Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Aretaeus of Cappadocia

  • Book review: Insulin – The crooked timber

    Arpan K. Banerjee Solihull, United Kingdom   Cover of Insulin – The Crooked Timber: A History from Thick Brown Muck to Wall Street Gold by Kersten T. Hall. The title of this interesting book is taken from the German philosopher Immanuel Kant, who wrote that: “Out of the crooked timber of humanity no straight thing…