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Cabanis. Enlightenment and medical philosophy in the French Revolution
Staum's study of the physician and philosopher Pierre-Jean-Georges Cabanis should prove to be a valuable resource for historians in a wide variety of specialties-including political historians, historians of philosophy, and not least, medical historians. Expand
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A Cultural History of Medical Vitalism in Enlightenment Montpellier (review)
Contents: Introduction A medical town: Montpellier in the 18th century A university in the Enlightenment: the University of Medicine of Montpellier Boissier de Sauvages and the emergence of vitalismExpand
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SSc and the 2013 diagnostic criteria: the case of Paul Klee’s manual pathology and dysgraphia
The German-Swiss modernist painter Paul Klee (1879–1940) suffered in the final years of his life from a severe illness, diagnosed in 1936 as scleroderma, later renamed SSc. New classificationExpand
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Walter B. Cannon, L. J. Henderson, and the Organic Analogy
Y THE 1920S ECHOES of the great Victorian controversy over scientific naturalism had long since died away in the United States, fundamentalism and the Scopes trial notwithstanding. For most educatedExpand
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The ossification diathesis in the Medici family: DISH and other features
The Medici family ruled Florence for most of the period from the 1430s to the 1730s, with the senior (primogenito) branch predominating until the line ended in the 1530s and the cadet (secondogenito)Expand
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Osteoporosis in survivors of early life starvation.
The objective of this study was to provide evidence for the association of early life nutritional deprivation and adult osteoporosis, in order to suggest that a history of such deprivation may be anExpand
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The Medici syndrome: a medico‐historical puzzle
The historical significance of the Medici family of Florence is widely recognised, but the diseases which afflicted leading members of this family have only been scientifically studied in recentExpand
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The medical ethics of Erasmus and the physician-patient relationship
Desiderius Erasmus set out his views on medical ethics just over 500 years ago. Applying the characteristic approach of Renaissance Humanism, he drew upon a variety of classical sources to developExpand
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