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Medicina Historica. Studies in History, Paleopathology, Bioethics and Anthropology of Health 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 field, in all its aspects. Medicina Historica publishes original and significant artic
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Current Issue

Vol. 8 No. 1 (2024)

Published: 23-05-2024



Marta Licata
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Original articles: History of Medicine

Cesare Magati (1579-1647) and Flaminio Rota (1555-1611): medical diatribes in the early 17th century

Emanuele Armocida, Nicolò Nicoli Aldini, Gianfranco Natale
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The history of discovery of Interleukin-1: a fundamental cytokine of the innate immune response

Veronica Vivona, Luca Lepore, Giorgia Bilato, Lorenzo Mortara, Andrea De Lerma Barbaro
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Court doctors in Modern Europe: Cesare Macchiati (1629-1675) a doctor travelling with Queen Christina of Sweden

Fabiola Zurlini, Silvia Iorio, Vera Nigrisoli Wärnhjelm
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Original articles: Bioethics

Short report: History of Medicine

A brief history of menstruation

Karidia Karaboue
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Short report: Anthropology

Invertebrate fragments associated with the preserved remains of Santa Maria Maddalena de’ Pazzi, Florence, Italy (17th century CE)

Dario Piombino-Mascali, Martin J.R. Hall, Danniella Sherwood, Maxwell V.L. Barclay
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Review articles: History of Medicine

"Secret disease": Tracking syphilis through America

Shawn Phillips
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Letter to Editor: History of Medicine

Biomedical mementos: Ernst von Brücke, founder of Austrian physiology

Lazaros C. Triarhou
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Letter to Editor: Paleopathology

The Study of the Nerviano Lazaretto in the Context of the 17th-Century Plague

Roberta Fusco, Arianna Vanni
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