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ENVEJECIMIENTO PRECOZ

Detienen el envejecimiento humano por primera vez

Científicos han logrado rejuvenecer células envejecidas por progeria, la enfermedad del envejecimiento precoz

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Madrid (EFE). Científicos de EE.UU. y España, dirigidos por Juan Carlos Izpisúa, han desarrollado un modelo celular para el estudio en el laboratorio del envejecimiento humano, tras rejuvenecer el núcleo de las células de enfermos de progeria, un síndrome muy raro de envejecimiento precoz cuyo promedio máximo de vida es de 15 años. (mais…)

EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SECURITY

Education Department Bureaucracy Keeps Disabled Borrowers

in Debt

Scott Creighton of Tampa, Fla., is having his Social Security disability checks garnisheed by the Education Department to pay down his debt on student loans. Seriously disabled borrowers are entitled to get federal student loans forgiven, but the program for deciding whether they qualify is opaque, dysfunctional and redundant. (Brian Blanco/ProPublica)

By Sasha Chavkin, Cezary Podkul, Jeannette Neumann, and Ben Protess

This article is a collaboration among ProPublica and the Center for Public Integrity, which are independent nonprofit investigative newsrooms; and the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism, at Columbia University.

It was co-published with the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Tina Brooks can’t sit or stand for more than half an hour before the pain in her lower back becomes intolerable. She suffers severe headaches and memory loss, and she has lost most of the vision in her left eye. Five doctors and a judge from the Social Security Administration have all determined that she is fully disabled and unable to work. (mais…)

PROPOSTAS GENÉRICAS FAZEM O DIA-DIA DOS CANDIDATOS

Dilma reclama da falta de verba para saúde, mas descarta volta da CPMF

Do Jornal Indústria & Comércio

A candidata do PT à Presidência, Dilma Rousseff, afirmou ontem, que o próximo ocupante do Palácio do Planalto terá de fazer “o possível e o impossível” para transferir recursos à saúde no Brasil. (mais…)

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