The use of a 3D avatar

January 24, 2020 Food Engineering No Comments

Introduction: Literature surrounding body image, body composition and Body Mass Index (BMI) have shown that when participant use visual impressions, they can often lead to a false sense of weight status. Therefore, the main objectives of this investigation was to determine participants BMI and to …..

Pregnancy in a premature menopausal woman

Menopause, natural or premature, was long been considered to be incompatible with conception with the own eggs of the women affected. Here we describe a case of a 32-year-old woman with premature menopause, characterized by amenorrea, the absence of antral follicles in the ovaries, high …..

Survival in laparoscopic surgery

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Introduction: Laparoscopic surgery of the colon has been performed since the early nineties of the past century. Despite its advantages of less postoperative pain, faster recovery of intestinal and respiratory function among others, its acceptance has not been the same as with other laparoscopic procedures. …..

Propolis and geopropolis by stingless bees

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Propolis is a resinous product produced by honey bees (Apis mellifera) with plant exudates or buds, to which they aggregate beeswax. Most stingless bees (meliponines) produce propolis in ways similar to honey bees. Several meliponines include soil in their propolis, with the effect that the …..