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Alfie Evans parents to appeal against Italy travel ban ruling
The toddler's parents will appeal against an order stopping them from taking him to Rome for treatment. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alfie Evans parents cannot take sick toddler to Italy
A judge says his ruling "represents the final chapter in the case of this extraordinary little boy". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK judge rejects bid to take sick toddler Alfie Evans abroad
A British judge is hearing a new appeal from the parents of a terminally ill British toddler who want to take him to Italy for treatment _ a course of action British courts say would be futile and wrong. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UK judge holds new hearing over sick toddler Alfie Evans
A British judge is hearing a new appeal from the parents of a terminally ill British toddler who want to take him to Italy for treatment _ something British courts have ruled is not in the child's interest (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Italian Court Ruling Sends Worrying Signal to Humanitarian Operations in Mediterranean
Press releaseItalian Court Ruling Sends Worrying Signal to Humanitarian Operations in MediterraneanApril 24, 2018APRIL 24, 2018 —An Italian court rejected an appeal today by the German humanitarian organization Jugend Rettet to release its search and rescue ship Iuventa, which was seized and impounded by Italian authorities in August 2017.Karline Kleijer, emergency program manager for Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF), gave the following statement: (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jess Brown Source Type: news

The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli review – a worthy heir to Stephen Hawking
Is time real or simply a useful measurement of change? The author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics takes us to the limits of our understanding with clarity and styleIn Hitler ’s Germany, a handful of physicists bristled at the mere mention of quantum theory. The troubling uncertainties of Einsteinian relativity and other physical exotica were viewed as “Jewish science” inimical to German nationhood and the Newtonian mechanics of Deutsche Physik. “German physics” (sometimes called “Aryan physics”) failed to make inroads in 1930s Germany because its champions were so plainly de...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Thomson Tags: Science and nature Books Culture Albert Einstein Stephen Hawking Space Physics Source Type: news

Alfie Evans granted Italian citizenship in life support legal row
The Italian foreign office says it hopes the terminally ill toddler "can get immediate transfer to Italy". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insanity and social dangerousness: philosophical reflections on Italian law - Ugolini B.
According to Italian law 81/2014, social dangerousness derived only from individual personal characteristics, including mental health conditions. As a result, dangerousness is not perceived as related to a specific context, but on the contrary mainly cause... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Cannabis Flowers Are Legal in Italy. You Just Can ’ t Eat or Smoke Them.
The new cannabis product has created a booming but unregulated economy in Italy. Is it a bubble waiting to be burst? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ELISABETTA POVOLEDO Tags: Marijuana Hemp Medical Marijuana Law and Legislation Italy Agriculture and Farming Politics and Government Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Source Type: news

Adults with heart disease can stay out of hospital if they walk faster
The three-year study, from the University of Ferrara in Italy, involved 1,978 people with high blood pressure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 medtech stories we missed this week: April 20, 2018
[Image from unsplash.com]From CHF Solutions’ new Italian distribution deal to Masimo’s CE Mark approval, here are five medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. CHF Solutions signs Italian distribution deal CHF Solutions announced in an April 17 press release that it has signed a new distribution agreement with TRX Italy to distribute its Aquadex FlexFlow System in Italy. The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The agreement helps CHF Solutions further expand its market into European markets. 2. Varian touts expanded Halcyon 2.0 features Varian ha...
Source: Mass Device - April 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Diagnostics Hospital Care Imaging Implants Surgical CHF Solutions Inc. CoreLink Konica Minolta Masimo MedTech Varian Medical Systems Source Type: news

Chinese investor group acquires Esaote
Esaote yesterday announced it was acquired by a consortium of Chinese investors composed of several major companies in the medical field and investment funds. Genoa, Italy-based Esaote produces medical devices with a focus on ultrasound, dedicated magnetic resonance imaging and diagnostic management software. The acquiring consortium includes Chinese medical equipment maker Wandong, private equity fund Yufeng Capital, Chinese free trade zone fund Shanghai FTZ Fund, investment group Tianyi, Chinese home medical equipment maker holding company Yuyue and OEM manufacturer Kangda. Esaote said that with the acquisition, it will ...
Source: Mass Device - April 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Mergers & Acquisitions Esaote Source Type: news

