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Metagenomic analysis reveals mixed Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in a 18th century Hungarian midwife.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Tuberculosis (Edinburgh, Scotland) [Tuberculosis (Edinb)] 2022 Dec; Vol. 137, pp. 102181. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Feb 21.

Abstract: The Vác Mummy Collection comprises 265 well documented mummified individuals from the late 16th to the early 18th century that were discovered in 1994 inside a crypt in Vác, Hungary. This collection offers a unique opportunity to study the relationship...

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The role of the University of Padua medical school in the study of conjoined twins between 18th and early 19th century.

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Source(s): American journal of medical genetics. Part A [Am J Med Genet A] 2022 Dec; Vol. 188 (12), pp. 3423-3431. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 10.

Abstract: The Medical School of Padua (Italy) contributed profoundly to the study of teratology. Many famous physicians and professors of medicine, such as Liceti, Vallisneri, Morgagni, and Malacarne, have studied and investigated these anomalies to better under...

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America's Original Immunization Controversy: The Tercentenary of the Boston Smallpox Epidemic of 1721.

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Source(s): The American surgeon [Am Surg] 2022 Oct; Vol. 88 (10), pp. 2425-2428. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jan 25.

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Abstract: The CoVID-19 pandemic marks the 300th anniversary of the Boston smallpox epidemic of 1721, America's first immunization controversy. Puritan minister Cotton Mather learned of inoculation for smallpox from Onesimus, a man enslaved to him. When the disea...

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The Time of Enlightenment : Constructing the Future in France, 1750 to Year One

The Time of Enlightenment : Constructing the Future in France, 1750 to Year One

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Abstract: A new idea of the future emerged in eighteenth-century France. With the development of modern biological, economic, and social engineering, the future transformed from being predetermined and beyond significant human intervention into something that co...

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Russian in the 1740s

Russian in the 1740s

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Abstract: During the 1740s, literate Russians mostly kept to traditional forms of written language. Although the linguistic reforms undertaken by Peter the Great earlier in the century affected printed secular texts and the imperial administration, these reforms...

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The World's First Full Press Freedom : The Radical Experiment of Denmark-Norway 1770–1773

The World's First Full Press Freedom : The Radical Experiment of Denmark-Norway 1770–1773

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Abstract: The book charts an extraordinary period in Danish history: the'Press Freedom Period'of 1770-73, in which King Christian 7's physician J.F. Struensee introduced a series of radical enlightenment reforms beginning with the total abolishment of censorship...

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Overview of Dioscorides' recipes in Croatian books of folk recipes.

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Source(s): Die Pharmazie [Pharmazie] 2022 Sep 01; Vol. 77 (7), pp. 270-277.

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Abstract: The aim of this paper is to present an overview of Dioscorides' recipes from his work De materia medica which are found in Croatian folk medicine preserved in books of folk recipes called ljekaruše . The particularities of five published and analysed C...

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From Monastic Benevolence to Medical Beneficence: The Inception of Medical Ethics in Wallachia and Moldavia before the Second Half of the 19th Century.

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Source(s): International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2022 Aug 17; Vol. 19 (16). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 17.

Abstract: In Middle Ages, in Moldavia and Wallachia, the healthcare system was almost non-existent, medical practice being the attribute of old women, midwives, charmers, and later monastic personnel. The first elements of medical ethics are identifiable in writ...

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A science for gods, a science for humans: Kant on teleological speculations in natural history.

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Source(s): Studies in history and philosophy of science [Stud Hist Philos Sci] 2022 Aug; Vol. 94, pp. 47-55. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 27.

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Abstract: Kant's forthright rejection of rampant, ungrounded speculations in natural science, including in natural history, is well known. For instance, he dismisses the wild, unwarranted developmental histories of other early natural historians, such as Buffon ...

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Becoming Visible. Marie-Anne Paulze-Lavoisier and the Campaign for the "New Chemistry" (1770s-1790s).

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Source(s): Ambix [Ambix] 2022 Aug; Vol. 69 (3), pp. 221-242. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 05.

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Abstract: This paper examines an episode of the history of chemistry, the campaign for the promotion of so-called "new chemistry," dating to the second half of the 1780s, to investigate the ways in which women could build their own reputation. I focus on the cas...

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