Culture and society

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.

Culture and society

The Nobel Prize in Physics awarded for complex physical systems

Samuel Zambrano 12 Oct, 2021 0 Commenti

The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics was recently awarded to Giorgio Parisi, theoretical physicist at the Sapienza University of Rome and the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (Infn) and vice president of the Accademia dei Lincei. Parisi splits the award in half with Syukuro Manabe and Klaus...

Culture and society

Smiles behind the masks

Various authors 1 Oct, 2021 0 Commenti

On the occasion of Wolrd Smile Day, it is interesting to think about the relevance of smiling - and, more generally, of the manifestation of emotional states - in interpersonal relationships, especially in these times that see part of the emotional expressions covered by masks. Says Dr. Sarah...

Culture and society

The role of the physiotherapist: prevention, treatment and rehabilitation

Various authors 8 Sep, 2021 0 Commenti

Every year on September 8, the World Day of Physiotherapy is celebrated, established in 1996 on the initiative of the WCPT (World Confederation for Physical therapy). The aim of the day is to enhance the work that physiotherapists carry out, for patients and the whole community, as well as to raise...

Culture and society

Mind the gap: care for the elderly

UniSR Communication Team 26 Jul, 2021 0 Commenti

Socio-health professionals today find themselves operating in increasingly complex and demanding contexts, especially given the increase in elderly, chronic patients and those suffering from varying degrees of social fragility. From the need to support these professionals, and to guarantee the best...

Culture and society

Albinism Awareness day, against superstition and discrimination

Various authors 11 Jun, 2021 0 Commenti

Albinism (from the Latin albus, "white") is a genetic condition that results in a reduction or absence of melanin in the skin, hair and eyes. This condition is prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa: in Tanzania around 1 in 1,400 people are being affected, and prevalence is as high as 1 in 1,000 in...

Culture and society

A tobacco-free world: less damage for our health and the environment

Giulia Veronesi 31 May, 2021 0 Commenti

The damage from tobacco is unfortunately well calculable: not only for health (seven million deaths every year in the world, more likeliness to develop severe disease with Covid-19 than non-smokers), but also for the environment.

Culture and society

The nursing profession: the art of "standing beside"

Various authors 12 May, 2021 0 Commenti

International Nurses Day is celebrated every year on May 12th: a date chosen in honor of the birth of Florence Nightingale, recognized as the founder of the modern nursing profession and one of the most influential British women of the Victorian Age.

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Eating Disorders during Covid-19 pandemic

Various authors 15 Mar, 2021 0 Commenti

March 15 is the Lilac Ribbon Day, established in Italy to raise awareness around eating and nutrition disorders. An eating disorder completely changes the life of those who suffer from it, limits their relational, work and social skills: in fact, everything seems to revolve around food and body...

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Women who are leaving their mark

Various authors 8 Mar, 2021 0 Commenti

On the occasion of the International Women's Day we propose an inter-faculty article that presents some of the women who have made the history of Medicine, Psychology and Philosophy.Male figures are historically more cited and represented, but we would like to recall the decisive presence of women...

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