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  1. ncbi The pipes of pan
    David J Chalif
    Department of Neurosurgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:1437-40; discussion 1440. 2004
  2. ncbi [Treatment of open fractures before Lister and the management of the fatal leg fracture of Admiral Michiel Adriaensz de Ruyter, 1676]
    J N Keeman
    Sint Lucas Andreas Ziekenhuis, Postbus 9243, 1006 AE Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:2607-15. 2004
  3. ncbi The impact of media reporting of the suicide of a singer on suicide rates in Taiwan
    Ying Yeh Chen
    Taipei City Psychiatric Centre, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:215-21. 2012
  4. pmc Long-term impact of celebrity suicide on suicidal ideation: results from a population-based study
    King Wa Fu
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:540-6. 2007
  5. ncbi The effects of a celebrity suicide on suicide rates in Hong Kong
    Paul S F Yip
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    J Affect Disord 93:245-52. 2006
  6. ncbi Estimating the risk for suicide following the suicide deaths of 3 Asian entertainment celebrities: a meta-analytic approach
    King Wa Fu
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:869-78. 2009
  7. pmc Injury to the superior laryngeal branch of the vagus during thyroidectomy: lesson or myth?
    P F Crookes
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Surg 233:588-93. 2001
  8. ncbi Effect of death of Diana, princess of Wales on suicide and deliberate self-harm
    K Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 177:463-6. 2000
  9. ncbi Famous Russian brains: historical attempts to understand intelligence
    Alla A Vein
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Brain 131:583-90. 2008
  10. ncbi The effects of celebrity suicide on copycat suicide attempt: a multi-center observational study
    Joo Jeong
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 101 Daehakro, Chongno Gu, Seoul, 110 744, Korea
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:957-65. 2012

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  1. ncbi The pipes of pan
    David J Chalif
    Department of Neurosurgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:1437-40; discussion 1440. 2004
    ..The Pipes of Pan now hangs in the Musee Picasso in Paris...
  2. ncbi [Treatment of open fractures before Lister and the management of the fatal leg fracture of Admiral Michiel Adriaensz de Ruyter, 1676]
    J N Keeman
    Sint Lucas Andreas Ziekenhuis, Postbus 9243, 1006 AE Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:2607-15. 2004
    ..Why amputation was not performed in the case of De Ruyter is unknown. Actually, however, amputation would probably have increased his chances of survival only to a limited extent...
  3. ncbi The impact of media reporting of the suicide of a singer on suicide rates in Taiwan
    Ying Yeh Chen
    Taipei City Psychiatric Centre, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:215-21. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Long-term impact of celebrity suicide on suicidal ideation: results from a population-based study
    King Wa Fu
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:540-6. 2007
    ..The short-term effect of celebrity suicide on the overall suicide rate is widely known, but long-term effects remain unclear...
  5. ncbi The effects of a celebrity suicide on suicide rates in Hong Kong
    Paul S F Yip
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    J Affect Disord 93:245-52. 2006
    ..We have examined the impact on suicides following the death of a famous Hong Kong pop singer whose death from suicide by jumping from a height, occurred on 1st April 2003, and resulted in extensive and often dramatic media coverage...
  6. ncbi Estimating the risk for suicide following the suicide deaths of 3 Asian entertainment celebrities: a meta-analytic approach
    King Wa Fu
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:869-78. 2009
    ..This study aims at estimating the risk for suicide after the suicide deaths of entertainment celebrities in Asia during the first 4 weeks after the celebrity suicides and on a weekly basis...
  7. pmc Injury to the superior laryngeal branch of the vagus during thyroidectomy: lesson or myth?
    P F Crookes
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Surg 233:588-93. 2001
    ..To examine the historical evidence that the thyroidectomy performed on operatic soprano Amelita Galli-Curci was responsible for the abrupt termination of her career...
  8. ncbi Effect of death of Diana, princess of Wales on suicide and deliberate self-harm
    K Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 177:463-6. 2000
    ..The death of the Princess of Wales in 1997 was followed by widespread public mourning. Such major events may influence suicidal behaviour...
  9. ncbi Famous Russian brains: historical attempts to understand intelligence
    Alla A Vein
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Brain 131:583-90. 2008
    ..The (re)discovery of the records of the brain autopsies is meaningful, maybe not so much from a neuroanatomical point of view as from a historical perspective...
  10. ncbi The effects of celebrity suicide on copycat suicide attempt: a multi-center observational study
    Joo Jeong
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 101 Daehakro, Chongno Gu, Seoul, 110 744, Korea
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:957-65. 2012
    ..The effect of celebrity suicides on copycat suicide attempts is not well known. Our objective was to determine the association between celebrity suicide and copycat suicide attempts...
