Discovery of the oldest mammal in Brazil pays tribute to David Bowie
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Brasilestes stardusti lived around 70 million years ago and was named after Ziggy Stardust, the singer's iconic persona. Description was based on a fossilized tooth. It's the first indication that placental mammals and dinosaurs co-existed in South America. For scientists, fossil features showed similarities with another prehistoric mammal found in India, suggesting both shared a common ancestral native from the Gondwana supercontinent. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Measles – Brazil
Disease news outbreak for measles in Brazil. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - June 11, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

FDAnews Announces — Real-World Serialization in Life Sciences — 2018:...
Serialization is a still-new requirement for drugmakers in the U.S. And drug regulators globally from Brazil and Argentina to South Korea and Saudi Arabia are fast adopting new rules too....(PRWeb June 11, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/06/prweb15548291.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

All eyes on Canada as first G7 nation prepares to make marijuana legal
From crime to health to business, Canada ’s decision to legalize marijuana is a grand progressive experiment that promises to answer a host of questionsWhen Canopy Growth opened its first cannabis factory in an old chocolate plant near Ottawa four years ago, it did so predicting a bright future. Canada had already legalized medical marijuana, and Canopy predicted full legalization for recreational use to be next.What the company hadn ’t predicted, however, was the sudden flood of foreign visitors. Politicians and police authorities from Jamaica, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Greece and Australia have all c...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Selena Ross in Montreal Tags: Canada Cannabis Drugs Americas World news Science Society Source Type: news

Breeding better Brazilian rice
(American Society of Agronomy) Rice production in Brazil is a multi-billion-dollar industry. It employs hundreds of thousands of people, directly and indirectly. Given the importance of rice farming in Brazil, researchers are working to develop improved rice varieties. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 6, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Fungicide impairs silk production, according to study
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) By testing an agrochemical designed to increase resistance on the mulberry plants used to feed silkworms, a research verified a rise in caterpillars' mortality and reduction in the size of cocoons. Intensive use of pesticides in monoculture systems may be the cause of silkworm crop losses in Brazil. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 6, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

What does the future hold for the children of the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil?
(Publicase Comunica ç ã o Cient í fica) A new study published in Science Translational Medicine uses a mouse model to investigate the potential long-term effects of early-life infection by Zika virus, and indicates that blocking TNF- may be an effective strategy to stop seizures in newborns exposed to Zika congenitally. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 6, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Inside the secret world of Brazil's WhatsApp abortions
A messaging group seeks to help women who want to end a pregnancy. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Invasive species of coral boasts amazing capacity for regeneration
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Colonies of sun coral multiply rapidly, driving native corals out. Scientists in Brazil investigate whether the rising of oceanic temperature, combined with increasing activity of the oil and gas industry, might be favoring the invasive species. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 5, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Zapping a man's private parts could combat erectile dysfunction
The only sensation felt was a mild tingling as the current passed through tissue. Researchers at The Federal University of Health Sciences in Porto Alegre, Brazil, carried out the trial. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stryker faces revived Brazilian insurers ’ bribery lawsuit
Stryker (NYSE:SYK) is facing a revived lawsuit from an association of Brazilian health insurers claiming that the company paid bribes and kickbacks to doctors to promote use of its products, according to court documents. The suit was reinstated after the 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati reversed a 2017 lower court ruled that the Associacao Basileira de Medicina de Grupo, also known as Abramge, should have filed their case in Brazil, according to the documents. In their original complaint, the Brazilian nonprofit Abramge claimed that Stryker undertook an “illicit scheme, which was planned and run from Mic...
Source: Mass Device - June 4, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Legal News Stryker Source Type: news

Stigma and resistance among travestis and transsexual women in Salvador, Bahia State, Brazil - Magno L, Dourado I, Silva LAVD.
This was a qualitative study based on an analysis of narratives produced by travestis and transsexual women in Salvador, Bahia State, Brazil, with the aim of analyzing their experiences with stigmatization by describing events, actors, and contexts that ha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Why Neurotech Will Be the Gold Rush of the 21st Century
It seems leading scientists and industry specialists are not alone on their quest to rewire the human brain. Over recent years, neurotech has also sparked interest from businesses and individuals well outside the medical sector. Now, advancements in the industry are on track to offer humans—and businesses—endless new opportunities that will not only benefit our health, but also take us beyond human limits. Neurotech is moving quickly. In 2015, the U.S. neurostimulation devices market was valued at $2 billion, and Grand View Research estimates it to exceed $12 billion by 2023. While the primary aim is to tr...
Source: MDDI - June 1, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Beth Rosellini Tags: Business Source Type: news

