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Scientists Have Discovered a New Planet Close to Earth. Here ’s Why It’s So Exciting
If life is lurking somewhere in space, it’s done an awfully good job of hiding itself so far. But the jig may be up now that we have a better idea of where to look. That’s clearer than ever with the announcement in the journal Astronomy and Astrophysics of a newly discovered exoplanet orbiting an otherwise unremarkable star named Ross 128. Not only is the planet precisely the kind of place that could support biology, it’s located right down the street by cosmic standards — just 11 light-years from Earth. The new world, prosaically named Ross 128 b, was discovered by a European telescope in the Chile...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized exobiology exoplanet extraterrestrials Life onetime planets Proxima Centauri b Ross 128 b space Source Type: news

Significance of primary health care psychologists on psychosocial group intervention in the treatment of depression in Chile - Andrade G, Espinoza A.
This article describes and characterizes, from the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

S í, seniors: the Chilean city with grand plans to be the best place to grow old
Promising supervised flats, nursing homes and levelled streets, Valdivia ’s Gerontological Hub project is tackling Chile’s ageing crisis head-on. Can it offset the country’s shockingly low privatised pensions?Imagine a city that allows you to live your final years with grace and dignity. Where, if you ’re alone and facing challenges but still physically and mentally independent, you can move into an apartment complex with a supervisor to provide support and organise workshops and gatherings in a community room. Where there’s an affordable transport system adapted to your needs, along with wel ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 13, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Piotr Kozak in Santiago Tags: Cities Ageing Older people Society Chile Americas World news Science Source Type: news

Impact of distance on mode of active commuting in Chilean children and adolescents - Rodr íguez-Rodríguez F, Cristi-Montero C, Celis-Morales C, Escobar-Gómez D, Chillón P.
The objective of this study was to characterise patterns of active commuting to and from schools in children and adolescents in Chile. A total of 453 Chilean children and adolescents aged b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Spectacular Images Show How Our View of the Universe Has Evolved
Unveiling The Universe NASA/ESA/The Hubble Heritage Team The human species is ever-changing and with it our view of the universe. By Jeffrey Kluger It’s easy to laugh at the ancient humans who thought of the nighttime sky as a sort of cosmic colander, but the idea made an intuitive kind of sense. In the evening, a gigantic bowl with thousands of pinprick holes is inverted over the Earth—or so the thinking went. The sun, suspended above it all, streams through in a brilliant scattering of starry points. Over the centuries, we slowly came to a clearer understanding of the structure and workings of the universe,...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Time Tags: Eclipse jeff kluger NASA space universe Source Type: news

Study indicates arsenic can cause cancer decades after exposure ends
(Oxford University Press USA) A new paper published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows that arsenic in drinking water may have one of the longest dormancy periods of any carcinogen. By tracking the mortality rates of people exposed to arsenic-contaminated drinking water in a region in Chile, the researchers provide evidence of increases in lung, bladder, and kidney cancer even 40 years after high arsenic exposures ended. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How does informal employment impact population health? Lessons from the Chilean employment conditions survey - Ruiz ME, Vives A, Mart ínez-Solanas, Julià M, Benach J.
Informal employment is an employment condition and a social determinant of health. Although it can represent a serious problem for public health, it is seldom studied as such. The aim of this study was to determine if there is a relationship between inform... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: Oct. 20, 2017
[Image from unsplash.com]From InspireMD’s distribution deal to RenalGuard touting a new study, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth a mention. 1. InspireMD inks Chile distribution deal InspireMD announced in an Oct. 12 press release that it has signed a distribution deal with CorpMedical Chile to distribute the MGuard Prime Embolic Protection System (EPS). The MGuard Prime EPS treats acute coronary syndromes like acute myocardial infarctions. 2. Medacta launches MiniMed hip stem Medacta has launched its MiniMAX Hip System in the U.S., according to an Oct. 12 press relea...
Source: Mass Device - October 20, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: 510(k) Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Diagnostics Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Implants Orthopedics Patient Monitoring Regulatory/Compliance Surgical Ultrasound Esaote Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. Honeywell InspireMD Medacta Source Type: news

