Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: neurological

  • Howard H. Tooth CB., CMG., MD., FRCP.

    JMS Pearce Hull, England   Fig 1. Howard H Tooth. Via Wikimedia¬† Howard Tooth (1856-1925) was one of many physicians who served well their patients and their profession, but who would be unknown save for a syndrome that bears and perpetuates their name. Howard Tooth (Fig 1) was born in Hove, Sussex, educated at Rugby…

  • Alcmaeon of Croton, philosopher physician

    Steph MagowanRoyal Holloway, University of London Alcmaeon of Croton remains one of the lesser known Presocratic writers, not only because of the sparse nature of his extant work but also because of his fragmentary treatment in modern scholarship. He is mentioned in passing but rarely fully examined, often even excluded entirely in work dealing with…