Ana holds her PhD in Biochemistry from the Faculty of Science and Technology from Lisbon (UNL). She has worked in the T-cell differentiation and Tumor targeting Lab at Instituto de Medicina Molecular, headed by Prof. Bruno Silva-Santos, and has served as a scientific reviewer for the peer-reviewed journal Infection & Immunity.
A new study reveals that gut bacteria and their associated viruses can affect resting metabolic rates — and that drug-induced unhealthy changes in that bacteria can lead to weight gain by lowering resting metabolic ... Read more
A new study evaluated the impact of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and laparascopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) on bone health in type 2 diabetes patients. The study, “Effects of Gastric Bypass and ... Read more
A new study entitled “Weight Loss and Health Status 3 Years after Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents,” recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine and presented at the Obesity Society’s Annual ... Read more
A new study suggested that any exercise is beneficial for losing weight and decreasing abdominal fat in sedentary obese individuals. The study entitled “Effects of Exercise Amount and Intensity on ... Read more
In a recent study entitled “Treating obesity seriously: when recommendations for lifestyle change confront biological adaptations,” researchers claimed that obesity is a chronic complex disease with a series of biological causes ... Read more
A new study on obesity and coronary artery disease entitled “Differential association between obesity and coronary artery disease according to the presence of diabetes in a Korean population” was published ... Read more