- 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...
- [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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Effect of death of Diana, princess of Wales on suicide and deliberate self-harm
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...
- 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...
- The effects of celebrity suicide on copycat suicide attempt: a multi-center observational study
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...
- 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...
- 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%)...
- Impact of news of celebrity illness on breast cancer screening: Kylie Minogue's breast cancer diagnosis
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...
- 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...
- Molecular, forensic and haplotypic inconsistencies regarding the identity of the Ekaterinburg remains
Department of Anthropological Sciences, Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
Ann Hum Biol 31:129-38. 2004
- Use of breast cancer screening and treatment services by Australian women aged 25-44 years following Kylie Minogue's breast cancer diagnosis
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...
- Ongoing controversy over Romanov remains
Science 306:407-10. 2004
- 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...
- 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...
- Maurice Ravel and right hemisphere creativity
Eur J Neurol 9:321; author reply 321-2. 2002
- Maurice Ravel and right hemisphere creativity
Elza Marques Marins
Eur J Neurol 9:320-1. 2002
- The movement disorder of Maurice Ravel
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...
- Did Franz Kafka suffer from cluster headache?
Cephalalgia 24:309-11. 2004
- Coverage of Jade Goody's cervical cancer in UK newspapers: a missed opportunity for health promotion?
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...
- [Amusia and aphasia of Bolero's creator--influence of the right hemisphere on music]
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...
- What makes Maurice Ravel's deadly craniotomy interesting? Concerns of one of the most famous craniotomies in history
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...
- Did Maurice Ravel have a whiplash syndrome?
Med Sci Monit 9:LE9. 2003
- A few comments on Ravel's disease
Brain 131:e98; author reply e99. 2008
- 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
- 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...
- The illness of Vincent van Gogh
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...
- Alterations in cortical thickness and neuronal density in the frontal cortex of Albert Einstein
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...
- 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...
- [Saint Lucia in pictures]
J J Barbón García
Hospital San Agustín de Avilés, Asturias
Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol 78:689-92. 2003
- [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...
- [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...
- [Human medical experimentation as a literary topic]
Klinik für Geriatrische Rehabilitation Maria Frieden, Telgte
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 128:2720-2. 2003
- 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...
- 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
- "Protoplasm...is soft wax in our hands": Paul Kammerer and the art of biological transformation
Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University, 130 Goodbody Hall, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
Endeavour 29:162-7. 2005
- [Oktaw Pietruski (1820-1894) vice president of the Galician national seim -- his achievements in Polish laryngology]
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...
- [History of high-flow priapism: 1960-2005]
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...
- [Thomas Mann as patient]
Leiter Thomas Mann Archiv der ETH Zürich, Schönbergstrasse
Praxis (Bern 1994) 95:27-34. 2006
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- [A historic case of Wegener's granulomatosis: the physicist who discovered the electromagnetic waves: Heinrich Hertz]
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...
- 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
- 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...
- Vladimir Bekhterev: his life, his work and the mystery of his death
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...
- 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...
- [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?..
- Outstanding language competence and cytoarchitecture in Broca's speech region
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...
- Symbiogenesis: the hidden face of Constantin Merezhkowsky
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...
- Mary Boole and curve stitching: a look into heaven
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...
- [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...
- [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...
- The flight and the downfall of the demon: creativity and illness in Vrubel's life
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...
- [Did Leon Wyczókowski suffer from solar maculopathy?]
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...
- [Did medicine professor Roberg draw the first portrait of Linne?]
Lakartidningen 99:3136-7. 2002
- ["...so that he himself must use all his energy to control the hallucinations...". King Otto of Bavaria and Munich psychiatry around 1900]
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...
- The fight against tuberculosis in England and Wales from 1912 to the present days
P A Jenkins
Ann Ig 14:61-5. 2002
- 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...
- [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...
- [Staging of scientific facts in syphilis education. "The Shipwrecked" in the Berlin German Theater (1913)]
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...
- [Diego Rivera, a painter for cardiology]
Servizio di Cardiologia, Ospedale San Bartolomeo, Sarzana, SP
Ital Heart J Suppl 3:365-7. 2002
- [When Paul Bourget frequented the "Infirmerie spéciale"]
Hist Sci Med 40:305-12. 2006
..Accordingly we study the relations between Belles-Lettres and psychiatric literature...
- 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
- Out came copious water
Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Hepatology 36:261-4. 2002
- 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...
- [Acromegaly--from myths to facts]
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...
- [Infectious diseases in the short stories written by Verga and Pirandello]
, , Napoli
Recenti Prog Med 92:413-8. 2001
- Proteus rebound: reconsidering the "torture of nature"
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...
- Sigmund Freud's physicians and "the monster"
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...
- ["Sick music"--experienced illness that set traces in music]
Aleris, Sabbatsberg Närsjukhuset, Stockholm
Lakartidningen 104:803-4. 2007
- [Was it a physician Ibsen wanted to become?]
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?..
- [A. P. Chekhov as a historian of medicine]
M B Mirskii
Klin Med (Mosk) 81:68-71. 2003
- [Auguste Lumière, pioneer of the modern cicatrization]
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...
- A century of "The Society of Medicine and Natural Sciences of Parma" and three centuries of medical and scientific academies and journals in Parma
Acta Biomed 74:4-8. 2003
- [In the wake of a legend: the Semmelweis family of Zirc]
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...
- [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...
- [Ibsen's last years of life--the physicians and the demanding patient]
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...
- [The consequences of stroke for the artist Lovis Corinth]
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...
- [The gynecologist Max Sänger and his relationship with Nina and Edvard Grieg]
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...
- Versemaking and lovemaking--W. B. Yeats' "strange second puberty": Norman Haire and the Steinach rejuvenation operation
University of Sydney
J Hist Behav Sci 39:25-50. 2003
- [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...
- A historical review of penetrating abdominal trauma
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...
- [Aneurysms from the viewpoint of medical history]
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...
- [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...
- Literature and obstetrics: reading maternal posture in Jacques Ferron's "Little William"
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Lit Med 21:216-41. 2002
- Retrograde amnesia: a study of its relation to anterograde amnesia and semantic memory deficits
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...
- Syndrome--a changing concept
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...
- Disproportionate retrograde amnesia in a patient with herpes simplex encephalitis
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...
- [Archeology in medicine: digging up into the tophi of Popes, Dukes and Kings]
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...
- 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...
- Impaired configurational processing in a case of progressive prosopagnosia associated with predominant right temporal lobe atrophy
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...
- Anomia for people names in DAT--evidence for semantic and post-semantic impairments
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...
- [Artistic creativity and bipolar mood disorder]
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...
- 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...