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Sunday, January 08, 2017

2796 - AMICOR 19

2017 Comemorações

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 44 segundos
*Coincidências de anos terminados em 7* - Janeiro 24-27, 1977: Primeira reunião no Rio de Janeiro convocada pelo MS e dirigida pelo Dr. Torloni e Rubens Maciel para estender para nível Nacional a experiência do Rio Grande do Sul (representei nosso Estado), incluíndo Doenças Crônicas e Não Transmissíveis na Agenda de Saúde Pública; - Março 18, 1987: minha aposentadoria do Serviço Público do Estado do RS; - Março 20, 1967: Criei Serviço de Cardiologia Pediátrica no Hospital Santo Antônio, Porto Alegre - Abril 7, 1967: Nasce nossa última filha, Lúcia Helena ... mais »

Carmen Paz - campeã brasileira de tênis

José Antonio BrenneremBrenner de Santa Maria - Há 8 horas
Carmen Brenner Paz Carmen Brenner Baz, minha prima-irmã, completa hoje 94 anos de idade. A maior glória do passado do tênis santa-mariense, Carmen Brenner Paz, nasceu em Santa Maria, em 7 de janeiro de 1923. Desde a primeira infância, seu ambiente familiar era ligado ao tênis. Seu pai, o cirurgião-dentista Altino de Figueiredo Paz, figurava entre os primeiros sócios homens do Avenida Tênis Clube, no ano de fundação, em 1917, então na Avenida Rio Branco. Quando o clube estava na Praça da República, onde hoje está o Corpo de Bobeiros, sua mãe, Edith Brenner Paz, praticava o espo... mais »

Tony Atkinson (1944 – 2017)

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 14 horas
Tony Atkinson (1944 – 2017) and the measurement of global poverty [image: Francisco Ferreira's picture] SUBMITTED BY FRANCISCO FERREIRA ON WED, 01/04/2017 CO-AUTHORS: ANA REVENGA - D COMMENT Sir Anthony Atkinson, who was Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics and Fellow of Nuffield College at Oxford, passed away on New Year’s Day, at the age of 72. Tony was a highly distinguished economist: He was a Fellow of the British Academy and a past president of the Econometric Society, the European Economic Association, the International Economic Association and the Royal ... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 16 horas
These alternative approaches have turned Botox into a blockbuster Botox, holds close to 800 more patents for potential uses of the drug. Since it was approved nearly 30 years ago, Botox has indeed become a staple of cosmetic enhancement, but today, more than half of its revenue comes from its therapeutic uses for conditions as varied as chronic migraines and back pain to excessive sweating and twitching eyelids./.../

Radio Waves source

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 20 horas
Science & Astronomy Monster Burst of Radio Waves Arose in Tiny Galaxy by Calla Cofield, Staff Writer | January 4, 2017 01:00pm ET [image: Surprise! Monster Burst of Radio Waves Arose in Tiny Galaxy] This artist's impression shows multiple radio telescopes being used to observe the fast radio burst known as FRB 121102, including telescopes within the European VLBI Network (EVN). Credit: Copyright Danielle Futselaar ( ++++++++++++++++++++++++++Astronomers Pinpointed the Location of Multiple Weird Radio Bursts Beyond Our Galaxy Maddie Stone Wednesday 4:35pm Filed... mais »

2022 explosion

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
How to See a Star Explode in 2022 [image: How to See a Star Explode in 2022] 4 min read / Nadia Drake For the first time, astronomers are confidently predicting how to see this type of brilliant blast, which will be visible with the naked eye. Five or so... read more

Hypertension World 1975-2015

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC)† †NCD Risk Factor Collaboration members are listed at the end of the paper Published: 15 November 2016 Open Access[image: Article has an altmetric score of 947] DOI: | Open access funded by Wellcome Trust [image: show]Article Info No data is available - Summary - Full Text - Tables and Figures - References - Supplementary Material Summary... mais »

Afternoon Napping and Cognition

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
*Abstract* *Afternoon Napping and Cognition in Chinese Older Adults: Findings from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study Baseline Assessment* *Objectives* To examine the cross-sectional associations between self-reported postlunch napping and structured cognitive assessments in Chinese older adults. *Design* Cross-sectional cohort study. *Setting* China. *Participants* Individuals aged 65 and older from the baseline national wave of the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS) (N = 2,974). *Measurements* Interview-based cognitive assessments of orientation and... mais »

Devices Risk Heart Surgery

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Open-Heart Surgery Devices Putting Patients at Risk The warning from the CDC comes after at least 11 people were sickened - By Eric Boodman, STAT on October 16, 2016 - Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Email Print Share via - Google+ - Stumble Upon *Credit: CORBIS* The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday warned that contaminated medical devices used in open-heart surgeries could be to blame for a rash of infections in patients in the United States and Europe. Data published in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Re... mais »

Eastman Kodak

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Thousands of Photos from the George Eastman Museum, the World’s Oldest Photography Collection, Now Available Online ** [image: Thousands of Photos from the George Eastman Museum, the World’s Oldest Photography Collection, Now Available Online] 2 min read / by Josh Jones There was a time when anyone with even the remotest interest in photography knew the name Eastman, if not the life and work of George Eastman … read more