  11. ncbi The influence of media reporting of the suicide of a celebrity on suicide rates: a population-based study
    Andrew T A Cheng
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1229-34. 2007
    ..The impact of media reporting of suicides of entertainment celebrities may affect suicide rates due to an imitation effect. We investigated the impact on suicides of the media reporting of the suicide of a male television celebrity...
  12. ncbi Celebrity endorsements of cancer screening
    Robin J Larson
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:693-5. 2005
    ..At least one-fourth of respondents who had seen or heard a celebrity endorsement said that the endorsement made them more likely to undergo mammography (25%), PSA testing (31%), or sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy (37%)...
  13. ncbi Impact of news of celebrity illness on breast cancer screening: Kylie Minogue's breast cancer diagnosis
    Simon Chapman
    School of Public Health, Building A27, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:247-50. 2005
    ..To describe the main media narratives in the reportage of singer Kylie Minogue's illness with breast cancer; and to assess the impact of this coverage on bookings for screening for breast cancer by mammography in four Australian states...
  14. ncbi Effect of Nancy Reagan's mastectomy on choice of surgery for breast cancer by US women
    A B Nattinger
    Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    JAMA 279:762-6. 1998
    ..While the actions of popular figures are believed to influence the behavior of the general public, including health care decisions, little research has examined such an effect...
  15. ncbi Molecular, forensic and haplotypic inconsistencies regarding the identity of the Ekaterinburg remains
    A Knight
    Department of Anthropological Sciences, Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 31:129-38. 2004
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  16. ncbi Use of breast cancer screening and treatment services by Australian women aged 25-44 years following Kylie Minogue's breast cancer diagnosis
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1326-32. 2008
    ..The study included procedures provided through the Australian public health system to women aged 25-44 years from October 2004 and June 2006...
  17. ncbi Ongoing controversy over Romanov remains
    Michael Hofreiter
    Science 306:407-10. 2004
  18. pmc Alexander the Great and West Nile virus encephalitis
    John S Marr
    Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, VA, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1599-603. 2003
    ..We posit that Alexander may have died of West Nile virus encephalitis...
  19. ncbi Recognition of the remains of Tsar Nicholas II and his family: a case of premature identification?
    L A Zhivotovsky
    Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
    Ann Hum Biol 26:569-77. 1999
    ..Other shortcomings also occurred in the DNA studies, in particular the application of US and UK, and not Russian, population data in the analysis...
  20. ncbi Maurice Ravel and right hemisphere creativity
    E Baeck
    Eur J Neurol 9:321; author reply 321-2. 2002
  21. ncbi Maurice Ravel and right hemisphere creativity
    Elza Marques Marins
    Eur J Neurol 9:320-1. 2002
  22. ncbi The movement disorder of Maurice Ravel
    Francisco Cardoso
    Movement Disorders Clinic, Hospital das Clinicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Mov Disord 19:755-7. 2004
    ..It has long been known that in the last years of his life Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) suffered from a progressive neurological illness. Despite several proposed diagnostic hypotheses, the precise nature of his illness remains elusive...
  23. ncbi Did Franz Kafka suffer from cluster headache?
    T Ekbom
    Cephalalgia 24:309-11. 2004
  24. pmc Coverage of Jade Goody's cervical cancer in UK newspapers: a missed opportunity for health promotion?
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:368. 2010
    ..This study examines the content of newspaper articles covering her illness to consider whether 'mobilising information' which could encourage women to adopt risk-reducing and health promoting behaviours has been included...
  25. ncbi [Amusia and aphasia of Bolero's creator--influence of the right hemisphere on music]
    Lorraine Tudor
    Odjel za neurokirurgiju, Klinicka bolnica Split, Split, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 62:309-16. 2008
    ..As music and language have a lot in common and even share the same hearing system, it is logical to try to localize the cognitive centers for music too...
  26. ncbi What makes Maurice Ravel's deadly craniotomy interesting? Concerns of one of the most famous craniotomies in history
    Ayhan Kanat
    Department of Neurosurgery, Rize Medical School, Rize, Turkey
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:737-42. 2010
    ..His dementia progressed dramatically. This event needs to be kept in mind. In 1937, Ravel died after the craniotomy performed by Vincent, but only a speculative, retrospective diagnosis is possible since an autopsy was not undertaken...
  27. ncbi Did Maurice Ravel have a whiplash syndrome?
    Andreas Otte
    Med Sci Monit 9:LE9. 2003
  28. doi A few comments on Ravel's disease
    François Sellal
    Brain 131:e98; author reply e99. 2008
  29. pmc Mystery solved: the identification of the two missing Romanov children using DNA analysis
    Michael D Coble
    Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e4838. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi Painful sexual intercourse caused by a disproportionately long penis: an historical note on a remarkable treatment devised by Guilhelmius Fabricius Hildanus (1560-1634)
    Erwin J O Kompanje
    Department of Intensive Care, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000, CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Sex Behav 35:603-5. 2006
    ..Four hundred years later, Hildanus' forgotten penis shortening device deserves a resurrection in today's medical practice. This remarkable and almost forgotten case report is described and discussed...
