29/06/2022 | Catarina Vilela - Mipmed
Intermittent fasting (IF) is currently one of the most popular health and fitness trends in the world, aiming to lose weight, improve your health, and simplify lifestyles.
Many studies show that it can have powerful effects on the body and brain and may even help you have greater longevity.
13/06/2022 | Catarina Vilela - Mipmed
The 10th of June is a national holiday in Portugal, commemorating the Day of Portugal, Camões, and the Portuguese Communities. We would like to mark this day by talking about emblematic Portuguese brands: Ach Brito/Confança, Benamor/Nally, Couto, Barral, Unii, Musa and Tradição Natural.
All these brands produce products in the field of beauty, with a more recent trend of environmental concern. All of them are of excellent quality!
03/06/2022 | Catarina Vilela - Mipmed
The emergence of several outbreaks of monkeypox in several countries outside Africa, where the disease is endemic, has resurrected in our memories the terrible disease human smallpox, which for centuries claimed lives! Europe has the highest number of monkeypox cases ever, and the World Health Organization (WHO) believes this number will grow. This situation could have an impact on the economy, public health and even ecology, as this virus can infect mammals!!
30/05/2022 | Catarina Vilela - Mipmed
Worldwide, there is unanimous consensus on the importance of breastfeeding. This is reflected in the World Health Organization's recommendation that mothers exclusively breastfeed for the first six months of the baby's life, continuing to breastfeed in addition to solid foods for at least the first two years. However, breastfeeding has other advantages in addition to its nutritional benefits; protects the baby against infections, regulates and strengthens the mother's and baby's physiological systems, and promotes bonding between the two.
25/05/2022 | Catarina Vilela - Mipmed
Cannabis sativa L. (cannabis) contains hundreds of chemicals in different classes, however, the cannabinoid class is found uniquely in this species. Popularly known as marijuana, cannabis is the most consumed illicit drug in the world, with Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC) being the main cannabinoid of toxicological interest, as it is responsible for most of the psychotomimetic effects caused and is associated with abusive use. of the plant. On the other hand, for some years, interest in scientific research with cannabis has been growing significantly, due to the important therapeutic effects that some cannabinoids have shown. Cannabidiol (CBD), for example, is a cannabinoid that, in addition to modulating the euphoric effects of Δ9-THC, has shown important pharmacological activities.
23/05/2022 | Catarina Vilela - Mipmed
There is no right or wrong way to hold your baby and breastfeed and every mother and baby will find their preferred position. What's important is that you both feel comfortable.1,2 Knowing a few different breastfeeding positions and techniques can be helpful, because life often requires us to be versatile, especially as your baby grows and starts to come out more.You may need to try a few breastfeeding positions before you can figure out which one is best for you and your baby.
27/04/2022 | Catarina Vilela - Mipmed
On this Mother's Day we remembered to honor a very special Portuguese mother who made a piece entitled “Mãe Coragem e os Her Children”. We are referring to dear actress Eunice Muñoz.
In this article we will therefore abort fantastic stories of mothers. And if mother is the one who takes care, the Wolf who breastfed the twins Rómulo and Remo, she was a mother!
26/04/2022 | Catarina Vilela - Mipmed
Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disease characterized by an increase in blood glucose (hyperglycemia). Considered by some as a pandemic of the 21st century, due to the complications and mortality associated, it is in fact a worldwide problem, making this pathology a huge challenge for health systems. Genetic predisposition, and the increase in the average life expectancy of the population, combined with the adoption of an unhealthy lifestyle, seem to be the factors that have been promoting the increase in its prevalence and incidence.
11/04/2022 | Catarina Vilela - Mipmed
Alongside the adorable bunnies, spring decorations, and copious amounts of chocolate, the celebration has evolved over the years with a whole host of customs new and old.
Be amazed by the little-known origins that underlie some of the Easter traditions!
31/03/2022 | Catarina Vilela - Mipmed
Did you know that the skin in the various regions of the body has a different pH? Why does it have a different pH? What is the importance of hygiene in the intimate area with products with an adequate pH? What is pH? Did you know that inside our hair there are different pH? Did you know that a baby is born with alkaline skin and later becomes acidic?