Moments in History

MAS Ahmed & Natasja Vandepitte

The incubator

Peter H. Berczeller

Saul Farber on St. Helena new

Craig Blackstone

The Hogmouths of Habsburg

Joseph deBettencourt

Stephen Hales: belief and blood pressure new

George Dunea

A colorful but tyrannical chief new

Edward Jenner and the dairymaidnew

Gerard van Swieten and his reforms new
Healthcare for the popes new

Hubris syndrome – a moment in history?

The death of Charles II

The last illness of King Edward VI (1537–1553)

Lord Moran’s secret

The fatal illness of Prince Albert

The last days of George Washington

William Pitt: father and son

King Henry VIII: More ailments than wives
Doctor bites policeman in Chicago religious dispute
Hasting Banda: family doctor turned tyrant new

Julie Gianakon

Doctor Riker’s decision

Ludvig Hektoen

PDF Document A case of amebic dysentery

PDF Document Instantaneous death from air entering the uterine veins during a vaginal douche in the fourth month of pregnancy

PDF Document Embolism of the left coronary artery; Sudden death

PDF Document Rare cardiac anomalies

PDF Document Our developing knowledge of gonorrhea and syphilis

PDF Document On a case of multiple foci of interstitial myocarditis in hereditary syphills

PDF Document Air Embolism

Ludvig Hektoen & Beatrice R. Lovett

PDF Document Whooping cough

Ludvig Hektoen & Charlotte Johnson

PDF Document Prevention of diphtheria and scarlet fever in nurses

Ludvig Hektoen & George H. Weaver

PDF Document Experiments on the transmission of scarlet fever to monkeys

Susan Hurley

Physician: study thyself

Adam S. Komorowski  & Sang Ik Song

The King’s-Evil and sensory experience in Richard Wiseman’s Severall Chirurgicall Treatises

Marshall A. Lichtman

Masters, Lindstrom, and decanal adventures

James Mathew

Meeting of minds: when scientists and artists meet

John Parascandola

The arsenic eaters of Styria

Roshan Radhakrishnan

Horace Wells

Ira L. Rezak

Mingling medicine and medals

Hansjörg Rothe

The mystical prophet and his Bride of Christ

Brian Sharpless

Changing conceptions of the nightmare in medicine

Robert Siegel

The power of sound

Jan Peter Verhave

A Norse and Dutch friendship

Frank Wollheim

A tale of two cities: Swedish roots of electrophoresis

A.J. Wright

What November may bring: the first 37 days of surgical anesthesia


The emperor and his physicians
The most loathsome disease of the emperor Galerius new
Percussion of the chest: Leopold Auenbrugger new
The philosopher’s dementia new
The ligament of Vaclav Treitz new
Erasistratus new
Otto Kahler, Bence Jones, and multiple myeloma new
Celiac disease, Areteus, and Samuel Gee new
Pedanius Dioscorides: The first encyclopedia of plants and drugs new
Jean Cruveilhier – first described the lesions of multiple sclerosis new
Ibn Rushd (Averroes), medieval polymath new
The public death of Prince Albert new
Oliver Cromwell’s illnesses and death new
Mary Tudor (“Bloody Mary” ) 1516-1558 new
Francesco Antommarchi, the Malvolio of St. Helena new