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[image: Academia Sul-Rio-Grandense de Medicina] Conforme convite do *Prof. Gilberto Schwartsmann:* No dia 27 de maio sábado, às 09.30 horas,houve uma *Sessão Especial da Academia Sul-Riograndense de Medicina, * Sessão-Conjunta da Academia com a *Fundação Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul, Instituto Histórico e Geográfico do RS, Museu da MedIcina do RS, UNIMED-RS, SIMERS e CREMERS.* O *tema da 11ª Bienal intitula-se "O Triângulo do Atlântico"*, uma alusão aos três vértices formadores de nossa cultura: *América, Europa e África.* O Conferencista foi o *Professor Sérgio Pena*, Profess...mais »
- Wiley Online Library > - World Hunger Day 2017 World Hunger DayWhat do you know about hunger?Download a copy of our infographicWorld Hunger Day 2017 Global advances in technology, healthcare and education mean that we are living in the most sophisticated world we have ever known. However, one in nine of us still do not have enough to eat. In light of *World Hunger Day*, Wiley have brought together a collection of new innovative research that spans across the social science and humanities divisions. | The research helps to highlight the impact of chronic hunger, and exp...mais »
What triggers that feeling of being watched?by tomstafford *You feel somebody is looking at you, but you don’t know why. The explanation lies in some intriguing neuroscience and the study of a strange form of brain injury.* Something makes you turn and see someone watching you. Perhaps on a busy train, or at night, or when you’re strolling through the park. How did you know you were being watched? It can feel like an intuition which is separate from your senses, but really it demonstrates that your senses – particularly vision – can work in mysterious ways. Intuitively, many of us mi...mais »
Sexta-feira, 26/05/2017, às 06:00, por Cássio BarbosaJúpiter diferentão [image: Júpiter] Nesta quinta-feira (25), a NASA fez uma coletiva de imprensa com várias autoridades da missão Juno, aquela sonda que está orbitando Júpiter desde julho do ano passado. Entre eles estava Scott Bolton, líder da missão, para anunciar os primeiros resultados científicos com os dados acumulados nos 10 meses da missão. E eles surpreenderam a equipe.
The Surprising Science of Fidgetingby Neuroscience News From boosting attention levels and weight management to stress relief, researchers look at why we are prone to fidgeting. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | May 24, 2017 at 11:48 am | Tags: fidgeting, orexins, stress relief, weight control | URL: http://wp.me/p4sXNK-aGN Comment See all comments[image: Image shows a person squeezing a stress ball.] One final explanation for fidgeting is that it represents a behavioural coping mechanism for stress. NeuroscienceNews.com image is for illustrative purposes only.
A New Approach to Alzheimer's Treatment The disease's complexity and multiple contributing factors suggest that combinations of drugs could be more effective than single medications - By James Hendrix on May 23, 2017 - - - - *Credit: Gerd Altmann Pixabay* Having witnessed the success of combination therapy in HIV, cancer and heart disease, the time has come for Alzheimer’s disease. At meetings convened by the Alzheimer’s Association and others, a consensus is emerging that the most effective Alzheimer’s treatments may be those that att...mais »
*Journal Club: Clinical Updates in Oral Anticoagulation for Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Requiring Percutaneous Coronary Intervention* Evaluating Treatment Strategies With a Non–Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulant in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Part 1 of 2 from "Journal Club: Clinical Updates in Oral Anticoagulation for Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Requiring Percutaneous Coronary Intervention" Based on a review of "Prevention of Bleeding in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing PCI" (*The New England Journal of Medicine*. ...mais »
*Recomendado pela AMICOR Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja*New Prescription Drugs: A Major Health Risk With Few Offsetting Advantages June 27, 2014 *by Donald W. Light* Few people know that new prescription drugs have a 1 in 5 chance of causing serious reactions after they have been approved. That is why expert physicians recommend not taking new drugs for at least five years unless patients have first tried better-established options, and have the need to do so. Few know that systematic reviews of hospital charts found that even properly prescribed drugs (aside from misprescribing, overdos...mais »
ASTROPHILE 22 May 2017 Weird energy beam seems to travel five times the speed of light *Astrophile* is *Joshua Sokol*'s monthly column on curious cosmic objects, from the solar system to the far reaches of the multiverse O jato de M87 é mais do que apenas uma curiosidade. Em todo o universo, raios de energia disparados de buracos negros maciços podem parar ou iniciar a formação de estrelas. Mas não está claro como esses raios funcionam e quanta energia eles contêm. Parecendo mover-se mais rapidamente do que a luz, eles mudam visivelmente em apenas alguns anos, o que é incomum para obj...mais »