UK Supreme Court declines appeal from parents of ill toddler
Britain's Supreme Court has declined to hear appeal by parents who want to take terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Heart patients who walk faster than others are admitted to hospital less
Faster walking patients with heart disease are admitted to hospital less often than slower ones, according to Italian researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 20, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Could antipsychotic drugs affect thyroid function?
Findings of an Italian study, presented at the Schizophrenia International Research Society 2018 biennial meeting, suggest that patients being treated with antipsychotics for mental health disorders are also more likely to have hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 20, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Assessment of social vulnerability to floods in the floodplain of northern Italy - Roder G, Sofia G, Wu Z, Tarolli P.
Practices for reducing the impacts of floods are becoming more and more advanced, centered on communities and reaching out to vulnerable populations. Vulnerable individuals are characterized by social and economic attributes and by societal dynamics rooted... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Yale Alumni Push Back Against Asbestos Tycoon Stephan Schmidheiny
Yale University alumni are pushing again to revoke the honorary degree given to Swiss billionaire Stephan Ernst Schmidheiny, whose asbestos-filled factories in Italy were responsible for the deaths of more than 2,000 people. Schmidheiny, 70, was sentenced to 16 years in prison and fined $15 billion in 2012 by an Italian court that found him negligent in protecting employees and nearby residents from deadly asbestos-related diseases such as mesothelioma. Schmidheiny received his honorary degree from Yale in 1996. In 2014, the university dismissed efforts by the Italy-based Asbestos Victims and Relatives Association and seve...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - April 19, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Source Type: news

Italian robotic surgery dev Medical Microinstruments raises $25m
Italian robotic surgery dev Medical Microinstruments said today it raised approximately $24.5 million (EU €20 million) to support the development of its robotic microsurgery platform. The financing round was led by Andera Partners and joined by Panakes Partners, Fountain Healthcare, Sambatech and industry veterans Gus Castello, formerly of Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG), and John Engels, AxoGen (NSDQ:AXGN) founder. As part of the funding, Andera Partners’ Olivier Litzka, Panakes’ Alessio Beverina, Fountain’s Justin Lynch, Gus Castello, John Engels and former Esaote CEO F...
Source: Mass Device - April 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Robotics Surgical medicalmicroinstruments Source Type: news

Pope adds voice to fight over terminally ill toddler
British courts have ruled 23-month-old Alfie Evans should be taken off life support, but his parents want him flown to Italy (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical Microinstruments S.p.A. Announces €20M in Series A Funding to Advance Its Robotic Platform for Microsurgery
CALCI, Italy, April 18, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Medical Microinstruments S.p.A. (MMI), an Italian company dedicated to improve clinical outcomes for patients undergoing microsurgery, today announces the completion of a €20M (appr... Devices, Surgery, Venture Capital Medical Microinstruments, robotic surgery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Water dynamics indicate tumor status
(Wiley) How aggressive is a tumor? To measure the tumor status without taking tissue samples, Italian researchers have developed a method based on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of whole body parts. The technique measures proton nuclear resonance dispersion profiles at low magnetic fields, which reveals the water exchange rate of the tumor cells. Thus, tumor development can be monitored rapidly and noninvasively, say the authors of the study published in the journal Angewandte Chemie. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Role of intravascular ultrasound imaging in detection of acute aortic syndrome
(Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications) Misdiagnosed Aortic Intramural Hematoma and the Role of Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging in Detection of Acute Aortic SyndromeIn the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications, Niya Mileva, Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria and other researchers from Poland and Italy present a case study of misdiagnosed aortic intramural hematoma and the role of intravascular ultrasound imaging in detection of acute aortic syndrome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Xcision Announces Leading Italian Hospital to Acquire GammaPod(TM) Stereotactic Radiotherapy System for Breast Cancer
COLUMBIA, Md., April 17, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Xcision Medical Systems, LLC today announced that Azienda Universitaria Integrata di Udine (ASUIUD) in Italy will acquire the GammaPod™ Stereotactic Radiotherapy System, a new trea... Devices, Oncology Xcision Medical Systems, GammaPod, Stereotactic Radiotherapy System (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

