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Cost of obesity is equivalent to the wars

Obesity has a weight of US$ 2 trillion for the global economy (or 2.8% of global GDP), who still struggle to recover from the financial crisis of 2008. The cost of this pest represents virtually the same of smoking or…
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Irregular use of pesticides in foods

Victor Martins/Esp. CB/D.A Press - 6/3/08 Zucchini is the food that most presented irregularities Survey released by the National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa)  made with a food group (see chart) shows that 25% of them contain irregularities concerning the use…
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Nethis/Fiocruz wins grant for scientific events

The Center of Studies on Bioethics and Diplomacy in Health (Nethis/Fiocruz) was awarded with 20 thousand reals by public notice to support scientific events in 2015, by the the Health Secretariat of science, technology and strategic inputs from the Ministry…
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Study shows that exposure to pesticides can cause reproductive disorders

A study prepared by the PhD student in Public Health and Environment of the National School of Public Health (Ensp/Fiocruz), Cleber Cremonese, noted that a large number of pesticides has ability to deregulation of the human endocrine system, which alters…
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NETHIS realiza 1ª Reunião do Comitê Consultivo da BVS de Bioética e Diplomacia em Saúde

Durante o encontro foram realizadas apresentações sobre a Biblioteca Virtual em Saúde da Fiocruz (BVS Fiocruz) e sobre a BVS BIREME Foto: Cecília Lopes Os onze representantes de instituições que compõem o Comitê Consultivo da Biblioteca…
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