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Culture and society

Culture and society

The Center that saves smiles from eating disorders

Clotilde Austoni 29 Feb, 2024 0 Commenti

Most people who suffer or have suffered from eating disorders have experienced, or still experience, or still experience, damage to the oral cavity. However, with the support of the right professionals, damage can be prevented or remedied when it has already occurred.

Culture and society

Memory: individual and collective

Massimo Reichlin 26 Jan, 2024 0 Commenti

In a famous passage from the Confessions, St. Augustine argues that there are not, properly speaking, three times, past, present and future; time is essentially in the soul, in which things are present in various ways. What we call the present is the immediate perception of things, the future is...

Culture and society

Urgency, gratification, tension: the emotions of Black Friday

Serena Borroni 23 Nov, 2023 0 Commenti

Black Friday originated in America to denote the Friday following Thanksgiving, and for the past few years it has caught on in Italy as well. On this day, stores, chains and e-commerce offer large discounts with the aim of encouraging purchases, especially in view of the Christmas season. However,...

Culture and society

High-protein foods: current "trend" or health benefit?

Jessica Falcone 31 Oct, 2023 0 Commenti

Bars, yogurt, cookies, but also pasta, dairy products, drinks: for quite some time our shelves have been almost invaded by industrial foods that claim to be "high in protein."

Culture and society

Breast cancer: the importance of prevention

UniSR Communication Team 10 Oct, 2023 0 Commenti

October is "Pink Month", the month that the WHO has designated to raise awareness among citizens of the importance of breast cancer prevention. Breast cancer is in fact the most frequent neoplasm in women in any age group and is the leading cause of death from cancer in women. The WHO estimates...

Culture and society

Seasonal hair loss: what causes it and treatments to help

Franco Rongioletti 10 Oct, 2023 0 Commenti

Throughout history, hair has played a significant role in our society: it has been associated with youth and beauty in women and with virility and masculinity in men. It is therefore not surprising that hair loss can be experienced as a tragedy and an illness by many men and women.

Culture and society

Preventing cardiovascular diseases

UniSR Communication Team 27 Sep, 2023 0 Commenti

World Heart day is witnessed every year on 29th September with the aim of informing and raising awareness of the importance of cardiovascular diseases prevention.

Culture and society

Disinformation at the table: gluten and celiac disease

Jessica Falcone 27 Jul, 2023 0 Commenti

Is it true that eliminating gluten makes you lose weight? What are the "good"and "bad" foods for your health? Is it true that reducing total calories is enough to lose weight and stay healthy?

These are just some of the questions that arise from the circulation of false beliefs in the food field....

Culture and society

Disinformation at the table: the most common myths

Jessica Falcone 27 Jul, 2023 0 Commenti

Is it true that eliminating gluten makes you lose weight? What are the "good"and "bad" foods for your health? Is it true that reducing total calories is enough to lose weight and stay healthy?

These are just some of the questions that arise from the circulation of false beliefs in the food field....

Culture and society

Around Christmas time, is everyone truly better?

Various authors 26 Nov, 2021 0 Commenti

Around Christmas everyone is better. Or, at least, we should try to be good and better—much as the famous character of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol—Ebenezer Scrooge—who suddenly changes his customs from those of a miserly man into a prodigious benefactor.

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