Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Neurological Turn at The Future of Medical History Conference

The Future of Medical History Conference, Mary Ward House, Bloomsbury, Hosted by The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 15th – 17th July 2010 The Neurological Turn, Friday 16th July. Last summer I attended this conference … Continue reading

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President Obama calls for a review of human subjects’ protection following the unraveling of the Guatemala STD study.

On October 5, 2010, I reported on this same blog on the recently discovered Tuskegee-like scandal, which took place in Guatemala in the ’40s and saw the purposeful infection of prisoners and other vulnerable populations with the syphilis bacterium ( … Continue reading

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Workshop on Health and Disease: report now online

On the 10th of September, the Centre for the Humanities and Health (CHH) at King’s College London hosted a one-day workshop entitled “Concepts of Health and Disease”. The aims of the workshop were: to generate real cross-disciplinary interchange between medical … Continue reading

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