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Medical history and the medical humanities between two reductionisms by Thomas S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 30 Jun 2010 5:34am It’s hard to escape the impression that the humanities (including medical history, medical humanities, etc.) are living a wobbly existence, balancing on a fine line over the two abysses of social reductionism and biological reductionism. Are patients and their diseases social constructions or bags of biochemical reactions? Do these reductionist ... Read on »
15th congress of European Association of Museums for the History of Medical Sciences in Copenhagen, September 2010 by Thomas S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Jun 2009 10:30pm Make a note in your 2010 calendar already — for the 15th Congress of the European Association of Museums of the History of Medical Sciences (EAMHMS), which will be held here at Medical Museion in Copenhagen, 17-19 September 2010. The congress theme revolves around the question: How can medical history museums contribute to the popular engageme ... Read on »
16th biannual conference of the European Association of Museums of the History of Medical Sciences (EAMHMS) will be held in Berl by Thomas S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 04 Sep 2011 9:49am The 16th biannual conference of the European Association of Museums of the History of Medical Sciences (EAMHMS) will be held in Berlin, 13-15 September 2012 on the theme “Hidden Stories: What do medical objects tell and how can we make them speak?”. Here’s the call for papers from Thomas Schnalke, director of the Berliner Medizinhistorische ... Read on »
The recent history of medical technology — piecing it together from memoirs and reminiscences by Thomas S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 3:00am One of the challenges for a museum of medicine intent on collecting recent and contemporary medical artefacts is to get an overview of the historical development of medical instruments, medical technological systems and the medical device industry. Trade shows and their catalogues (published or online) are excellent sources. But memoirs an ... Read on »
A Quick History of Medication in Maternal Health Care - (and the Business of Being Born) by NicoleD Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 9:45am originally posted on 5/12/07 Taking the lead from another great blogger I read often - try to find her ;o) - and from a recent viewing of the Business of Being Born - I wanted to touch on the dark blemish of American Obstetrical practice - routine medication for birth. (BTW, it is funny that this was shown as a screening in the midst of a H ... Read on »
Newly Recognized Factor in Mother-to-Child Transmission of Hepatitis C by rickisjourney Posted Wed 18 Aug 2010 12:00am In general, the children of women infected with Hepatitis C have a low risk of being born with the virus. In addition to what was previously known about this type of Hepatitis C transmission, new research finds a genetic link that can aid - or prevent - this from occurring. by Nicole Cutler, L.Ac. Many women with a chronic ... Read on »
Pamela Anderson Puts The Brakes on Plastic Surgery? by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 31 Dec 2010 10:30am Although in the past we have poked fun at Pamela Anderson’s surgical exploits , she is now putting the brakes on future plastic surgery. During her interview for her 13th Playboy spread, she said: “I’m not against plastic surgery, what I’ve had done will stay with me and that’s fine, but I don’t want anything else. I’ll do facials bu ... Read on »
More on Hepatic Hydrothorax by rickisjourney Posted Sat 16 Jan 2010 12:00am Proof enough for me Hepatic hydrothorax. Milanez de Campos JR , Andrade Filho LO , de Campos Werebe E , Pandulo FL , Filomeno LT , Jatene FB . Division of Thoracic Surgery, Hospital das Clínicas of the University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil. Hepatic hydrothorax (HH) is an uncommon manifestation ... Read on »
The future of medical history — the swansong conference of the Wellcome Centre for the History of Medicine by Thomas S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 16 Apr 2010 11:40am The Wellcome Centre for the History of Medicne at UCL has circulated an announcement for a conference which “represents our swansong and statement of what we would have liked to have been allowed to achieve in the history of medicine”. Appropriately titled ‘The Future of Medical History’, the conference will take place on 15-17 July 2010 at Goo ... Read on »
The Tipping Point: Questions about Autism, History, Race and Melanin by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 22 Jun 2010 12:00am Part I By Adriana Gamondes I first started looking into the possibility of a relationship between race and brain injury two years ago because—to be blunt— I wondered if mercury was more toxic to certain ethnicities. My children are part Hispanic, Amerindian and North African among other things and, when it comes t ... Read on »