  31. ncbi The illness of Vincent van Gogh
    Dietrich Blumer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, 38105, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:519-26. 2002
    ..The highlights of van Gogh's life and letters are reviewed and discussed in an effort toward better understanding of the complexity of his illness...
  32. ncbi Alterations in cortical thickness and neuronal density in the frontal cortex of Albert Einstein
    B Anderson
    Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294 0007, USA
    Neurosci Lett 210:161-4. 1996
    ..Einstein's cortex did not differ from the control subjects in the number of neurons under 1 mm2 of cerebral cortex or in mean neuronal size. Because Einstein's cortex was thinner than the controls he had a greater neuronal density...
  33. ncbi Seizures in the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe
    C W Bazil
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 56:740-3. 1999
    ..Poe was able to use creative genius and experiences from illness to create memorable tales and poignant poems...
  34. ncbi [Saint Lucia in pictures]
    J J Barbón García
    Hospital San Agustín de Avilés, Asturias
    Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol 78:689-92. 2003
  35. ncbi [Goya, Fortuny, Van Gogh, Portinari: lead poisoning in painters across three centuries]
    J Montes Santiago
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Meixoeiro, Vigo
    Rev Clin Esp 206:30-2. 2006
    ..Portinari certainly suffered from lead poisoning and that finally caused his death. This source of the possible poisoning could be the high lead content of their paintings...
  36. ncbi [The contribution of the Nobel laureates to biochemistry and molecular biology]
    Iu M Levchuk
    Palladin Institute of Biochemistry, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv
    Ukr Biokhim Zh 75:128-50. 2003
    ..The survey is devoted due to the 170th anniversary of birth of Alfred Bernhard Nobel--a famous scientist and businessman, the founder of the Nobel Prizes...
  37. ncbi [Human medical experimentation as a literary topic]
    B Elkeles
    Klinik für Geriatrische Rehabilitation Maria Frieden, Telgte
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 128:2720-2. 2003
  38. ncbi The effects of diseases, drugs, and chemicals on the creativity and productivity of famous sculptors, classic painters, classic music composers, and authors
    Paul L Wolf
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, VA Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:1457-64. 2005
    ..Many myths, theories, and speculations exist as to the exact etiology of the diseases, drugs, and chemicals that affected the creativity and productivity of famous sculptors, classic painters, classic music composers, and authors...
  39. ncbi Georg N. Koskinas (1885-1975) and his scientific contributions to the normal and pathological anatomy of the human brain
    Lazaros C Triarhou
    Economo Koskinas Wing for Integrative and Evolutionary Neuroscience, Department of Educational and Social Policy, and Program in Neuropsychology, University Research Institute, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki 54006, Greece
    Brain Res Bull 68:121-39. 2005
    ....
  40. ncbi "Protoplasm...is soft wax in our hands": Paul Kammerer and the art of biological transformation
    Sander Gliboff
    Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University, 130 Goodbody Hall, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Endeavour 29:162-7. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi [Oktaw Pietruski (1820-1894) vice president of the Galician national seim -- his achievements in Polish laryngology]
    Andrzej Kierzek
    Przegl Lek 60:389-90. 2003
    ..The founder of this Department was Przemysław Pieniazek (185-1916), the first associate professor in Polish territories and later the first professor of rhinolaryngology, world famous physician...
  42. ncbi [History of high-flow priapism: 1960-2005]
    O Engel
    Urologische Klinik, Universitat, Ulm
    Urologe A 45:351-5. 2006
    ..The development of diagnostic tools for differentiation of different forms of priapism and the progress in the therapy of high-flow priapism from arterial ligation to supraselective embolization is presented...
  43. ncbi [Thomas Mann as patient]
    Th Sprecher
    Leiter Thomas Mann Archiv der ETH Zürich, Schönbergstrasse
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 95:27-34. 2006
  44. ncbi Taft and Pickwick: sleep apnea in the White House
    John G Sotos
    Apneos Corporation, 2033 Ralston Avenue 41, Belmont, CA 94002 1737, USA
    Chest 124:1133-42. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi Mark Twain on phrenology
    James L Stone
    Division of Neurosurgery, Cook County Hospital and Department of Neurosurgery, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Neurosurgery 53:1414-6; discussion 1416-7. 2003
    ..Twain's style is clearly reflected in the interesting essay he wrote regarding his personal experience with phrenology...
  46. ncbi Reading fiction and the psychoanalytic experience: Proust on reading and on reading Proust
    Warren S Poland
    J Am Psychoanal Assoc 51:1263-82. 2003
    ..Ideas of Proust on reading are followed by thoughts on reading Proust, with the ending of Proust's masterpiece used to illustrate a parallel to termination in clinical psychoanalytic experience...
