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News on the International Healthy Aging Summit 2021



News on the International Healthy Aging Summit 2021

Joaquim Chaves Saúde will take part in the International Healthy Aging Summit 2021, a world reference event in which topics such as an ageing population’s current challenges to the health systems and society as a whole.

With more than 60 years’ experience in the laboratory field, Joaquim Chaves Saúde Group provides research, innovation, differentiation and cutting-edge technology, which makes it possible to adapt treatments so as to ensure a healthy ageing process.

The experience in Functional Medicine

With regards to Functional Medicine, the laboratory area of Joaquim Chaves Saúde Group uses differentiating technology, including enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA), inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP/MS) and next generation sequencing (NGS). Among the evaluated parameters are the cardiovascular function, bone ageing and genetics. 

Additionally, the Group provides a Physiology and Metabolic Optimization Appointment, in which the patients may obtain guidance on how to improve their health conditions, based on a metabolic and nutritional check-up, as well as on a laboratory analysis and the patients profiles.

This service aims at “improving the body composition and rebalancing biomarkers — blood and urine analysis — through the optimization of health pillars: sleep, food, physical activity and stress management,” says Teresa Manafaia, in charge of the Physiology and Metabolic Optimization Appointment. “It works in complement with other medical specialties and non-conventional ones, such as Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Endocrinology, Physiotherapy, Osteopathy,” she adds.

Joaquim Chaves Group has multidisciplinary teams, in the clinical and laboratory areas, providing the best existing solutions to ensure a healthy ageing process.

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