Award of Prizes by Italian Pediatric Society
The Società italiana di pediatria has awarded the four Felice Mantovani Foundation prizes for articles on the physiology and pathology of nutrition of the nursing mother, as follows: Prof. G. Frontali, "Studies on the Fats in the Nutrition of Nursing Mothers"; Prof. A. Drago, "Anaphylactic Reaction of the Child to Foods"; Dr. G. Bentivoglio, "The Digestion of Fat in the Nursing Mother," and Prof. R. Vaglio, "The Disturbances of Nutrition in the Nursing Mother." Similar prizes were announced for the current year.
Aid for Children of Physicians Who Fell During the War
The third meeting of the committee in charge of aid for the families of physicians who fell in the war was recently held in Rome under the chairmanship of General della Valle, M.D. The committee aided forty-five children of deceased physicians. Three have been admitted gratuitously to the Istituto per orfani