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Table Of Contents

1. ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
1.1. Balance of Mind and Body
1.3. Glass Armonica and Healing (1761)
1.4. Leeches (Middle Ages)
1.5. Licorice (220 B.C. – Present)
1.8. Sozodont Powder Dentifrice and Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup
2. ANCIENT EGYPT
2.1. Medicinal Plants
2.2. Mummification (Herodotus 450 B.C.E.)
2.3. Medicine (2600 B.C.E.)
2.4. Poliomyelitis (Polio) in Ancient Egypt
2.5. Schistosomiasis (bilharziasis) in Ancient Egypt
3. ANCIENT GREECE
3.1. Medicine
3.2. Remedies
3.3. Aristotle (384 - 322 B.C.E.)
3.5. Chiron - The Inventor of Medicine
3.6. Dioscorides of Anazarbus- Father of Pharmacology (40-90 C.E.)
3.7. Erasistratus of Chiros (304 - 250 B.C.E.)
3.8. Galen (131 – 201 C.E.)
3.8.1. Report 1
3.8.2. Report 2
3.8.3. Report 3
3.9.1. Topic 1
3.9.2. Topic 2
3.10. Plato and Diet (5th-4th century B.C.E.)
4. ANCIENT ROME
4.1. Caesarean Section
4.2. Ophthalmology in Ancient Rome
4.3. A Gladiator's Blood as a Cure For Epilepsy
5. ANCIENT WORLD
5.1. Birth Control in the Ancient World
5.2. Diseases
5.4. History
5.5. Deformity In The “Boxing Boys”
5.6. Genes and Archeology - A Different Kind Of History
5.7. Practitioners of Medicine (2100 B.C.E.)
6. ARTS AND DISEASE
6.1. Dante and Melancholy (1265 –1321)
6.2. I Got Rhythm: George Gershwin and Birth Control in the 1930s
6.3. Pearl Buck and PKU (1921 – 1960)
6.4. Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)
6.6. Sleep Apnea - Lewis Carroll and William Shakespeare
7. BASIC SCIENCE
7.2. Robert Hooke (1635 – 1703)
7.3. Anton van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723)
8. CARDIOLOGY
8.1. Diuretic Properties of Mercury (19th
8.2. Tetralogy of Fallot (1673)
9.1. Etruscan Dentistry (700 B.C.E.)
9.2. Jaw Fractures (1863)
9.4. Oral Disease (25,000 years ago)
9.5. Periodontal Disease
9.5.1. Bartolomeo Eustachio (1520-1574)
9.5.2. History
9.6. Tooth Care (5000 B.C.E. – 1000 C.E.)
9.7. Toothworm
10. DERMATOLOGY
10.1. Joseph Plenck (1735-1807)
11. DISCOVERIES
11.1. The First Isolated Antibiotic
11.2. Aspirin (Ancient Assyria to 1892)
11.3. Celsius Thermometer Scale (1742)
11.7. Fever (17th and 18th Centuries)
11.8. Handwashing As Preventative Medicine (19th
11.9. Opioids
11.9.1. History of Opium
11.9.2. Heroin and Other Opium Alkaloids (1898)
11.10. Lipids (1824)
11.11. Nitroglycerin and Nitric Oxide (19th
11.12. Penicillin (1928)
11.13. Shoe Fitting Fluoroscope (1920 –1950)
11.14. X-Rays (1895)
12. DISEASES
12.1. Diabetes (1674)
12.3. Childbirth and Anesthesia - Pain or Toil (1846)
12.4. Cancer (Ancient Egypt to Present)
12.5. Cushing's Disease (1912)
12.6. Deafness, Asylums and Education (19th
12.7. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (1806 - 1875)