How just drops of viper venom pack a deadly punch
(American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) Researchers at Brazil's largest producer of antivenoms report a structural analysis of glycans modifying venom proteins in several species of lancehead viper. The snakes are among the most dangerous in South America. The report offers insight into the solubility and stability of toxic proteins from venom, and into how venoms from different species vary. Scientists are now working to map glycan structures back onto the proteins they modify. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Shortage of important form of penicillin affecting 39 countries, including India: AMF
In Brazil, the shortage of penicillin coincided with a syphilis outbreak that, as a result, could not be brought under control. Between 2012 and 2015. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Brazilian woman born without vagina has one made out of fish skin
Jucilene Marinho, 23, from  Brazil, underwent a neovaginoplasty in April last year after being born with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hause left her with no cervix, uterus or ovaries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sugarcane pest produces foam to protect itself from heat
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Brazilian researchers found that the root spittlebug nymph produces bubbles by feeding on sap, to form a thermal insulator foam that maintains an optimal body temperatures during development. Knowledge of the foam's physical and chemical properties can pave the way for research on compounds that could destabilize the bubbles and eliminate the pests' nymphs in the process. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 30, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Top 10 Newly Discovered Species Announced
The International Institute for Species Exploration (IISE) has released a list of the ten most interesting species discovered in the past year. The list, which has been compiled by IISE every year since 2008, is intended to highlight the extensive biodiversity that exists on the planet. This 2018 list features a diverse set of organisms, including the Marsupial lion, the fossil for which was unearthed in Australia; volcanic bacteria, living on the sea bed off the coast of the Canary Islands; and the Atlantic forest tree, a legume native to the Atlantic forest of Brazil that grows up to 130 feet, among others. Find the c...
Source: Public Policy Reports - May 30, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Are Medtech Ethics Codes Up to Snuff?
The rapid evolution of medtech has left many aspects of the industry scrambling to keep up, including its business ethics. The scramble is evident worldwide and in the United States. At the recent Global MedTech Compliance Conference in Paris, 26 international and regional medtech associations that make up the Global Medical Technology Alliance announced they had adopted “globally harmonized ethical business principles across their respective member associations.” The principles cover: Consulting arrangements; Company support for third-party educational programs; Company-organized training and educational even...
Source: MDDI - May 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Business Source Type: news

WATCH: Scientists Are Matchmakers For Rare Maned Wolves
This long-legged canid is in trouble. Its habitat in the Brazilian Savannah is being destroyed. So Smithsonian scientists are racing to breed a healthy backup population.(Image credit: NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline K. Sofia Source Type: news

WATCH: Rare Maned Wolves Need A Matchmaker
This long-legged canid is in trouble. Its habitat in the Brazilian Savannah is being destroyed. So Smithsonian scientists are racing to breed a healthy backup population.(Image credit: NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline K. Sofia Source Type: news

Fewer babies were born in Brazil amid Zika outbreak, study says
An increase in birth defects associated with a 2015-2016 epidemic of Zika virus in Brazil caused widespread concern, fear and in some cases hysteria throughout the Americas. Now, research suggests that broadcasts of the epidemic coupled with dire health warnings inspired a very real response from the population. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Storytelling Training Leads Frontline Health Workers to Advocate at the Highest Levels of Governance
Samalie Kitoleko, a registered nurse at the Uganda Heart Institute and storytelling trainee. Photo by Malaika Media for IntraHealth International.May 29, 2018The firsthand perspectives of frontline health workers are becoming more influential at the highest levels of policymaking, including last week during the 71st World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. Dozens of health workers, among the thousands of delegates there, took the stage to share their personal experiences in the global effort toward universal health coverage.  Over the past two years,IntraHealth International and its partners at theFrontline Healt...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Suicide in Brazilian indigenous communities: clustering of cases in children and adolescents by household - Lazzarini TA, Gon çalves CCM, Benites WM, Silva LFD, Tsuha DH, Ko AI, Rohrbaugh R, Andrews JR, Croda J.
OBJECTIVE To estimate age and sex-specific suicide rates, compare suicide rates between indigenous communities, and quantify the frequency of intrafamilial suicide clustering. METHODS We performed a retrospective cohort study involving 14,666 indig... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation and attempt of older women in Northeastern Brazil - Silva RMD, Sousa GS, Vieira LJES, Caldas JMP, Minayo MCS.
OBJECTIVE: to associate the life experiences of older women from the Northeast of Brazil with their suicidal ideation and attempts. METHOD: Qualitative study with fourteen older adults from Piripiri (PI), Teresina (PI), Fortaleza (CE) and Recife (P... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Temporal analysis of the functional status of older people in the state of Para íba, Brazil - Freitas FFQ, Beleza CMF, Furtado IQCG, Fernandes ADRK, Soares SM.
OBJECTIVE: To verify the profile and the functional status of older people living in the state of Para íba, Brazil, from a temporal perspective. METHOD: This was a descriptive study with secondary analysis of data from the Health Indicator and Agin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: At Least this Groom Doesn ’t have Cold Feet
(MedPage Today) -- Just a few days after returning from his honeymoon at a Brazilian beach resort, a 29-year-old man went to his primary care doctor complaining of extremely pruritic toes and feet. After he started scratching, he noticed some small black dots, umbilicated papules, and crusts on the soles and at the tip of his toes under the nail. He had been finding it uncomfortable to walk since the last day of the trip. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - May 25, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Violence against the Brazilian elderlies: an analysis of hospitalizations - Castro VC, Rissardo LK, Carreira L.
OBJECTIVE: to identify the prevalence of physical aggression and neglect and abandonment in the hospitalizations of Brazilian elderly people for violence and assault from 2008 to 2013 and the association of these causes with socio-demographic variables rel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