How does informal employment impact population health? Lessons from the Chilean employment conditions survey - Ruiz ME, Vives A, Mart ínez-Solanas, Julià M, Benach J.
Informal employment is an employment condition and a social determinant of health. Although it can represent a serious problem for public health, it is seldom studied as such. The aim of this study was to determine if there is a relationship between inform... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Multiple sclerosis: Oligodendrocytes from stemmcells
(Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf) A scientific collaboration between stem cell researchers of the Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf, Germany, led by Professor Patrick K ü ry (Neurology) and by Professor James Adjaye (Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine) with support from British and Chilean colleagues resulted in a publication on the prospective use of stem cells to generate cell replacement in diseases such as multiple sclerosis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Epidemiological characterization of bites on people, as emergency care record: province of Los Andes, Chile - Villagra V, C áceres D, Alvarado S, Salinas E, Caldera ML, Lucero E, Viviani P, Torres M.
BACKGROUND: Bites constitute a public health problem worldwide. AIM: To characterize epidemiologically bites by animals happened in the province of Los Andes (2005-2007). METHOD: Descriptive, retrospective epidemiological study. Studied var... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Early Onset Obesity and Risk of Metabolic Syndrome Among Chilean Adolescents
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - October 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

No trace of early contact between Rapanui and South Americans in ancient DNA
(Cell Press) Rapa Nui (Easter Island, Chile) has long been a source of intrigue and mystery. How did such a small community of people build so many impressively large statues? And what happened to cause that community to collapse? Researchers have also been curious about what kind of contact Rapa Nui's inhabitants might have had with South Americans prior to the arrival of Europeans. Earlier evidence seemed to support early contact between the Rapanui and Native Americans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New SA innovation center snags international deals to bring startups, jobs
The Texas Research and Technology Foundation's East Side innovation center, Velocity TX, announced it has agreements with organizations across six countries as part of its global network plans. Velocity signed an agreement with Austral Incuba, a high-growth startup incubator for life science companies, based in Valdivia, Chile as part of the University Austral of Chile. It is part of the organization’s game plan to develop relationships with international businesses in emerging technol ogies and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kristen Mosbrucker Source Type: news

New SA innovation center snags international deals to bring startups, jobs
The Texas Research and Technology Foundation's East Side innovation center, Velocity TX, announced it has agreements with organizations across six countries as part of its global network plans. Velocity signed an agreement with Austral Incuba, a high-growth startup incubator for life science companies, based in Valdivia, Chile as part of the University Austral of Chile. It is part of the organization’s game plan to develop relationships with international businesses in emerging technol ogies and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 6, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kristen Mosbrucker Source Type: news

Did a poisoned fish open my eyes to a culture of fear? | Sasha Abramsky
A doctor told Sasha Abramsky that, in all likelihood, he had eaten a fish tainted with ciguatoxin. Suddenly, horrors and anxieties lurked everywhereIn early February 2015, two weeks after my family arrived in the atmospheric Chilean port city of Valpara íso to study Spanish for a month, I woke up in the middle of the night convinced I was about to die.We were high up in the hills above the city center, in a compact neighborhood called Cerro Mariposa, staying in a small second-floor suite of rooms out back of our landlady Marisol ’s house.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 29, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Sasha Abramsky Tags: Society Psychology Health Source Type: news

Steven Tyler Cancels Aerosmith Tour to ‘Immediately’ Deal With Medical Issue
(BOSTON) — Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler says he has returned to the United States for medical care and the band is canceling the last four shows of its tour in South America. Tyler said on social media Tuesday that he flew back to the U.S. on Monday night after a show in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He says he is “not in a life threatening condition” but needs to deal with a medical issue “immediately” to maintain future scheduled performances. The band has canceled two shows this month, in Curitiba, Brazil, and Santiago, Chile, and two shows next month, in Rosario, Argentina, and Monterrey, Mexico. Ty...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized celebrities onetime Source Type: news

Mercury Mining Awaits International Control in Mexico
Artisanal gold mining in Latin America uses mercury, a practice that should be modified in countries that have ratified the international Minamata Convention for the control of this toxic metal. Credit: Thelma Mejía/IPSBy Emilio GodoyMEXICO CITY, Sep 26 2017 (IPS)For environmentalist Patricia Ruiz the only word that comes to mind is “devastating,” when describing the situation of mercury mining in her home state of Querétaro in central Mexico.“There are a large number of pits (from which the mercury is extracted), and there are the tailing ponds containing mining waste, all of which drains i...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Emilio Godoy Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Environment Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Latin America & the Caribbean Natural Resources Regional Categories gold mining mercury Mexico Minam Source Type: news

