Internal State: Dynamic, Interconnected Communication Loops Distributed Across Body, Brain, and Time
- BiologyIntegrative and comparative biology
An interdisciplinary group of scholars spanning five career stages and six academic institutions came together to provide an operational definition of internal state that could be useful in understanding the behavior and the function of nervous systems, at timescales relevant to the individual.
Energy Alterations as the Underlying Cause of Primary Hypertension?
In Western Medicine, primary hypertension cause is not well-known, and when a cause cannot be found, the patient is diagnosed with essential hypertension.
Formação do conceito de afasia na obra de Paul Broca
PAULA, J. C. DE. Formation of the Concept of Aphasia in Paul Broca's Work. Dissertation (Master) Institute of Psychology, University of São Paulo, 2019. This dissertation describes the historical…
Ethics: A Historical Perspective
Ethical principles in the practice of medicine have been greatly influenced by ancient Greek and Eastern philosophy and science. Philosophically, the common pursuit of knowledge, truth, nurturing…
Food Preservatives from Plants
This chapter is a collec‐ tion of essential and valuable information for food producers willing to use plant‐derived bioactive substances for ensuring the microbiological safety of products.
Medicine in Greek and Roman coinage with particular reference to the history of the neurosciences
Introduction. Greco-Roman coins constitute a primordial source of knowledge about history in general and medicine in particular, including some historical references to the neurosciences.…
Oral antimycobacterial therapy in chronic cutaneous sarcoidosis: a randomized, single-masked, placebo-controlled study.
- MedicineJAMA dermatology
Antimycobacterial therapy may result in significant reductions in chronic cutaneous sarcoidosis lesion diameter compared with placebo, and these observed reductions were present at the 180-day follow-up period.
Aristotle, godfather of evidence-based medicine
- PhilosophyFacts, views & vision in ObGyn
Aristotle is indeed the godfather of evidence-based medicine, his teachings of logic and philosophy have been a driving force continuously guiding medicine away from superstition and towards the scientific method.