  47. ncbi Sigmund Freud: smoking habit, oral cancer and euthanasia
    W L Adeyemo
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 13:189-95. 2004
    ..An account is given in this article of Sigmund Freud's illness and care following the diagnosis of his oral cancer. The role of euthanasia and physician assisted suicide is also discussed...
  48. ncbi Did all those famous people really have epilepsy?
    John R Hughes
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 6:115-39. 2005
    ..This article is an attempt to correct the record with respect to these people and also to remind us of the many reasons similar misdiagnoses are being made today...
  49. ncbi [A historic case of Wegener's granulomatosis: the physicist who discovered the electromagnetic waves: Heinrich Hertz]
    H Feldmann
    Univ HNO Klinik Münster
    Laryngorhinootologie 84:426-31. 2005
    ..Extraction of a superior tooth, punturing of the maxillary sinus, then twice radical opening of the maxillary sinus. Painful ankylosis and paralyses ending in complete immobility, hyperthermy, exitus on Jan. 1 1894...
  50. ncbi Medicine in art. Looking at "The Doctor"
    Henry N Claman
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 4627 School of Medicine Building, 4200 East Ninth Avenue, B164, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc 67:34-7. 2004
  51. pmc Emerging issues in infective endocarditis
    Beverley C Millar
    Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1110-6. 2004
    ..and Rickettsia spp. We review the evolution of endocarditis and compare its progression with discoveries in microbiology, science, and medicine...
  52. ncbi Vladimir Bekhterev: his life, his work and the mystery of his death
    Vladimir Lerner
    Ben Gurion University of the Neev and Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, Israel
    Hist Psychiatry 16:217-27. 2005
    ..Based on newly discovered documents and testimonies, we present little known details about his life history, his clinical work and the tragic circumstances of his death...
  53. ncbi How the mighty have fallen: fatal infectious diseases of divine composers
    Ernst T Rietschel
    Research Center Borstel, Department of Immunochemistry and Biochemical Microbiology, Leibniz Center for Medicine and Biosciences, Parkallee 22, D 23845 Borstel, Germany
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 18:311-39, table of contents. 2004
    ..Disease and painful death brought the work of these divine artists to the level of immortal creations that both inspire and astonish the mortal audience...
  54. ncbi [Body mass index and the reasoning of an astronomer]
    Rodolfo C Puche
    Laboratorio de Biologia Osea, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina
    Medicina (B Aires) 65:361-5. 2005
    ..Weight/(Height)2? When did the index begin to be applied in modern clinical medicine? Which were the experimental studies which associated the ratio Weight/ (Height)2 with the body fat content? Which are the limitations of the ratio?..
  55. ncbi Outstanding language competence and cytoarchitecture in Broca's speech region
    Katrin Amunts
    Institute of Medicine, Research Center Jülich GmbH, Juelich, Germany
    Brain Lang 89:346-53. 2004
    ..K. and the controls in left and right areas 44, in right 45, and in interhemispheric asymmetries. We conclude, that the exceptional language competence of E.K. may be related to distinct cytoarchitectonic features in Broca's region...
  56. ncbi Symbiogenesis: the hidden face of Constantin Merezhkowsky
    Jan Sapp
    Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie Université du Québec à Montréal Case postale 8888, succursale Centre Ville Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Hist Philos Life Sci 24:413-40. 2002
    ..We also disclose his sordid social and political activities, his eugenics and racist writings, his paedophilia, and his metaphysics. Finally, we describe the context of his elaborate suicide in 1921...
  57. ncbi Mary Boole and curve stitching: a look into heaven
    Shelley Innes
    Darwin Correspondence Project, Cambridge University Library, West Rd, Cambridge, UK CB3 9DR
    Endeavour 28:36-8. 2004
    ..She recommended many practical exercises and teaching aids, one of which was the technique of curve stitching, which she had invented while still a child herself...
  58. ncbi [The suicide of Hjalmar Johansen]
    Carl Severin Albretsen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:3536-8. 2003
    ..Hjalmar Johansen was one of Norway's most famous gymnasts. He joined Fridtjof Nansen's polar expedition with Fram in 1893 and went on ski farthermost north with him in 1895/96. On their return to Norway the crew was celebrated as heroes...
  59. ncbi [A creator of modern surgery--Johann von Mikulicz-Radecki and contemporary ophthalmologists at the University of Wroclaw at the turn of the 19th-20th century]
    Maria Hanna Nizankowska
    Z Katedry i Kliniki Okulistyki Akademii Medycznej we Wrocławiu
    Klin Oczna 107:732-8. 2005
    ..The contemporary ophthalmologists as Richard Foerster, Hermann Ludwig Cohn, Wilhelm Uhthoff and theirs famous coworkers are also presented...