OIE declares Brazil free of foot-and-mouth with vaccination
PARIS (Reuters) - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) declared Brazil free of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) with vaccination on Thursday, opening new export prospects for the world's largest beef exporter. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Reconstructing Zika's spread
(Cell Press) The urgent threat from Zika virus, which dominated headlines in early 2016, has passed. But research into how Zika and other mosquito-borne infections spread and cause epidemics is still very active. In a paper published May 24 in the journal Cell Host& Microbe, an international team of researchers reports new details of how Zika emerged from Brazil and spread throughout Mexico and Central America, with evidence that some locations had more than one outbreak. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 24, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Revealed mechanism behind citrus canker bacteria's defense system for predators
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) A study published by Brazilian researchers describes one of Xanthomonas citri's secretion systems and a signaling pathway that enhances its resistance against amoebae. Investigations might contribute for future forms of intervening and putting a stop on the development of X. citri, known for its persistency. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 24, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Brazil's government attacks biodiversity
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - May 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Bockmann, F. A., Rodrigues, M. T., Kohsldorf, T., Straker, L. C., Grant, T., de Pinna, M. C. C., Mantelatto, F. L. M., Datovo, A., Pombal, J. P., McNamara, J. C., de Almeida, E. A. B., Klein, W., Hsiou, A. S., Groppo, M., e Castro, R. M. C., de Souza Amor Tags: letters Source Type: news

A rare great ape, a 130-foot-tall tree and an extinct marsupial lion make the Top 10 New Species list for 2018
The highest branches of a Brazilian forest. The permanent darkness of a cave in China. The deepest place on Earth. Meet the Top 10 new species that were described by science in the previous year. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 23, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Sean Greene Source Type: news

Overweight and obesity make up for more than 15,000 cancer cases per year in Brazil
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) A collaboration between Brazilian university and Harvard assessed the impact of the rise in body mass index over health indicators and can serve as a basis for public policy. The study can serve as basis for public policies, such as a higher degree of regulation on ultraprocessed foods market, whose sales in Latin America increased over 100% since year 2000. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

