Tag Archives: Serbia

Habsburg dynasty and progenia

Bojana Cokić Zajecar, Serbia   Figure 1. The Habsburg dynasty Oscar Wilde (1854-1900. Irish poet) once said that “LIFE IMITATES ART. However, much more often, ART IS THE ONE THAT IMITATES LIFE.”1,2 In PROGENIA (mandibular prognathism) there is a poor relationship between the upper and lower teeth, upper and lower jaws, or between the jaw […]

Citizen Zinsser: portrait of a Renaissance man

Philip R. Liebson In the September 16, 1940 issue of TIME Magazine an intriguing obituary was found: After a patient wait, death came last week to Hans Zinsser, bacteriologist, physician, philosopher, poet, ironist, historian, raconteur. At 61, he died of chronic leukemia, a slow-moving, mysterious disease of the blood for which there is no known […]

Women in medicine in Serbia

Bojana Cokić Zajecar, Serbia   Draga Ljočić-Milošević Draga Ljočić-Milošević, a feminist activist and the first female Serbian physician, dedicated her life to advancing women’s rights. She helped facilitate the emancipation of women in conservative Serbia and campaigned for gender equality in the field of medicine. The vast majority of Serbian women had few educational opportunities […]