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Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 17 horas
[image: villi small intestine] FLP-7 Neuropeptide Hormone Triggers Serotonin To Drive Fat Loss Florian Rosado January 28, 2017 A brain hormone that appears to trigger fat burning in the gut has been identified by biologists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). The finding in animal models could have implications for future pharmaceutical development. TSRI Assistant Professor Supriya Srinivasan, senior author of the new study, said: “This was basic science that unlocked an interesting mystery.” Previous studies had shown that the neurotransmitter serotonin can drive fat loss. Y... mais »

The World Post Weekend Roundup

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 21 horas
*THE WEEKEND ROUNDUP * No sooner did “the party of Davos” ― as top White House aide Stephen Bannon calls the global elite ― end its annual conclave in the Swiss Alps late last week than the “Nationalist International” was born down in the Rhine Valley city of Koblenz, Germany. All the main populist movements from across Europe gathered together there to celebrate the Brexit and Trump victories as a premonition of their own expected success in elections over the coming year. They called on their fellow Europeans to “wake up” like the Americans and British and take back control of the... mais »

Luiz Cechella. Nosso avô materno.

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 22 horas
*Por Luiz Binato em A Razão de hoje - Santa Maria, RS* *Eu (neto do Luiz) e nossos netos Pedro, Antônio e Eduardo, aos 15 também...*

Prenatal AD origins

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
Alzheimer’s Roots May Extend Back As Far As the Womb *Summary: A lack of vitamin A during pregnancy or shortly after birth may facilitate Alzheimer’s disease later in life, a new study reports.* *Source: University of British Columbia.* *Vitamin A deficiency could ‘program’ brain tissue.* Biochemical reactions that cause Alzheimer’s disease could begin in the womb or just after birth if the fetus or newborn does not get enough vitamin A, according to new research from the University of British Columbia. These new findings, based on studies of genetically-engineered mice, also demons... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias - - Science & Astronomy New Galactic Supercluster Map Shows Milky Way's 'Heavenly' Home By Charles Q. Choi, Contributor Esta simulação de computador retrata o superaglomerado gigante, com a localização da Via Láctea mostrada como um ponto vermelho A nossa galáxia, Via Láctea, fica dentro de um superaglomerado gigante. Agora, um novo mapa cósmico criado por pesquisadores da Universidade do Havaí em Honolulu nos oferece um olhar sem precedentes sobre os limites dessa nossa casa celestial./.../

Brain Pollution

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
The polluted brain 1. Emily Underwood* Science 27 Jan 2017: Vol. 355, Issue 6323, pp. 342-345 DOI: 10.1126/science.355.6323.342 Summary Some of the health risks of inhaling fine and ultrafine pollutant particles are well-established, such as asthma, lung cancer, and, most recently, heart disease. But a growing body of evidence suggests that such exposure can also harm the brain, accelerating cognitive aging, and may even increase risk of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. The link between air pollution and dementia remains controversial—even its proponents warn tha... mais »

DIABETES outcomes?

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
January 26, 2017 From |The JAMA Netoworks Is Hemoglobin A1c the Right Outcome for Studies of Diabetes? Kasia J. Lipska, MD, MHS1; Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM2,3 Author Affiliations Article Information JAMA. Published online January 26, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0029 The goals of treatment of type 2 diabetes are to reduce the risk of diabetic complications and, as a result, improve the quality and, possibly, duration of life. For several decades, authoritative guidelines instructed clinicians to strictly control glucose levels of patients with diabetes to accomplish these goals. In add... mais »

ZH - Flávio Kanter: Incerteza em Medicina

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Artigo na ZH de hoje de meu amigo AMICOR Flávio Kanter. Entre tantos artigos que ele tem escrito, este eu não poderia deixar de reproduzir. Até deu ânimo para terminar um inacabado sobre Realidade e Imaginação. Obrigado e Parabéns!...


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Trois candidats pour diriger une OMS en quête de confiance Le Comité exécutif de l’Organisation mondiale de la santé a désigné mercredi à Genève les trois candidats finalistes qui souhaitent succéder à la Chinoise Margaret Chan. Le moment est crucial. La crise Ebola a mis en évidence les faiblesses de l’organisation


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
NSF awards $3 million for plant and animal microbiome and phenomics research 01/24/2017 06:00 AM EST [image: New research on plant and animal microbiomes will lead to advances in human health, agriculture.] Millions of microbes living on and in the human body collectively make up our microbiomes. These microbial ecosystems help keep us healthy. The same processes are at work in other animals, as well as in plants. To better understand the role microbiomes play in human health and in ecosystems around the world, the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Biological Science... mais »

Supercluster Vela

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
O vizinho colossal da Via Láctea ED. 251 | JANEIRO 2017 © THOMAS JARRETT (UCT)/INSTITUTO MAX PLANCK [image: A Via Láctea(em azul e branco, no eixo horizontal) e a localização do novo supercluster Vela (VCS) e do supercluster Shapley (SC)] A Via Láctea (*em azul e branco, no eixo horizontal*) e a localização do novo supercluster Vela (VCS) e do supercluster Shapley (SC) Um dos maiores superclusters de galáxias foi descoberto perto da Via Láctea por astrofísicos da Europa, Austrália e África do Sul (*Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society*, 8 de novembro). Denominado superclus... mais »

Shameless Lying?

