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Monthly Archives: December 2010
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
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 (https://humanitiesandhealth.wordpress.com/2010/10/05/clinton-delivers-formal-apology-for-a-newly-discovered-tuskegee-like-study/). … Continue reading
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