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Informant Consensus: A New Approach for Identifying Potentially Effective Medicinal Plants
Prevalence of endoparasitic infection in children and its relation with cholera prevention efforts in Mexico.
- C. Faulkner, B. Garcia, M. Logan, J. C. New, S. Patton
- Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan…
- 1 July 2003
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether increased knowledge and use of public health measures promoted for cholera prevention is reflected in lower prevalence of parasitic infection in households in a… Expand
Part five: Anthropological research on the hot‐cold theory of disease: Some methodological suggestions
- M. Logan
- 1 September 1977
ARTICLE: Selected References on the Hot-Cold Theory of Disease
- M. Logan
- History, Medicine
- 1 February 1975
New lines of inquiry on the illness of susto.
- M. Logan
- Sociology, Medicine
- Medical anthropology
- 1 April 1993
The folk-illness of susto has long captured the interest of anthropologists. A review of the literature reveals a multitude of competing ideas as to its biological basis, its epidemiological… Expand
Why Does head form change in children of immigrants? A reappraisal
- R. Jantz, M. Logan
- Psychology, Medicine
- American journal of human biology : the official…
- 1 September 2010
We test two specific hypotheses that explain the cranial changes Boas observed in Hebrews and Sicilians, namely that Hebrew change results from abandoning cradling of infants in America, while in… Expand
Cranial Modification Among 19Th Century Osages: Admixture And Loss Of An Ethnic Marker
Abstract Among 19th century Osage full-bloods, a modified cranium, specifically a flattened occiput, was an integral part of ethnic expression. An early archival source documenting this practice is a… Expand
Health and the human condition : perspectives on medical anthropology
Ethnography and bioassay: combined methods for a preliminary screen of home remedies for potential pharmacological activity.
This paper introduces a combined set of anthropological and biological research techniques that allow a single researcher to conduct a field-based screen of ethnopharmaceutical resources, even under… Expand
The Health of Traditional Societies and the Effects of Acculturation [and Comments and Replies]
This paper argues that isolated traditional societies are well adapted to their environments and that their members are healthy and well nourished. After prolonged contact with the industrialized… Expand