approach

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
Enzyme Treatment of Gene May Reverse Effects of Alzheimer’s NEUROSCIENCE NEWSOCTOBER 5, 2016 *Summary: Researchers suggest the ApoE gene could be a promising new target for therapeutic approaches for Alzheimer’s disease.* *Source: AFTAU.* *APOE gene is a promising target for therapeutic approaches to Alzheimer’s, says Tel Aviv University researcher.* For the last 20 years, researchers have focused on amyloid beta peptides and the “plaque” they sprout in diseased brains as the main target of Alzheimer’s research. But the pace of progress in treating — not to mention curing — the debilit... mais »

Complexity and Caos

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
Image: MITThe Global System: ripe for a paradigm shift? by Velina Tchakarova Velina TchakarovaFollow AIES Senior Research Fellow & Wikistrat Analyst #geopolitics/#geoeconomics/#systemanalysis/PhD candidate #GlobalSystem/ Polymath/Autodidact Jun 1520 min read “Complexity by itself is not the catalyst in which a system might crash. Rather, it is how the complexity emerges in a system that determines whether that system will do what it was intended to do or morph into an unworkable organization clogged by bottlenecks and blockages.” *In Defense of Chaos by L.K. Samuels (2013: 28)*. Gl... mais »

Universe - Mysteries

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
On Demand: Mysteries of the Universe Enroll Now Mankind has wondered about questions like the origins and fundamental makeup of the universe for as long as we’ve kept records. In this class, Dr. Don Lincoln, senior physicist at Fermilab and on the team that discovered the Higgs boson, will tell you what you need to know about the nature of matter and the history of the universe. From the subatomic world of particle physics to the universe-spanning world of cosmology, students will both learn perspective on our current understanding as well as get an inside look at cutting-edge resear... mais »

Cognition and age

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Cognition and the Aging Brain: On Demand Enroll Now The average life span is increasing across the globe, and with it the social and economic concerns of caring for an aging population. Dr. Brian Levine, a board certified clinical neuropsychologist and expert on human memory, will explain the processes underlying healthy brain aging, how healthy aging is differentiated from dementia and how the major dementia syndromes are recognized. For general information about On Demand courses, please visit *About the Program*. - Overview - Syllabus The aging of the population has massiv...mais »

contagem de carboidratos

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Esta ferramenta vai ajudar você na contagem de carboidratos! Confira aqui! *Confira Novo Manual de Contagem de Carboidrato da Sociedade Brasileira de Diabetes* No mês de agosto, a Sociedade Brasileira de Diabetes (SBD) lançou o Manual de Contagem de Carboidratos. Está com uma formatação mais moderna, com textos e linguagem de fácil entendimento. A Contagem de Carboidrato é uma terapêutica indicada para oferecer às pessoas com diabetes maior flexibilidade na alimentação, de acordo com o estilo de vida, com o objetivo de oferecer o equilíbrio entre glicemia, quantidade de carboidrato in... mais »

Images of Earth Taken From Above

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Celebrate World Space Week With These Stunning Images of Earth Taken From Above

The Happiest Age

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Science Says This Is the Happiest Age Despite the physical effects of ageing, older people are actually happier than younger adults according to a study
Mafia's origins*Today's selection -- from The Italians by Luigi Barzini. *The Sicilian mafia, which predates and is separate from the American Mafia, had its origins in the frequent invasions of Sicily, the resulting centuries of violence, and the tattered remnants of the chivalric code brought by the Normans a thousand years ago: "Nobody really knows what the word [mafia] means, where it came from, [or] where the thing originated. ... Sicilians mention the word reluctantly, and only to make themselves understood when talking to main­land Italians or to foreigners. They prefer to call it the *ono... mais »

Crohn Disease

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
THE BODY Gut Fungus Suspected in Crohn's Disease[image: Gut Fungus Suspected in Crohn's Disease]

Self-eating Cell mechanism

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
[image: Medicine Nobel Recognizes] MEDICINE Medicine Nobel Recognizes "Self-Eating" Cell Research

Breast Microbiome

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
The Breast Has Its Own Microbiome--and the Mix of Bacteria Could Prevent or Encourage Cancer

AI - Decision making

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
IBM announces AI-powered decision-making September 28, 2016 [image: Project DataWorks ft] IBM today announced today Watson-based “Project DataWorks,” the first cloud-based data and analytics platform to integrate all types of data and enable AI-powered decision-making. Project DataWorks is designed to make it simple for business leaders and data professionals to collect, organize, govern, and secure data, and become a “cognitive business.” Achieving data insights is increasingly complex, … more…

Brain Training?...

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
Does ‘brain training’ work?by tomstafford Does 'brain training' work? Tom Stafford, *University of Sheffield* You’ve probably heard of “brain training exercises” – puzzles, tasks and drills which claim to keep you mentally agile. Maybe, especially if you’re an older person, you’ve even bought the book, or the app, in the hope of staving off mental decline. The idea of brain training has widespread currency, but is that due to science, or empty marketing? Now a major new review, published in Psychology in the Public Interest, sets out to systematically examine the evidence for brain tr... mais »

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