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Issue: 007, 12/02/28 p. 111
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society
Category: Botany   Medicine   
Topic: [Collection of new plants from the island of St. Vincent`s; a new species of Cerinthe; a description of the sea Cocoa nut; remarks on the naturalization of cinnamon in France; the use of camphor as a sedative]
Person: BARCLAY, Dr.   ILIFF, Mr.   JOSY, Mr.   BOURSAULT, M.   SHORT, Dr. Michael   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   
Demonstration
Issue: 014, 11/03/28 p. 223
Heading: Extracts of Late Letters from the Continent: Stammering
Category: Medicine   Speech   
Topic: [Secret cure for stammering claimed to have been discovered in the Netherlands by Malbouche]
Letter
Issue: 017, 21/03/28 p. 271
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society of London
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: [Proceedings. Admission of Fellows and Honorary Fellows. Some observations on Cinchona.]
Person: De JOMARD, M.   STANHOPE, Earl   JOHNSTON, Sir Alexander   DE LA GARDE, Le Comte   FLEMING, Dr. John   ROUPELL, Dr.   DUNLOP, Dr.   AUSTRIA, Emperor of   BRAZIL, Emperor of   WURTEMBERG, King of   READ, W. Harding   FROST   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   

Issue: 021, 04/04/28 p. 333
Heading: Varieties -- Selected from Recent Letters of Continental Correspondents, Para 9
Category: Medicine   Urology   
Topic: [Dr. Civiale of Paris named as the inventor of a method of breaking stones in the bladder]
Person: AUSTRIA, Emperor of   NETHERLANDS, King of   CIVIALE, Dr.   

Issue: 023, 11/04/28 p. 362
Heading: Experimental Physiology
Category: Biology   Dissection   Ethics   Medicine   
Topic: [Morality of experimenting upon animals in the name of medical science]
Person: MAGENDIE, Dr.   BELL   HOME, Sir E.   BRODIE   PHILIP   
Institution: Royal Veterinary College   

Issue: 023, 11/04/28 p. 365
Heading: Varieties -- Selected from Recent Letters of Continental Correspondents, Para 2
Category: Medicine   Insanity   
Topic: Madness of a Whole Family. [Curiosity aroused in Paris physiologists by the case of the Lepage family]
Person: LEPAGE, Jean   

Issue: 025, 18/04/28 p. 397
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society of London
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: On the specific differences existing between Melaleuca Leucadendron, and M. Cajuputi -- [Description of the two different species of Melaleuca which had previously been thought of as varieties]. [Account of the preparation of an essence of Senna].
Person: MACGRIGOR, Sir James   YOSY, Mr.   ROXBURGH   COLEBROOKE, H. T.   SMITH, Sir James Edward   MATON, Dr.   FROST   GIBBS, Robert   CAMPBELL   MORRIS, Mr.   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   
Paper, 11/14/28
Issue: 028, 07/05/28 p. 444
Heading: Varieties. Chiefly Selected from Recent Letters of Continental Correspondents
Category: Anthropology   Medicine   Craniology   Phrenology   
Topic: Gall the Craniologist. [Satirical paragraph on the researches of Gall in a prison]
Person: GALL   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 1
Category: Botany   Medicine   Gynaecology   
Topic: Ergot of Rye. [Publication of a brochure on the spur of rye, recommending its use in childbirth, to speed up a long labour]
Person: NEALE, Dr. Adam   DE CANDOLLE   LEVEILLE, M.   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Medicine), Para 3
Category: Medicine   Malaria   
Topic: Narrow Lanes and dirty Streets free from Malaria. [Malaria more readily spread along "spacious terraces"]
Person: JOHNSON, Dr. James   MACCULLOCH, Dr.   
Source: Medico-Chirurgical Review   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 476
Heading: Charing Cross Hospital
Category: Medicine   Health And Welfare Buildings   
Topic: [Proposal to build Charing Cross Hospital endorsed]
Institution: Charing Cross Hospital   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 477
Heading: Medico Botanical Society of London, Para 3
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: [On the Heyemarada, or Vandellia diffusa of Linnaeus. Useful against intermittent fevers]
Person: HANCOCK, Dr. John   YOSY, Mr.   
Paper
Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 477
Heading: Medico Botanical Society of London, Para 4
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: [The poisoned arrows of the Bushmen of the Orange River]
Person: LESLIE, Louis (Assistant-surgeon of the 48th Regiment)   
Paper
Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics. (Anthropology), Para 7
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Congenital Abnormalities   Disability   
Topic: Deaf and Dumb Families. [Is deafness hereditary?]
Person: WATSON   
Institution: Committee for the Asylum in the Kent Road   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 490, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Medicine), Para 3
Category: Medicine   Respiratory System   
Topic: Soundness of the Lungs. [Test devised]
Person: LYONS, Dr. W. (of Edinburgh)   
Source: Mackenzie`s Glasgow Medical Journal   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 492
Heading: Phrenology
Category: Psychology   Medicine   Nervous System   Brain   Phrenology   
Topic: [Defence of Phrenology]
Person: EPPS, Dr.   GALL   SPURZHEIM   HARVEY   VESALIUS   
Letter Signed: H. W. D.

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Anthropology, Para 1
Category: Medicine   Locomotor System   
Topic: Spindle Legs. [Wasting of the legs in cases of obesity]
Person: SHAKESPEARE   MACNISH   
Source: Anatomy of Drunkenness   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Optics, Para 6
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Eye   
Topic: Experiments on Images. [Majendie disproves the theory that the crystalline lens is carried forwards and backwards, in distant and in near vision]
Person: MAJENDIE, M.   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 3
Category: Medicine   Chemistry   Public Health   Pharmacology   Hydrotherapy   
Topic: Analysis of Pitkaithley Water
Person: THOMSON, Professor   MURRAY   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Optics), Para 6
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Eye   
Topic: Visible magnitude altered by temperature. [Objects appear smaller in cold weather and larger in warm. According to Le Cat the explanation is: the pupil of the eye is contracted by cold as well as light]
Person: LE CAT, M.   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 7
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Eye   
Topic: Effects of Darkness and Light on the Eyes
Person: RICHERAND, M.   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 3
Category: Medicine   Chemistry   Pharmacology   Public Health   Hydrotherapy   
Topic: Salt Springs of Cheshire
Source: Geological Transactions   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 541
Heading: Varieties, Para 5
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Illegal Practice Of Medicine   
Topic: Female Doctor. [Trial of an unnamed woman in Paris charged with practising medicine illegally]
Person: DANGUY, M.   

Issue: 035, 25/06/28 p. 552
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society of London
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: [On the genus Laurus, from which Camphor is produced]
Person: FROST   
Paper
Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 8
Category: Medicine   Nervous System   Brain   Craniology   Phrenology   
Topic: The Duke of Manchester`s Loss of Brain. [The duke cited as having had a portion of his skull kicked away by a horse, having lost a portion of his cortex, and, notwithstanding, to have made "a very excellent Colonial Governor"]
Person: MANCHESTER, Duke of   
Source: Mechanic`s Magazine   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Chemistry), Para 2
Category: Medicine   Digestive System   
Topic: The Blood purified by the Liver
Person: PIERSON, Dr.   
Institution: Physico-Medical Society of New York   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Respiratory System   
Topic: The Nostrils. [In men, "the entrance of the nostrils is beset with hairs, which, however, are wanting in females". No physiologist "has attended to this circumstance". What is the purpose of the hairs?]

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 8
Category: Medicine   Organs Of Movement   
Topic: Moving of the Ears. [Some people can]
Person: METZ, M.   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Chemistry), Para 2
Category: Medicine   Morbid Anatomy   
Topic: Spontaneous Combustion. [Inflammable gases only found in decaying bodies]
Person: MACNISH   
Source: Drunkenness   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Circulatory System   
Topic: The Pulse

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 9
Category: Medicine   Health   Clothing   
Topic: Warm Clothing. [Consumption unknown in Scotland, according to the old people quoted in Dr. Southey`s book, "before the warm Scottish plaiding was exchanged for the thin, fine, cold English cloth, and woollen cotton".]
Person: SOUTHEY   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 637
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society of London
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: Remarks on the doubtful identity of Bonplandia trifoliata, of Willdenow, and Humboldt and Bonpland, and the Angostura, or Carony bark tree
Person: HANCOCK, Dr. John   HUMBOLDT   WILLDENOW, Prof. (of Berlin)   TEREAS, Don Jose   CANDOLLE, Prof. de   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   
Paper, 11/7/28
Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Integumentary System   Hair   
Topic: Structure of Hair

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 7
Category: Medicine   Morbid Processes   
Topic: Extraordinary Suspension of Life. [The vital principle continues to apply to the body after the vital functions stop]
Person: HUNTER   HOME, Sir E.   

Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 730-731, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Eye   
Topic: Movements of the Eye

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: 048, 24/09/28 p. 764, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Eye   
Topic: Outward Motion of the Eye

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: 051, 15/10/28 p. 813
Heading: Varieties, Para 5
Category: Medicine   Nervous System   Ear   
Topic: Lectures on the Ear. [The first of a series of lectures on the Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology of the Ear delivered by Mr. Curtis, Aurist to his Majesty, at the Royal Dispensary for Diseases of the Ear, Dean-street, Soho Square]
Person: CUVIER   BLUMENBACH   HALLER   HIPPOCRATES   CURTIS, Mr.   BROOK, Mr.   
Institution: Royal Dispensary for Diseases of the Ear   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 813
Heading: Varieties, Para 9
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Social Anthropology   Death Rites   Embalmment   
Topic: Embalming. [Article in the "Revue Medicale" by Pariset tries to show that the custom was a matter of public health policy rather than of religion]
Person: PARISET   FLEURY   
Source: Revue Medicale   

Issue: 052, 22/10/28 p. 827, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Biographical, Para 3
Category: Medicine   Biography   
Topic: Darwin in Love. [Dr. Darwin`s love for Mrs. Pole, of Radburn]
Person: DARWIN, Dr.   POLE, Mrs.   PETRARCH   
Source: Seward: Memoirs of Darwin   

Issue: 052, 22/10/28 p. 827, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Musical, Para 6
Category: Medicine   Neurology   
Topic: Rosini`s Moise. [ Dr. Cottugno, physician at Naples, reported forty cases of "brain fever" among young females, reputedly caused by the change of tone in the prayer of the Hebrews]
Person: COTTUGNO   ROSINI   STENDHAL   
Source: Stendhal: Vie de Rossini   

Issue: 052, 22/10/28 p. 828, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Metaphysical, Para 8
Category: Psychology   Folklore   Dreams   Medicine   Sleep   
Topic: Dreams. [An ancient account of the nature and purpose of dreaming]
Source: Amyraldus de Religionibus, p. 123   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 858-859
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society of London
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: [Members` business. Enumeration of plant collections presented to the Society: 600 plants of the Bavarian Alps; East Indian medicinal plants; plants from Jersey; mosses and cryptogamic plants; plants indigenous to England; specimen of the Christ`s Thorn; specimen of syrup of the visnea mocanera; hothouse seeds from Bologna; a chocolate plant from Prince Edward`s Island; a species of typha and a plant called vanguilla with medicinal properties promised by the Philosophical Society of British Guiana; collection of officinal plants; numerous printed works; medicinal plants from the Royal Gardens at Kew including Melaleuca Cajuputi, Canilla Alba, Anacardium Occidentale, Guiacum Officinale, Vanilla Aromatica, Laurus, Camphora, Etc.]
Person: MACGRIGOR, Sir James   FROST, Mrs.   MARTIUS, Prof.   HORSFIELD, Dr. Thomas   WOODFORD, James   FAVEUE, Abraham   BERTHELOT, Sabino   BERTOLONI, Prof.   READY, Colonel John   FRIEND, Mr.   STANHOPE, Earl   AITON, Mr.   FROST   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   Royal Asiatic Society   Philosophical Society of British Guiana   
, 28/11/1828
Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Herpetology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Entomology   Medicine   Morbid Anatomy   
Topic: The Worm of Corruption. [What kind of animals were the maggots and small red worms found in the partially disintegrated remains of the patriot Hampden?]
Person: HAMPDEN   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

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: 055, 12/11/28 p. 876, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Musical, Para 7
Category: Medicine   Nervous System   Music   
Topic: Twilight Music. [Twilight is the best time for listening to music because the optic and auditory nerve "cannot stand simultaneous excitement"]
Person: COTTUGNO   

Issue: 055, 12/11/28 p. 877, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Economical, Para 11
Category: Medicine   Health   Children   Social Anthropology   
Topic: Fattening without Food. [Popular sayings about happiness and health. Facetious Athenaeum comment on child care, quoting out of context from a work on whipping]
Source: Vide Meibonius de l`Utilite de la Flagell   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 892, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 2
Category: Chemistry   Geology   Medicine   Public Health   
Topic: Mineral Waters. [The waters of Geilnan, Fachinger, and Setters which arise from a stratum of argillaceous schist, near to dolomite and igneous rocks. Chemical elements enumerated]
Person: BISCHOF, M.   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 892, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Surgery), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Urogenital System   Urology   
Topic: Improved Lithantriptor. [Stone in the bladder can be ground down using this instrument and the "sawings" discharged with the urine]
Person: PECCHIOLI, M. Zanabi   COOPER, Sir Astley   
Source: Dr. James Johnson`s Medical Chirurgical Review   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Digestive System   
Topic: Improper Nutriment refused admission into the Blood-vessels. [The body`s attempts to prevent food poisoning]

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 14
Category: Wealth   Poverty   Medicine   Insanity   
Topic: Insanity from Mercantile Losses. [Insanity does not seem to accompany severe financial loss as often as it does extreme or sudden wealth]
Person: BURROWS, Dr.   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 924, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 9
Category: Botany   Literature   Medicine   Bees   
Topic: What is Starwort? [What is the plant called Starwort by Graham in his "British Georgics"? He recommends it as a remedy for sickly bees]
Source: Graham, British Geography   Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 924, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 11
Category: Medicine   Opthalmology   Physics   Optics   
Topic: Reading Glasses known to the Ancients
Person: PLINY   SENECA   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 924, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Medicine), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Respiratory System   
Topic: Pretended Cure for Consumption. [An ointment hailed as an innovation in the treatment of consumption, is already widely known among doctors]
Person: LONG, St. John   JENNER, Dr.   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 925
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society of London, Para 1-9
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: [Specimen of Adowro root (cyperus articulatus) used for treating the "endemic fever of the West Indies" exhibited. Specimen of the true rhubarb exhibited. Communication read on ludive or succory (Cichorium Intybus) which is used in Russia to substitute for tea or coffee. Communication read on the "chocolate plant" or "blood-root" (Geum Canadense) of St Edward`s Isle, which is used as a tonic. Account read of the Angustura bark tree (Galipea officinalis). Numbers of fellows elected and honorary members admitted]
Person: STANHOPE, Earl   BURNETT, William   DREVER, Thomas   GIBBS, Robert   LAMBERT, Aylmer Bourke   BABINGTON, Dr. Benjamin Guy   WALLICH, Dr. Nathaniel   DON, David   WILLOCK, Henry   READY, Colonel John   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   
Papers And Exhibits, 11/11/28
Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 925
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society of London, Para 9-13
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: [The first communication taking place at this meeting which is reported in the Athenaeum at any length is on the Mocan Tree (Visnea mocanera). This is followed by a communication on the germination of potatoes in a preserve of zinc. An informal account is given of an unnamed plant from the West Indies by General Stewart. Many presents are announced. A list of fellows elected given. Foreign members announced]
Person: MACGRIGOR, Sir James   HANCOCK, Dr. John   BERTHELOT, Sabino   SHORT, Dr. Michael   CURRIE, Donald   STEWART, General   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   
Papers, 25/11/28
Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Academical, Para 10
Category: Medicine   Ethics   Illegal Practice Of Medicine   Education   
Topic: A Learned Horse. [To expose its unethical practices, Rabelais sent fees by post to the faculty of Orleans and had his own horse admitted as a doctor, under the name of Dr. Johannes Caballus]
Person: RABELAIS   CABALLUS, Dr. Johannes   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Critical, Para 11
Category: Medicine   Archaeology   
Topic: Hibernian Blunder. [Colonel Vallency published a fragment of so-called ancient writing which he pretended came from one Aicill, a "juris-consult" of King Courbre and "surgeon". "Aicill", he later discovered, was not a person`s name at all]
Person: VALLENCY, Colonel   
Source: Collectanea de Reb. Hibern   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 953
Heading: Notes on Lisbon. No. III., Para 5
Category: Medicine   Portugal   
Topic: Portuguese skill in Surgery and Medicine. [Section of a longer article, in parts, on Lisbon. Examples are given of bad medical practice in Portugal. There is a high incidence of amputations in cases of fracture. Panaceas are indiscriminately given out. Portuguese doctors are indolent and inhumane]

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: 060, 17/12/28 p. 956, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 8
Category: Medicine   Circulatory System   
Topic: Effects of Condensed and Rarefied Air on the Pulse
Person: BRUNER, Dr. (of Berne)   

Issue: 061, 24/12/28 p. 971
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society of London
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: General Observations on the utility of Botany in Medicine, and on the best modes to be adopted to discover the medicinal properties of plants
Person: GRATELOUP, M.   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   
Paper, 9/12/28
Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 13, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Poetical, Para 1
Category: Anthropology   Medicine   Brain   Phrenology   Craniology   Mathematics   Literature   
Topic: Sir Walter Scott and Dr. Gall, the Phrenologist. [The Athenaeum exposes Dr. Gall`s mistaken apprehensions about certain anonymous busts]
Person: GALL   CHANTREY   TROUGHTON   SCOTT, Sir Walter   POMFRET, Earl of   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Astrological, Para 15
Category: Philosophy   Astrology   Medicine   
Topic: Medical Astrology. Maginus says [...] that a physician has no use for astrology
Source: Maginus: Mathematical Physic   Kurt. Sprengel Hist. Med.   