  60. ncbi The flight and the downfall of the demon: creativity and illness in Vrubel's life
    Vladimir Lerner
    Be er Sheva Mental Health Center, PO Box 4600, Be er Sheva, 84170, Israel
    J Med Biogr 11:170-80. 2003
    ..We believe that Vrubel suffered from mood disorder, complicated by syphilis...
  61. ncbi [Did Leon Wyczókowski suffer from solar maculopathy?]
    Józef Kałuiny
    Kliniki Chorób Oczu Collegium Medicum w Bydgoszczy, Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika, Toruniu
    Klin Oczna 108:489-92. 2006
    ..Past disease led to blue color vision impairment just like it happens to people who previously suffered from solar maculopathy. We suppose, it could gradually force the artist to resign from color painting and to take up drawing...
  62. ncbi [Did medicine professor Roberg draw the first portrait of Linne?]
    Tomas Gejrot
    Lakartidningen 99:3136-7. 2002
  63. ncbi ["...so that he himself must use all his energy to control the hallucinations...". King Otto of Bavaria and Munich psychiatry around 1900]
    Wolfgang Burgmair
    Max Planck Institut für Psychiatrie Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Psychiatrie Historisches Archiv der Klinik Kraepelinstrasse 2, D 80804 München
    Sudhoffs Arch 86:27-53. 2002
    ..The close connection between the "High Patient" and his doctors strengthened the social position of psychiatry as a public task...
  64. ncbi The fight against tuberculosis in England and Wales from 1912 to the present days
    P A Jenkins
    Ann Ig 14:61-5. 2002
  65. ncbi The Nobel Prize of 1906
    Ronald S Fishman
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:690-4. 2007
    ..Few scientists have cast such a long shadow in their field, but Ramon y Cajal did not establish the neuron theory single-handedly, and the real tale is much more complicated...
  66. ncbi [How did the castratos sing? Historical observations]
    Christian von Deuster
    Wurzbg Medizinhist Mitt 25:133-52. 2006
    ..Since the end of World War II, the high male voices have experienced a renaissance...
  67. ncbi [Staging of scientific facts in syphilis education. "The Shipwrecked" in the Berlin German Theater (1913)]
    J Lazardzig
    Institut für Theaterwissenschaft, Freie Universitat Berlin, Grunewaldstrasse 35, 12165 Berlin
    Hautarzt 53:268-76. 2002
    ..Analyzing the Berlin premiere of "Damaged Goods" on June 25 1913 in the German Theatre/Berlin, the interplay between scientific facts and theatrical license and their diverse influences on the public becomes obvious...
  68. ncbi [Diego Rivera, a painter for cardiology]
    Daniele Fiorista
    Servizio di Cardiologia, Ospedale San Bartolomeo, Sarzana, SP
    Ital Heart J Suppl 3:365-7. 2002
  69. ncbi [When Paul Bourget frequented the "Infirmerie spéciale"]
    Joseph Bieder
    Hist Sci Med 40:305-12. 2006
    ..Accordingly we study the relations between Belles-Lettres and psychiatric literature...
  70. ncbi Great moments in pharmacy: development of the Robert Thom series depicting pharmacy's history
    George B Griffenhagen
    American Institute of the History, American Pharmaceutical Association, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:170-82. 2002
  71. ncbi Out came copious water
    Adrian Reuben
    Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
    Hepatology 36:261-4. 2002
  72. ncbi Lawrence of Arabia, Sir Hugh Cairns, and the origin of motorcycle helmets
    Nicholas F Maartens
    Department of Neurological Surgery, The Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, OX2 6HE, England
    Neurosurgery 50:176-9; discussion 179-80. 2002
    ..Over subsequent decades, this has saved countless lives...
  73. ncbi [Acromegaly--from myths to facts]
    Marcin Kałuzny
    Katedra i Klinika Endokrynologii, Diabetologii i Leczenia Izotopami, Akademia Medyczna im Piastow Slaskich, Wrocław
    Endokrynol Pol 59:242-4. 2008
    ..The highest contemporary living persons are also listed...
  74. ncbi [Infectious diseases in the short stories written by Verga and Pirandello]
    G Giusti
    , , Napoli
    Recenti Prog Med 92:413-8. 2001
    ....
  75. ncbi Proteus rebound: reconsidering the "torture of nature"
    Peter Pesic
    St John s College, 1160 Camino de la Cruz Blanca, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 4511, USA
    Isis 99:304-17. 2008
    ..We investigators are, like all conquerors, discoverers, seafarers, adventurers, of an audacious morality and must reconcile ourselves to being considered on the whole evil...
  76. ncbi Sigmund Freud's physicians and "the monster"
    J Tainmont
    B-ENT 3:49-60. 2007
    ..This paper provides some details about the physicians who cured Freud and looks at the prosthesis he was forced to wear until his death...