12.8. Diseases of the Ear (324-1453 C.E.)
12.9. Eclampsia (Ancient Greece to Present)
12.11. Heart
12.11.1. History
12.12. Jaundice (Neonatal) (1785 – Present)
12.13. Macular Edema (1856 – 1950)
12.14. Malaria
12.14.1. Malaria (1880)
12.14.2. Dr. John Cropper - Malaria Researcher in Palestine
12.15. Myasthenia Gravis (1892)
12.16. Pellagra
12.16.1. Reports in the US (1700’s - 1902)
12.16.3. Pellagra (1914- 1926)
12.17. Proteus Syndrome: Elephant Man Diagnosed (1884)
12.18. Pulse (300 C.E.)
12.19.1. Background
12.19.2. Scurvy - William Stark (1741-1770)
12.20. Sepsis (C.E. 129-1973)
12.22. Vertigo and Epilepsy (Ancient Times to Present)
13. DISEASES OF LEADERS
13.1. Was Louis XIV Infected with Parasites?
13.2. Hemophilia and Queen Victoria of England (1837-1901)
13.3. What Did George Washington Die From?
13.4. King George III and Acute Intermittent Porphyria (1739 – 1820)
13.5. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 – 1945)
14. ENDOCRINOLOGY
14.4. Surgery (Prehistoric Times to Present)
15. GENERAL MEDICINE
15.1. Dr. Philip Barrough (1587) - First Book on Medicine in English
15.2. William Beaumont and Early Studies of Gastric Secretion
15.3. Antonio Benivieni (1443-1502)- Trailblazer Pathologist
15.5. Frederick Chopin (1810 – 1849) – Did He Have Cystic Fibrosis?
15.6. Abraham Lincoln and Medical Malpractice (1858)
15.7. Joseph Lister (1827 – 1912)
15.7.1. Report 1
15.7.2. Report 2
15.8. Nostradamus - Doctor and Prophet (1503 - 1566)
15.9. James Parkinson - Child Advocate (1755-1824)
15.10. Louis Pasteur (1822-1895)
15.10.1. Pasteur and Koch on American Medicine
15.10.2. Work
15.11. William Prout - Physiological Chemist (1785 - 1850)
15.12. Vesalius (1514 - 1564)
16. GENERAL TOPICS
16.1. Amputation (Neolithic Times - 1810)
16.2. Anatomy (980 – 1288)
16.3. Arrow Wounds and the Development of Surgery
16.4. Chorea St. Vitii (658-739)
16.5. Doctoring as a Profession
16.5.1. Ancient Rome 1
16.5.2. Ancient Rome 2
16.7. Epidemiology (1830)
16.8. Ethics
16.9. Germans, Celts and Others
16.10. Hospitals (820 C.E. to 1311)
16.11. Imaging (1890-1950)
16.12. Insanity Plea (1857)
16.15. Midwifery (200 C.E.)
16.17. Sobriety and Alcohol Consumption (1736 – 1871)
17. GYNECOLOGY
17.1. James Marion Sims, Father of Gynecology
18. INFECTIOUS DISEASES
18.1. Anthrax
18.1.1. Haitian Epidemic (1770)
18.1.2. History (Antiquity to 2002)
18.2. Black Plague
18.2.1. General Background (541 – 1970)
18.2.2. The Black (Bubonic) Plague of 542
18.2.3. Bubonic Plague (1348)
18.2.4. The Great Plague 1665
18.2.5. China (1330s)
18.3. Chagas Disease
18.3.1. Chagas Disease
18.3.2. Chagas Disease in Mummies 9,000 Years Ago
18.3.3. Chagas Heart Disease
18.4. Cholera
18.4.1. Cholera and the Public Health (1854)
18.4.2. Epidemic (1854)
18.5. Disease Transmission
18.5.1. From Europe to the Americas (16th
18.6. English Sweating Disease (1485 – 1551)
18.7.1. Spanish Flu of 1918
18.7.2. The 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic in Nigeria
18.7.3. Influenza Pandemic - 1918
18.9. Head Lice in the Middle Ages
18.10. Hemorrhagic Fever (1545 – 1576)