12/15 Lipoxygenase

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Mouse Model Points to Potential New Alzheimer’s Treatment NEUROSCIENCE NEWSJANUARY 5, 2017*Summary: Inhibiting an enzyme that is elevated in people with Alzheimer’s appears to reverse cognitive decline and neuropathy associated with the disease.* *Source: Elsevier.* *Treatment with an inhibitor of 12/15-lipoxygenase, an enzyme elevated in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), reverses cognitive decline and neuropathology in an AD mouse model, reports a new study in Biological Psychiatry. The effects were observed after the AD-like phenotype was already established in the mice, which... mais »

Policy Communication

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
*Policy Communication Toolkit* This Policy Communication Toolkit is a resource to bridge the gap that often lies between research and policy. It consolidates tools, materials, and approaches PRB has developed and refined over 30 years of training researchers to communicate to policy audiences. Research often has profound implications for policy, but without effective communication between researchers and policy audiences, the significance of research findings may be lost. Through this toolkit, users can build skills to bridge this gap, with the goal of increasing the use of evidence ... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
*Abstract* *Brain-to-stomach transfer of α-synuclein via vagal preganglionic projections* [image: Image shows fibers of the rat vagus nerve.] In a laboratory study, DZNE researchers have found that “alpha-synuclein”, a protein involved in Parkinson’s disease, is capable of travelling from the brain to the stomach using the vagus nerve as a conduit. This image shows fibers of the rat vagus nerve (green); one of these fibers (orange-red, indicated by white arrows) contains alpha-synuclein on its way to the stomach image is credited to DZNE/Ayse Ulusoy. Detection of ... mais »

Human Rights

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
- TOWARDS A MORE EFFECTIVE HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION SYSTEM Best practices to achieve “virtuous cycle for human rights progress" [image: Photo of Human Rights Council meeting. © Credit UN Photo] The UN Human Rights Office releases two new publications aimed at helping Governments improve human rights reporting and implementation. More informationAll Stories *UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS* *Follow us:* [image: Follow us on Twitter] [image: Follow us on Facebook] [image: Follow us on Google+] [image: Follow us on You tube] [image: Follow us on Instagram] [image: Follow us ... mais »

DENTON COOLEY (8/22/1920 - 11/18/2016)

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
*Somente hoje soube, através do dr. Orlando Wender, do falecimento do Dr. Denton Coley aos 96 anos* Featured Memorial | Denton Cooley DENTON COOLEY OBITUARY8/22/1920 - 11/18/2016*Ele operou no mínimo dois de meus queridos pacientes* - - - - [image: Denton Cooley (AP)] Denton Cooley (AP) Dr. Denton A. Cooley, the surgeon who performed the world's first artificial heart implant, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. He was 96. Cooley was a pioneer in open heart surgery, making improvements to nascent heart-lung machine technology in the 1950s and operating to repair infants... mais »

Light and Air in NY

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
The Struggle for Light and Air in America’s Largest City BY QUOCTRUNG BUI and JEREMY WHITE You’re looking at a map of all of the shadows produced by thousands of buildings in New York City over the course of one day. This inverted view tells the story of the city’s skyline at the ground level. From the long westward winter shadows cast on the Hudson from One World Trade .../.../

Chemo-Brain: Breast Cancer

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
New post on *Neuroscience News* Chemo-Brain is Pervasive in Women With Breast Cancerby Neuroscience News A new study reports chemo-brain can affect women with breast cancer for up to six months following chemotherapy. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | January 3, 2017 at 11:22 am | Tags: cognitive impairement, University of Rochester Medical Center | URL: Comment See all comments

Global living conditions:(1800-2015)

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
*Referência da AMICOR Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja*A history of global living conditions in 5 charts by Max Roser [cite] This is an introduction to Our World in Data – the web publication that shows how global living conditions are changing. ––– A recent survey asked “All things considered, do you think the world is getting better or worse, or neither getting better nor worse?”. In Sweden 10% thought things are getting better, in the US they were only 6%, and in Germany only 4%. Very few people think that the world is getting better. What is the evidence that we need to consider when an... mais »

Meningeal Cells critical Role

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
Immune cells in covering of brain discovered; may play critical role in battling neurological diseases December 28, 2016 [image: A composite image showing the immune cells. In addition to being important defenders of the brain, the cells may also may be the missing link connecting the brain's immune response to the microbiome in the gut. That relationship already has been shown important in Parkinson's disease. (credit: Sachin Gadani | University of Virginia School of Medicine)] University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have discovered a rare and powerful type of immune... mais »

Three decades world changes

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
See How the World Has Changed Over Three DecadesIt doesn’t pay to take your eyes off the Earth for a second. Look away even briefly and who knows what it will get up to? Check out our exclusive Google 3-decade time-lapse of the Earth

Thinking With Our Hands

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há uma semana
Thinking With Our Hands Can Help Find New Ways to Solve Problemsby Neuroscience News Using objects when trying to solve problems may help to find new ways of finding a solution, researchers report. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | December 31, 2016 at 12:35 pm | Tags: Kingston University | URL: Comment See all comments[image: Image shows a person holding cogs.] Interacting with the world changes the way we think, new research shows. image is credited to BROKER/REX.

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