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Sunday, March 05, 2017

2804 - AMICOR 19

Heart Health Monitoring

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 14 horas
*O AMICOR Reginaldo Hollanda Albuquerque (Brasília) recomendou a seguinte apresentação:* Not Just for Cardiologists: Heart Health Is Something Every Physician Can Monitor Jennifer Leavitt | February 23, 2017

Scientific studies

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 16 horas
[image: Study: half of the studies you read about in the news are wrong] Study: half of the studies you read about in the news are wrong / Brian Resnick And yes, this could be one of them. There’s an oft-repeated mantra among scientists: A single study is rarely the final answer. And yet for science... read more +++++++++++++++++++++++ The quiet war on scienceResearchers and academics around the world are in the crosshairs of an assault on the worth of the scientific method. TED science curator David Biello explains how and why it's become increasingly important for all of u... mais »

Hearing Loss

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March 3, 2017 Over-the-Counter Hearing AidsThe Path Forward Elizabeth Warren1; Chuck Grassley1 Author Affiliations Article Information JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 3, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0464 Untreated hearing loss is a major health problem in the United States, particularly for older Americans. Approximately 48 million Americans, including half of those in their 70s, have hearing loss in at least 1 ear.1The risk of hearing loss in older adults is about 10 to 20 times higher than the risk of heart disease and 100 times higher than the risk of cancer.2 Despit... mais »

Iron & Aortic Stenosis

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Iron Alters Valvular Interstitial Cell Function and Is Associated With Calcification in Aortic Stenosis Andres Laguna-Fernandez; Miguel Carracedo; Gregoire Jeanson; Edit Nagy; Per Eriksson; Giuseppina Caligiuri; Anders Franco-Cereceda; Magnus Bäck Disclosures Eur Heart J. 2016;37(47):3532-3535. - Print - Email - Abstract and Introduction - Materials and Methods - Results - Discussion - References - Sidebar Abstract and IntroductionAbstract *Aims* Aortic valve stenosis (AS) is the most common valvulopathy and is characterized by inflammation, extracellu... mais »

Ode à Alegria

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Minha irmã *Maria Helena* hoje encontrou numa coleção de CDs de *Ludwig van* *Beethoven* um bilhete escrito por nossa mãe *Luiza Cechella Achutti* (15/02/1911-05/12/1999) com tradução dos últimos versos da Ode à Alegria (a língua de casa dela era o Alemão) de *Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller*. An Die Freude (Ode To Joy) Ludwig Van Beethoven An Die Freude (Ode To Joy) O Freunde, nicht diese Töne! Sondern lasst uns angenehmere anstimmen und freudenvollere! Freude, schöner Götterfunken Tochter aus Elysium Wir betreten feuertrunken Himmlische, dein Heiligtum! Deine Zauber binden w... mais »

Reelin wrap

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How Breast Cancer Spreads to the Brain NEUROSCIENCE NEWSMARCH 2, 2017 *Summary: Researchers have discovered the mechanism behind the development of brain metastases in women with HER2-positive breast cancer.* *Source: City of Hope.* *Breast cancer cells express brain proteins to avoid natural defenses.* Ninety percent of cancer deaths are from cancer spread. Breast cancer patients, for example, typically do not die because cancer returns in their breast, they die because it spreads to other parts of their body. The most dangerous of which is the brain. Approximately 40 percent of all wo... mais »


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*Quando a AMICOR Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja me enviou esta referência eu lhe respondi agradecendo com o seguinte comentário: Estão progredindo: primeiro o foco estava no astral, depois na doença, depois na saúde, mais adiante no paciente, agora conseguiram entender que nada existe sem contexto histórico, social e ecológico...* SyndemicsPublished: March 2, 2017Executive Summary A syndemics framework examines the health consequences of identifiable disease interactions and the social, environmental, or economic factors that promote such interaction and worsen disease. This Series intro... mais »

Neighborhoods & Aging

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
*Recomendado pela AMICOR Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja* Today's Research on Aging: How Neighborhoods Affect the Health and Well-Being of Older Americans - Download Full Report Most Americans say they want to age in place in their own communities, but their health and ability to remain independent is shaped in part by their neighborhoods. Research finds that the social, economic, demographic, and physical characteristics of communities may influence older residents’ health and well-being. Neighborhood characteristics affect people of all ages, but older adults—classified here as ... mais »

