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Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 731, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 7
Category: Medicine   Psychology   Psychosomatic Aspects of Disease   Sensory Illusions   
Topic: Hypochondriacs. [Sensory illusions in cases of "hypochondriasm"]
Person: CABANIS   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 811, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 8
Category: Medicine   Hereditary Diseases   
Topic: Montaigne and the Stone. [Why, Montaigne asks, is he the only one of his brothers and sisters who has been afflicted by "the stone" and why did it come on at the age of forty-five?]
Person: MONTAIGNE   
Source: Montaigne`s Essays   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Medicine), Para 2
Category: Medicine   Disease   Nervous System   
Topic: A newly-discovered Disease. [Disorder of the spinal nerves described by Dr. Brown of Glasgow, particularly affecting "females and persons of feeble conformation" and "literary people"]
Person: BROWN   
Source: Glasgow Medical Journal   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 956, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 10
Category: Medicine   Disease   
Topic: Singular Epidemic in Paris. [Peculiar disease affecting Paris inhabitants in the neighbourhood of La Rue des Petits Augustins. Symptoms include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, both constipation and diarrhoea, weakness, and numb, thickened, peeling skin on the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet. A commission has been appointed to inquire into the disease]
Person: CHOMEL, Dr.   
Institution: La Charite Hospital   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 12
Category: Medicine   Psychosomatic Aspects of Disease   Psychology   Psychic Phenomena   Magic   
Topic: Singular Fancies of Hypochondriacs, Etc. [An example of sensory illusion; examples of a malign auto-suggestion in women allegedly influenced by horrible sights while pregnant; also an example of synecdochism or sympathetic magic]
Person: PASCAL   MALEBRANCHE, M.   LAVATER   
Source: Dictionnaire Infernal   

Issue: 088, 01/07/29 p. 412
Heading: Royal College of Physicians
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Yellow Fever   Botany   
Topic: [Tenth Conversazione. Report on the enquiry into an epidemic of yellow fever in Gibraltar. Extent. Source in a ship from the Havannah. Cordon of Spanish ports. Investigation into whether immunity follows one attack. At the same meeting, an exhibition of medicinal plants]
Person: HALFORD, Sir Henry   MACMICHAEL, Dr.   ILIFF, Mr.   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   Colonial Department   
Report
Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 522
Heading: Disease in Indian Corn, and its Effects on Animals
Category: Agriculture   Crops   Plant Diseases   Medicine   Gynaecology   
Topic: [Observations of Roulin in South America, on maize affected by the ergot. Comparisons with the effects on rye. The use of ergot-rye in "midwifery cases". In both rye and maize the ergot acts most strongly just before or shortly after the grain has been gathered. The maize at least loses its harmfulness after a lapse of time; the "maiz peladero" can be safely eaten after a trip from one part of Colombia, over the mountains, to another]
Person: ROULIN, M.   
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 539, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Sulphate of Quinine in Hydrophobia Cases, Para 9
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Hydrophobia   
Topic: [Vanner, in France, suggests that sulphate of quinine is the only specific in cases of intermittent, malignant fevers and should also be given a trial in cases of hydrophobia]
Person: VANNER, M. [of Thomery, France]   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762
Heading: The Plague
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Disinfection   Infectious Diseases   Plague   
Topic: [A French expedition with the following aims: "1. To investigate the causes of the insalubrity of Egypt; 2. To examine whether the plague originates in that country; and 3. To ascertain the effect of chloride of lime and soda as a remedy for the malady, as the means of disinfecting the habiliments and habitations of those who had had the disorder"]
Person: D`ARCET   GAY-LUSSAC   ST. JEAN D`ACRE, Pasha of   TRIPOLI, Governor of   
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   

Issue: 119, 06/02/30 p. 79, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Singular effect of Tetanus, Para 2
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Tetanus   
Topic: [The muscular spasms produced by Tetanus]
Person: LAWRENCE (Surgeon)   
Lecture
Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 155
Heading: Royal College of Physicians
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Congenital Abnormalities   Disability   Nervous System   
Topic: On the character and effects of the fever at Gibraltar of the autumn of 1828. [Paper by Barry]. Siamese Youths. [Paper by Mayo]. On the table was a wax model of the human brain...[Made by Tuson]
Person: BARRY, Dr.   HALFORD, Sir Henry   GILBERT, Davies   MAYO   TUSON   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   
Paper[s], March, 1830
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 187
Heading: Royal College of Physicians
Category: Medicine   Circulatory System   Respiratory System   Psychosomatic Aspects of Disease   Psychology   Phrenology   
Topic: Apoplexy of the lungs, coincident with thickening of the mitral valves of the heart. [The paper given is described as full of "classical and poetical" quotations. The author puts the increase in heart disease down to the "strenuous efforts with which the most powerful emotions are endeavoured to be concealed or suppressed" rather than "the feelings they seek to hide"]
Person: HALFORD, Sir Henry   BISHOP OF BRISTOL   BISHOP OF ST. ASAPH   WILSON, James   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   
Paper, March, 1830
Issue: 128, 10/04/30 p. 220
Heading: The Turkish Wife
Category: Medicine   Psychosomatic Aspects of Disease   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Women   
Topic: [Fontanier`s anecdote of making a doctor`s visit to an unhappily married Turkish woman]
Person: FONTANIER, M. V.   
Source: Travels of M. V. Fontanier in the East   
Institution: Embassy from France to Constantinople   