Issue: 064, 14/01/29 p. 30, Section: Foreign Notices
Heading: Cure of Hydrophobia, Para 2
Category: Medicine   Hydrophobia   Rabies   
Topic: [A member of the Moscow Physico-Medical Society recommends warm blood to protect against the loathing for water brought on by rabies]
Person: RITTMEISTER, (of Paulofsk}   
Source: Transactions of the Moscow Physico-Medical Society   

Issue: 064, 14/01/29 p. 30, Section: Foreign Notices
Heading: Geneva, Para 6
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Longevity   
Topic: Duration of Human Life. [Statistics on average length of life in Geneva, from the sixteenth century]

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 45, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Chemistry), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Integumentary System   Hair   Engineering   
Topic: Indestructibility of Hair. [Some hair dating back to Charles II has been found caulking an oak plank from an old ship. Hair was used as caulking material by the navy until 1791. No other animal substance could survive the continual exposure to water]
Person: RICE, Mr.   KNOWLES, Mr.   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 12
Category: Anthropology   Morphology   Medicine   Mammary Glands   
Topic: Singular Woman at Marseilles. [Report of woman with a breast at her hip]
Person: CUVIER   ROBERT, M.   
Source: Cuvier: Analyse des Travaux de l`Acad. Roy. de Sciences   
Institution: Academie Royale, Paris   

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: 066, 28/01/29 p. 62
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: [Anniversary meeting of the society. Reports show an increase of 245 members, an addition of 100 volumes to the library and 7000 new plants to the society`s collection. Resignation of Sir James McGrigor as president. Election of council and officers. Address of the president, Earl Stanhope. Presentation of medals. Dr John Hancock receives the gold medal for his work on the Angostura bark-tree and the Vandellia diffusa. Professor Fresco Caldi receives the silver medal. Earl Stanhope reaffirms the objects of the society, calling for more research into indigenous plants as a substitute for expensive imported drugs]
Person: MACGRIGOR, Sir James   STANHOPE, Earl   SMITH, Sir James Edward   THUNBERG, John Peter   BOSE (late of Paris)   CHORIS   HANCOCK, Dr. John   CALDI, Prof. Fresco   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   Linnaean Society   Geographical Society, Paris   
Speech, 16/1/29
Issue: 066, 28/01/29 p. 63, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Oneirological, Para 11
Category: Medicine   Psychology   Pregnancy   Folklore   Dreams   
Topic: A Five Days` Dream. [Account of a rare manuscript in the British Museum, about a patient of St. Bartholomew`s Hospital, Nicholas Heart. Heart slept for five days every August, as his mother had done in her labour, before awakening to give birth to him. He and his mother dreamed the same dream every year]
Person: MORGAN, William   PAIMER, John   HEART, Nicholas   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 78, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 10
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Eye   Anthropology   Somatology   
Topic: Colour of the Eyes. [Ancient theory that light-coloured or blue eyes are well suited to dim light, whilst the black eyes of black peoples can bear very bright light]
Source: Portius: De Coloribus Oculorum   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 79
Heading: Varieties, Para 4
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: Medico-Botanical Society. [New members elected. Earl Stanhope, President, invested with the gold chain of office]
Person: NETHERLANDS, King of   DENMARK, King of   BERMUDEZ, Chevalier de Zea   MAHON, Viscount   POWIS, Earl   STANHOPE, Earl   

Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 111, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Magical, Para 12
Category: Philosophy   Alchemy   Folklore   Medicine   Psychic Phenomena   Magic   
Topic: Feats of Magicians
Person: TRAGALTIUS   TAURELLUS, Nicholas   
Source: Danaeus: De Sortiariis   Erastus: De Lamiis   St. Augustine: De Civitate Dei   Dictionnaire Infernal   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 139, Section: Miscellaneous Notices
Heading: Medicine, Para 2
Category: Medicine   Pharmacology   
Topic: [Braune`s forthcoming "Corpus Pharmacopoearum Europaearum" is superior to Jourdan`s "Pharmacopee Universelle"]
Person: JOURDAN   BRAUNE, Dr. A. (of Leipzig)   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 143
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: Observations on some of the medicinal plants of the Canaries, by Sabino Berthelot [and] the esculent nature of the root of Stachys palustris, by Joseph Houlton
Person: STANHOPE, Earl   WILLIAMS, Dr. George   BROUSSONET   SAVINON, Dr.   BERTHELOT, Sabino   HOULTON, Joseph   FROST   ACTON, W. T.   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   
Papers, 24/03/29
Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 168
Category: Botany   Medicine   
Topic: [The Lobelia Inflata, a North American weed, has been found useful against asthma]
Person: CUTLER, Dr.   ANDREW, Dr. (of Glasgow)   ROBINSON   

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 223, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Chemistry), Para 2
Category: Medicine   Morbid Processes   Public Health   
Topic: Effects of Heat and Cold on Animal Tissues. [Decay of tissue which has been frozen then rapidly thawed]

Issue: 079, 29/04/29 p. 271, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Morbid Processes   Burns   
Topic: Insensibility to Pain. [Tale of a drover whose leg was accidentally burnt off in his sleep]
Source: Leonard Knapp: The Journal of a Naturalist   

Issue: 080, 06/05/29 p. 280
Heading: Denmark Vaccination
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Inoculation   Smallpox   
Topic: [Widespread compulsory vaccination against smallpox, or cow-pox, in Denmark]
Institution: Council of Health, Denmark   
Report
Issue: 085, 10/06/29 p. 367, Section: Varieties
Heading: Suicide in France, Para 8
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Suicide   
Topic: [Statistics on suicide: age, gender, class. Comparison with England and Germany]

Issue: 086, 17/06/29 p. 382, Section: Varieties
Heading: Child with Two Heads Living, Para 2
Category: Medicine   Congenital Abnormalities   Disability   
Topic: [A description of Ritta Christina, and examples of two-headed people in folklore and medical history]
Person: SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   RITTA-CHRISTINA   MARTINEZ, M.   BUCHANAN   SIGEBERT   
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 086, 17/06/29 p. 383, Section: Varieties
Heading: Advertisement, Para 8
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Hydrotherapy   
Topic: [Official endorsement by the Athenaeum of Green`s baths, in Great Marlborough-st, London, on the recommendation of Halford. The "advertisment" has already appeared in a Salisbury newspaper]
Person: HALFORD, Sir Henry   
Source: Salisbury and Winchester Journal, June 8, 1829   
Advertisement
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: 088, 01/07/29 p. 414
Heading: Inflation of the Lungs of Newly-Born Infants
Category: Medicine   Paediatrics   
Topic: [Case of an apparently lifeless baby, about to be dissected, who started to breathe when given artificial respiration]
Person: FONTENELLE   PORTAL, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 431, Section: Varieties
Heading: Hydrophobia from Bathing Feet in Cold Water, Para 4
Category: Medicine   Psychology   Phobias   Hydrophobia   
Topic: [Case of a man who experienced the symptoms of hydrophobia after washing his feet]
Person: BARTH, Dr. [German physician and author]   
Source: Barth`s Medical Observations   

Issue: 092, 29/07/29 p. 477, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Remarkable Consequences of a Fall, Para 3
Category: Medicine   Accidents   Falling   
Topic: [Extreme effects of a very short fall, without fractures, including prolonged lameness and an alteration in appetite]
Person: STEGMAN, Dr.   
Source: Stegman: Medical Observations   

Issue: 094, 12/08/29 p. 507, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Electricity of the Blood, Etc, Para 3
Category: Medicine   Blood   Urine   
Topic: [Bellingeri`s experiments on the blood, urine and bile of several animals]
Person: BELLINGERI, Dr. [of the Academy of Turin]   
Institution: Academy of Turin   

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 520-521
Heading: History of Panaceas and Nostrums
Category: Medicine   History Of Medicine   Public Health   Illegal Practice Of Medicine   
Topic: [First half of an article on the history of nostrums or "cure-alls" from the reign of Charles I, forward: "the magnetical cap", "Life Pills", "warming stones", "Ward`s Pills", hot water, cold water, quicksilver]
Person: EVANS, John   CARRINGTON, Rev. Caleb   ROCHESTER   WARD   TURNER, Dr.   SWIFT, Dean   POPE, Alexander   BAYEUX, Abbe   SMITH, John   THORESBY, Ralph   HANCOCK, Dr. John   JOHN, Gabriel   BUTLER, Sir John Nicholas   
Source: John Evans: Compendious Declaration   Guester: Greater Practical Piety   Gentleman`s Magazine   Paris: Pharmacologia   Gabriel John: Bellum Medicorum, Grubb-street Journal, No. 192. 1733   

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. 533-534
Heading: History of Panaceas and Nostrums. (Continued from page 521). Quicksilver and Tar-water
Category: Medicine   History Of Medicine   Health   Illegal Practice Of Medicine   
Topic: [Dr. Turner`s denunciation of the use of quicksilver, offset by accounts from its advocates. Bishop Berkeley`s recommendation of tar-water, at which the Athenaeum expresses wonderment]
Person: TURNER, Dr.   DOVER, Dr.   BRINDLEY   BERKELEY, Bishop   PRIOR   REEVE   POMPEY THE LITTLE   HALES, Stephen   
Source: Dover: Legacy   Monthly Magazine   Reeve: Cure for the Epidemical Madness of drinking Tar-water   

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: 098, 09/09/29 p. 567-568
Heading: Travels in Persia. (Fragments from an Unpublished Journal)
Category: Geography   Persia   Medicine   
Topic: [The reception of a European doctor in Persia. The medicine already practised there. Marriage practice. The demeanour of women. The location of Mount Ararat. The climate and melon crop]

