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Sunday, March 25, 2018

2860 - AMICOR 20

A Saúde e o Código Jedi

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 10 minutos
A Saúde e o Código Jedi Cartaz de anúncio da Palestra Recebeu por mim (29/11/2012) homenagem da Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia Pediátrica Assisti no dia 21/03/2018 pela manhã a aula inaugural da FAMED/UFGRS com palestra da Dra. Lúcia Campos Pellanda, Reitora da FUFCSPA e fiquei muito feliz por encontrá-la, ouvi-la, e rever muitos outros colegas que há tempo não via. A Reitora é filha de um colega (Dr. Luiz Ernesto Cabral Pellanda) de turma (1960) de minha esposa Dra. Valderês Robinson Achutti. Tivemos ... mais »

Academia Sul-Riograndense de Medicina 24/03/2018

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 16 minutos
A sessão de ontem teve vários motivos de comemoração que valem ser divulgados: - *Prêmio Academia 2017 ao AMICOR e Professor Emérito César Gomes Victora* entrega do prêmio e conferência sobre o papel do aleitamento materno na saúde da criança e os efeitos da nutrição nos primeiros anos sobre a saúde da infância à idade adulta. Professor Emérito da Universidade Federal de Pelotas César Gomes Victora, Fundador da Cadeira 23 de nossa Academia Sul-Riograndense de Medicina, hoje ocupada pela Dra. Beatriz Bohrer do Amaral sob patronímico de Dra. Estella Budiansky (1910-1969), ... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há uma hora
SCIENCE VISUALIZED Meet the giants among viruses BY EMILY DEMARCO For decades, all viruses were thought to be small and simple. But the discovery of more and more giant viruses shows that’s not the case. Read More

Evolution: 10 Million Years

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 14 horas
10 Million Years of Evolution Visualized in an Elegant, 5-Foot Long Infographic from 1931 in *Education, Science* | June 4th, 2015 4 Comments Reddi *Click here to see the entire histomap in large, zoomable, format.* The early decades of the twentieth century belonged to Cecil B. DeMille and his epic films both Biblical and classical: *The Ten Commandments*, *Cleopatra*, *Samson and Delilah*. The grand scale of these pseudo-histories required the most up-to-date cinematic invention of the day, and the most imperial vision, one later decades looked upon rather cynically. But just as the... mais »

Informatics and Neurology

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
Recording data from one million neurons in real time March 23, 2018 [image: neuronft] Applications include monitoring the brain in paralyzed patients, watching for epileptic seizure signs, and real-time feedback for robotic arms Neuroscientists at the Neuronano Research Centre at Lund University in Sweden have developed and tested an ambitious new design for processing and storing the massive amounts of data expected from future implantable brain machine interfaces (BMIs) and brain-computer interfaces (BCIs). The system would simultaneously acquire data from more than 1 million neu... mais »

fats and carbohydrate intake

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Associations of fats and carbohydrate intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality in 18 countries from five continents (PURE): a prospective cohort study Dr Mahshid Dehghan, PhD[image: ']et all [image: Download PDF] Background The relationship between macronutrients and cardiovascular disease and mortality is controversial. Most available data are from European and North American populations where nutrition excess is more likely, so their applicability to other populations is unclear. Interpretation High carbohydrate intake was associated with higher risk of total mortality, whe... mais »

“give me liberty or give me death"

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
Patrick Henry speaking at the Virginia Convention
*Lembra nosso brado de "Independência ou Morte" de Dom Pedro I - 47 anos depois...* *1775:* [image: Patrick Henry speaking at the Virginia Convention]Patrick Henry, a major figure of the American Revolution, delivered the well-known speech featuring the phrase “give me liberty or give me death” at the second Virginia Convention at St. John's Church, Richmond.

7 Sleep Experts

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
What 7 Sleep Experts Do When They Can’t Fall Asleep

Dia Mundial da Água

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
[image: Dia Mundial da à gua - Email MKT (1)]

Demografia Médica 2018 - BR

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias

Alzheimer's cure?

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 3 dias
Can the Healthy Brain Offer Clues to Curing Alzheimer’s?by Neuroscience News A new paper reports fully investigating the brain before the onset of dementia may herald clues for developing new treatments for Alzheimer's disease. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | March 21, 2018 at 9:27 am | Tags: anterlateral entorhinal cortex, exercise | URL: Comment See all comments


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Tiny Creatures, Part Plant and Part Animal, May Control the Fate of the Planet Mixotrophs, tiny sea creatures that hunt like animals but grow like plants, can change everything from fish populations to rates of global warming - By Aditee Mitra | Scientific American April 2018 Issue [image: Tiny Creatures, Part Plant and Part Animal, May Control the Fate of the Planet] *SUCKER PUNCH:* One mixotroph, *Dinophysis* (*right*), sucks photosynthesizing organs from another, *Mesodinium.* *Credit: Mark Ross Studios* Summer sunlight flickers through warm waters off the coast of ... mais »