Overweight & Cancer

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Weight & cancer Our analysis of global evidence shows that being overweight or obese increases the risk of 11 cancers To date, the research we have analysed for our Continuous Update Project and Second Expert Report has shown that excess body fatness is linked to an increased risk of developing eleven cancers. Body fatness (marked by body mass index (BMI)), is a key factor influencing health and well being throughout life./.../ Obesity, physical activity & cancerDownload the infographic [image: Obesity, Physical Activity and Cancer infographic] Obesity, physical activity & cancer Downl... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
*Une nouvelle méthode pour conserver les organes à transplanter* De nombreux organes destinés à être greffés sont perdus chaque année, faute d’un moyen pour les conserver. Une étude montre comment les préserver à très basse température et les réchauffer sans les abîmer, à l’aide d’une nanotechnologie Parviendra-t-on un jour à préserver par le froid des organes entiers? Relever ce défi permettrait d’abolir un des obstacles majeurs à la transplantation d’organes. Faute de pouvoir être greffés à temps, un grand nombre d’organes, une fois prélevés chez des donneurs décédés, sont improp... mais »

Smartphones and brain

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[image: smart-phones-dumb-you-asked] Getty Images MENTAL HEALTH/PSYCHOLOGY You Asked: Is My Smartphone Making Me Dumber? Markham Heid Feb 08, 2017 TIME Health For more, visit TIME Health. Your best friend’s birthday? Check Facebook. Directions? Fire up Waze. Want to tip 20%? Open your calculator app. Your smartphone makes these tasks and a zillion others nearly effortless. But more and more research suggests that this digitally lightened mental workload may be coming at a cost. Relying on your phone or the Internet to lighten your mental workload is a lot like relying on a car—rather th... mais »

H7N9 outbreak

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*É preciso levar em conta a hipótese da AMICOR Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja. Ver (aqueles que ainda estiverem por aqui) DIC de 2040-2060...*H7N9 Flu Outbreak Largest YetBut risk of sustained transmission among people remains low: WHO - by Michael Smith North American Correspondent, MedPage TodayMarch 01, 2017 The current wave of H7N9 avian flu in China is the largest yet and accounts for more than a third of the human cases recorded since the strain was identified in 2013, according to an official of the World Health Organization. But most other characteristics of the current ... mais »

consciousness source

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Allen Institute for Brain ScienceA Giant Neuron Has Been Found Wrapped Around the Entire Circumference of the Brain This could be where consciousness forms. BEC CREW 28 FEB 2017 For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a mouse's brain, and it's so densely connected across both hemispheres, it could finally explain the origins of consciousness. Using a new imaging technique, the team detected the giant neuron emanating from one of the best-connected regions in the brain, and say it could be coordinating signals from differ... mais »

Life 3.77 billion years old.

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Haematite filaments from the Løkken deposit, in Norway. Image: M.Dodd. Scientists Have Unearthed Remains of the World's Oldest Fossils 3.77 billion years old. JACINTA BOWLER 1 MAR 2017 Scientists have discovered what appears to be tiny microorganism remains preserved in quartz in Canada, and have dated them to a whopping 3.77 billion years ago. This ancient find is believed to be the oldest fossil ever discovered, and could help us understand how life came to be on Earth, and what organisms could look like on other planets./.../

Sickle Cell Disease

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
Perspective HISTORY OF MEDICINE Sickle Cell Disease — A History of Progress and Peril Keith Wailoo, Ph.D. N Engl J Med 2017; 376:805-807March 2, 2017DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1700101 Share: ArticleReferencesMetrics AUDIO INTERVIEW [image: Interview with Dr. Keith Wailoo on the medical and social context that has made progress in treating sickle cell disease slow and arduous.] Interview with Dr. Keith Wailoo on the medical and social context that has made progress in treating sickle cell disease slow and arduous. (11:31) - Listen - Download Given the prevalence of sickle cell disease among... mais »

Global Prevention

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Preventive Medicine for the Planet and Its Peoples David J. Hunter, M.B., B.S., Sc.D., Howard Frumkin, M.D., Dr.P.H., and Ashish Jha, M.D., M.P.H. March 1, 2017DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1702378 Share: ArticleReferencesMetrics INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC [image: Global Temperature Trend, 1880–2016.] Global Temperature Trend, 1880–2016. “Health is the human face of climate change” was the motivating idea behind the Climate and Health conference held at the Carter Center in Atlanta on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Originally scheduled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which then post... mais »

Clinical Trials Consent

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EVIEW ARTICLE *THE CHANGING FACE OF CLINICAL TRIALS* Jeffrey M. Drazen, M.D., David P. Harrington, Ph.D., John J.V. McMurray, M.D., James H. Ware, Ph.D., Janet Woodcock, M.D., Editors Informed Consent Christine Grady, R.N., Ph.D., Steven R. Cummings, M.D., Michael C. Rowbotham, M.D., Michael V. McConnell, M.D., M.S.E.E., Euan A. Ashley, F.R.C.P., D.Phil., and Gagandeep Kang, M.D., Ph.D. N Engl J Med 2017; 376:856-867March 2, 2017DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra1603773 Comments open through April 5, 2017 IDEO [image: MyHeart Counts.] MyHeart Counts. VIDEO [image: Example of Video Consent.] Example o... mais »

