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 3 No 2 (2019)

Published: 2019-08-01

Editorial

Editorial

Editorial Office
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Original articles: History of Medicine

The teaching of anatomy throughout the centuries: from Herophilus to plastination and beyond

Veronica Papa, Elena Varotto, Mauro Vaccarezza, Roberta Ballestriero, Domenico Tafuri, Francesco Maria Galassi
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Page 69-77

Case report: History of Medicine

Spanish flu ended a century ago: references in historiography and art

Ilaria Gorini, Barbara Pezzoni
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Page 78-82

Letter to Editor: History of Medicine

The interpretation of suicide in the work of Enrico Morselli

Paola Badino
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Page 83-85

True change or return to the past? The evolution of psychiatric care in Italy

Liliana Lorettu
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Original articles: Paleopathology

Case report: Paleopathology

Mummified remains in the field of forensics. The comparison of a 19th century case report with current cases

Marta Licata, Omar Larentis, Francesco Ventura, Rosagemma Ciliberti
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Letter to Editor: Paleopathology

The walled nuns of the crypt of Santissima Annunziata in Valenza (Piedmont, Italy)

Roberta Fusco, Chiara Tesi
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Page 108-109

Original articles: Bioethics

Narrative bioethics and film. Some historical remarks

Paolo Marino Cattorini
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Page 110-123

Book reviews

Pianeta Diversità. Per una memoria del manicomio di Siena

Davide Orsini
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Genome editing: slipping down toward Eugenics?

Davide Battisti
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Pancio of Controne (1275 ca.-1340), a Tuscan physician at the courts of Edward II and Edward III of England

Antonio Fornaciari, Valentina Giuffra
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Page 131-138

The plague of 1630 in Modena (Italy) through the study of parish registers

Mirko Traversari, Diletta Biagini, Giancarlo Cerasoli, Raffaele Gaeta, Donata Luiselli, Giorgio Gruppioni, Elisabetta Cilli
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