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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, in all its aspects. The Medicina Historica publishes original and significant articles on Hist
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The Italian legislator’s silence on physician-assisted suicide: legal and bioethical implications

Rosagemma Ciliberti, Nicola Bragazzi, Anna Siri, Paolo Petralia, Alessandro Bonsignore
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Traces of goitre in some archaeological finds

Gaspare Baggieri, Luigi Galieti, Giorgio Di Matteo
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Book reviews

Massimo Aliverti
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Current Issue

Vol. 5 No. 1 (2021)

Published: 21-04-2021

Editorial

Historia magistra vitae

Marta Licata
Abstract 86 | PDF Downloads 57

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Original articles: History of Medicine

Construction tools of the human being. The Medical report

Federica E. Micucci
Abstract 66 | PDF Downloads 32

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Nicolaus Steno and the Cartesian Brain

Kevin Jang
Abstract 87 | PDF Downloads 41

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The Father of Heart Transplantation Vladimir P. Demikhov

Mikhail GL Oppedisano, Linard Yu Artyukh, Natalya R Karelina
Abstract 106 | PDF Downloads 51

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Reconsidering “Brain mythology”

Josef Hlade
Abstract 58 | PDF Downloads 28

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Case report: History of Medicine

Letter to Editor: History of Medicine

Henry Tonks and the true face of war

Roberta Fusco, Chiara Tesi, Omar Larentis, Enrica Tonina
Abstract 74 | PDF Downloads 28

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Original articles: Paleopathology

Children in roof tiles: a case study from Medieval Paternò (Sicily)

Alessandra Morrone, Dario Piombino-Mascali, Maria Randazzo, Giulia Raimondi, Laura Maniscalco
Abstract 205 | PDF Downloads 41

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Preliminary anthropological and historical investigation of the Saint Cristopher Church in Pian di Marte, Italy (18th-19th century)

Omar Larentis, Angela Bruno, Fabio Iemmi; Lorenzo Immordino; Alessandro Leto
Abstract 221 | PDF Downloads 74

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Original articles: Bioethics

COVID-19 immunisation practices and religious-related hesitation

Rosagemma Ciliberti, Anna Siri, Paolo Petralia, Alessandro Bonsignore
Abstract 79 | PDF Downloads 29

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Ethical evaluation as a driver for value-based choice of innovative technology

Paolo Petralia, Marco Doldi, Girolamo Mattioli
Abstract 41 | PDF Downloads 17

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Letter to Editor: Bioethics

Encounter and confrontation between Science and Religion: a particular debate in the first half of the 20th century

Barbara Pezzoni, Ilaria Gorini, Jutta Maria Birkhoff, Chiara Rossetti
Abstract 81 | PDF Downloads 33

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Book reviews

Book reviews

Editorial Office
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