These Are The Best Places to Travel in October
This article originally appeared on TravelandLeisure.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lindsey Olander / Travel + Leisure Tags: Uncategorized onetime onetimetravel Source Type: news

Any type of physical exercise is good for the heart
Conclusion This study shows that all physical activity, in any form, is good for us. This includes both recreational and non-recreational activities. Don't be misled by some of the media: non-recreational activities like housework are not "better" than recreational activities like playing sports or going to the gym. The fact that reduced risk was seen with non-recreational activity across all countries, but only seen with recreational activity in high-income countries was probably just because fewer people in lower-income countries play sports or go to the gym. The researchers estimate that 8% of all deaths and...
Source: NHS News Feed - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lifestyle/exercise Source Type: news

Rupture within tectonic plate is probable cause of Mexico earthquakes
Mexico ’s most recent earthquakes did not directly involve two tectonic plates clashing, as is commonly the case. Seismologist Dr Stephen Hicks explainsWe are often reminded about the force and devastation from earthquakes that occur around the Pacific Ring of Fire. The titanic collision of two tectonic plates, which firmly lock together and accrue strain over tens to hundreds of years, eventually releases this pent-up energy as a large earthquake. We have seen such quakes strikingIndonesia,Chile andJapan over the past 15 years. Mexico, too, lies on the Ring of Fire and is no stranger to such quakes: the 1985 8.0 mag...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 21, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Stephen Hicks Tags: Geology Mexico Earthquakes Natural disasters and extreme weather Americas Physics Science Source Type: news

Cheeseburger Thief Slaps Man Across the Face in Bizarre Attack
(SANTA FE, N.M.) — A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he randomly slapped a customer and then stole the man’s green chile cheeseburger before dashing away. Santa Fe police arrested 25-year-old Anthony Frazier on Sunday near the Shake Foundation where authorities say the bizarre attack occurred. According to a criminal complaint, the victim says Frazier walked up to him to dance then slapped him across his face. The victim says Frazier then stole his green chile cheeseburger and ran from the scene. Witnesses say Frazier also had a belt around his neck. Police later caught up with Frazier and arr...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized APW Bizarre onetime Source Type: news

Disaster governance for community resilience in coastal towns: chilean case studies - Villagra P, Quintana C.
This study aimed to further our understanding of a characteristic of Community Resilience known as Disaster Governance. Three attributes of Disaster Governance-redundancy, diversity, and overlap-were studied in four coastal towns in southern Chile that are... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Women of childbearing age around world suffering toxic levels of mercury
Study finds excessive levels of the metal, which can seriously harm unborn children, in women from Alaska to Indonesia, due to gold mining, industrial pollution and fish-rich dietsWomen of childbearing age from around the world have been found to have high levels of mercury, a potent neurotoxin which can seriously harm unborn children.Thenew study, the largest to date, covered 25 of the countries with the highest risk and found excessive levels of the toxic metal in women from Alaska to Chile and Indonesia to Kenya. Women in the Pacific islands were the most pervasively contaminated. This results from their reliance on eat...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 18, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Damian Carrington Environment editor Tags: Pollution Health Fishing Environment Mining Coal World news Society Source Type: news

What Is Hispanic Heritage Month?
Hispanic Heritage Month is an official celebration of American citizens whose ancestry can be traced back to Spain, Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean. When is Hispanic Heritage Month? The festival now lasts from September 15 to October 15 every year, but it first started out as just a week long celebration of in 1968. Twenty years later, in 1988 it expanded to dedicate a whole four weeks for the celebration of being Hispanic. The celebration starts in the middle of the month, as opposed to the end, because the 15th marks the independence days of five Latin America countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guate...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rachel Lewis Tags: Uncategorized hispanic heritage month onetime Smithsonian Source Type: news

UnitedHealth in talks to snap up Chilean health care company
UnitedHealth Group Inc. is in negotiations to acquire Chilean health care company Banm édica in a deal that could be worth more than $3 billion. In a statement, Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth confirmed it's in "non-binding exploratory" talks with Banmédica, which sells health insurance, operates hospitals and provides other services. Banmédica told regulators last week it may sell the company for $3.47 per share, or $2.8 billion. Including the assumption of debt, the deal's total value would likely… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 13, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