From Trauma to Recovery: Addressing Emergency Care in Afghanistan
After fighting broke out in the rural district of Chark-Logar, Salim and his family were forced to flee their home. During the firefight, his brother was killed and Salim was shot in the stomach. It took Salim two hours until he reached a first aid post. In the process, he became separated from his wife and children. Two days later he was transferred to a hospital run by Emergency, an Italian NGO specialized in trauma care. Salim's story is not unusual in today's Afghanistan, which is in the midst of one of the longest protracted complex emergencies in the world. It faces prolonged conflict, frequent natural disasters and ...
Source: WHO Feature Stories - April 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: emergencies [subject], emergency preparedness, crises, emergency preparedness, Afghanistan [country], Eastern Mediterranean Region [region], Feature [doctype] Source Type: news

Gains from online lifestyle intervention similar to group program ’s for liver disease patients
In a cohort of patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), an online lifestyle modification-focused intervention was similarly effective to a group-based program in achieving weight loss and liver enzyme normalization, according to data from an Italian study recently presented at The International Liver Congress in Paris. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 16, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Pleurectomy and Decortication the ‘ Way to Go ’ for Mesothelioma
Dr. Pietro Bertoglio and his colleagues at the University Hospital of Pisa stopped performing the aggressive extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) surgery for mesothelioma more than a decade ago. They believe it’s long overdue for everyone else to do the same and instead use the less-debilitating pleurectomy/decortication (P/D) procedure. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery recently published the University Hospital of Pisa’s 10-year experience using P/D and hyperthermic intrathoracic chemotherapy (HITHOC). Two editorial commentaries from thoracic surgeons in the U.S. accompanied the study from Italy,...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - April 16, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Source Type: news

Social interventions to prevent heat-related mortality in the older adult in Rome, Italy: a quasi-experimental study - Liotta G, Inzerilli MC, Palombi L, Madaro O, Orlando S, Scarcella P, Betti D, Marazzi MC.
This study focuses on the impact of a program aimed at reducing heat-related mortality among older adults residing in central Rome by counteracting social isolation. The mortality of citizens over the age of 75 living in three Urban Areas (UAs) located in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Drug importation into Italy by body packing: an analysis of the UNODC Individual Drug Seizures Database - Cappelletti S, Iaria A, Lombardo F, Vallone G, Vitale P, Ciallella C.
Internal concealment and transportation of illegal substances by body packing is a major business with very high profits, attracting criminals all over the world. As body packers are rarely arrested, it is difficult to quantify their proportion in the gene... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Surviving climate change, then and now
(University of Montreal) An archeological dig in Italy reveals that prehistoric humans made it through a major natural disaster by cooperating with each other -- and that's a lesson for our future. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lifesaving jab denied to millions of boys in Britain could slash the risk of prostate cancer
New research by scientists in Italy shows that having the human papilloma virus (HPV), which the jab targets, increases a man's chances of a prostate tumour by nearly 40 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rome wasn ’t built in a day but these days it feels as if it may collapse in one | Tobias Jones
Blame the rain, the government or just geology, but extreme weather events are on the rise in ItalySo far this year, Rome has suffered an astonishing44 sinkholes. Every two or three days, a new crater appears in the Italian capital ’s asphalt. They’re normally the size of a small room, a few metres wide and a few metres deep. In February, though, six cars were sucked down into the bowels of the earth when 50 metres of via Livio Andronico fell away, causing entire buildings to be evacuated.It ’s not a new phenomenon: there have been an average of 90 sinkholes a year in Rome since 2010. In 2013, there were ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Tobias Jones Tags: Italy Natural disasters and extreme weather Italy earthquake Europe World news Geology Science Meteorology UK news Source Type: news