Issue: 098, 09/09/29 p. 571, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: New Medicinal Drug, Para 5
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: [Discovery of a black root, Kainca chiococca racemosa, known at Bahia as rair prela. It is purgative and diuretic and may be used in cases of dropsy. Caventou and Francois, who introduced it at the Royal Academy maintain, in oppostion to Braude, that it contains no emetin]
Person: CAVENTOU, M.   FRANCOIS, M.   BRAUDES, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
, 24/08/1829
Issue: 098, 09/09/29 p. 571, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Twisting Arteries to stop Hemorrhage, Para 6
Category: Medicine   Morbid Processes   Haemorrhage   
Topic: [Amusat has found twisting arteries more effective in stopping haemorrhage, than binding. An artery may be twisted four times. On the fifth twist the internal membrane will break]
Person: AMUSAT, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Paper, 24/08/1829
Issue: 098, 09/09/29 p. 571, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Use of Iodine in the Cure of Scrophula, Para 1
Category: Medicine   Tuberculosis   Lymphatic System   Integumentary System   
Topic: [Lugol of Paris has tested the use of iodine, internal and external, in the treatment of one and hundred and nine scrofulous patients and has reported the results to the Royal Academy]
Person: LUGOL, Dr.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 603, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Election of Corresponding Associate of Academie des Sciences, Para 11
Category: Medicine   Medical Profession   
Topic: [M. Meckel, a German? -- because of the punctuation the meaning is unclear -- is to fill the vacancy for a corresponding member of the French Royal Academy of Sciences, in the section Medicine and Surgery. Other candidates are named]
Person: MECKEL   FODERE (of Strasbourg)   BRETONNEAU (of Tours)   ABERCROMBIE (of Edinburgh)   LALLEMOND (of Montpellier)   BARBIER (of Amiens)   BRACHET (of Lyons)   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
, 31/08/1829
Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 614-615
Heading: Travels in Persia. (Fragments from an Unpublished Journal.) (Continued from p.567) [Second notice]
Category: Geography   Persia   Medicine   
Topic: [The river Arras, or Araxis of "the ancients". The dramatic appearance of Mount Ararat compared with British mountains. The division in Persian medicine of all diseases into those caused by "cold wind" or "hot wind"; this section of the article being called "Persian Quackery". The city of Nuckshivan. A description of a "Circassian cloak".
Person: HERODOTUS   PLUTARCH   BABA ALI KHAN   NEBUCHADNEZZAR   NOAH   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Gases of the Human Stomach, Para 3
Category: Medicine   Pathology   Digestive System   
Topic: Researches on the Gases of the Stomach and Intestines of the Human Body in a state of Disease. [Chevillot`s memoir, read to the Academy of Sciences, France]
Person: CHEVILLOT, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
, 07/09/1829
Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: New Instrument for Discovering Symptoms of Disease by Sound, Para 9
Category: Medicine   Inventions   Diagnosis   Instrumental Diagnosis   
Topic: [Piorry`s invention, the Pleosimetre, a plate of ivory, wood or metal to be applied to a part of the body and struck with the finger. The sound it gives out will help the doctor to tell the condition of the body part. Piorry has received a prize for it, from the Royal Academy of Paris]
Person: PIORRY, Dr. (of Paris)   DUMERIL, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: New System of Dressing Wounds, Para 2
Category: Medicine   Morbid Processes   Nursing   Medical Supplies   Dressings   
Topic: [Mayor, of Lausanne, has described a method of bandaging wounds which will make it possible for soldiers to dress their own]
Person: MAYOR, M. Mathieu (Surgeon major of Lausanne)   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: The Late Dr. Gall, Para 1
Category: Medicine   Medical Profession   
Topic: [Fund for a monument to the physiologist, Gall]
Person: GALL   

Issue: 103, 14/10/29 p. 647-648
Heading: The Scotch Student
Category: Education   Medicine   Law   Social Anthropology   Poverty   
Topic: [First-person account of a young English student`s arrival at the University of Edinburgh]
Institution: University of Edinburgh   

Issue: 104, 21/10/29 p. 661-662
Heading: The Scotch Student. (Continued from p. 647)
Category: Education   Health   Medicine   Law   Social Anthropology   Poverty   
Topic: [Second installment of a personal account of student life at Edinburgh university. It pokes mild fun at Edinburgh`s distinguished reputation and record of academic success by suggesting the manners of its students are uncouth. The article contrasts poor student lodgings, restricted diet and abuse of alcohol with the seeming gentility of the fine shops of the city. Nevertheless, the piece finally refers to the superiority of the Scottish educational system]
Institution: University of Edinburgh   

Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 680-681
Heading: The Scotch Student. To the Editor of "The Athenaeum"
Category: Education   Health   Medicine   Law   Poverty   Social Anthropology   
Topic: [A letter of objection to an irreverent personal account of life at Edinburgh University in Athenaeum issue 103, p. 647-648. It says the account will prove misleading. It is "partial, incorrect, and unphilosophical". The letter defends the Scottish educational system which has proved a model for the "London University"]
Person: SIMPSON   HUTTON   FERGUSON   JOHNSON   
Institution: University of Edinburgh   University of London   King`s College, London   University of Cambridge   University of Oxford   
Letter Signed: "S."

Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 682, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Two Bodies in One, Para 4
Category: Medicine   Congenital Abnormalities   Disability   
Topic: [St. Hilaire has just notified the Paris Academy of Sciences of the case of a native American with two bodies in one, now on his way from Boston to France. St Hilaire is the same academician who announced the imminent arrival of Ritta Christina in Paris]
Person: SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   RITTA-CHRISTINA   NILES, Dr.   WARREN, Dr.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
, 19/10/1829
Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 683
Heading: Lunatics in England
Category: Statistics   Insanity   Disability   Medicine   Social Welfare   
Topic: [Halliday`s statistics, sent to Seymour, upon the apparent rise of insanity, including mental handicap, in England and Wales in1829. Figures for Scotland (1821). Comparative statistics on: military and civil subjects, agricultural and non-agricultural counties, and maritime and inland counties. Figures on subjects "in confinement" or "at large" or "taken care of by their friends". Plea for less public apathy]
Person: HALLIDAY, Sir Andrew   SEYMOUR, Lord Robert   
Letter
Issue: 106, 04/11/29 p. 697
Heading: The Scotch Student. To the Editor of the Athenaeum. [Second letter]
Category: Education   Health   Medicine   Law   Poverty   Social Anthropology   
Topic: [Letter of objection by "S" to a second "Scotch Student" article in Athenaeum issue 104, p. 661-662. The letter says the article is unrepresentative and inaccurate, in particular, references to poor lodgings many flights of stairs up. These sorts of buildings are only found in the old Edinburgh described by "the Author of Waverly"]
Person: PLEYDELL, Counsellor   SCOTT, Sir Walter   
Institution: London College of Surgeons   University of Oxford   University of Cambridge   University of Edinburgh   
Letter Signed: "S."

Issue: 106, 04/11/29 p. 699, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Vaccination in Bohemia, Para 5
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Inoculation   Smallpox   
Topic: [Statistical results of an experiment to assess the benefits and side-effects of vaccination against smallpox in Bohemia, 1825]

Issue: 106, 04/11/29 p. 700, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Gelatin procured from Bones for Food, Para 6
Category: Medicine   Health   Food   Dietetics   Poverty   Domestic Economy   Social Welfare   
Topic: [Two memoirs have been published in Paris. D`Arcet`s memoir concentrates on the food value of gelatine and how to extract it from bones. Puymarin`s memoir lists the benefits of doing so, particularly for the poor, and contains a description of a social experiment, introducing the use of gelatine to his own employees at the Paris mint]
Person: PUYMARIN, M.   D`ARCET   
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   
Institution: Mint of Paris   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 712-713
Heading: The Scotch Student. To the Editor of "the Athenaeum"
Category: Medicine   Law   Education   Health   Poverty   Social Anthropology   
Topic: [Answer from "G." to the letter(s) of objection by "S." (Athenaeum issue 105, p. 680-681 and issue 106, p.697) to G`s two articles called "The Scotch Student". "G." protests that his was a humorous article and finishes his letter with a taunting flourish, suggesting a general similarity "between a Scotchman and a Thistle"]
Person: STULTZ   HOBY   
Institution: University of Edinburgh   
Signed: "G."

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 727
Heading: The Leith Smack
Category: Geography   Travel   Ships   Scotland   Medicine   Astronomy   Education   Science   
Topic: [Informal, personal account of a sea trip from London to Leith in 1829. Contains a vignette upon the old Scottish chaperone of two young ladies and her comments upon the modern (scientific) education of girls]
, 01/06/1829 Signed: P. W.

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 727
Heading: The Leith Smack
Category: Geography   Travel   Ships   Scotland   Medicine   Astronomy   Education   Science   
Topic: [Informal, personal account of a sea trip from London to Leith in 1829. Contains a vignette upon the old Scottish chaperone of two young ladies and her comments upon the modern (scientific) education of girls]
, 01/06/1829 Signed: P. W.

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 728-730
Heading: Comparative Pathology. Torpor -- Consumption in Animals
Category: Medicine   Respiratory System   Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Ecology   Experimental Zoology   
Topic: [An account of experiments made by Flourens on the effect of cold on garden dormice or "lerots", and on the state of hibernation. Further (animal) experiments on the effect of temperature on disorders of the lungs. Is a cold temperature in itself enough to cause consumption? Flourens believes "national establishments" should be founded for the study of animal illnesses in relation to human pathology]
Person: FLOURENS, M.   BAGLIVI   
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Veterinary Anatomy, Para 3
Category: Veterinary Medicine   Horses   Art   
Topic: [A series of wax models of different parts of the horse are being made by the artist, Miller, for Professor Coleman]
Person: MILLER   COLEMAN, Professor   DEWHURST   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762-763, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Phrenology, Para 4
Category: Medicine   Nervous System   Brain   Phrenology   Craniology   
Topic: [Arrival of Vimont in London. At first he was a sceptic about phrenology, then converted]
Person: GALL   VIMONT, Dr.   
Institution: Institute of Paris   

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: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762
Heading: The Siamese Youths
Category: Medicine   Congenital Abnormalities   Disability   
Topic: [Brief observations from the "private view" of the siamese twins in question. The Athenaeum claims it will not stoop to sensationalising the event and denounces the "ridiculous speculations which some of our contemporaries have indulged in". For instance, it doubts the "talk of one volition actuating both" [the twins]]

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 763, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Manufacture of Cat-gut Strings, Para 5
Category: Veterinary Medicine   Manufactures   Trade   Animal Husbandry   
Topic: [Strings for violins etc. are best made from the intestines of lean sheep, such as Italian. Welch, Highland or Southdown breeds would provide better cat-gut than "fatty" breeds (such as Lincoln)]
Source: Recreations in Science   

Issue: 111, 09/12/29 p. 779, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Virtue of Poultices, Para 2
Category: Medicine   Morbid Processes   Nursing   Disinfection   Medical Supplies   Dressings   
Topic: [Lawrence said that poultices are only really useful for giving warmth and comfort to a swollen part; they do not lessen infection]
Person: LAWRENCE (Surgeon)   
Source: Lawrence`s tenth lecture on surgery at St. Bartholomew`s hospital   
Institution: St. Bartholomew`s Hospital   

Issue: 113, 23/12/29 p. 808, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: The Veins of Bones, Para 4
Category: Medicine   Locomotor And Integumentary Systems   Circulatory System   
Topic: The veins of bones were entirely unknown a little more than twenty years ago..[The researches of Fleury Chaussier and Dupuytren, resumed by Breschet]
Person: FLEURY   DUPUYTREN, M.   BRESCHET, M.   