UnitedHealth in talks to snap up Chilean health care company
UnitedHealth Group Inc. is in negotiations to acquire Chilean health care company Banm édica in a deal that could be worth more than $3 billion. In a statement, Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth confirmed it's in "non-binding exploratory" talks with Banmédica, which sells health insurance, operates hospitals and provides other services. Banmédica told regulators last week it may sell the company for $3.47 per share, or $2.8 billion. Including the assumption of debt, the deal's total value would likely… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 13, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Health systems in low income countries - four new overviews
Four new Cochrane EPOC  overviews of reviews show reliable evidence on the effects of different ways of organising, financing, and governing health systems in low-income countries and identify important evidence gaps.Links to the new overviews in the Cochrane Library:Delivery arrangments |Financial arrangements |Governance arrangements |Implementation strategiesStrengthening health systems in low-income countries is key to achieving universal health coverage and achieving the health-related Sustainable Development Goals. Achieving these goals requires informed decisions about health systems. Systematic reviews on...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 13, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

UnitedHealth's Bid For Latin American Insurer Escalates Global Play
UnitedHealth Group appears to be living up to a promise to further expand outside the U.S. with news the nation ’s largest insurer is in talks to buy Chile-based Banmédica. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH Source Type: news

U.S.-based UnitedHealth proposes buying Chile's Banmedica
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean healthcare company Banmedica SA told local regulators late on Friday that it had signed a non-binding agreement to sell all its shares to U.S.-based UnitedHealth Group Inc. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Results of global fats and carbs study not very relevant for UK
Conclusion The results of the study have been presented in the media as if they overturn all current dietary guidelines. In the UK at least, that is completely misleading. The study results support the UK guidelines, having found that people who get around 50% of their calories from carbohydrates and 35% from fat, as recommended by Public Health England, were likely to live the longest. There are some limitations to the study, not least that observational studies cannot prove cause and effect. For example, the very low fat and high carbohydrate levels of diets found among some participants in the study might simply repres...
Source: NHS News Feed - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food/diet Source Type: news

Antares: astronomers capture best ever image of a star ’s surface and atmosphere
Pictures of red supergiant Antares, 550 light years from Earth, are the most detailed images even taken of a star other than the sunAstronomers have produced the most detailed ever images of a starother than the sun.The red supergiant, called Antares, is known as the heart of the Scorpius constellation because of its rosy hue, discernible to the naked eye, and location in the body of the astronomical beast. The new images, produced using theEuropean Southern Observatory ’s Very Large Telescope in Chile, are the most detailed yet of the surface and atmosphere of a star beyond our solar system.Continue reading... (Sour...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 23, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Astronomy Space The sun Science Source Type: news

Activists Hope Lifting Chile's Abortion Ban Sets Example Through Latin America Activists Hope Lifting Chile's Abortion Ban Sets Example Through Latin America
Latin American countries should follow Chile's example and overturn absolute bans on abortion that put women's lives at risk in a region with some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Chile court rules in favor of abortion in some cases
Chile's Constitutional Court is upholding a measure that would end the country's absolute ban on abortions (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

A Total Solar Eclipse Will Make History as It Sweeps Across America
Millions of Americans will turn their eyes skyward Monday as a total solar eclipse sails across the country from coast to coast for the first time, turning day into night in more than a dozen states. It’s the first total solar eclipse that will be seen in no other country but the U.S. since the nation’s birth in 1776. Dubbed “The Great American Eclipse,” it is also the first one visible from the contiguous U.S. since 1979. The rare phenomenon happens when the moon passes directly between the sun and the Earth and completely covers the entire face of the sun. All of North America will see the moon pa...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized eclipse onetime space space 2017 Source Type: news

'Unnecessary pain'
A Chilean woman campaigning for a change to Chile's total ban on abortions tells her story. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here ’s Where You Can See Every Total Solar Eclipse for the Next 50 Years
A total solar eclipse will obscure the sun in parts of 14 states across the U.S. on Aug. 21, a rare event that’s been called the “Great American Eclipse.” You can find a detailed map showing the path of the eclipse here. But if you live in a place that won’t see the total eclipse or even a partial eclipse, don’t worry: It won’t be the last time the U.S. — and the rest of the world — will get a chance to see the moon block the sun in the coming decades. The next total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. will take place in seven years, and even before then total eclipses will take ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized eclipse onetime space 2017 Source Type: news