Issue: 128, 10/04/30 p. 222
Heading: The Plague in Egypt
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Yellow Fever   Public Health   Prevention Of Infection   Quarantine   Disinfection   
Topic: [Pariset has gone to Egypt to investigate the plague]
Person: PARISET   

Issue: 130, 24/04/30 p. 251
Heading: Royal College of Physicians
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Public Health   Prevention Of Infection   Isolation   Smallpox   Veterinary Medicine   
Topic: [Heberden`s letter on smallpox; Macmichael on "the nature of contagion" and Sewel on "the subject of the glanders"]
Person: HALFORD, Sir Henry   MATON, Dr.   MACMICHAEL, Dr.   SEWEL   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   Veterinary College   
Paper[s]
Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 282
Heading: State of the Blood in Fever. Royal College of Physicians. Monday, May 3
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Yellow Fever   
Topic: [...]the State and Changes of the Blood in Fever, more particularly the Yellow Fever of the West Indian Islands
Person: ROBERTS, Dr.   STEVENS, Dr.   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   
Paper
Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 334
Heading: Hydrophobia, Para 8
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Rabies   Hydrophobia   
Topic: [Several people have been bitten by a wolf in the forest of Orleans]

Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 443
Heading: The Plague
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Plague   Infectious Diseases   Disinfection   
Topic: [Pariset has returned to France from Egypt, where he has been studying the Plague. He has come to the conclusion that the plague is always present in some, if not all, parts of Egypt, but that it could be wiped out and prevented]
Person: PARISET   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Cow-pox, Para 9
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Public Health   Prevention Of Infection   Inoculation   Smallpox   Experimental Zoology   
Topic: [Rumann of Utrecht on the effects of vaccine inoculation on animals]
Person: RUMANN, Dr. [of Utrecht]   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 603
Heading: Burckhardt`s Correspondence with his Parents. (Continued from p. 572). Damascus, 20th of April, 1812 [...] Cairo, 2nd August, 1815
Category: Geography   Exploration   North Africa   Social Anthropology   Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Colonization   
Topic: [Burckhardt evokes the decay of Syria to remind English readers that empires are ephemeral. He goes on to describe his own failing health, having suffered prolonged and repeated "fever" in places beset by epidemics]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 153, 02/10/30 p. 620
Heading: Burckhardt`s Correspondence with his Parents. (Continued from p. 603). Cairo, 16th April, 1816
Category: Geography   Exploration   North Africa   Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Social Anthropology   Death Rites   Religion   
Topic: [Contains an account of contrasting attitudes to fatal illness. TheTurks in Egypt believe that death is fated and inevitable and make no attempt to protect themselves during epidemics of the plague. In Arabia many people take to the mountains]
Person: BURCKHARDT   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Reviews

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 469
Heading: Scott on Diseases of the Joints
Category: Medicine   Diseases Of The Locomotor System   
Title: Surgical Observations on the Treatment of Chronic Inflammation in various structures, particularly as exemplified in the Diseases of the Joints
Author: SCOTT, John   
Attribution: Surgeon to the London Opthalmic Infirmary; Assistant Surgeon to the London Hospital

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 565-566
Heading: Dr. Haden on Diseases of Children
Category: Medicine   Diseases Of Childhood   
Title: Practical Observations on the Management and Diseases of Children. By the late Charles Thomas Haden, Esq., M.D.; with Additional Observations and a Biographical Notice of the Author. By Thomas Alcock, Surgeon
Author: HADEN, Charles Thomas   

Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 180-182
Heading: Travels in Asia Minor
Category: Geography   Turkey   Demography   Geology   Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Social Anthropology   Popularization Of Science   
Title: Voyages en Orient, entrepris par ordre du Gouvernement Francais, de l`Annee 1821 a l`Annee 1829. Vol. I. [Second notice]
Author: FONTANIER, V.   
Attribution: Ancien eleve de l`Ecole Normale Etc, Paris; Naturalist to the French Embassy to Constantinople
French
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