Issue: 115, 09/01/30 p. 14, Section: Science
Heading: Elastic Force of Steam, Para 1
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Safety   Steam Power   Law   
Topic: A regulation of the French government for greater security against accident from steam-engines....
Person: ARAGO, M.   DE PRONY, M.   AMPERE, M.   DULONG, M.   
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Report, 30/11/1829
Issue: 115, 09/01/30 p. 15
Heading: Insanity Laws in France
Category: Medicine   Law   Insanity   
Topic: [Legal reforms proposed in France respecting the interrogation of "alleged lunatic[s]". Briere`s work submitted to the Academie des Sciences]
Person: BRIERE, Dr.   CASSINI, M.   FLOURENS, M.   DAVIES   
Source: Briere: Considerations medico-legales sur l`interdiction des Alienes   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   Commission de Lunatico   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 26-27
Heading: "The First-Fit"
Category: Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Folklore   Social History   Scotland   Philology   Ethics   Addiction And Temperance   Medicine   Health   
Topic: [Fictional memoir in Scottish dialect on the New Year custom of "first footing" with a "scholarly" footnote in standard written English, defining the dialect words used in the body of the piece and giving additional information on the current (1830) practice of first-footing. A temperance version of the custom is coming in]
Prose Fiction Signed: D. L.

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 31
Heading: Early Notice of the Use of Tea by the Chinese
Category: Custom And Tradition   Trade   Food   China   Medicine   Health   
Topic: [Tea, called "Tah", was known in China in the ninth century and believed to be medicinal]

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 31
Heading: Oil in the Blood
Category: Medicine   Circulatory System   Blood   
Topic: [Babington is about to bring his discovery of a proportion of yellow oil in the serum of blood "before the scientific world"]
Person: BABINGTON, Dr. Benjamin Guy   

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 45
Heading: Important Discovery, Para 2
Category: Medicine   Pharmacology   
Topic: [Thomson has stated that none of the salts of lead are poisonous. This has implications, contrary to the opinion of Baker, for the safe use of lead in medicine]
Person: THOMSON, Professor   BAKER, Sir George   
Institution: Westminster Medical Society   
, Jan. 1830
Issue: 118, 30/01/30 p. 62, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: The Deaf and Dumb in Zurich, Para 5
Category: Geography   Switzerland   Demography   Medicine   Disability   Congenital Abnormalities   
Topic: [Statistical information on disability in the Canton of Zurich, 1828]

Issue: 118, 30/01/30 p. 63, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Materia Medica of Sierra Leone, Para 7
Category: Medicine   Botany   Pharmacology   
Topic: [A list of successful local remedies used in Sierra Leone is now in the possession of the Medico-Botanical Society]
Person: FROST   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   

Issue: 119, 06/02/30 p. 79, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Extraordinary power of Whistling, Para 4
Category: Medicine   Special Physiology   Voice   Music   
Topic: [Biographical article on Bewick mentions his faculty for whistling]
Person: BEWICK, Thomas   DOVASTON, Mr.   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 119, 06/02/30 p. 79, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Frozen Wine and Ale, Para 9
Category: Medicine   Food   
Topic: [In 1109 frozen ale was sold by weight]

Issue: 119, 06/02/30 p. 79, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Nervous Affections.--The late Dr. Wollaston, Para 3
Category: Medicine   Pain   Symptoms   
Topic: An impression made on one part of the body will often produce a nervous affection elsewhere..
Person: WOLLASTON   BRODIE   
Lecture
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: 120, 13/02/30 p. 91
Heading: Paganini
Category: Medicine   Voice   Respiratory System   Tuberculosis   Psychology   Mental Development   Music   
Topic: [Biographical essay on the genius of Paganini and the nature of musical genius, containing descriptions of consumptive symptoms]
Person: PAGANINI   LAPHALEQUE, M. de   
Essay
Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 95, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: The Predominant Profession, Para 4
Category: Education   Medicine   Science   
Topic: [Statistics on students at Gottingen University]

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 111
Heading: Intoxicating Liquors
Category: Medicine   Health   Addiction And Temperance   Food   
Topic: [A warning on the adverse effects of heavy drinking]
Source: Donovan`s Domestic Economy   

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 111
Heading: Proportion of Lunatics in Great Britain, France and America
Category: Medicine   Insanity   Social Sciences   
Topic: [Statistics on insanity and "cures" which have been claimed by various institutions]

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 111
Heading: Wine
Category: Medicine   Health   Addiction And Temperance   Food   
Topic: [Grapes ferment naturally. The process is so fascinating to watch and the resultant juice is so appealing that wine must have been discovered at least six thousand years ago]
Source: Domestic Economy   

Issue: 122, 27/02/30 p. 126
Heading: Royal College of Physicians
Category: Medicine   Geography   
Topic: [The meeting considered a child with marked skin and two geographical accounts of Malta and Corfu]
, Feb.,1830
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: 124, 13/03/30 p. 155
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Inventions   Medicine   Public Health   Accidents   Safety   
Topic: [Aldini exhibits the model of an hydraulic machine which will make the revolving of lighthouse lamps unnecessary. The Athenaeum wishes Aldini well; it says he deserves attention and patronage]
Person: GILBERT, Davies   ALDINI   STANLEY   LLOYD   
Institution: Royal Society   
, March, 1830
Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 158
Heading: Baron Heurteloup`s Lithotritic Operation
Category: Medicine   Urogenital System   Philosophy Of Science   
Topic: [Heurteloup has given demonstrations at the "principal London medical institutions". The Athenaeum admires both his surgical skill and theoretical knowledge]
Person: HEURTELOUP, Baron   

Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 171, Section: Paris Academy of Sciences
Heading: Hospital Registers in France
Category: Medicine   France   Public Health   Medical Profession   Statistics   Public Administration   Social Sciences   
Topic: [The "office of management" of the hospitals of Paris has decided to discontinue the "register of the cases and their treatment". Dupuytren regrets this]
Person: DUPUYTREN, M.   DE CHAPTAL, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   Hospital of Florence   Office of Management of the Hospitals of Paris   

Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 175
Heading: Brandy versus Beer
Category: Medicine   Health   Addiction And Temperance   Food   
Topic: [Accidental discovery, "during a botanical excursion in the neighbourhood of Lyons", of the effect of giving brandy to someone already drunk on beer]
Person: RECLUZ, M.   TAILLET, M.   
Source: Annales des Sciences d`Observation   Quarterly Journal of Science   

Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 175
Heading: Curious Discovery--Cause and Remedy for Tooth-ache
Category: Medicine   Health   Digestive System   Teeth   
Topic: Mr. La Beaume, the medical electrician, has made a very curious discovery, that the accumulation on the teeth termed tartar, is occasioned by animalculae, which are visible on microscopic examination. [The use of malic acid is recommended]
Person: LA BEAUME   HIPPOCRATES   

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: 126, 27/03/30 p. 190
Category: Medicine   Anatomy   Locomotor System   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: At a lecture on Comparative Anatomy [...] a fine adult skeleton of an individual stated to have belonged to Napoleon`s Legion of Honour [...] was produced
Person: DEWHURST   
Institution: Westminster Co-operative Institution   
Lecture, 12/03/1830
Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 202-203
Heading: Statistics. Conversazione at the Royal Institution
Category: Social Sciences   Demography   Mortality   Mathematics   Insurance   Medicine   Public Health   
Topic: The doctrine of Life Expectancies formed the subject of a lecture delivered by Mr. Brookes this evening. [After the lecture, Faraday announced that Drummond`s lecture on the geodaetical survey of Ireland had been postponed]
Person: BROOKES   HALLEY   CONDORCET   LAPLACE   YOUNG   FARADAY   DRUMMOND   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 26/03/1830
Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 203
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Medicine   Congenital Abnormalities   Disability   
Topic: The attention of the society was principally engrossed this evening by the presence of the Siamese Twins
Person: BOLTON   
Institution: Royal Society   
Demonstration, 01/04/1830
Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 206
Heading: Extraordinary Being
Category: Medicine   Anatomy   Locomotor And Integumentary Systems   
Topic: [There is in Lille a man who can contract his diaphragm so much that he is impervious to poisons and can escape from chains]

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. 221
Heading: Royal College of Physicians
Category: Medicine   Pharmacology   Toxicology   
Topic: [...] a paper [...] tending to prove the efficacy of the South American plant, called the Guaco, in controlling the poisonous effects of the bite of serpents and scorpions
Person: HALFORD, Sir Henry   PORTER   
Paper
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: 131, 01/05/30 p. 270
Heading: Longevity
Category: Medicine   Health   Climate   Meteorology   Earthquakes   
Topic: [One item with an individual title, followed by an untitled item: 1. A one hundred and twenty one year old man has recently died in Switzerland. 2. Recently there was an earthquake in Switzerland during fine weather. It did not register on the barometer]

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 281
Heading: Habits
Category: Medicine   Morbid Processes   Health   Psychology   Ethics   Addiction And Temperance   
Topic: [Humorous essay denigrating a list of habits: swearing, alcohol, tea-drinking, smoking, taking snuff, and chewing tobacco. A cynical exception is made for coffee and sugar because they bring in taxes]
Essay Signed: "J."

