Women in STEM: dr. Ariana

Seventh interview with amazing women in STEM I met thanks to Instagram and Twitter. Today we host dr. Ariana, a medical doctor, mother of a 5-month-old boy. Hi regenmedica! First of all would you like to tell us something about you? Hi Martina, I’m Ariana Baptista, a medical doctor from Venezuela. I’m 32 years old.Continue reading “Women in STEM: dr. Ariana”

Mom's brain

Pregnant women often have a feeling of forgetfulness, it is the so-called “mom’s brain”, or “baby’s brain”. Is it just an expression or is there any scientific truth behind it? The brain of pregnant women has always been an interested topic for scientists. In 2017 Hoeckzema and collaborators published on Nature the definitive paper aboutContinue reading “Mom's brain”

Breastfeeding and mental health

Today I want to talk about a very delicate topic: breastfeeding. We all know that milk produced by women is the best nutritional choice for newborn. Just to give you an example, recently, on Nature Zeng and collaborators published a very interesting paper regarding maternal milk and enteric diseases. Babies in developing countries often sufferContinue reading “Breastfeeding and mental health”