A Journal of the University of Malta Medical School
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Ray Parascandalo is a Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist. He started drawing at an early age and later was tutored by Harry Alden and the late Esprit Barthet at the School of Arts (1973-4). From 2000 to 2008, Dr Parascandalo furthered his studies in drawing and painting under Anton Calleja. Subsequently, in 2009 he joined Patrick Dalliís Art Group. His preferred medium is acrylic but he also works in watercolour, terracotta pencils and charcoal. His favourite style is impressionism. Dr Parascandalo has participated in seventeen collective art exhibitions between 2001 and 2014.
The attitudes, knowledge and practices of Maltese family doctors in disease prevention and health promotion
Suicide rates in Maltese Islands (1955-2009) analysed in European context using WHO data
Treating the patient not just the disease?
Delving deeper into the possible link between affective disorders and coronary heart disease through statistical analysis of a random sample of Maltese people
Assessing the outcome of patients who underwent a primary percutaneous coronary intervention
Motor Neurone Disease (MND/ALS) among Maltese in Malta and Australia: many sporadic cases were related
An update on pharmacotherapy for type 2 diabetes
Spare the rod, spoil the child? A literature review of outcomes of physical punishment in relation to recent changes to Maltese Law
The Great Pretender: Autoimmune Pancreatitis
Orations relating to the conferment of Doctor of Science honoris causa to Professor William Bannister
Food for thought: Palatable eponyms from Pediatrics
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