Supplements: expectations without basis

Taking vitamin and mineral supplements in order to prevent cancer and cardiovascular disease is unnecessary and in some cases potentially dangerous. In fact, studies do not confirm protective effects for most of these supplements against tumors and cardiovascular...

Tap water is better

It is better to choose tap water instead of mineral water at home: it is just as good, safe and controlled. Bottled mineral water is not necessarily healthier, has a negative impact on the environment and is an unnecessary expense. The water in the aqueduct is subject...
Don’t prescribe antibiotic therapy to patients colonized by multi-resistant antibiotics microorganisms without signs of infection.

Don’t use fluoroquinolone antibiotics in empiric therapies, even if for severe infections, but use antibiotics with less impact on antibiotic resistance phenomenon and with less side effects.

After the amino penicillin, fluoroquinolones, and in particular levofloxacin and ciprofloxacin, are the antibiotics utilized the most in Italy. The resistance of most microorganisms to fluoroquinolones, that is constantly increasing and it is proportional to the use...