This Blog AMICOR is a communication instrument of a group of friends primarily interested in health promotion, with a focus on cardiovascular diseases prevention.
To contact send a message to
Translate AMICOR contents if you like
Sunday, April 16, 2017
2810 - AMICOR 19 - FELIZ PÁSCOA
FELIZ PÁSCOA A TODOS OS AMICOR E VISITANTES EVENTUA\IS.
No dia 14 de abril deste ano de 2017, completou 150 anos o mais antigo documento conhecido da Comunidade Evangélica de Confissão Luterana de Santa Maria, que fora fundada um ano antes, em 8 de abril de 1866, com a denominação de *Deutsche Evangelische Gemeinde in Santa Maria da Boca do Monte* – Comunidade Evangélica Alemã. Por ser conhecida na cidade como a “igreja dos alemães”, foi cruelmente atacada durante os movimentos antigermânicos, na época de 2ª Guerra Mundial. Em 19.8.1942, o templo e a casa paroquial foram depredados, e tudo o que continham – móveis, livros, registros...mais »
- AUTHOR: NATALIE WOLCHOVER.NATALIE WOLCHOVER SCIENCE - DATE OF PUBLICATION: 04.02.17.04.02.17 - TIME OF PUBLICATION: 7:00 AM.7:00 AM *A Retiree Discovers an Elusive Math Proof—And Nobody Notices* Known as the Gaussian correlation inequality (GCI), the conjecture originated in the 1950s, was posed in its most elegant form in 1972 and has held mathematicians in its thrall ever since. “I know of people who worked on it for 40 years,” said Donald Richards, a statistician at Pennsylvania State University. “I myself worked on it for 30 years.” *Original story reprinted wi...mais »
The Shortening American Lifespan Excerpt: New data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this month showed that Americans’ life expectancy fell from 2014 to 2015, from 78.9 years to 78.8 years. Though this may sound like a trivial change, declines in life expectancy are rare in the developed world outside of periods of war or national crisis. For the United States, last year’s was the first such decline since the height of the AIDS epidemic. Much of the attention given to this phenomenon has understandably focused on rising rates of drug overdoses, parti...mais »
- Most Read - Most Cited Most read in The Lancet within the past 30 days. - ARTICLES Smoking prevalence and attributable disease burden in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 Published: April 5, 2017 Open Access - ARTICLES Future life expectancy in 35 industrialised countries: projections with a Bayesian model ensemble Vol. 389, No. 10076 Published: February 21, 2017 Open Access - ARTICLES Socioeconomic status and the 25 × 25 risk factors as determinants of ...mais »
[image: Woman coughing and wearing pollution mask — Copyright: graphbottles / Shutterstock Images] Air pollution: a study estimates attributable global mortality and burden of disease due to ambient air pollution. View this Article
[image: The Lancet Planetary Health] The Lancet Planetary Health: the inaugural open access issue is now available online. Listen to the complementary podcast and take a look at the Infographic to learn more about this exciting new field and the journal. Learn more
Ten years of public health 2007 - 2017 Share Tweet Forward Today WHO launches a report that chronicles the evolution of global public health over the decade that Dr Margaret Chan has served as Director-General at WHO. The report opens with a letter from Dr Chan who offers her reflections on some of the highlights and challenges of the past 10 years working to build a better, healthier future for the world’s people. The first chapter examines WHO’s key role in promoting universal health coverage as the most powerful way to improve global health and development and lead the world to...mais »
Early School Start Times Pit Teens in Conflict Between Biology and Society NEUROSCIENCE NEWSAPRIL 12, 2017 [image: Image shows an alarm clock.] In a nationwide round of surveys in the early 1990s, she asked sixth graders when they felt best during the day and what their sleep preferences were. She also asked them to rate their maturity. She found an interesting trend. NeuroscienceNews.com image is for illustrative purposes only. *Summary: Later school start times would allow teens to fully relieve sleep pressure.* *Source: Brown University.* *The idea of sleep is supposed to evoke feel...mais »
[image: NEJM Journal Watch] 2017 Drug Research Roundup Get the latest research on the drugs and clinical applications that concern you most *Free Download* It can be a struggle to keep up with important developments in therapeutics. That’s why coverage of new drug-related evidence is an important feature of NEJM Journal Watch, helping us fulfill our mission to support clinicians’ efficient understanding of medical developments. Our 110 NEJM Journal Watch physician-editors regularly appraise a broad range of medication studies, choose those with the most clinical impact, and summarize...mais »
Live stream of two talks by Sir Michael Marmot in Adelaide this week - Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th April Entrada x Fran Baum email@example.com por yorku.ca 05:50 (Há 2 horas) para SDOH http://video.flinders.edu.au/events/Sir_Michael_Marmot_Presentation_2017.cfm The first is a one hour lecture on Monday 10th August and the second a live stream of a Symposium on Policies for Health Equity including a keynote by Sir Michael and then a series of presentations on the 5 year evaluation of the South Australian Health in All Policies initiative Fran Baum AO FASSA, LMPHAA, FAHPA ... mais »