Migration and Health Webinar Five: Health Care of Pregnant Migrant and Refugee Women and Newborn Children
World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. 04/10/2018 This one-hour, 29-minute webinar focuses on the promotion of maternal and newborn healthcare in the context of growing migration flows and the increasing proportion of women among migrant and refugee populations. It discusses discrepancies between migrant and native-born populations; and the specific health challenges faced by pregnant migrant and refugee women, their increased vulnerabilities, and the barriers they face to achieving reproductive health. The webinar series is a collaborative effort under the Migration and Health Knowledge Management (MiHKMa)...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Sustained virological response to oral hepatitis C virus treatment associated with reduced mortality in an Italian cohort
(European Association for the Study of the Liver) A large-scale, real-world data on the course of liver disease after clearance of HCV with direct-acting antiviral agents show reduced risk of death at all stages of disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Migration and Health Webinar Four: Management and Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases Among Refugees and Migrants
World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. 02/14/2018 This 90-minute webinar focuses on the reduction in morbidity and premature mortality from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular and chronic respiratory diseases, in the refugee and migrant population. It discusses what the latest research says on prevalence and risk of NCDs, and what factors exacerbate or lead to the development of NCDs among refugees and migrants in a host country. The webinar series is a collaborative effort under the Migration and Health Knowledge Management (MiHKMa) project, funded by the European ...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Migration and Health Webinar Three: Public Health Aspects of Mental Health Among Refugees and Migrants
World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. 10/16/2017 This one-hour, 32-minute webinar, aimed at healthcare professionals and service providers, researchers, and policy makers, explores the principles of good practice on mental health of refugees and migrants, promoting social integration, and overcoming barriers to accessing and utilizing care. It discusses unanswered questions and misconceptions about the mental health of refugees and migrants. The webinar series is a collaborative effort under the Migration and Health Knowledge Management (MiHKMa) project, funded by the European Commission; the Ministry of H...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Migration and Health Webinar Two: Mental Health of Refugees and Migrants: Myths and Realities
World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. 09/05/2017 This one-hour, 29-minute webinar explores the myths surrounding the mental health of people on the move, showcases successful interventions and responses, and critically examines current policy options for addressing this area. It seeks to embolden audiences to take an active approach to improving the mental health and well-being of migrants and refugees. The webinar series is a collaborative effort under the Migration and Health Knowledge Management (MiHKMa) project, funded by the European Commission; the Ministry of Health, Italy; and the Sicilian Regional...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Bulking Agents Appear Effective for Stress Urinary Incontinence Over Long Term Bulking Agents Appear Effective for Stress Urinary Incontinence Over Long Term
Bulking agents appear effective long-term for treating stress urinary incontinence in older people, researchers from Italy report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