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
UNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2017 Why Do Political Figures Lie So Blatantly? *Are They Pathological Liars? Narcissists? Psychopaths? “Masterful Manipulators”? * Trump Spokesman’s Lecture on Media Accuracy Is Peppered With Lies Nearly all American politicians lie, but few as blatantly as those affiliated with the present administration. How do they do it? Are they lacking a conscience? Do they believe their own lies? Do they start with small falsehoods, stretch the truth, reinterpret events, and finally graduate to verifiably false statements? “This was the largest audience to ever witness an... mais »

How to fix it

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
Something Broken? Learn To Fix Anything With These 4 Websites Dann Albright May 8, 2014 5 minutes No one likes it when their things break. It might be something big, like your TV or your car, or something smaller, like a leaky faucet or a cracked floor tile. You can spend hundreds of dollars to have a professional help you out, or you can learn how to fix it yourself for the cost of some tools and a couple hours of work. Which would you rather do? Be Safe! Before you go trying to fix all of your problems by yourself, make sure that you’re making safe decisions. If something really exp... mais »

Climate: 50 Years Ago

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
The Jan. 27, 1967, cover of TIME Cover Credit: LARRY LEE MEDIA 50 Years Ago This Week: Worry Over Climate Change Has Already Begun Lily Rothman Jan 23, 2017 [image: Jan. 27, 1967]*Milestone moments do not a year make. Often, it’s the smaller news stories that add up, gradually, to big history. With that in mind, in 2017 TIME History will revisit the entire year of 1967, week by week, as it was reported in the pages of TIME, to see how it all comes together. Catch up on last week’s installment here.* Week 4: Jan. 27, 1967 Illustrated with several pages of color photos, this cover story... mais »

Geriatrics 2016

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
From: Wiley Geriatrics *JAGS’ Top 15 Most Talked About Articles in 2016* Here are the top 15 articles published in the *Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS)* in 2016 as measured by Altmetric, which provides a measure of the quality and quantity of online attention each article receives in traditional news outlets and on social media. Click the @AGSJournal twitter summaries to learn more. Can a Healthy Lifestyle Compress the Disabled Period in Older Adults? ● *@AGSJournal: Walking greater distances and having a better diet is associated with a compression of the period sp... mais »

Meditation, Music and Memory

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
Meditation and Music May Help Reverse Early Memory Loss in Adults NEUROSCIENCE NEWSJANUARY 23, 2017 *Summary: Researchers report practicing simple meditation and listening to music can have benefits for those with preclinical memory loss.* *Source: IOS PRESS.* *Meditation and music improve memory and cognitive function in adults with subjective cognitive decline: A pilot randomized controlled trial.* In a recent study of adults with early memory loss, a West Virginia University research team lead by Dr. Kim Innes found that practice of a simple meditation or music listening program may ... mais »

UHC - Frustrações x Realidade...

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
*Recebi de um amigo - Vitor Gomes Pinto - a propósito da "Universal Health Coverage" ou "Right Care for Health", ou "Health for All".* *Vale sonhar enquanto subsistem o genocídio, o extermínio de inocentes, a morte por fome e desnutrição, a disputa de gangues pelo poder e pelo mercado, a corrupção desenfreada, etc...?* O texto abaixo, publicado na Lancet acessível hoje, parece um esforço dos "pensadores" da burocracia internacional para se livrarem "suavemente" de um negócio que não funcionou - a UHC - Universal Health Coverage. No texto que há poucos meses publiquei no site a respei... mais »

NEJM Year in Review 2016

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine Year in Review 2016 - FREE! Download Now View in browser [image: NEJM Journal Watch] NEW FREE COLLECTION NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine Year in Review 2016 - FREE! Download Now View in browser [image: NEJM Journal Watch] NEW FREE COLLECTION NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine Year in Review 2016 Get this exclusive collection – FREE for a limited time *Download Now* To thank you for being a valued reader of NEJM Journal Watch, we’re excited to offer you exclusive access to the *NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine ... mais »

The Harvard Classics

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
*E dizer que há mais de 30 anos fui comprando mensalmente esta coleção (custava cerca de US$50 cada volume)... Agora estão ao alcance do computador, e de graça...* The Harvard Classics: Download All 51 Volumes as Free eBooks in *Books, Education, Literature*| March 12th, 2014 45 Comments [image: harvardclassics-e1309476756550] Every revolutionary age produces its own kind of nostalgia. Faced with the enormous social and economic upheavals at the nineteenth century’s end, learned Victorians like Walter Pater, John Ruskin, and Matthew Arnold looked to High Church models and played the bi... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
*Sciencebeta* ‏@sciencebeta 6h6 hours ago More Lack of joy from music linked to brain disconnection Denise Rosenfeld January 5, 2017 People who are just not into music at all may have a condition called specific musical anhedonia. It affects three-to-five per cent of the population. Individuals with this condition showed reduced functional connectivity between cortical regions responsible for processing sound and subcortical regions related to reward, researchers at the University of Barcelona and the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill Uni... mais »

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