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In this section, the Med4Care group offers a series of free medical articles in the healthcare field. We hope to present concepts and topics in a way that is clear, simple and scientifically accurate. We will cover a diverse range of topics within the scope of medicine, i.e, from the most current to the most unusual ones.

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Shoulder pain: reasons and solutions

Peter loved tennis, now, he "hangs the racket on a nail". Antonio worked for 30 years as a farmer, now, he must delegate many jobs. James was a social health worker, now, he carries out small tasks. Maria was a very active grandmother, now, she can't play with her...

Dangerous rendezvous in the sea: weever fish

Among the least favorable rendezvous that we all might have during summer in a beach or while at sea is that with the Weever fish, also known as “spider fish”. Is it really that dangerous as many would say? Can it be avoided? And what should be done in the event of a...

Hot beverages – are they good for your health?

This morning, the Care family had a strange surprise at the breakfast table: a curious scientist showed up at her doorstep to measure the temperature of the tea they were drinking! Is it really that bad? Well, not at all times. But certainly, if your tea is as hot as...

Ice on burns: false myth or truth? Cold burns

If unfortunately, we got a slight burn, which in technical terms is called burn, there are various do-it-yourself remedies that are often recommended to ease the discomfort. Ice is one of these. But is putting ice on a burn a false myth or a real remedy? Let's find...

Mushroom poisoning: how to prevent or intervene

How do we prevent mushroom poisoning, and, if it happens, how should we intervene? Let's find out together! When mushrooms are poisonous ... Sometimes even an expert collector can be misled, and instead of edible and harmless mushrooms, poisonous species end up on the...

An unexpected collection!

How can a breath of wind bring excitement and turmoil to a town and induce an unexpected ... collection !? With a smile we retrace the story of Marcovaldo in Italo Calvino's story "fungi in città" (mushrooms in the city).   An unexpected collection A worker in a...

Conscious nutrition as a health strategy

Ma'am, what do you usually eat? it is a question I always ask my patients who come for a postural visit and which often leaves them perplexed. It is because they expect a doctor, in my case as a posturologist, to deal only with what they think about the postural...

Midwife life # 3 Perineal massage for a child delivery

"Caterina!" By the door of my consultation clinic, I called upon the name of a patient who must be pregnant for 7 months, given the belly. She looked at me smiling, with one hand on her knee and the other one intent on waving a magazine like a fan on a face framed...

Lice: what’s on your mind?

The school activities have started again for a while and they share the classic problems of children, in particular, certain meetings that can be done at school, like those with the hordes of famished lice. How can we avoid them or fight them? Are they dangerous?...

Alzheimer’s: the autumn of the mind

In the autumn of the seasons, the leaves are to die. In the autumn of life, it is our memory. Flor de Dunes First, an impalpable breeze, then a tornado: how dementia breaks into everyday life. At the beginning it is a matter of little forgetfulness: you do not...

The re-entry syndrome: what is it and how to deal with it?

Anxiety or return syndrome? Also for this year the holidays are over. It's time to go back to work, to everyday worries, to stress, to traffic, to discussions with colleagues, to routine ... And maybe, even before you have unpacked, you already feel a bad mood...

West Nile Virus and mosquitoes: Don’t panic!

West Nile Virus? Do not panic! Summer does not mean only holidays, sea and lightheartedness but also warm, sudden storms and ... mosquitoes! The latter, in addition to becoming annoying roommates in the summer, can be responsible for the transmission of diseases,...

The Med4Care studio!

Yes, we did it! I do not deny that at the beginning there was a bit of skepticism: Christian: "You'll waste a lot of time making videos like that!" Piergiorgio: "It will be a business to work with the green screen!" Giulia: "And how will the audio come?" But we did...

Midwife life # 2: AAA personal midwife sought

It's 7.00, the alarm has just sounded and while I try to reconnect to the world lazily, I go back to bed. Were could my cellphone be? I was with a mother near the end of pregnancy yesterday: she had contractions but she did not seem convinced of giving birth. Let's...

Female intimate hygiene # 2: how many bidet in a day?

The surface of the intimate area is organic, a complex ecosystem It is very convenient to think that the more times you clean, the better the hygiene with a higher frequency of bidet (washing) possible. This principle is valid for perfectly sanitizing a non-organic...

Female intimate Hygiene #1 Which underwear to wear?

Would you like to have a perfect intimate hygiene? You need to give up a “particular" underwear, or at least reduce it to strict use necessary for the most intriguing situations. In fact, if we want our intimate hygiene to be optimal and avoid the unpleasant drawbacks...

Do organs move?

Organs move, and their movement is essential for the well being of the organism. In fact it is a bit 'strange to imagine: oftentimes we imagine the organs of our body as static and placed within appropriate "niches". The heart alone, every time it beats, it moves, and...

Vita di ostetrica #1: camice e via, si parte!

It's friday, I just arrived at the clinic and judging from the list of my new patients, surely, I'll stay late. When I meet them for the first time, these women often portray a sad look like someone who has lost something, is losing something, or is afraid of losing...