In this number, the Health and Society section starts with an original paper focusing the promotion of comfort as a central aspect of breast cancer management involving mastectomy. [+] here


Health and Society

Promotion of comfort within the families of women submitted of mastectomy

Ana Cristina F. Terceiro, Sónia I.C. Costa Matias, MªJoão Fernandes [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.2.114


Intestinal Parasites and Nutritional Status in Children under 14 years of age at the Paediatric Hospital David Bernardino in Luanda, Angola

Marcelina Barros, Sandra Epesse, Joaquim Van Dunen, Maria do Céu Costa, Silvana Belo [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.2.115


Biomedical Sciences

The use of a food supplement is associated with changes in total cholesterol levels in adult women

Nelson Rodrigues Tavares [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.2.116


Study of the effect of epidermal overhydration by occlusion, on the skin biomechanical behaviour assessed in vivo with the systems Cutometer®, Reviscometer® and CutiScan®

Catarina Rosado, Raquel Barbosa, Raquel Fernando, Filipa Antunes, L Monteiro Rodrigues [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.2.117


Comparing passive leg raising and suprasystolic ankle occlusion responses to quantify age-related microcirculatory status

Henrique Silva, Hugo Ferreira, Julia Bujan and L Monteiro Rodrigues [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.2.118


Biopharmaceutical Sciences

Plectranthus madagascariensis phytosomes

Diogo Matias, Luís Roque, Maria de Fátima Simões, Ana Diaz-Lanza, Patrícia Rijo and Catarina P. Reis [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.2.119


Hair care formulations containing argan oil: development, stability and texture profile

Stefânia Duz Delsin, Patricia M.B.G. Maia Campos [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.2.120


Assessing the impact of the regular use (4 weeks) of an alcohol-based hand sanitizer on TEWL and epidermal hydration

Henrique Silva, Liliana Tavares, Rita Faria, Stefânia Delsin, and L Monteiro Rodrigues [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.2.121


A novel topical association with zinc oxide, chamomile and aloe vera extracts - stability and safety studies

Catarina Reis, Ana F. Antunes, Patrícia Rijo, Marina Baptista, Joana P Mota, Luís Monteiro Rodrigues [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.2.122



CBIOS Science Sessions - Part II 2015 [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.2.123

XXXI LIAC Meeting on Vascular Research - Proceedings [+] here - DOI: 10.19277/bbr.12.2.124