Chronic Pain

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
Reading Can Help With Chronic Painby Neuroscience News Shared reading may be a helpful therapy, and an alternative to CBT, to help those living with chronic pain, a new study reports. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | March 1, 2017 at 11:38 am | Tags: computer science, shared reading, University of Liverpool | URL: Comment See all comments

História da Medicina, RS

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
*Dr. Blau Fabrício de Souza: Palestra*

Schinus terebinthifolia

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Brazilian peppertree packs power to knock out antibiotic-resistant bacteriaFebruary 10, 2017 [image: Brazilian peppertree packs power to knock out antibiotic-resistant bacteria] A specimen of Brazilian peppertree (*Schinus terebinthifolia*) from the Emory University Herbarium. Credit: Emory UniversityThe red berries of the Brazilian peppertree—a weedy, invasive species common in Florida—contain an extract with the power to disarm dangerous antibiotic-resistant staph bacteria, scientists at Emory University have discovered.The journal *Scientific Reports* is publishing the finding... mais »

Tetra-N methylated cyclam (TMC)/AD

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New Approach to Treating Alzheimer’sby Neuroscience News[image: Image shows the chemical structures of macrocyclic polyamines.] Researchers reveal a possible new method to help treat Alzheimer's disease. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | February 28, 2017 at 10:57 am | Tags: amyloid-beta, tetra-N-methylated cyclam, TMC, UNIST | URL: Comment See all comments *Professor Mi Hee Lim of Natural Science at UNIST has developed a metal-based substance that works like a pair of genetic scissors to cut out amyloid-β (Aβ), the hallmark protein of AD*

Nicotinamide riboside

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Deux molécules naturelles pour vieillir moins vite Plusieurs récentes études scientifiques ont vérifié les effets de deux substances qui induiraient une cure de jouvence des organes et des muscles. Déjà sur le marché, car naturelles, elles font fureur à la vente sur Internet. Les experts sont à la fois prudents et enthousiastes/.../


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
S’est-on trompé de cible contre la maladie d’Alzheimer? Deux laboratoires ont récemment abandonné leurs essais sur un traitement contre Alzheimer. La recherche a-t-elle fait fausse route en se concentrant sur une piste, celle de la cascade amyloïde, alors qu’il existe d’autres voies porteuses d’espoir?/.../

Carnaval 2017

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
[image: Carnaval 2017]

Evernote nas nuvens

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
A Evernote chega às nuvens: migração para o Google Cloud Platform concluída![image: A Evernote chega às nuvens: migração para o Google Cloud Platform concluída!] Escrito por Evernote Brasil, em 08 fev 2017 COMENTÁRIO Em setembro, anunciamos que a Evernote migraria para uma moderna infraestrutura na nuvem e não perdemos tempo para iniciar esse processo. Apenas um mês após o anúncio, já estávamos movendo dados para a Google Cloud Platform. Agora já podemos dizer que migramos com sucesso nosso serviço para a nuvem, e conseguimos isso com impacto mínimo para nossos clientes./.../ ** PS: H... mais »

Healthy diet

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
Why you should eat 10 portions of fruit or vegetables a day February 24, 2017 [image: image credit | iStock] Eating 800 grams a day (about ten portions*) of fruit or vegetables could reduce your chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer, and early death, scientists from Imperial College London conclude from a meta-analysis of 95 studies on fruit and vegetable intake. The study, published in an open-access paper in the International Journal of Epidemiology, included … more…

Sem título

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
An ultra-low-power artificial synapse for neural-network computing Brain-like device with 500 states instead of binary could one day communicate with live neurons, merging computers with the brain February 24, 2017 (Left) Illustration of a synapse in the brain connecting two neurons. (Right) Schematic of artificial synapse (ENODe), which functions as a transistor. It consists of two thin, flexible polymer films (black) with source, drain, and gate terminals, connected by an electrolyte of salty water that permits ions to cross. A voltage pulse applied to the “presynaptic” layer (top) ... mais »

Mind-gut connections

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
[image: Quick and Dirty Tips]WELLNESS *Is Your Gut Making You Depressed or Anxious?* This week Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen goes straight for the gut with three surprising mind-gut connectionsBy Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen on February 11, 2017 *Credit: Jens Magnusson Getty Images* If you had to guess the organ that has undue influence on your emotions, your mood, even your choices, what would you guess? The brain? Sure, but what else? The heart—that mythological seat of the soul? Not quite. The stomach? You’re getting warmer. Would you believe it’s the large and smal... mais »

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