  77. ncbi ["Sick music"--experienced illness that set traces in music]
    Eddie Persson
    Aleris, Sabbatsberg Närsjukhuset, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 104:803-4. 2007
  78. ncbi [Was it a physician Ibsen wanted to become?]
    Erlend Hem
    Avdeling for atferdsfag, Institutt for medisinske basalfag, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1111 Blindern, 0317 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:3295-6. 2006
    ..This story illustrates an important message: What should we require from sources before we accept a piece of information?..
  79. ncbi [A. P. Chekhov as a historian of medicine]
    M B Mirskii
    Klin Med (Mosk) 81:68-71. 2003
  80. ncbi [Auguste Lumière, pioneer of the modern cicatrization]
    B Salazard
    Service de Chirurgie Plastique, reconstructrice et esthétique du Pr Magalon, Hopital de la Conception, 147, boulevard Baille, 13385 cedex 05, Marseille, France
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 48:194-9. 2003
    ..The lives of Auguste and Louis Lumière were full of projects and inventions. When Auguste died in 1954 he had registered more than one hundred patents...
  81. ncbi A century of "The Society of Medicine and Natural Sciences of Parma" and three centuries of medical and scientific academies and journals in Parma
    Raffaele Virdis
    Acta Biomed 74:4-8. 2003
  82. ncbi [In the wake of a legend: the Semmelweis family of Zirc]
    Károly Kapronczay
    Semmelweis Museum, Library and Archives for the History of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    Orvostort Kozl 47:203-6. 2002
    ..Some members of the family, e.g. Károly Semmelweis, Ferenc Semmelweis and Ernö Remsey worked also as physicians...
  83. ncbi [The fatal story--Ibsen's health during the last years of his life]
    Jan C Frich
    Institutt for allmenn og samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1130 Blindern, 0318 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:1497-501. 2006
    ..During his last years he developed symptoms of cardiac failure, and it was probably an increasing cardiac failure that led to the cardiac arrest that ended his life...
  84. ncbi [Ibsen's last years of life--the physicians and the demanding patient]
    Erlend Hem
    Avdeling for atferdsfag, Institutt for medisinske basalfag, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1111 Blindern, 0317 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:1502-6. 2006
    ..Edvard Bull's patience, great human and sympathetic insight, and the fact that he from the very beginning saw Ibsen as an individual and not only the diseases, represents a thought-provoking example...
  85. ncbi [The consequences of stroke for the artist Lovis Corinth]
    H Bazner
    Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, Neurologische Klinik, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68167, Mannheim
    Nervenarzt 77:S51-7. 2006
    ..Taken together with the often cited phrase "Drawing means to leave out (details)", a clear-cut interpretation for neurologists can be derived from the understanding of right-hemisphere lesions and subsequent left-sided neglect...
  86. ncbi [The gynecologist Max Sänger and his relationship with Nina and Edvard Grieg]
    Erlend Hem
    Institutt for medisinske atferdsfag Universitetet i Oslo Postboks 1111 Blindern 0317 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:2875-8. 2002
    ..Sänger was closely linked to Norway, both professionally and personally. This paper describes his work as gynaecologist and his relationship to Norway, especially his friendship with Nina and Edvard Grieg...
  87. ncbi Versemaking and lovemaking--W. B. Yeats' "strange second puberty": Norman Haire and the Steinach rejuvenation operation
    Diana Wyndham
    University of Sydney
    J Hist Behav Sci 39:25-50. 2003
    ....
  88. ncbi [Some similarities between the work of M.C. Escher and plastic surgery]
    K W Marck
    Medisch Centrum Leeuwarden, afd Plastische Chirurgie en Handchirurgie, Leeuwarden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:2498-503. 2002
    ..Escher has visualised these mathematical rules in an unusual and artistic manner, whereas plastic surgeons apply these rules in the grace of an elastic and healing nature...
  89. ncbi A historical review of penetrating abdominal trauma
    Cynthia Blank-Reid
    Temple University Hospital, Temple University Children s Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 18:387-401. 2006
    ..The technology and treatment used for penetrating abdominal trauma have changed tremendously over the past 100 years. Both presidents would survive if they sustained their injuries today...
  90. ncbi [Aneurysms from the viewpoint of medical history]
    A Bollinger
    Departement fur Innere Medizin, Abteilung Angiologie des Universitätsspitals Zürich
    Vasa 31:281-6. 2002
    ..The diagnostic and therapeutic problems in the middle of the 20th century are illustrated by the fate of two prominent patients, Albert Einstein and Thomas Mann, who died both of a ruptured aneurysm in 1955...
