XIV Annual Meeting - Iberoamerican Cochrane Network - Montevideo, Uruguay
Event: XIV Annual Meeting - Iberoamerican Cochrane NetworkLocation: Montevideo, UruguayDates: 20-22 May 2015Organised by: Fondo Nacional de Recursos.For more information, please contact the chairman Dr. Oscar Gianneo, or Cochrane_Uruguay@fnr.gub.uy Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Maroussia Tzanova Email address:  maroussia@cochrane.es (Source: The Cochrane Collaboration - Current news at The Cochrane Collaboration)
Source: The Cochrane Collaboration - Current news at The Cochrane Collaboration - February 16, 2015 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Nancy Owens Tags: Current news Cochrane contributors Conferences & Meetings Low and middle income countries Events Source Type: news

Giant Prehistoric Rodent Had Titanic Teeth, And They Weren't Just For Biting
When scientists discovered the fossilized skull of a huge prehistoric rodent six years ago in Uruguay, they could tell right away that the extinct buffalo-sized creature had freakishly large incisors. But a new analysis of the specimen of Josephoartigasia monesi -- believed to be the "the largest rodent ever to have lived" -- reveals that this ancient relative of the guinea pig used its gigantic teeth for more than delivering a powerful bite. “We concluded that Josephoartigasia must have used its incisors for activities other than biting, such as digging in the ground for food, or defending itself from predators," Dr....
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 5, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

How Constraints Make You Better: Why the Right Limitations Can Boost Performance
This article was originally published on JamesClear.com. Sources The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle. Wikipedia entry on Futsal. Thanks to many readers for suggesting that I read The Talent Code. I love getting reading suggestions from you and, as always, I appreciate you holding me to a high standard in my work. Thanks for reading! (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 4, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

It's Time to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood
Gay men face obstacles to donating blood in more than 50 countries, including Brazil. It's time to change that. About 50 countries preclude gay men from donating blood, regardless of their health at the time of donation and their sexual habits, according to a report published by El País. Even countries with advanced views on the issue of gay rights, such as Germany, France, the Netherlands and Denmark, among others, bar gays from donating blood. The United States and Israel are also on the list. On the other hand, Russia, a notoriously homophobic country with a law prohibiting "distribution of homosexual propaganda," d...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 8, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: Thirteen Countries Move Closer to Eradicating Hunger
[FAO]Rome -FAO honors achievements of Brazil, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Gabon, the Gambia, Iran, Kiribati, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, the Philippines and Uruguay (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 1, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news