Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

  • The unloved gut

    Fergus ShanahanIreland “My brain, it’s my second favorite organ” pronounced Woody Allen.1 For many, it is the seat of the soul, the source of creativity and much more, whereas the heart represents passion, courage, and character. Fondness for other organs relates to warmth and honesty in the eyes, clarity in the skin, beauty in musculature,…