Posts by Gianluca Zompi

Skin cancer: how to prevent it and the importance of research

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Skin cancer: how to prevent it and the importance of research
Cutaneous melanoma is the third most common cancer under the age of 50. AIRC supports research and recalls the importance of prevention Find your balance The incidence of melanoma has increased significantly in the last 10 years: it is estimated that in 2020 it affected about 14,800 people (8,100 men…

Pointed shoes, hallux valgus: history says it

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Pointed shoes, hallux valgus: history says it
Narrow, pointed shoes promote the development of hallux valgus. Tips to prevent the problem Find your balance Orthopedists always recommend it. For those at risk of hallux valgus, it is better to wear comfortable shoes and in any case not tight at the toe. Now to clarify how the choice…

Vitamin C: effects, foods in which to find it and how to take it

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Vitamin C: effects, foods in which to find it and how to take it
This episode of "Daily Health Pills" explains the importance of vitamin C for the body and how to take the right quantities Vitamin C is particularly abundant in citrus fruits and tomatoes, but it is contained in numerous other foods. The problem is that the vitamin C content in foods…

Heterologous vaccination for Covid-19, what we know today

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Heterologous vaccination for Covid-19, what we know today
The debate on heterologous vaccination is ongoing and there are no definitive indications: the doctor remains the point of reference First a viral vector vaccine, that is, with a carrier virus that carries Sars-CoV-2 antigens to stimulate the immune response. Then an m-RNA vaccine, which provides instructions for the development…

Heat and humidity, tips to protect the kidneys

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Heat and humidity, tips to protect the kidneys
With the greater loss of fluids and salts, prolonged exposure to heat puts kidney health at greater risk They are two fundamental organs. But we often underestimate the warning signals they send, especially if they don't work at their best. So, especially this season, let's remember to think about the…

Severe depression, a hope of "laughing" gas

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Severe depression, a hope of "laughing" gas
A study shows the positive effects of laughing gas (nitrous oxide) in the treatment of the most severe forms of depression Smiling is a business when you are in the grip of depression. And the invitations from family and friends to "cheer up" are certainly not enough. One becomes apathetic,…

Epilepsy, how to help the psyche of those who suffer from it

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Epilepsy, how to help the psyche of those who suffer from it
For those suffering from epilepsy, the psychological repercussions and influence on social life must be taken into account: some advice to help Almost 50,000 adolescents in Italy are dealing with epilepsy. These are obviously different cases, but united by one reality: the pathology can somehow affect the emotional and social…

Donating blood, a simple gesture that can save a life

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Donating blood, a simple gesture that can save a life
Donating blood is a noble and important gesture that can save the lives of patients suffering from Beta-Thalassemia and Myelodysplastic Syndromes The hope of science and research is to arrive as soon as possible in innovations that can limit the use of repeated transfusions. But for those suffering from certain…

Prevention: the guide to protecting you and your family

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Prevention: the guide to protecting you and your family
Health protection also includes vaccinations: which ones are suitable for adults and people at risk and why are they essential? Here are the details Prevention: a word that we often hear and pronounce when our health is at stake, but also that of our children, parents and all fragile people…

Pain, how it arises and how much women suffer from it

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Pain, how it arises and how much women suffer from it
Women between 35-50 years of age with headaches and back pain are most exposed to pain. And stress makes the situation worse One in five people in Europe suffer from pain. In Italy, the incidence reaches 24-25%, one of the highest in the whole of the old continent. It is…
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