Linking Sensitisation & Spirometry

Research Paper Title Could routine spirometry suggest sensitisation in the military medicine setting? Background Providing evidence of sensitisation is the formal requirement for allergy diagnosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether spirometry may be able to predict sensitisation in a representative cohort of Italian Navy military personnel. Methods 2043 (1875 men, 168… Read More

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Remembering Pier Diego Siccardi & the “Clinica del Lavoro” during WWI

Research Paper Title Pier Diego Siccardi (1880-1917) and the “Clinica del Lavoro” in the trench warfare. Background The year 2017 marks the centenary of the death of the Italian scientist Pier Diego Siccardi (1880-1917), one of Luigi Devoto’s assistants at the “Clinica del Lavoro” in Milan. Objective To commemorate Siccardi and to describe the activities… Read More