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Relay for life event will be celebrated at the Central American Stadium track

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(Mayagüez, Puerto Rico) - The American Society against Cancer of Puerto rico announced that the event Relay for Life of Mayaguez, will be held in the Centro American Stadium José Antonio Figueroa Freyre, on Saturday, April 29 starting at 2:00 pm.

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Dean from UPR-School of Medicine named as adviser for the Susan G. Komen organization

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The Susan G. Komen organization designated Dr. Bárbara Segarra Vázquez, Dean from the School of Health Professional at the UPR-School of Medicine, as a research advisor. In her new role, Dr. Segarra will work on the development of educational, research and public health initiatives at a global level.

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Conference on discoveries in the search for extraterrestrial life

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The Polytechnic university and the Caribbean Astronomy Society will host a conference to discuss solar eclipses and discoveries that have implication on the search for extraterrestrial life. The event will take place on Thursday, April 20 at 6:00 pm at the Polytechnic University. 

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Arecibo observatory captures images of giant asteroid

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Using the radio-telescope with the most powerful transmission capacity on the planet, astronomers at the Arecibo Observatory, captured radar images of the 2014 JO25 asteroid. Studies performed at the Arecibo Observatory revealed that this asteroid, considered potentially dangerous due to its size and occasional proximity to earth, is two times the previously estimated size. 

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Arecibo Observatory affiliated to Smithsonian

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As part of the 20th anniversary celebration, the Science and Visitor Center at the Arecibo Observatory will host a ceremony to announce their new status as a museum affiliated to the Smithsonian. The event will take place on Thursday, April 20 at 10:00 am in the Science and Visitor Center Auditorium.

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Research team at the UPR-School of Medicine discovers how the brain responds to frustration

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San Juan - It has happened to us more than once that we find ourselves in a hurry and the elevator we are waiting for takes too long to arrive. Immediately, we proceed to press the up or down key repeatedly, until we give up and decide to take the stairs. From a research perspective, the explanation for this fenomena of frustation was unknown until today. Guided by Drs. Fabricio Do Monte and Gregory Quirk, a team of neuroscientists in the School of Medicine at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR-RCM), discovered how the brain reacts to a frustrating event.

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AIPR offers technology forum

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The Industrial Association of Puerto Rico (AIPR) will celebrate the first conference about emerging technologies the title: “Emerging Technology Conference: The Future of Manufacturing & Services”. The conference will take place this Thursday at their headquarters in Guaynabo, PR.  

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The Pathways to Innovation program receives two awards

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The Pathways to Innovation program from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, received the awards of Curriculum Innovation and Student Commitment awarded by the Venture Well Open 2017 conference celebrated in Washington, D.C.

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Do you know how your thyroid works?

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The thyroid is a gland localized to the front part of your neck, under the "Adam's apple". Its function it to produce hormones that communicate to organs in our body affecting our breathing, cardiac rhythm, weight, an energy levels. If the thyroid is not working properly, neither can we. 

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Is it a panic attack or generalized anxiety?

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We have all experienced anxiety. In some instances, anxiety is temporary and is manifested due to a specific event. However, if anxiety affects your daily activities and you feel that you can't control it, it could be more than a simple preoccupation. Generalized anxiety is characterized by exaggerated worrying and can have symptoms such as tremors, inability to relax, difficulty to concentrate, excessive sweating, fatigue, difficulty to sleep, amongst others. 

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