PHMB: the safe approach of infection management

PHMB: the safe approach of infection management

Nowadays the increase in resistance of bacteria to antibiotics complicates the treatment of infections. Fortunately, new, highly effective antiseptics are available that lack the drawbacks of the old ones from the past. Modern antiseptics can therefore be the...
GDM and Myo-inositol: state of art

GDM and Myo-inositol: state of art

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a metabolic disorder characterised by an impaired glucose tolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy, which is characterized by an increased insulin resistance [1,2]. The exordium of GDM is linked to several risk...
The link between obesity and male infertility

The link between obesity and male infertility

Obesity is believed to be the new pandemic and its life-threatening long-term effects are well known, being the cardiovascular and metabolic ones probably the most important. Similarly, we are observing a dramatic increase of couples asking for Assisted Reproductive...
Myo-inositol & Male infertility

Myo-inositol & Male infertility

Introduction Why myo-inositol is crucial for male reproductive system/reproduction/fertility? It could look like a little strange that a molecule could be so important for the correct functioning of male reproductive system, but it starts making sense if we think...
Globesity

Globesity

The last 20 years were characterized by a progressive enhancing of the average body weight of the population of the high-income countries. This trend is the result of faster availability of food, due to the economic growth, the growing availability of abundant, the...
SEPTEMBER: PCOS Awareness Month

SEPTEMBER: PCOS Awareness Month

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) represents one of the most common female endocrinological disorders. World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that PCOS affected 116 million women (3.4%) worldwide in 2012.  Globally, prevalence estimates of PCOS are highly...