First real-world studies report glecaprevir/pibrentasvir to be effective and well tolerated in chronic HCV infection
(European Association for the Study of the Liver) Studies conducted in Italy and Germany confirm the effectiveness and safety of glecaprevir/pibrentasvir in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection, with viral suppression rates similar to those observed in clinical trials. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 12, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Italy: Ongoing hepatitis A virus outbreak among men who have sex with men is linked to current outbreaks in Europe
(European Association for the Study of the Liver) ILC 2018: Phylogenetic analysis of circulating viruses in an ongoing acute hepatitis A outbreak in Lombardy, Italy links the majority of cases to two virus strains responsible for recent outbreaks in the UK and the Netherlands. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Abbott Shows its Down With OCT in New Study
Abbott Laboratories has initiated a study to evaluate the long-term outcomes of patients who undergo stent implantation guided by optical coherence tomography (OCT) when compared to angiography. The Abbott Park, IL-based company said the ILUMIEN IV trial is the first large-scale randomized global study using Abbott's OCT imaging in patients with high-risk, complex coronary artery disease. Up to 3,650 patients will be evaluated and will be randomized to either OCT-guided or traditional angiography to guide placement of one or more Xience everolimus-eluting coronary stents. The first patient was enrolled by Franco Fabbiocchi...
Source: MDDI - April 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Abbot launches study comparing OCT to angiography in stent placement procedures
Abbott (NYSE:ABT) today announced the launch of new trial exploring long-term outcomes in patients who underwent stent implantation guided by optical coherence tomography as compared to angiography. The first patient in the trial was enrolled by Dr. Franco Fabbiocchi at Milan, Italy’s IRCCS Centro Cardiologico, the Abbot Park, Ill.-based company said. “Today, most of the world uses angiography for stent implantation using a two-dimensional view of the coronary artery to assess a complex three-dimensional structure. Physicians need new technology to help optimize percutaneous coronary intervention, and OCT ...
Source: Mass Device - April 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cardiac Implants Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Imaging Abbott Source Type: news

Abbott launches study comparing OCT to angiography in stent placement procedures
Abbott (NYSE:ABT) today announced the launch of new trial exploring long-term outcomes in patients who underwent stent implantation guided by optical coherence tomography as compared to angiography. The first patient in the trial was enrolled by Dr. Franco Fabbiocchi at Milan, Italy’s IRCCS Centro Cardiologico, the Abbot Park, Ill.-based company said. “Today, most of the world uses angiography for stent implantation using a two-dimensional view of the coronary artery to assess a complex three-dimensional structure. Physicians need new technology to help optimize percutaneous coronary intervention, and OCT ...
Source: Mass Device - April 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cardiac Implants Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Imaging Abbott Source Type: news

The "good" smuggler: the ethics and morals of human smuggling among Syrians - Achilli L.
This article challenges the categorization of smugglers as wicked villains by exploring smuggling's moral economy. I present findings from two years of ethnographic field research on Syrian refugees and smugglers in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Italy, and alon... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Tandem inks distro deal in Italy for insulin pump
Tandem Diabetes Care (NSDQ:TNDM) has signed a distribution deal with Movi SpA to commercialize Tandem’s t:slim X2 insulin pump in Italy. The San Diego, Calif.-based company said today that Movi is slated to run sales, marketing and customer training for Tandem’s products in Italy, according to the terms of the agreement. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Tandem inks distro deal in Italy for insulin pump appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - April 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Distribution Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat tandemdiabetes Source Type: news

Poisoning histories in the Italian renaissance: the case of Pico Della Mirandola and Angelo Poliziano - Gallello G, Cilli E, Bartoli F, Andretta M, Calcagnile L, Pastor A, de la Guardia M, Serventi P, Marino A, Benazzi S, Gruppioni G.
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola and Angelo Poliziano were two of the most important humanists of the Italian Renaissance. They died suddenly in 1494 and their deaths have been for centuries a subject of debate. The exhumation of their remains offered the opp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

The spread of firearms in the Visconti's Lordship (14th Century) - Romanoni F, Bargigia F.
It may be generally observed that the military historiography about medieval Italy has been paying very little attention to the history of weapons; and it is in particular possible to say that the studies available on the diffusion and use of fire arms are... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Video footage shows how vitamin B1 cured the tremors of two patients
Italian researchers, who tested the high doses of thiamine, believe it could offer hope of a new way of combating essential tremor, a disorder that strikes up to 10 per cent of the population. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stunning video footage shows how vitamin B1 cured the tremors of two patients
Italian researchers, who tested the high doses of thiamine, believe it could offer hope of a new way of combating essential tremor, a disorder that strikes up to 10 per cent of the population. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Good news for pasta lovers! Indulging in spaghetti and macaroni could help people LOSE weight
Researchers from St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto found eating just over three servings of the Italian staple every seven days causes people to lose around 1.1lb (0.5kg) in 12 weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news