  91. ncbi [Art history anthropology: a new interdisciplinary overlap using the examples of Caravaggio and Mozart]
    Friedrich W Rösing
    Institut für Humangenetik und Anthropologie der Universität Ulm
    Anthropol Anz 64:355-60. 2006
    ..Two cases are presented here, which illustrate an identification and an identity exclusion...
  92. ncbi Literature and obstetrics: reading maternal posture in Jacques Ferron's "Little William"
    Betty Bednarski
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Lit Med 21:216-41. 2002
  93. ncbi Retrograde amnesia: a study of its relation to anterograde amnesia and semantic memory deficits
    K Schmidtke
    Department of Neurology, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 35:505-18. 1997
    ..Retrograde amnesia was evaluated with the use of new Famous Persons and Autobiographical Memory Tests...
  94. pmc Syndrome--a changing concept
    S Jablonski
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland
    Bull Med Libr Assoc 80:323-7. 1992
    ..nomenclature now includes the names of literary characters, patients' surnames, subjects of famous paintings, famous persons, geographic locations, institutions, biblical figures, and mythological characters...
  95. ncbi Disproportionate retrograde amnesia in a patient with herpes simplex encephalitis
    T Fujii
    Division of Disability Science, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Cortex 35:599-614. 1999
    ..Her knowledge about public events and famous persons was also impaired for this period. An MRI and SPECT demonstrated bilateral medial temporal pathology...
  96. ncbi [Archeology in medicine: digging up into the tophi of Popes, Dukes and Kings]
    G Ceccarelli
    Reumatismo 55:123-30. 2003
    ..In fact, it is well-known that in past times a quantity of famous persons, including Kings and Popes, were affected with this rheumatic disorder...
  97. ncbi Prosopagnosia and alexia without object agnosia
    E De Renzi
    Neurological Department, University of Modena
    Cortex 34:403-15. 1998
    ..recognition and famous face naming and the correct (though slow) performance in matching the names of famous persons with their photographs...
  98. ncbi Impaired configurational processing in a case of progressive prosopagnosia associated with predominant right temporal lobe atrophy
    Sven Joubert
    Service de Neurologie et de Neuropsychologie, AP HM Timone, Universite Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Brain 126:2537-50. 2003
    ..man, presented with a slowly progressive deterioration in his ability to recognize faces of familiar and famous persons, contrasting with the relative preservation of other cognitive domains...
  99. ncbi Anomia for people names in DAT--evidence for semantic and post-semantic impairments
    M Delazer
    Klinik fur Neurologie, Universitätsklinik für Neurologie, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Neuropsychologia 41:1593-8. 2003
    ..The present study investigates naming of famous persons in a group of DAT patients, a group of persons with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and healthy controls...
  100. ncbi [Artistic creativity and bipolar mood disorder]
    Zoltan Janka
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Szent Györgyi Albert Orvos és Gyógyszerésztudományi Centrum, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Pszichiatriai Klinika
    Orv Hetil 145:1709-18. 2004
    ..Several studies and theories propose a connection between psychopathology and artistic creativity i.e. madness and genius characters share common roots...
  101. ncbi Hemispheric asymmetries in font-specific and abstractive priming of written personal names: Evidence from event-related brain potentials
    Stefan R Schweinberger
    Department of General Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Am Steiger 3 Haus 1, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Brain Res 1117:195-205. 2006
    We assessed hemispheric differences in font-specific and abstractive repetition priming for famous persons' names. Participants performed speeded familiarity judgments for foveally presented famous and unfamiliar names...

Research Grants39

  1. CD40 LIGAND IN SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS
    MARY CROW; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies should elucidate disease pathogenesis and identify new targets for therapy in SLE. ..
  2. Quality of Follow-up Care for Breast Cancer Survivors
    ANN NATTINGER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g. age, gender, specialty) and of patient characteristics (e.g. race, socioeconomic status, initial therapy). The results will yield important public policy information regarding breast cancer surveillance care. ..
  3. Premature Atherosclerosis in Rheumatic Diseases
    MARY CROW; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Behavior Change and Maintenance Intervention for HIV+ MSM Methamphetamine Users
    Thomas L Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., binge use, injection, polydrug use) and key psychosocial factors (e.g., sexual compulsivity, experiences of abuse) will be explored. ..
  5. CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN OLDER PEOPLE WITH PSYCHOSES
    Dilip Jeste; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  6. Intervention for Female Workers in Mexico
    Thomas Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Subgroup differences in the effectiveness of the intervention based on social, contextual, and interpersonal factors will be explored. ..
  7. DVD Consent for Research in Older Schizophrenia Patients
    Dilip Jeste; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The DVD-based consent is not intended to supplant, but rather to supplement, the researcher-participant in-person interaction involved in consent process. ..
  8. Crystallization of neurotransmitter transporter homologs
    Da Neng Wang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We also propose to crystallize the protein in three-dimensions to ~3 A resolution, and the crystals will be used to solve its high resolution structure using X-ray crystallography in the next stage of the project. ..
