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terça, 01 agosto 2017 07:35

Devolver o SNS aos portugueses

O caminho é difícil, mas a reconstrução do Serviço Nacional de Saúde é um imperativo ético e social.
Associação de produtores defende que o Governo deve reformular imposto e criar novo escalão “isento para bebidas com baixo teor energético”.
Na capacitação dos cuidadores já se está a avançar, mas as medidas de âmbito fiscal e laboral "carecem de discussão em sede de Concertação Social".
Documento final divulgado pelo Ministério da Saúde não inclui referência ao incentivo fiscal que estava nas versões preliminares. Mas a estratégia de estimular consumos saudáveis mantém-se.
In a new study examining the relationship between mental health and burn injury, researchers note that burn injuries may be preventable through increased access to high-quality mental health care.
A research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute has been awarded a $452,000 National Institutes of Health grant to bioengineer a patch to help cardiac muscle beat more strongly and efficiently after a heart attack.
A new review is the first to directly examine the role of various stem cells in the healing of wounded cornea, the outermost part of the eye. In contrast with most other reviews, it covers all major corneal cell types in a comprehensive way, showing similarities and differences in the healing process and the usage of stem cells for therapy.
Cells in the body or in cultures eventually stop replicating. This phenomenon is called "senescence" and is triggered by shortening of telomeres, oxidative stress or genetic damage to the cells, either acute or simply due to the cell growing "old".