What is Melanoma?
Malignant melanoma (MM) is a malignant tumour arising from melanocytes, which are mainly found in the skin. Its incidence is increasing worldwide including in Malta. In 2017 the incidence was reported as 11 per 100,000 population per year.1
Diabetic Painful Neuropathy – Managing the Advanced Disease
Dr Muriel Bellizzi Abstract Diabetes is a complex chronic illness that can be associated with numerous complications. Amongst these is damage to the nervous system leading to different types of neuropathy. Pain can be a blessing in diabetic patients as painless neuropathy can lead to…
Imaging Back Pain – Part 2
Dr Pierre Vassallo Introduction The first part of this series that appeared in the last issue of The Synapse Journal presented the mechanisms of discogenic back pain. This second article will discuss the osseous causes of back pain, their mechanisms and MR imaging findings….
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Baj: oil on canvas, trimmings, bow, pot holders for pots and pans, tapes, buttons
Francesco Carelli – University Milan, Rome The Italian painter Enrico Baj, born in Milan in 1924, graduated in law while attending Brera Academy, founded the Nuclear Movement and was involved in Italian and international avant-garde movements, and from 1950 exhibited his works regularly in Paris.
Webinar – 19th November 2021
Behaviour modification in diabetes and prediabetes The diagnosis of diabetes usually results in the need of major lifestyle and behaviour changes. Behaviour change and patient education are key to successful management of diabetes. In this webinar, we will discuss the psychological aspects of behaviour…
War’s shocking events
By Prof. Francesco Carelli Vladimir Tatlin (28 December 1885 – 31 May 1953 ) was a Russian and Soviet painter, architect and stage-designer. Tatlin achieved fame as the architect who designed The Monument to the Third International, more commonly known as Tatlin’s Tower, which he began…