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: 134, 22/05/30 p. 316
Heading: Royal College of Physicians
Category: Medicine   Respiratory System   Public Health   Chemistry   Health   Zoology   Morbid Anatomy   
Topic: [1. Dr. Bird`s paper on acute inflammation of the epiglottis. 2. Caldwell on the chalybeate spring in the Isle of Wight. It contains a high proportion of sulphate of iron]
Person: HAWKINS, Dr.   BIRD, Dr.   CALDWELL, Dr.   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   
Paper[s]
Issue: 134, 22/05/30 p. 316
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, May 20
Category: Astronomy   Science   Professional Ethics   Social Relations   Medicine   Urogenital System   
Topic: [Report refers to an angry discussion involving the astronomer, Mr. South, without giving further details. Baron Heurteloup`s paper on dealing with calculi (stones) in the bladder without cutting, is postponed]
Person: SOUTH   GILBERT, Davies   SABINE, Capt.   HEURTELOUP, Baron   COSTELLO   CARTER, Dr. (R.N.)   
Institution: Royal Society   College of Surgeons   
, 20/05/1830
Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 331
Heading: Mechanism of the Human Voice
Category: Medicine   Special Physiology   Voice   Music   
Topic: [Cuvier endorses a memoir of Bennati on the subject of the singing voice, at a sitting of the Academy of Sciences]
Person: CUVIER   PROVY, M.   SAVART, M.   BENNATI, M.   RUSH, Dr. (of Philadelphia)   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Paper, 10/05/1830
Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 334
Category: Medicine   Nervous System   Sense Organs   
Topic: [Cuvier will be holding a course of lectures on comparative anatomy at the Paris Academy of Sciences]
Person: CUVIER   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

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: 135, 29/05/30 p. 334
Heading: Vienna, Para 3
Category: Geography   Austria   Social Sciences   Statistics   Medicine   Public Health   
Topic: [Statistics on population in Vienna, 1801 to 1825]

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 346-347
Heading: University Memoranda. To the Editor of the Athenaeum. Gottingen, 6 May, 1830
Category: Education   Europe   Social Sciences   Statistics   Medicine   Medical Profession   Women   Mathematics   Natural History   Historical Sciences   Philology   Archaeology   
Topic: [Report from the University of Gottingen, comparing university provision in the Netherlands, Prussia, Russia and Germany. Two successful accounts of female doctors are given, Erxleben and Wyttenbach]
Person: EICHHORN   HEYNE   KUSTNER   SCHLOZER   ERXLEBEN, Dorothea Christiana   GALEN   WYTTENBACH, [Frau]   
Institution: University of Gottingen   University of Halle   University of Marburg   University of Bonn   University of Giessen   University of Munich   University of Leyden   University of Louvain   University of Liege   University of Utrecht   University of Ghent   University of Groningen   University of Dorpat   University of Kiel   
Letter, 06/05/1830 Signed: "K".

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 347
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, May 27
Category: Medicine   Urogenital System   Professional Ethics   Science   
Topic: [Refers to the argument which was only alluded to in the last Royal Society report (Issue 134, May 20, 1830): a "stormy sitting" had been expected because of "the charges which had been made against the management of the society, by some of the members in-doors, and by Mr. Babbage..." Then business carried on. Dr. Roget read "the communication from Mr. Costello on Lithotrity"]
Person: BABBAGE   ROGET, Dr.   COSTELLO   SABINE, Capt.   NORTHAMPTON, Marquis of   WYATVILLE, Sir Jeffrey   PUSEY, P.   WOOD, J. (of the Trinity House)   WATSON   
Institution: Royal Society   
Report, 27/05/1830
Issue: 137, 12/06/30 p. 361-362
Heading: Present State of Medicine in China. Berlin, March 20
Category: Medicine   Botany   Pharmacology   Surgery   China   
Topic: [Letter signed "C." and marked "Smith", on the history and current practice of medicine in China. Information from Rehmaun of St. Petersburg, who gathered it "during his sojourn among the Mongols of that empire"]
Person: REHMAUN, Dr.   NOITZIN   SUANG   FUNSI   JANTZI   BROWN   
Institution: Royal Asiatic Society   
Letter, 20/03/30 Signed: C.; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 137, 12/06/30 p. 362-363
Heading: Theory of Colour. Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, June 4
Category: Physics   Optics   Light   Psychology   Philosophy   Medicine   Nervous System   Sense Organs   The Eye   Sight   Vision   Art   
Topic: [Brockedon on colour. Its pleasure and interest. The spectrum. Primary or "primitive" colours. Complementary or "antagonist" colours. White and black. Black letters on printed posters "much modified by the complementary hue of the surrounding ground". "The radiated membrane" recently discovered in the human eye. An invention by Mr. Field to help artists gauge the effects of different colour combinations]
Person: BROCKEDON   FERGUSON   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   FIELD   
Source: Ferguson: Lectures - Optics   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 04/06/1830 Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Category: Social Sciences   Public Administration   France   Medicine   Public Health   Domestic Animals   
Topic: [Paris dogs to be muzzled and collared]

Issue: 139, 26/06/30 p. 394
Heading: Dissection in the Middle Ages
Category: Medicine   Anatomy   Surgery   History Of Medicine   History Of Science   
Topic: [History of anatomical knowledge, from a lecture of Cuvier]
Person: CUVIER   GALEN   MUNDINUS   GABRIEL (of Zerbis)   ACHILLINI, Alexander   BERENGER, James (of Carpi)   ANGELO, Michael   DA VINCI, Leonardo   GUNTER   DURER, Albert   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Lecture Ed`s Mark: "UNKNOWN"

Issue: 139, 26/06/30 p. 395
Heading: Hydrophobia. Royal College of Physicians. Monday Evening, June 14
Category: Medicine   Pharmacology   Toxicology   
Topic: [...]some trials lately made as to the efficacy of the juice of the Mikaina Guaco in cases of rabies canina. [It can ease pain but not prevent death]
Person: ROBERTS, Dr.   HAWKINS, Dr.   HAWKINS, Mr. Caesar [Surgeon to St. George`s Hospital]   ROOTS, Dr.   ILIFF, Mr.   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   
Paper, 14/16/1830 Ed`s Mark: SEDGWICK

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 413
Heading: Ritta-Christina, Para 5
Category: Medicine   Disability   Congenital Abnormalities   
Topic: [...] we have seen a beautiful model, or rather cast, of this wonderful lusus naturae, which [...] will be [...] presented to [...] the Museum of St. Thomas`s Hospital. [It would have been exhibited publicly except for the death of the King]
Person: RITTA-CHRISTINA   GEORGE THE FOURTH, King of England   HORACE   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   Museum of St. Thomas`s Hospital   

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: 142, 17/07/30 p. 444
Heading: King`s College, London
Category: Education   Medicine   Science   
Topic: [Recent academic appointments made by the Council of King`s College]
Person: GREEN, J. H.   HAWKINS, Dr. Bisset   MAYO   HAWKINS, Dr. F. B.   HALL, Rev. T. G.   
Institution: King`s College, London   St. Thomas`s Hospital   Middlesex Hospital   Royal College of Surgeons   Royal College of Physicians   Magdalen College, Cambridge   

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 475-476, Section: Foreign Correspondence
Heading: Acerbi`s Tour in Egypt, 1829-1830. (Continued from p. 459)
Category: Geography   North Africa   Egypt   Chemistry   Water   Medicine   Pharmacology   Zoology   Botany   Archaeology   
Topic: [Chemical observations on the alkaline lakes of the valley of Natron. Meeting with a chemist, the son of D`Arcet. Visit to a plant for the refining of carbonate of soda, to be exported to Europe. The author`s collections of animals, plants and shells. The increasing difficulty of buying Egyptian antiquities in Egypt]
Person: D`ARCET   CHAMPOLLION   BASSI   VIRGIL   ENNIUS   
Letter Signed: ACERBI; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Cherokees, Para 6
Category: Communication   Periodicals   Medicine   Health   Addiction And Temperance   
Topic: [There is a new Cherokee newspaper, announcing the formation of a temperance society]
Institution: Cherokee Temperance Society   

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: 145, 07/08/30 p. 494
Category: Medicine   Medical Profession   Education   
Topic: [Claude, physician to the Egyptian armies, is to return to Paris with twelve Egyptian pupils]
Person: CLAUDE, M.   
Institution: Military Hospital of Abouzabel   

Issue: 146, 14/08/30 p. 509
Heading: London University
Category: Education   Medicine   Medical Profession   
Topic: [The Medical Schools will open on the 1st October. London University School will open on the 1st November]
Person: DALE   TURNER   CONNOLLY   BELL   PATTERSON   BENNETT   THOMSON, Professor   
Institution: University of London   

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 523-524
Heading: Indian Scenes
Category: Geography   Travel   India   Medicine   Poisoning   Pharmacology   Colonial Policy   
Topic: [A pen sketch of the view from the author`s verandah in Hindostan, concentrating on the transforming effects of moonlight on scenery. It is embellished by an anecdote of an Indian man whose snake bite is cured by a European physician before a crowd "whose sable bodies were seen in deep contrast with the shining whiteness" (of a column in moonlight) and whose gestures of admiration and gratitude, seen in the same light, seemed "almost sublime"]
Signed: ROBERTS, Emma

