Author: Scielo

Do you know excess energy intake by western diet may lead to inflammation and even apoptosis?

Researchers concluded that Western diet causes endogenous oxidative DNA damage depending on excessive energy intake, activate PARP-1 and form molecules in the pathway, which lead to inflammation. In excess, it may result in apoptosis. Continued consumption of this diet may trigger the development of a variety of diseases, including cancer. Read More →

Study shows more accurate and cheaper technique for meteorological forecasts

The study briefly presents some basic concepts on the microwave radiometry and radiometer calibration research in remote sensing applications and shows why it is a more accurate and cheaper technique for meteorological forecasts. The results were published by the research team from the Brazilian National Center for Monitoring and Warnings of Natural Disasters in the Journal of Aerospace Technology and Management. Read More →

Transcultural clinic: migration and exile

Faced with the challenges posed by the current growing migratory flows, the study presents a report of a differentiated clinical care, according to a transcultural framework. Since uprooted families may have difficulties in dealing with suffering in a new land, a transcultural reading of the symptom is proposed, associating traditions, representations and cultural etiologies to a specific therapeutic technique. Read More →

Urban desegregation and social inclusion in Spain. The big challenge.

The article “Analysis of the desegregation and social inclusion policies in the Spanish context” published in the journal Revista de Administração Pública (Vol. 52, n. 1, 2018), aimed at the studying the extent to which new slum clearance policies foster favourable attitudes towards social inclusion of the displaced persons, who are mostly Roma in the case of Spain. Read More →