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. 4 No. 2 (2020)

Original articles: History of Medicine

Medical approach to disability. A history of a multifaceted relationship

Cinzia Leone
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Review articles: History of Medicine

Letter to Editor: History of Medicine

Girolamo Fabrici d’Acquapendente’s “nasogastric tube”. Strategies for artificial nutrition between the XVI and XVII centuries

Paolo Zampetti, Andrea Cozza, Maurizio Rippa Bonati
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The Babiński sign: from “toes phenomenon” to “great toe phenomenon”

Francesco Brigo
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Original articles: Paleopathology

Dental palaeopathology seen through historical, archaeological and biological sources in ancient Herculaneum (79 AD, Italy)

Carmen Tanga, Joan Viciano, Francesca Monza, Ruggero D'Anastasio, Luigi Capasso
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Case report: Paleopathology

Exhumation and anthropological study of the skeletal remains attributed to Liutprand, King of the Lombards (c. 690-744 AD)

Raffaele Gaeta, Simona Minozzi, Antonio Fornaciari, Valentina Giuffra, Giulia Riccomi, Carmine Lubritto, Gino Fornaciari
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Original articles: Bioethics

Adult stem cells in cardiovascular medicine: historical overview and ethical issues

Maria Rosa Montinari
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Medicine education through a Gender lens

Anna Siri, Omar Larentis, Rosagemma Ciliberti
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The contribution of ethical reflection during the Coronavirus pandemic. A comparative analysis.

Mario Picozzi, Paolo Severgnini
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Book reviews

Book reviews

Editorial Office
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