Patrícia holds her PhD in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases from the Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, The Netherlands. She has studied Applied Biology at Universidade do Minho and was a postdoctoral research fellow at Instituto de Medicina Molecular in Lisbon, Portugal. Her work has been focused on molecular genetic traits of infectious agents such as viruses and parasites.
Researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) recently reported that arsenic exposure during embryonic development is linked to an early puberty and adult obesity in mice. ... Read more
A new study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology revealed that aspirin may reduce the risk of cancer development in obese patients. The study was developed by an international research ... Read more
A recent review conducted by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Technology Committee evaluated therapeutic endoscopic technologies for obesity treatment, including the ORBERA Intragastric Balloon from Apollo Endosurgery in ... Read more
A study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology revealed that bariatric surgery for weight loss can significantly reduce the risk of asthma exacerbations in asthmatic obese ... Read more
Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital recently reported a link between cortisol levels and different weight ranges in women. The study was published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology ... Read more