UQ Zika detection breakthough a potential lifesaver
(University of Queensland) A cheap and effective tool that could save lives by helping health authorities target mosquitos infected with Zika virus has been developed by researchers from the University of Queensland and colleagues in Brazil. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 23, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Varian tells Sirtex it won't submit counterproposal
Radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems' planned acquisition of Sirtex...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian wins Brazilian software training contract Varian acquires Taiwanese distributor Varian posts Q2 revenue increase Varian inks deal to acquire Sirtex for $1.3B Sirtex highlights research on colorectal cancer survival Sirtex touts microsphere study at ASCO 2017 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Health-related quality of life of maltreated children and adolescents who attended a service center in Brazil - da Silva-J únior IF, Hartwig AD, Demarco GT, Stüermer VM, Scobernatti G, Goettems ML, Azevedo MS.
This study's aim was to evaluate the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and associated factors of maltreated children and adolescents. METHODS: This cross-sectional study consisted of individuals between 8 and 17  years of age who were... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Workplace accident prevalence and associated factors among tobacco farm in S ão Lourenço do Sul-RS, Brazil - Zago AM, Meucci RD, Fiori N, Carret MLV, Faria NMX, Fassa AG.
This article aims to evaluate workplace accident prevalence and associa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Sexual violence against women and care in the health sector in Santa Catarina - Brazil - Delziovo CR, Coelho EBS, d'Orsi E, Lindner SR.
This is a study on sexual violence against women in the Brazilian State of Santa Catarina notified to the Notifiable Diseases Information System (SINAN) in the period 20082013. It aimed to estimate pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) resul... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Obstacles to return to work: translation and cross-cultural adaptation of the questionnaire to the Brazilian context - Milani D, Souza AC, Hirayama MS, Alexandre NMC.
The few existing questionnaires addressing return to work in Brazil are medical and/or psychological and do not examine work environment-related issues. The Obstacles to Return-to-Work Questionnaire (ORTWQ) is multidimensional, including biopsychosocial an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Work accidents and automatic circuit reclosers in the electricity sector: beyond the immediate causes - Silva AJND, Almeida IM, Vilela RAG, Mendes RWB, Hurtado SLB.
The Brazilian electricity sector has recorded high work-related mortality rates that have been associated with outsourcing, used to cut costs. In order to decrease the power outage time for consumers, the industry adopted the automatic circuit recloser as ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The incidence of sexual violence among children and adolescents in Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil, in 2012 and 2013 - Sena CA, Silva MAD, Falbo Neto GH.
The scope of this study was to establish the incidence of sexual violence against children and adolescents in Recife, State of Pernambuco (Brazil) between 2012 and 2013. Data was collected from the records of rape examination reports carried out at the Rec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Use oregano oil as a natural method to clean food surfaces
(Natural News) Minimize the risk of food poisoning from contaminated food surfaces by using oregano oil. A study published in LWT- Food Science and Technology found that oregano oil helps kill bacteria. In the study, a team of researchers from Federal University of Paraiba in João Pessoa, Brazil analyzed the efficiency of using the essential oil of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Varian inks Brazilian training, education deal
Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR) said today it inked a software technology training and education cooperation agreement with the Brazil Ministry of Health and seven universities and science and tech institutes in the country. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based medical device maker said the agreement is part of its strategy of partnering with the Ministry of Health to increase quality and access to radiotherapy treatments in Brazil and across Latin America. Varian said that the list of participating institutions includes the Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Instituto Nacional de Telecomun...
Source: Mass Device - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Oncology Varian Medical Systems Source Type: news

Lab-confirmed prenatal exposure to Zika is linked to cardiac defects in infants
In this study, researchers performed echocardiograms in infants with laboratory confirmation of in utero exposure to Zika to investigate a potential link between prenatal Zika exposure and congenital heart defects.METHODThe researchers performed cardiac echocardiograms in infants born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from November 2015 to January 2017. All infants were infected with the Zika virus during their mothers ’ pregnancy, as confirmed by laboratory tests.IMPACTWomen infected by Zika during pregnancy were 10 times more likely than the general population to give birth to infants with major cardiac defects. The resea...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

A Doctor ’s Dispatch from Brazil
May 16, 2018" Okay, doc,  I'll do it,  I'll do it. " But he never did.We love featuring personal stories onVITAL from frontline health workers all over the world. We especially love it when they tell us about the clients who ’ve moved them, the moments that keep them coming to work each day, and what it’sreally like to work on the front lines of health care.Here ’s a dispatch fromV ânia Soares de Oliveira e Almeida Pinto, a physician in Brazil who works hard to combat hypertension and diabetes in her community. Today she ’s using her story to advocate for policy changes tha...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Brazil Anvisa changes market pathway for low-risk medical devices
By Stewart Eisenhart, Emergo Group Brazilian medical device regulators have approved plans to amend registration requirements for low-risk devices to more closely align with International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) recommendations. Get the full story here at the Emergo Group’s blog. The opinions expressed in this blog post are the author’s only and do not necessarily reflect those of MassDevice.com or its employees. The post Brazil Anvisa changes market pathway for low-risk medical devices appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - May 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog Emergo Group Source Type: news

Brazilians with less education more likely to report being in poor health, study finds
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Brazilians with less education are more likely to self-report as being in poor health, according to a study using data from nationwide surveys distributed every five years from 1998 to 2013. The study also found that general subjective health did not improve over the study period, even though more people gained education throughout the study, indicating that other factors associated with poor education may need to be addressed to improve self-perceptions of health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Key enzyme for production of second-generation ethanol discovered in Brazilian Amazon
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Protein encoded by gene found in microorganisms living in Amazon lake could boost efficiency on the sugarcane bagasse saccharification process, which makes for up to 50% of the global costs of cellulosic ethanol production. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 15, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news