A Touch of the ‘Devil’s Breath’
Plants from the Solanaceae family such as Datura and Brugmansia are sources of anticholinergic alkaloid drug scopolamine. Scopolamine, or ‘burundanga’ can be obtained from extracts of the so called ‘Borrachero’ tree found mainly in Colombia for example. Scopolamine poisoning is known to cause amnesia and…
New alphabestism and schools system
Francesco Carelli , University of Milan – Courses Organiser and Evaluator In the first survey in Milan ( city / town ) Cariplo Fundation found 14.000 students having no access to devices and connections in everyday life.
One hundred years ago….there was a “ jigsaw puzzle of a farmer”
Teaching and learning with Kasimir Malevich – By Francesco Carelli ( and Matteo ), Professor of Family Medicine, Milan , Rome
Francesco Carelli, University of Milan A visionary painter, printmaker and poet, Blake created some of the most iconic images in the history of British art and has remained an inspiration to artists, musicians, writers and performers worldwide for over two centuries. Online you can…
De Chirico in Milan
Francesco Carelli – University of Milan The Italian painter and writer Giorgio De Chirico was born in Volos (Greece) in an aristocratic Italian family. In 1906 he went to Italy, then lived in Florence, Milan, Ferrara, Rome, Venice and also abroad for some years, in Munich,…
RAMBLINGS FROM WHAT I READ ABOUT CORONAVIRUS – 12th April 2020
by Dr Mario Saliba, Consultant Baromedicine Physician
New Developments in Breast Cancer Detection
by Pierre Vassallo – Imaging options for breast cancer detection have changed significantly over time. There are two goals that drive technological change in breast cancer imaging: a. improvement in diagnostic accuracy and b. reduction in radiation exposure to the breast.
Embracing depression: The role of the primary care physician
Dr Amy Christine Chircop – Although perceptions of mental illness have changed for the better over the past years, for reasons unbeknownst, mental health issues remain a lingering taboo.