Paleopathology

The study of disease in prehistoric times as revealed in bones, mummies, and archaeologic artifacts.

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2011
2011
Human skeletal remains from archaeological contexts are the main source of data about the complex interaction between disease and… (More)
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2010
2010
The origin of syphilis is still controversial. Different research avenues explore its fascinating history. Here we employed a new… (More)
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2010
2010
This study addresses changes in health which were consequential to the Neolithic transition in the southern Levant, judged on the… (More)
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2001
2001
Analysis of the pattern of dental disease in two Late Medieval populations from cemeteries excavated at archaeological sites in… (More)
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2000
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2000
whose composition began at about the time of the Buddha (d. c. 400 BC). Sigalea describes the early medicine recoverable from… (More)
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1999
1999
Skeletal fluorosis is one of a range of conditions causing excessive ossification and joint ankylosis in skeletons. It is rarely… (More)
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1993
1993
Paleopathology, the study of disease in ancient remains, adds the dimension of time to our study of health and disease. The… (More)
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1992
1992
Patterns of dental disease among Bronze Age people of the Indus Valley Civilization are currently based on early and incomplete… (More)
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1991
1991
Paleopathological analyses of skeletal remains have provided significant information about diet and health in prehistoric… (More)
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1981
1981
In the nineteenth century, accurate descriptive studies, often dealing with pre-Columbian "syphilis," were made by Virchow, J… (More)
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