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food additives

Additive Safety

Positive list and Negative list The positive list is the list of authorized additives with an indication, for each, of the use cases and the maximum permitted doses. The positive list is drawn up by the Health Administration, in agreement with the other interested Administrations (Ministries of Agriculture and Forests, of Industry
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Hymen in animals

The human species is not the only one to have female specimens with a hymen. Other animals, such as elephants, different primates such as chimpanzees, large marine mammals and even mice, also have hymen. In the latter, in particular, the hymen follows a particular cycle: it opens during oestrus (when the female is available for mating) and closes after fertilization until the time of birth
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heart health

BLS and BLS-D: What are they? What they are for and how they are put into practice by I.Randi

Generality The BLS and the BLS-D are protocols comprising a sequence of first aid actions and maneuvers to be implemented in emergency situations and, in particular, in the event of respiratory and / or cardiac arrest. The BLS and BLS-D protocols can be put into practice by both health professionals and non-health workers, provided they have followed the appropriate courses held by doctors and qualified operators on behalf of the Italian Resuscitation Council (IRC)
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What is a Bernoccolo? The bumps are accumulations of more or less showy liquids (protuberances), which form at the level of the skull after beating the head. They are therefore localized edemas of variable volume, caused by the increase in interstitial fluids present in the tissues; this increase is linked to the substances released following the trauma, which trigger an acute inflammatory process with an increase in capillary permeability
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Ruscogenine: What are they? Ruscogenins are the active ingredients contained in the rhizome of Ruscus aculeatus , better known as rusco or butcher's broom . These are steroidal saponins, among which ruscogenin and neuruscogenin stand out for their activity and concentration; overall they represent about 6% by weight of the rhizome
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blood analysis


Generality Haptoglobin is a transport glycoprotein, whose function is to irreversibly bind the free hemoglobin molecules circulating in the blood. This allows the formation of an haptoglobin-hemoglobin complex, which is rapidly removed from the bloodstream and directed to the liver for iron recovery
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