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Vaccines, which have access to the free administration also in Palermo

Even the municipality of Palermo follows the new vaccination campaign. Vaccinations are carried out throughout the ASP territory in the offices of the GPs, freely selected pediatricians and in all companies' vaccination centers. The service is free for those over sixty-five and for those at risk, that is, adults and children with chronic pathologies, individuals who are admitted to long-term …

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Non-diet method and intuitive eating

The word diet today has a meaning very far from its etymology: it comes from the Greek δίαιτα (diaita) and means habit, lifestyle . Nowadays, its most commonly used synonym is a diet that involves calorie restriction, deprivation, abandonment and control of the body. However, the word diet is also the label for a box of hidden desires such as …

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XVII National Award for Medicine and Psychology "Santi Medici", here are the winners

The "Cultore della Scienza 2019" award was awarded to Professor Francesco Paolo Selvaggi © nc The National Award of Medicine "Santi Medici" took place Friday November 15, 2019 in the Multifunctional Hall in the Santi Medici Foundation. The award was founded in 1976 and aimed at young academics in medicine psychology and pharmacy now in the seventeenth edition this year …

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Antibiotics: the risks and the right way to use them

FLORENCE – Antibiotics, used with caution. This may be the slogan of the European Day of Conscious Use of Antibiotics, which takes place every year on November 18, at the end of the World Week (November 12-18). The dedicated week and day wants to promote responsible and appropriate use of antibiotics and counteract the phenomenon of antibiotic resistance. The Tuscany …

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Malnutrition: nutrition capsules for food

Every year, two million children die from diseases related to vitamin and mineral deficiencies. For those who survive, this deficit is the basis for growth delays, blindness and pathologies that make it difficult to work, which maintains the cycle of poverty for future generations. Fortifying foods, that is, enriching foods kept in pantry with micronutrients such as iodine, iron and …

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Eating raw cedar wood is good? Here is the medicine's answer

Cedar is a citrus fruit commonly used in cooking for various recipes and widely used in Italy, in fact its cultivation is great, especially in the regions of Campania, Calabria and Sicily. There are two varieties of cedar and the one most consumed in our country is the one known by the name Liscio di Diamante with a very sour …

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Playing piano during brain tumor surgery

At Bufalini Hospital in Cesena, a musician was operated on with a brain tumor in his brain while awake, while performing some musical tunes on the piano. This is an operation that has been carried out in recent days using the "Awake Surgery" technique which consists in operating the patient in a waking state with a dual purpose: removing the …

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Diet, the best of the week from November 11 to 17

November 17, 2019 – When we talk about eating healthy there are some fixed points. Among these, it is possible to remember the simplicity . As a demonstration of how much you can improve your diet, it is enough to remember the diet for basmati rice. As mentioned by experts from Humanitas, this variety of rice is characterized as a …

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Is drinking hot water good for you? Here's what the medicine says

Is drinking hot water good for you? When winter arrives, warm water becomes an excellent base for herbal teas and drinks to warm up. In addition, it can be useful for washing and for using bath salts. However, drinking hot water has its risks : it can burn the inner walls of the throat and cause stomach problems. In addition, …

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Diabetes and blood sugar, the best yogurt to prevent blood sugar from rising

ROME – New research suggests that some types of yogurt can help manage diabetes by improving blood sugar control. It is no coincidence that many doctors and diabetologists recommend that those suffering from diabetes introduce yogurt into a balanced diet because of its nutritional properties. This article describes current research on the relationship between yogurt and diabetes. It also suggests …

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