  9. Oral Androgen Administration and Function in Man
    JOHN AMORY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Matsumoto M.D., Director, Clinical Research Unit VA-Puget Sound and Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine will co-mentor this award. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. MEMORY FOR VISUAL MATERIAL
    GEOFFREY LOFTUS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finally, the proposed work on theory, methodology, statistics, and data interpretation is applicable to virtually every aspect of research in experimental psychology, clinical psychology, and neuroscience. ..
  11. Interferon in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    Mary K Crow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Elucidation of this important pathway should lead to more targeted modulation of disease mediators in systemic autoimmune diseases. ..
  12. Functional Skills Training For Late Life Schizophrenia
    Thomas Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data will allow us to determine short-term effects of our intervention, effectiveness of maintenance sessions, and post-intervention duration of treatment effects. ..
  13. Expertise, Face Recognition & the Cerebral Hemispheres
    David Turk; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  14. Cognitive Studies of Temporal Lobe Function in Man
    Guila Glosser; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..b) To assess the usefulness of presurgical fMRI activation measures during an allocentric spatial memory task for predicting memory performance following ATL. ..
  15. NEUROLEPTIC-INDUCED MOVEMENT DISORDERS IN OLDER PATIENTS
    Dilip Jeste; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We believe that our findings will have major therapeutic implications for the use of antipsychotics, particularly in older patients. ..
  16. Fourth Biennial Arthritis Research Conference
    MARY CROW; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Overexpression and crystallization of amino acid transp*
    Da Neng Wang; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Such structural in formation will also shed light on the structure and molecular mechanism for mammalian amino acid transporters. ..
  18. CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARD IN PEDIATRIC PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
    Andres Martin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Metabolic Effects of Newer Antipsychotics in Older Pts
    Dilip Jeste; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Perceptual encoding and imagery in prosopagnosia
    Jason Barton; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..From our prior work, we hypothesize that covert or unconscious recognition is the residual product of a partially damaged face network in the brain. We propose a functional imaging experiment to test this hypothesis. ..
  21. Sematic Relatedness for Active Medication Safety and Outcomes Surveillance
    Serguei V S Pakhomov; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  22. LATE ONSET SCHIZOPHRENIA--A NEUROPSYCHIATRIC STUDY
    Dilip Jeste; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., MRI quantitative analysis, outcome and functioning measures) to the new questions being asked. Our studies should have a major impact on the understanding of schizophrenia and aging. ..
  23. Modeling the Effect of Cigarette Advertising on Adolescent Smoking
    William G Shadel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  24. Drug Abuse, Social Decision-Making, and Sex-Related Functional Brain Asymmetry
    DANIEL T TRANEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY OF SMOKING AND CESSATION
    William Shadel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Support for this social cognitive model would advance an understanding of the mechanisms involved in smoking and cessation behaviors, and possible lead to developing interventions that will help increasing number of smokers to quit. ..
  26. SCLERODERMA LUNG STUDY
    Richard Silver; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. OUTCOMES OF OLDER WOMEN WITH EARLY STAGE BREAST CANCER
    ANN NATTINGER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results will be critical to informing policy initiatives, including determination of how to best reduce socioeconomic disparities in breast cancer outcomes. ..
  28. Dominican Herbal Medicine: Plants Used for Inflammation
    Michael Balick; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The collaborative approach and results from this R21 project will enable preparation of an R01 proposal. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Neural representation of memory for the order of events
    JOSEPH MANNS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A basic understanding of the mechanisms by which long-term memories are encoded by neurons in the hippocampus and surrounding cortex is fundamental to understanding declarative memory and to addressing disorders of memory. ..
  30. Identification of Rheumatic Disease Genes
    MARY CROW; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. Analysis of tobacco industry documents--Asia/Australia
    Simon Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Molecular-Genetic Mechanisms for Early-Onset Obesity
    Evgeny Rogaev; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Brain Imaging in Major Psychoses: Functional Imaging
    Nancy Andreasen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. PHENOMENOLOGY AND CLASSIFICATION OF SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Nancy Andreasen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Regulation of Presenilin Genes
    Evgeny Rogaev; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies will contribute to identification of molecular factors regulating the primary causes of AD, and ultimately, to the development of new strategies for prevention and rational therapy of Alzheimer's disease. ..
  36. Adolescents' responses to anti-smoking PSAs
    William Shadel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term implication of the results of these studies is that more effective anti-smoking advertisements could be designed and developed. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. FMRI in Pre-Symptomatic PS1-related Alzheimer's Disease
    John Ringman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..UCI, with its strong dementia research program, growing MRI capabilities and opportunity to collaborate at the nearby UCLA Brain Imaging Center, is an excellent environment for this endeavor. ..