18.11. Leprosy
18.11.1. Leprosy in South America (19th
18.11.2. Leprosy in NY (2004)
18.12. Medieval Household Pest Control
18.13. Scarlet Fever Epidemics (1848 –1900)
18.14. Lyme Disease and Erythema Migrans (1909 to Present)
18.15. Tick-Borne Diseases (1889 to Present)
18.16. Tuberculosis
18.16.1. Gold Therapy For Tuberculosis (1920)
18.16.2. History
18.17. Treatment
18.19. Yellow Fever and Politics (1821 -1823
19. MESOPOTAMIA
19.1. Dental Disease in Ancient Mesopotamia (2000 B.C.E.)
19.2. Hebrew Medicine
20. MIDDLE AGES
20.1. Dark Middle Ages (400-800 C.E.)
20.2. High Middle Ages (1200-1400)
20.3. Padua: The Renaissance of Human Anatomy and Medicine
20.4. The Late Middle Ages And Renaissance (1400-)
20.6. Medieval Spain (10th and 13th Centuries)
21. MIDDLE-EASTERN MEDICINE
21.1. Serefeddin Sabuncuoglu - Turkish Surgeon (15th
22. NEPHROLOGY
22.2. Richard Bright (1789-1858)
22.3. Homer Smith Father of Nephrology (1895 - 1962)
22.4. Emerich Ullmann - Kidney Transplantation (1861-1937)
23. NEUROLOGY
23.1. Babinski
23.1.1. Background
23.1.2. 100 Year Anniversary (1896-1996)
23.2. Brain Surgery (Late Stone Age)
23.4. Epilepsy
23.4.1. Electrical Theory (1873)
23.4.2. Herodotus and Epilepsy
23.4.3. Byzantine Emperor Michael IV (11th
23.4.4. Joan of Arc and Epilepsy
23.5. Head Injury (1830)
23.6. The Knee Jerk (1875)
23.7. Nerve Transmission (1822)
23.8. Neurone Doctrine (1866)
23.10. Lluis Barraquer-Roviralta (1907)
23.11. Jean-Baptiste Bouillaud (1825)
23.12. Dr. Jules Cotard (1840-1889)
23.13. Samuel Collins - Comparative Neurology (1618-1710)
23.14. Harvey Cushing - Pediatric Neurosurgeon (1869 - 1939)
23.15. Freud and Tourette's Syndrome (1890 – 1911)
23.16. Sir Victor Horsley (1857 – 1916) - A Pioneer in Neurosurgery
23.17. William Williams Keen –Neurosurgeon (1837-1932)
23.18. Wilder Penfield - Sensory Map
23.19. Robert Remak (1815-1865) – Embryologist/Neurologist
23.20. Charles Scott Sherrington (1857-1952) - The Synapse
23.21. Robert Bentley Todd - Father of Epilepsy (1809-1860)
24. ONCOLOGY
24.1. Early Report of Cancer in a Child (1564-1617)
24.2. Roswell Park, M.D. (1852-1914)
25. ORTHOPEDICS
25.1. Osteogenesis Imperfecta (1844-1849)
26. PATHOLOGY
26.2. "Jake Walk" - A Toxicological Tragedy (1930)
26.3. Lead Exposure (Ancient to Modern Times
26.4. Lead Poisoning Killed the Crew of the Franklin Expedition? (1845)
26.5. Vegetable Poisons and Death (1812)
26.6. Tobacco’s Harmful Effects In History (10444 - 1600s)
26.7. Rudolf Virchow (821 – 1902)
27. PSYCHIATRY
27.1. Amnesia (1892)
27.2. Bipolar Disorders (100 C.E.)
27.4. Rorschach Test (1884-1922)
27.5. Schizophrenia (1911)
28.1. Brain Surgery (7,000 B.C.E. – 900 C.E._
28.2. Cataract Surgery (5th century B.C.E.)
28.3. Laparoscopic Surgery (1901 to Present)
29. VACCINES
29.1. First Global Vaccination Occurred in 1803
29.2. Emil von Behring – (1854-1917) – Diptheria and Tetanus
29.3. Small Pox
29.3.1. Canadian Experience (1798 – 1962)
29.3.2. Vaccination in 1830's - Maybe We Should Take Note
29.3.3. Vaccination - How Long Does It Last?
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