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 527
Heading: The Scorpion-Spider, Para 9
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   Entomology   Medicine   Toxicology   
Topic: [The poisonousness of the "Phalangium araneoides" of Linnaeus. Its confusion with the "genuine tarantula" in the works of "the ancient writers"]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Heading: Life-buoys, Para 13
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Engineering   Inventions   
Topic: [Proposed new safety device for swimmers: each bather to be linked by a cord to a floating cork ball. The Athenaeum foresees these cords becoming entangled with the cords of other bathers and creating greater danger]
Source: The Times   

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Heading: Longevity, Para 17
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Longevity   Geography   
Topic: [A husbandman in Russia has died aged one hundred and sixty. His relatives are also long-lived]
Source: Le Globe   

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 570-571
Heading: Indian Scenes. Shopping
Category: Geography   Travel   Manufactures   Trade   India   Social Anthropology   Medicine   Food   
Topic: ["Letter" from India signed Emma Roberts, Upper Province, Hindostan: Shopping at home for wealthy Indians. Deliberately prosaic account of an Indian bazaar. The different diet of the rich and poor. Dress. The deluded demand for European goods. Indian shops stocked with European goods]
Person: HEVELL   
Institution: Magazin des Modes, Dinapore   
Letter Signed: ROBERTS, Emma

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 572
Heading: London University
Category: Medicine   Education   Medical Profession   
Topic: Mr. Bell`s resignation of the Chair of Surgery..
Person: BELL   PATTISON, Prof.   
Institution: University of London   

Issue: 151, 18/09/30 p. 591
Heading: Ugolino and his Children, Para 7
Category: Medicine   Literature   Poetry   Food   Social Anthropology   Cannibalism   
Topic: [An Italian physician has written a "physiologico-pathological and medico-legal essay" on whether Dante suggests that Ugolino, whose story is told in the Inferno, actually ate his own children]
Person: GALEN   DANTE   NICCOLINI   CARMAGNANI   ROSSINI   PEPE   GAFFERI   MONTI   
Source: Divine Comedy   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 602-603
Heading: Belgian Legends
Category: Social Anthropology   Folklore   Custom And Tradition   Sociology   Public Opinion   Women   Medicine   Obesity   
Topic: A learned friend (a native of Belgium) [...] has met with several curious records of its olden traditions [...] "Origin of the Apples of St. Jean", "St. Peter`s Keys at Maestricht", "Weighing of Witches"...
Person: ST. JOHN (The Baptist)   SIXTUS THE FIFTH   CHARLES THE FIFTH   
Signed: "R."; 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: 152, 25/09/30 p. 606
Heading: University of Halle, Para 3
Category: Education   Germany   Social Sciences   Statistics   Medicine   
Topic: [Statistics on student numbers in each discipline]
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

Issue: 153, 02/10/30 p. 621
Heading: London University
Category: Education   Medicine   Medical Profession   
Topic: The Medical Session opened yesterday...[There are no fewer students]
Person: ATKINSON   POPE   JOHNSON   PARR   
Institution: University of London   
, 01/10/1830
Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 634-635
Heading: General Assembly of the Naturalists of Germany at Hamburgh
Category: Congresses   Assemblies   Science   Natural History   Medicine   Botany   Pharmacology   
Topic: [The aims of the assembly are to introduce far-flung natural historians to one another. Qualifications for membership: belonging to the medical profession or studying natural history. The effects are that participants forget "all national jealousies in the cause of nature and science". Struwe claimed that Germany and Russia were pre-eminent in astronomy; England and France were least good at it. Wendt spoke on animal magnetism. Other subjects were: the tides, and coffee]
Person: OKEN, Dr.   BARTELS, M.   STRUWE, Prof.   WENDT, Prof.   OERSTED, Prof.   WILLBRANDT, Prof.   PFAFF, Prof.   SIMON, Dr.   STERNBERG, Count   LICHTENSTEIN   JACQUIN, Prof.   LITTROW, M.   JAHN   
Source: Hamburgh Reporter   The Times   Isis   
Institution: General Assembly of the Naturalists of Germany   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 638
Heading: Organic Defects, Para 13
Category: Medicine   Congenital Abnormalities   Disability   Deafness   Eyesight   
Topic: [Hereditary disposition to certain conditions: deafness, lack of speech, different types of blindness]
Person: RUDOLPHI, Prof.   
Institution: Royal Academy of Sciences, Berlin   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 638
Heading: Veterinary Art in Austria, Para 8
Category: Medicine   Veterinary Medicine   Medical Profession   
Topic: In the German provinces belonging to the crown of Austria, the government has made several appointments of veterinary surgeons, (there styled "physicians")...
Institution: Veterinary Institution in Vienna   

Issue: 155, 16/10/30 p. 649-650
Heading: The University of Breslau in Silesia. [Extract from a Private Letter]
Category: Education   Germany   Statistics   Medicine   Surgery   
Topic: [Student numbers and the large number of courses]
Institution: University of Breslau   Anatomical Museum of the University of Breslau   Zoological Museum, Breslau   
, 01/09/1830 Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Issue: 002, 09/01/28 p. 24
Heading: Notices of Books
Category: Medicine   Digestive System   
Title: A Practical Essay on Stricture of the Rectum
Author: SALMON, Frederic   
Attribution: Surgeon

Issue: 010, 26/02/28 p. 152
Heading: Notices of English Books
Category: Medicine   Periodicals   
Title: The Glasgow Medical Journal. Number 1
Institution: Glasgow Medical School   
1/2/28
Issue: 010, 26/02/28 p. 152
Heading: Notices of English Books
Category: Veterinary Medicine   
Title: The Farrier and Naturalist. Numbers 1 and 2
Institution: Royal Veterinary College   

Issue: 010, 26/02/28 p. 152
Heading: Notices of English Books
Category: Veterinary Medicine   
Title: The Veterinarian. Numbers 1 and 2
Institution: Royal Veterinary College   

Issue: 012, 04/03/28 p. 184
Heading: Notices of English Books
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Title: Observations on the Properties and Effects of the Expressed Oil of the Seed of Croton Tiglium; together with the Botanical History, and a correct coloured Engraving of the Plant
Author: FROST, John   
Attribution: Director of the Medico-Botanical Society of London; Lecturer on Botany at St. Thomas`s Hospital
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   

Issue: 012, 04/03/28 p. 184
Heading: Notices of English Books
Category: Medicine   Urogenital System   
Title: Observations on Lithotomy, and on the formation of Urinary Calculi
Author: LITCHFIELD, John Charles   
Attribution: Lecturer on Anatomy, ; Fellow of the Medical Society of London
Institution: Medical Society of London   

Issue: 014, 11/03/28 p. 216
Heading: Chemistry
Category: Medicine   Chemistry   Disinfection   
Title: An Essay on the use of the Chlorurets of Oxides of Sodium and of Lime, as Powerful disinfecting Agents; and of the Chloruret of Sodium more especially, as a Remedy of considerable Efficacy in the Treatment of Hospital Gangrene, and various other Diseases
Author: ALCOCK, Thomas   
Attribution: Member of the Royal College of Surgeons

Issue: 014, 11/03/28 p. 216
Heading: Dr. Uwins on Indigestion
Category: Medicine   Digestive System   
Title: A Treatise on those Diseases which are either directly or indirectly connected with Indigestion; comprising a Commentary on the Principal Ailments of Children
Author: UWINS, David   

Issue: 016, 18/03/28 p. 247-248
Heading: On the Management of Children
Category: Medicine   Child Health   Children   
Title: Observations on the Morality and Physical Management of Children
Author: ROBERTSON, J.   
Attribution: Surgeon at the Manchester Lying--in Hospital

Issue: 016, 18/03/28 p. 248
Heading: Notices of Books
Category: Medicine   Dietetics   
Title: A Treatise on Diet
Author: PARIS, J. A.   

Issue: 016, 18/03/28 p. 248
Heading: Notices of Books
Category: Medicine   
Title: A Case Book, for registering Cases and Occurrences that may be considered important in Medical and Surgical Practice

Issue: 017, 21/03/28 p. 262-263
Heading: Lunatic Asylums
Category: Medicine   Health And Welfare Buildings   
Title: A General View of the Present State of Lunatics in Great Britain and Ireland
Author: HALLIDAY, Sir Andrew   

Issue: 018, 25/03/28 p. 280
Heading: Notices of Books
Category: Medicine   Digestive System   
Title: A Treatise on Indigestion, and its consequences, called Nervous and Bilious Complaints, with observations on the Organic Diseases in which they sometimes terminate. Fifth Edition
Author: PHILIP, A. P. W.   

Issue: 018, 25/03/28 p. 280
Heading: Notices of Books
Category: Medicine   Digestive System   
Title: On the Treatment of the more protracted cases of Indigestion. [Appendix to "A Treatise on Indigestion, Etc"; Fifth Edition]
Author: PHILIP, A. P. W.   