'Most bizarre dinosaur ever found' is missing evolutionary link – study
Originally classified as a relative ofT rex,analysis showsChilesaurus belongs to a different dinosaurian group, with implications for the dinosaur family tree An unusual vegetarian dinosaur with the silhouette of a flesh-ripping velociraptor, whose fossilised remains were unearthed in southern Chile 13 years ago, is a missing link in dinosaur evolution, researchers have said.A revised assessment of thekangaroo-sizedChilesaurus diegosuarezi, reported in thejournal Biology Letters, bolsters a theory unveiled earlier this year thatthreatens to upend a long-standing classification of all dinosaurs.Continue reading... (Source: ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 16, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse Tags: Dinosaurs Palaeontology Science Evolution Fossils Biology Source Type: news

A Vicious Vegetarian Dinosaur?
TUESDAY, Aug. 15, 2017 -- A odd-looking vegetarian dinosaur named Chilesaurus could be the " missing link " between the plant eaters and meat eaters of its time, researchers report. The dinosaur, named after Chile, the country of its discovery, has... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 15, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Psychometric properties of the posttraumatic growth inventory-short form among Chilean adults - Garc ía FE, Wlodarczyk A.
This study evaluated the factorial structure, internal consistency, and construct validity of the Chilean version of the Posttraumatic Growth Inventory-Short Form. The participants were 1,817 Chilean adults who had experienced the 2010 earthquake in Chile ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Saliva 'may speed healing' but 'kissing it better' probably won't
Conclusion This complex study helps us understand the biological mechanisms behind wound healing in the mouth and the role of saliva in promoting wound healing. As well as keeping the mouth moist and reducing levels of harmful bacteria, saliva contains a protein that encourages the movement of cells in ways that help wounds to heal. It's possible this might lead to the development of new wound-healing treatments in future; however, this study didn't look at future uses – it simply helps us better understand how the body heals itself. Before any new treatment could be developed, further studies in cell lines and in an...
Source: NHS News Feed - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy/child Source Type: news

Chile research finds saliva speeds up healing process  
Ground-breaking research by Professor Vicente Torres, of the University of Chile has found that saliva aids the healing process. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chile Congress OKs bill to legalize abortion in some cases
Chilean lawmakers have passed a bill that would legalize abortion in limited circumstances and end the country's status as the last in South America with a blanket ban on the procedure (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Chile Congress OK's bill to legalize abortion in some cases
Chile's Congress has approved a bill that would legalize abortion in limited circumstances _ ending the country's status as the last in South America to ban all abortions (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Bioprinted veins reveal new drug diffusion details
(American Institute of Physics) A new advance, published this week in the journal Biomicrofluidics, now offers the ability to construct vascularized tissue and mimic in vivo drug administration in 3-D bioprinted liver tissue. A truly international collaboration, with researchers affiliated with Chile, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Korea and the US, developed this relatively simple liver model to offer a more accurate system for drug toxicity testing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 3, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

As Eclipse Watchers Look to the Sky, a New Age of Telescopes Is Dawning
It’s impossible to know how many amateur telescopes will be trained upward as the Great American Eclipse makes its stunning way across the continental U.S. on Aug. 21. That explosion of private skywatching telescopes will occur at a moment when the professional kind — conducted with massive ground-based observatories and their counterparts in space — is going through boom times of its own. Currently, there are more than three dozen orbiting telescopes at work, observing the cosmos in multiple wavelengths, including the visible, ultraviolet, x-ray and gamma ray. And there are many dozens more on Earth. Bot...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - August 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized atacama desert eclipse Hubble NASA space 2017 video Webb Source Type: news

Scientists Find Sunscreen Potential in Antarctic Plants Scientists Find Sunscreen Potential in Antarctic Plants
Scientists in Chile have discovered molecules in two species of Antarctic flowers that protect the plants from solar radiation and could potentially be used in products such as sunscreen for humans and protection for vulnerable crops.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Antarctic flowers could hold key to the perfect sunscreen
Scientists in Chile found molecules in two species of Antarctic flowers that protect the plants from solar radiation and could potentially be used in products such as sunscreen. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists find sunscreen potential in Antarctic plants
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Scientists in Chile have discovered molecules in two species of Antarctic flowers that protect the plants from solar radiation and could potentially be used in products such as sunscreen for humans and protection for vulnerable crops. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Recetas vegetarianas inspiradas en la India
Hazte socio de AARP – Beneficios, información y descuentos exclusivos. 1 cucharadita de semillas de cilantro en polvo; ½ cucharadita de chile rojo en polvo ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - July 27, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news