About the Journal

MEDICINA HISTORICA is the new official journal of the Italian Society of History of Medicine. The Journal started in 1910 as Rivista di Storia delle Scienze Mediche e Naturali, and it changed its title in Rivista di Storia della Medicina in 1957. The Journal continues focusing on the history of medicine, in all its aspects. The Medicina Historica publishes original and significant articles on H
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Current Issue

Vol 2 No 2 (2018)

Published: 2018-08-30

Editorial

“Medical Humanities” in the age of technological and informatics medicine

Adelfio Elio Cardinale
Abstract 32 | PDF Downloads 38

Page 57

Original articles History of Medicine

Healing bodies: the ancient origins of massages and Roman practices

Silvia Iorio, Valentina Gazzaniga, Silvia Marinozzi
Abstract 142 | PDF Downloads 59

Page 58-62

Introducing the trained and educated gentlewoman into the wards of a children’s hospital.

Luca Borghi, Anna Marchetti
Abstract 29 | PDF Downloads 33

Page 63-74

Semmelweis at 200: creativity, skepticism and charm in medicine

Salvatore Mangione, Anthony K. Vu
Abstract 25 | PDF Downloads 31

Page 82-84

The hypothesis on the presence of entheogens in the Eleusinian Mysteries

Jacopo Bizzotto
Abstract 24 | PDF Downloads 49

Page 109-110

Original articles Paleopathology

A case of Concha Bullosa and potentially related evidences. Concha bullosa discovered in the bones of a medieval skeleton from Brentonico, northeast Italy: a case report

Enrica Tonina, Marta Licata, Caterina Pangrazzi, Ugo Maspero, Luca Romano, Omar Larentis
Abstract 33 | PDF Downloads 40

Page 94-98

Letter to Editor Paleopathology

The “powerful amelogenin”: a peptide at the service of palaeoanthropology

Andrea Cozza, Alberto Zanatta, Fabio Zampieri, Maurizio Rippa Bonati
Abstract 22 | PDF Downloads 45

Page 99-100

Original articles Bioethics

From the concept of “good death” in the ancient world to the modern concept of “euthanasia”

Elena Montaguti, Ralf Jox, Elisabeth Zwick, Mario Picozzi
Abstract 20 | PDF Downloads 40

Page 104-108

Letter to the Editor

Think and rethink Lombroso

Ilaria Gorini
Abstract 28 | PDF Downloads 33

Page 109-110

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