Tabaco ou Saúde: 17a Conferência Mundial

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
*Recomendado pelo AMICOR Roni Quevedo* Declarações da 17a Conferência Mundial Tabaco ou Saúde Nós, os participantes da 17a Conferência Mundial Tabaco ou Saúde (WCTOH), realizada no continente africano pela primeira vez, muito felizes porque, também pela primeira vez, a WCTOH tem uma mulher na presidência, enfatizamos que: A epidemia de tabagismo representa uma das maiores ameaças à saúde pública já enfrentadas pelo mundo. O uso do tabaco mata mais de 7 milhões de pessoas todos os anos, e a grande maioria dessas mortes acontece em países de renda média ou baixa. O custo econômico glo...mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
How Obesity Dulls the Sense of Tasteby Neuroscience News Researchers report inflammation driven by obesity reduces the number of taste buds in mice. As a result, obese mice had a diminished sense of taste. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | March 20, 2018 at 11:23 am | Tags: TNF- alpha | URL: Comment See all comments


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
A BRIEF HISTORY OF HAWKING’S SCIENTIFIC LEGACY Professor Stephen Hawking changed the way we understand the universe and leaves a legacy of theory ranging from black holes to the quantum effect on time By Professor Raymond R. Volkas, University of Melbourne The world is mourning the passing of iconic theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, an inspiration for his scientific achievements as well as his tenacity in dealing with a debilitating illness. Much has been written about Hawking’s impish wit, his celebrity and his personal life. But what about his scientific legacy? Professor Hawki... mais »

Equinócio 2018

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
[image: Equinócio de Outono 2018]

AD 2018

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
2018 ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE FACTS AND FIGURES Download the full report: Download the Infographic:

US expensive health care

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
America spends twice as much on health as 10 other rich countries, due to the high cost of everything from prescriptions to doctors Jessica Glenza in New York @JessicaGlenza Tue 13 Mar 2018 20.29 GMTFirst published on Tue 13 Mar 2018 16.21 GMT - - - - View more sharing options Shares 2,275 Comments354 [image: Just 90% of Americans have health insurance, leaving about 27 million people without access to healthcare.] Just 90% of Americans have health insurance, leaving about 27 million people without access to healthcare. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA The United States spe... mais »

Betanin and AD

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Compound in Beets May Help Slow Alzheimer’sby Neuroscience News [image: beets]“Our data suggest that betanin, a compound in beet extract, shows some promise as an inhibitor of certain chemical reactions in the brain that are involved in the progression of Alzheimer’s disease,” says Li-June Ming, Ph.D. image is in the public domain. According to researchers, betanin, a compound in beetroot extract, could help inhibit the accumulation of misfolded proteins and slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | March 20, 2018 a... mais »

Isaac Newton

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
[image: Isaac Newton, portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1689.] Sir Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton, whose *Principia* (1687) was one of the most important single works in the history of modern science and who was the culminating figure of the scientific revolution of the 17th century, died this day in 1727.

US expensive health care

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
Sky-high prices of everything make US healthcare the world's most expensive America spends twice as much on health as 10 other rich countries, due to the high cost of everything from prescriptions to doctors Jessica Glenza in New York @JessicaGlenza Tue 13 Mar 2018 20.29 GMTFirst published on Tue 13 Mar 2018 16.21 GMT - - - - View more sharing options Shares 2,275 Comments354 [image: Just 90% of Americans have health insurance, leaving about 27 million people without access to healthcare.] Just 90% of Americans have health insurance, leaving about 27 million people w... mais »

Fear Chemistry

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
Decoding the Chemistry of Fearby Neuroscience News Discovery about fear pathways in the brains of worms could have implications for better understanding anxiety in humans, researchers report. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | March 19, 2018 at 1:27 pm | Tags: CNG, sulfolipids | URL: Comment See all comments

Emotions reading

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
We Can Read Each Other’s Emotions From Subtle Changes in Facial Colorby Neuroscience News Researchers reveal people are able to correctly identify, with 75% accuracy, expressions of emotion in others based on subtle changes in color around the nose, eyebrows and chin. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | March 19, 2018 at 12:26 pm | Tags: deep learning | URL: Comment See all comments


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
The Real Reason You ProcrastinatePeople commonly use procrastination to sabotage their own work, says Andrew Santella, author of *Soon: An Overdue History of Procrastination*. But why?


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
Can We Measure Delusions? There might be a way—and if so, we could use it to detect and treat them in the earliest stages, before they become debilitating - By Daniel S. Barron on March 19, 2018 It was midday when an ambulance brought Rose to the Emergency Department. The triage nurses, with their characteristic knack for brevity, had written “50 year old schizophrenic woman hearing/seeing dead boyfriend.” The medical team had done the standard workup—temperature, blood pressure, EKG, labs to screen for an electrolyte imbalance, drug or toxin that might explain Rose’s condition. ... mais »

Microbiomes from Microbiomes...

