In this number, the Health and Society section contains two original papers concerning nursing research. This first paper explores the profession functional content through a middle-range theory, a qualitative strategy of inductive thinking, developed in the context of primary health care. [+] here


Health and Society

Grounded theory: building a middle-range theory in nursing

Maria João Fernandes [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.1.100


Difficulties of bachelor of nursing students in clinical practice - teacher's perspectives

João Longo [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.1.101


Potential herb-drug interactions found in a community pharmacy patients

C. Batista, C. Pinho, M. Castel-Branco, M. Caramona and I. Figueiredo [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.1.102


Biomedical Sciences

Cutiscan® - A new system of biomechanical evaluation of the skin in vivo - comparative study of use depending on the anatomical site

Catarina Rosado, Filipa Antunes, Raquel Barbosa, Raquel Fernando and L. Monteiro Rodrigues [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.1.103


In vitro antioxidant properties of the diterpenes Parvifloron D and 7a-acetoxy-6ß- hydroxyroyleanone

Sara Rosa, V. Correia I. Ribeiro, P. Rijo, F. Simões, N. Saraiva and A. Fernandes [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.1.104


Assessing the in vivo impact of a gel sanitizer on the epidermal "barrier" dynamics

Henrique Silva, Sara Aguiar Silva, Hugo Ferreira and L. Monteiro Rodrigues [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.1.105


Characterization of aging hair and its influence in quality of life

Marcella A. L. Gabarra, Gabriela Favaretto, Ana Paula M. Martini and Patrícia M. B. G. Maia Campos [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.1.106


Biopharmaceutical Sciences

Development of cosmetic formulations containing glucan polymer of Cassava (Manihot esculenta): stability and sensory analysis

Luisa M. Manço, Daiane G. Mercurio, Maísa O. Melo and Patrícia M. B. G. Maia Campos [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.1.107


Influence of Brazilian vegetable oils on mechanical resistence of hair fiber 

Maria Valéria Velasco, Tatiana Santana Balogh, Erica Junko Waki Kagiyama, Michelli Ferrera Dario, Robson Miranda Gama, Valcinir Bedin and André Rolim Baby [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.1.108


Photostabilization of sunscreens by incorporation of tea as the external phase

Margarida Pereira, Nicole Pereira, Catarina Rosado, Camila Areias de Oliveira, Daniela D´Almeida Peres, Maria Eduarda Araújo, Maria Valéria Robles Velasco, André Rolim Baby, Joana Portugal Mota and Tânia Santos Almeida [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.1.109


The utility of in vitro trials that use Caco-2 cell systems as a replacement for animal intestinal permeability and human bioequivalence measurements in drug development

Margarida Estudante, Cristina de Mello-Sampayo, Selma Sahin, José Morais and Leslie Z. Benet [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.1.110


Antimicrobial screening of Plectranthus madagascariensis and P. neochilus extracts

Margarida Pereira, Diogo Matias, Filipe Pereira, Catarina P. Reis, M. Fátima Simões and Patrícia Rijo [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.1.111



CBIOS Science Sessions - Part I 2015 [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.1.112

V Congress of the Portuguese Society of Cosmetological Sciences - Proceedings [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.1.113