Roberto Rodrigues

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Improving the health of individuals and communities, and strengthening health systems, disease detection and prevention are crucial to development and poverty reduction. ICTs have the potential to impact almost every aspect of the health sector. In public health, information management and communication processes are pivotal, and are facilitated or limited(More)
The thesis of this review is that oxidative stress is the central factor in major depressive disorder (MDD) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The major elements involved are inflammatory cytokines, the hypothalamic–pituitary axis, the hypothalamic–pituitary gonadal, and arginine vasopressin systems, which induce glucocorticoid and “oxidopamatergic” cascades(More)
Alzheimer's disease (AD) exhibits a complex etiology that simultaneously manifests as a complex cellular, neurobiological, molecular, anatomic-physiological and clinical entity. Other significant psychiatric conditions, such as depression and schizophrenia, may also present with complex and concurrent clinical and/or molecular phenotypes. These(More)
  • Carlo Trojan, Netherlands Chairman, +19 authors Australia
  • 2011
Acknowledgements: IPC Chief Executive Charlotte Hebebrand provided project development and guidance. Kathryn Ritterspach of GMF provided additional project guidance and editing. Katharine Shaw of IPC provided the design and layout of the final paper. The views presented in this paper do not reflect the official positions of the German Marshall Fund of the(More)
This work presents a recommender system that analyzes textual messages sent during a communication session in a private Web chat, identifies the context of each message and recommends items from a Digital Library. Recommendations are directly made to users in the chat screen and are decided by a software system through a proactive paradigm, without any(More)
BACKGROUND The Intranet is a rapidly evolving technology in large hospitals. In this paper, we describe the first phase of an Intranet project in a multi-hospital system in New York City. OBJECTIVES (1) To encourage the use of the Intranet among physicians, nurses, managers, and other associates in a multi-hospital system; and (2) to build the Intranet in(More)
Purrfect Crime is an innovative installation-based game that sets out to explore the application of Animal Computer Interaction (ACI) to game design. The game is intended for play by a human and a domesticated cat. The design of the game pays close attention to inter-species gameplay and the need to capture the attention of the cat while maintaining its(More)
  • Leandro Augusto, Justen Marzulo, +5 authors Edil Severino
  • 2014
A Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, pela base sólida de minha formação. A Capes, pela bolsa de mestrado fornecida, que permitiu custear minhas despesas durante dois anos de mestrado. Abstract of Dissertation presented to COPPE/UFRJ as a partia1 fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science (M.Sc.) This research performs an(More)