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
Gut Parasites Have Their Own Gut Microbiomes - - - By Christopher Intagliata on March 15, 2018 [image: Gut Parasites Have Their Own Gut Microbiomes] *Credit: The University of Manchester* The whipworm lives in the human gut, mooching microbes from its host to build its own microbiome. Christopher Intagliata reports. Full Transcript The whipworm is a parasite that infects half a billion people around the world. It lives in the gut—burying its head in the large intestine, causing symptoms like nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. But the worm's place of residence also reve... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
[image: Blood, Rats and Anticoagulants: The Story of Warfarin] MEDICINE Blood, Rats and Anticoagulants: The Story of Warfarin

Hippocratic Oath for Drug Execs

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
Drug execs should take a Hippocratic Oath Pharmaceutical executives such as Martin Shkreli, who has been sent to prison for for securities fraud after gaining notoriety for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000%, give the whole industry a bad name, says Bob More. A managing partner at the US venture-capital firm Alta Partners, More argues that the industry must do more to quash the behaviour that destroys public trust and ultimately hits the bottom line. Nature | 4 min read

Overstreched Cities

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
*Recomendado pela AMICOR Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja* Overstretched cities The 100 million city: is 21st century urbanisation out of control? Projections suggest cities will swell at an astonishing pace – but whether that means our salvation or an eco-disaster is by no means certain by John Vidal The 1960 street map of Lagos, Nigeria, shows a small western-style coastal city surrounded a few semi-rural African villages. Paved roads quickly turn to dirt, and fields to forest. There are few buildings over six floors high and not many cars./.../ Cities is supported by [image: Rockefeller... mais »

Niccolo Machiavelli maxims

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
MACHIAVELLIAN MAXIMS (PART 1) [image: Machiavellian Maxims] “*If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.”* – m Contents: 1.) Introduction 2.) The Maxims 3.) Relevant Reading / In Closing 1.) Introduction: Rather than my usual dense and lengthy prose, I treat you to the insights of a Machiavellian. Originally written as reminders for myself rather than as an essay for the consumption of my readers, they can be likened to the Machiavellian’s equivalent of Marcus Aurelius’ meditations. Enjoy


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
The Science of Skin 15,228 Views View Page


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
Putting a Name to a Faceby Neuroscience News Researchers have developed a new strategy to help older people recall the names of people they have met. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | March 18, 2018 at 8:25 am | Tags: facial regocnition | URL: Comment See all comments


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
Thoreau on Nature as Prayer Walt Whitman saw trees — “so innocent and harmless, yet so savage” — as a wellspring of wisdom on being rather than seeming. *“When we have learned how to listen to trees,”* Hermann Hesse exulted in his love letter to our arboreal companions, *“then the brevity and the quickness and the childlike hastiness of our thoughts achieve an incomparable joy.”*

Happines Pursuit

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
Hannah Arendt on Action and the Pursuit of Happiness *“What is happiness, anyhow? … so impalpable — a mere breath, an evanescent tinge,”* Walt Whitman wondered in his diary exactly one hundred years after the Founding Fathers wove the pursuit of that evanescent tinge into the fabric of what Whitman considered America’s “democratic vistas.”

Evidence-Based ?

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há uma semana
Evidence-Based Lies The facade of veracity in medical science hinges on widespread ignorance Blake Gossard10 min read

Cell Therapy

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há uma semana
Cell Therapy Could Improve Brain Function in Alzheimer’sby Neuroscience News Adding the Nav1.1 protein boosted the activity of interneurons and helped restore brain function in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease, researchers report. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | March 17, 2018 at 9:18 am | Tags: cell transplants, excitatory cells, Nav1.1 | URL: Comment See all comments


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há uma semana
NEWS IN BRIEF We probably won’t hear from aliens. But by the time we do, they’ll be dead. BY LISA GROSSMAN Astronomers build on the Drake Equation to probe the chance that humans will find existing aliens. The answer: Not likely. Read More

Brain waves

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há uma semana
NEWS Brain waves may focus attention and keep information flowing BY LAURA SANDERS Not just by-products of busy nerve cells, brain waves may be key to how the brain operates. Read More

Black holes

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há uma semana
NEWS Astronomers can’t figure out why some black holes got so big so fast BY LISA GROSSMAN Early supermassive black holes are challenging astronomers’ ideas about how the behemoths grew so quickly. Read More Bizarras estrela quânticas podem estar disfarçando-se de buracos negros Posted: 17 Mar 2018 10:05 AM PDT Estudo diz que é possível que “estrelas negras” e “gravastars” existam”

World Digital Library

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há uma semana
Nosso filho nos enviou o link da Biblioteca Digital Mundial. Já está disponível na Internet, através do site Reúne mapas, textos, fotos, gravações e filmes de todos os tempos e explica em sete idiomas as jóias e relíquias culturais de todas as bibliotecas do planeta. Tem, sobretudo, caráter patrimonial" , antecipou em LA NACION Abdelaziz Abid, coordenador do projecto impulsionado pela UNESCO e outras 32 instituições. A BDM não oferecerá documentos correntes, a não ser "com valor de patrimônio, que permitirão apreciar e conhecer melhor as culturas do mundo em idiomas d... mais »

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