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7 Dec

Reconstituted families and adolescents in conflict with their parents’ new partners

Adolescence is the stage of maturation between childhood and adulthood. It begins in puberty, around fourteen years in men and twelve years in women. According to the American psychologist G. Stanley Hall, adolescence is a period of emotional stress generated by the series of important physical and psychological changes that take place in accelerated form […]

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5 Dec

Montevideo is thrilled once again with the tragic history of Madama Butterfly

There are works that at the time of being released, far from obtaining the triumph that its author expected, are received with coldness by the public and are outlined as a resounding failure, but that with the passage of time the waters take their course and what one day it began badly ends up becoming […]

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4 Dec

Study indicates that automotive and railway noise may increase the risk of obesity, study indicates

Living in a city has, of course, advantages and disadvantages, pleasurable and unpleasant effects, and it is a fact that one of the most unpleasant consequences of life in a big city is the constant noise, especially the bustle that produces automotive traffic , one of the main causes of urban stress. To this we […]

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3 Dec

Loneliness, criticism and lack of comprehension for the obese patient aggravate their overweight

Given the diagnosis of an illness of significant seriousness, such as cancer or a heart disease, usually the reaction of those around the affected person is of solidarity, support and protection, all go out of their way to help the patient cope with their sickness and feeling loved and understood. However, when the diagnosis is […]

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2 Dec

“Todos al escenario” cycle is completed with a “Todo Johannes Brahms” chamber concert in Salta, Argentina

The Department of Chamber Music, organism that supports the Symphony Orchestra of the Province of Salta, Argentina, in a new edition of the cycle “Todos al escenario” (“Everyone on stage”), invited the audience to a new meeting called “All Johannes Brahms”, which took place several weeks ago at the Provincial Theater of Salta, with totally […]

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1 Dec

The National School of Music of Honduras celebrated its 65th anniversary with a concert of classical music

Sixty-five years, six decades and a half, a lifetime, a long and very productive, fulfilled the National School of Music of Honduras, pioneer and alma mater of musical art in the Central American country, in which Bachelor of Music is taught, Music Education, basic cycle and is, moreover, an open school, with free courses for […]

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29 Nov

The Autonomous University of Coahuila celebrated one hundred years of El Trittico de Puccini and 61 of its foundation

A fortunate coincidence of events took place during this month of November at the Autonomous University of Coahuila, Mexico: the 61st anniversary of its creation and its first Festival of Arts, and to celebrate what better to present, in a single night, the works Suor Angelica, Gianni Schicchi and Il Tabarro, the trilogy of operas […]

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28 Nov

Lights, colors and 3D effects gave the Cascanueces new magic at the Chacao Cultural Center in Caracas

As every year, The Nutcracker takes the stage again to take children to a world of magic and fantasy, a trip that is already part of the Christmas tradition in many countries. The Nutcracker is a famous fairy tale-classical ballet, the work of the Russian composer Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, based on a story inspired by […]

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26 Nov

Obesity, possible cause of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, even in non-smokers

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a pulmonary disease characterized by airway obstruction, usually progressive and irreversible, and its main symptom is a reduction in respiratory capacity with wheezing or chronic cough, which progresses slowly. It causes significant deterioration in the quality of life of the patient, since it can produce complications of significant severity, […]

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23 Nov

Obesity would produce anomalies in the stem cells that adipose tissue generates

Until recently it was thought that obesity was simply the result of an imbalance between the consumption and the expenditure of calories, that is eating a lot and exercising little. However, new studies have shown that other causes influence the problem, one of which is the epigenetic component, that is, the interaction between environmental and […]

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