Issue: 020, 01/04/28 p. 312
Heading: Abernethy`s Lectures on Anatomy, Etc
Category: Medicine   Anatomy   
Title: Lectures on Anatomy, Surgery, and Pathology
Author: ABERNETHY, John   
Attribution: Surgeon to St. Bartholomew`s Hospital

Issue: 021, 04/04/28 p. 329
Heading: Domestic Medicine -- Doctor Reece`s Medical Guide
Category: Medicine   Health   Dietetics   
Title: Doctor Reece`s Medical Guide
Author: REECE, Dr. Richard   

Issue: 022, 08/04/28 p. 342
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Title: Flora Medica. Numbers 1 to 6
Author: ANON   

Issue: 023, 11/04/28 p. 358
Heading: Notices of Books
Category: Medicine   Digestive System   
Title: An Essay on the Diseases of the Jaws, and their Treatment; with observations on the Amputation of a Part or the Whole of the Inferior Maxilla; tending to prove such Operation is seldom, if ever, necessary
Author: KOECKER, Leonard   
Attribution: Surgeon-Dentist

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: 030, 14/05/28 p. 469
Heading: The Gold-Headed Cane
Category: History Of Medicine   Biography   
Title: The Gold-Headed Cane. Second Edition
Author: MACMICHAEL, Dr. [William]   
Institution: Royal Society   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 485-486
Heading: McCormac on Stammering
Category: Medicine   Speech   
Title: A Treatise on the Cause and Cure of Hesitation of Speech or Stammering, Etc
Author: McCORMAC, Henry   
Attribution: Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Member of the Society of Natural History

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 518
Heading: Addison on the Malvern Waters, Etc
Category: Medicine   Chemistry   Public Health   Pharmacology   Hydrotherapy   
Title: A Dissertation on the Nature and Properties of the Malvern Water, and an Inquiry into the Causes and Treatment of Scrofulous Diseases and Consumption; together with some Remarks upon the Influence of the Terrestrial Radiation of Caloric upon Local Salubrity
Author: ADDISON, William   
Attribution: Surgeon

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: 038, 16/07/28 p. 598
Heading: Tropical and Continental Travelling
Category: Medicine   Geography   Travel   
Title: Useful Hints to Travellers to any part of the Continent, the East or West Indies, South America, Etc, as to the most Effectual Means of Preserving Health, and of avoiding Inconveniences, Etc. Second edition, with an Addition of a Complete Companion to a newly-invented Medicine Chest for Travellers to the Continent and remote Tropical Climates
Author: ANON   
Attribution: By a Medical Traveller

Issue: 039, 23/07/28 p. 613
Heading: Medical Topography
Category: Medicine   Health   Climate   
Title: On the Curative Influence of theSouthern Coast of England, especially that of Hastings; with Observations on Diseases in which a Residence on the Coast is most beneficial
Author: HARWOOD, William   

Issue: 039, 23/07/28 p. 614
Heading: Armstrong on Morbid Anatomy
Category: Medicine   Morbid Anatomy   
Title: The Morbid Anatomy of the Stomach, Bowels and Liver, illustrated by a series of Plates, from Drawings, with explanatory Letter-press, and a Summary of the Symptoms of the Acute and Chronic Affections of the above-named Organs
Author: ARMSTRONG, John   
Attribution: Lecturer on the Principles and Practice of Physic; Consulting Physician to the London Fever Hospital

Issue: 039, 23/07/28 p. 614
Heading: New Medical Journal
Category: Medicine   Surgery   
Title: The London Medical and Surgical Journal. No. 1

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 635
Heading: Popular Physiology
Category: Medicine   Physiology   
Title: An Essay on the Formation of Man, adapted for the Perusal of Youth
Author: DEWHURST, Henry William   
Attribution: Surgeon

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 635
Heading: Popular Physiology
Category: Medicine   Physiology   
Title: Medical Dissertations
Author: SIGMOND, George   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 635
Heading: Popular Physiology
Category: Medicine   Physiology   
Title: The Elements of Physiology. Fourth Edition
Author: BLUMENBACH, J. F.   
Latin Translator: ELLIOTSON, J.

Issue: 043, 20/08/28 p. 678
Category: Medicine   Gynaecology   
Title: A Synoptical Table of Midwifery, showing the Management of Natural and Difficult Labours, their Consequences, and Treatment
Author: GOODEVE, Henry Hurrey   EVANS, Thomas   
Attribution: Late House Pupils to Dr. E. J. Hopkins, Lecturer on Midwifery

Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 726
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Title: The Flora Medica for September. [Number 11]

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 754-756
Heading: Philosophy of Quackery
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Medical Profession   Professional Ethics   Illegal Practice Of Medicine   
Title: Medical Ethics; or, a Code of Institutes and Precepts, adapted to the Professional Conduct of Physicians and Surgeons. With Additions, illustrative of the Past and Present State of this Profession, and its Collegiate Institutions in Great Britain
Author: ANON   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 854
Heading: Manual of Anatomy
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Eye   
Title: A Manual of the Anatomy, Physiology, and Diseases of the Eye and its Appendages
Author: STRATFORD, S. J.   
Attribution: Member of the Royal College of Surgeons

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 950
Heading: Catalogue Raisonne of Recent Publications
Category: Medicine   Health   
Title: Simplicity of Health; exemplified by Hortator
Author: HORTATOR   

Issue: 061, 24/12/28 p. 964
Heading: Comments on Corpulency
Category: Medicine   Health   Dietetics   
Title: Comments on Corpulency, Lineaments of Leanness, Mems on Diet and Dietetics
Author: WADD, William   
Attribution: Surgeon Extraordinary to the King

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 8
Heading: Catalogue Raisonne of Recent Publications
Category: Medicine   Natural History   Psychology   Philosophy   
Title: The Origin of Life, the Cause of Diseases, and the Source of our Feelings and Senses Explained and Demonstrated
Author: MORRISON, James   
Attribution: "The Hygeist"

Issue: 064, 14/01/29 p. 31
Heading: Fractures cured without Lameness
Category: Medicine   Locomotor System   Bones   
Title: Observations on the Nature and Treatment of Fractures, Etc, showing that they admit of being united, so as to restore the Natural Powers of the Limb, without Deformity or Lameness, Etc, Etc, Etc.
Author: AMESBURY, Joseph   
Attribution: Consulting Surgeon of the Royal United Association; Surgeon to the South London Dispensary; Lecturer on Surgery

Issue: 066, 28/01/29 p. 55
Heading: Medical Reform
Category: Medicine   Nervous System   Nervous Disorders   
Title: Analytic Physiology; Treating of the Cure of Nervous Diseases, by External Applications to the Spine. Second edition
Author: HOOD, Samuel   

Issue: 070, 25/02/29 p. 119
Heading: British Physiognomy
Category: Anthropology   Somatology   Medicine   Sense Organs   Eye   
Title: An Essay on the Physiognomy and Physiology of the present Inhabitants of Britain; with References to their Origin as Goths and Celts. Together with Remarks upon the Physiognomical Characteristics of Ireland and of some of the neighbouring Continental Nations
Author: PRICE, Rev. T.   

Issue: 072, 11/03/29 p. 152
Heading: Popular Medicine
Category: Medicine   Health   Nursing   
Title: The Manual for Invalids
Author: ANON   
Attribution: By a Physician

Issue: 075, 01/04/29 p. 200
Heading: Physical Education
Category: Medicine   Health   Locomotor System   Bones   
Title: The Influence of Physical Education in producing and confirming, in Females, Deformity of the Spine
Author: DUFFIN, E. W.   
Attribution: Surgeon

Issue: 081, 13/05/29 p. 294-295
Heading: Tales of a Physician
Category: Medicine   Literature   Novels   
Title: Tales of a Physician
Author: HARRISON, W. H.   

Issue: 085, 10/06/29 p. 360
Heading: Physiology
Category: Medicine   Circulatory System   Nervous System   Respiratory System   
Title: An Essay on the Connection between the Action of the Heart and Arteries, and the Functions of the Nervous System, and particularly its Influence in exciting the Involuntary act of Respiration
Author: SWAN, Joseph   

Issue: 087, 24/06/29 p. 397
Heading: Engravings
Category: Arts   Science   Medicine   Language   
Title: London Characters, Designed and Etched by George Cruikshank
Author: CRUIKSHANK, George   

Issue: 088, 01/07/29 p. 402-404
Heading: Travels in Turkey
Category: Geography   Medicine   Turkey   Egypt   Nubia   Palestine   
Title: Travels in Turkey, Egypt, Nubia, and Palestine, in 1824, 1825, 1826, and 1827
Author: MADDEN, R. R.   
Attribution: M. R. C. S.

Issue: 088, 01/07/29 p. 408
Category: Medicine   Gynaecology   
Title: Synopsis of Midwifery, shewing the Management of natural and difficult Labours--their Consequences, and Treatment. [Second edition]
Author: GOODEVE, Henry Hurrey   EVANS, Thomas   
Attribution: Late house-pupils to Dr. G. Hopkins, Physician, Accoucheur to the Wives of Soldiers of the Three Regiments of Foot Guards, to the Westminster and Sourhwark Lying-in Institutions, Lecturer on Midwifery, Etc

Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 532
Heading: Simplicity of Health
Category: Medicine   Health   Nutrition   Ergonomics   Women   
Title: Simplicity of Health exemplified. Second edition, considerably enlarged
Author: HORTATOR   

Issue: 099, 16/09/29 p. 580
Heading: Medicine No Mystery
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Medical Profession   
Title: Medicine no Mystery; being a Brief Outline of the Principles of Medical Science; designed as an introduction to their general study as a branch of a liberal education
Author: MORRISON, John   
Attribution: M.D. and A.B. Trin. Coll. Dublin

Issue: 102, 07/10/29 p. 627-628
Heading: Lectures on Surgery
Category: Medicine   Anatomy   Surgery   Medical Profession   
Title: Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Surgery, as delivered in the Theatre of St. Thomas`s Hospital. (Taken in Short Hand)
Author: COOPER, Sir Astley   
Attribution: Serjeant-Surgeon to his Majesty; Consulting Surgeon to Guy`s Hospital; Lecturer on Anatomy and Surgery

Issue: 106, 04/11/29 p. 693
Category: Medicine   Digestive System   
Title: Stevenson on Nervous Affections and Disorders of the Stomach and Bowels
Author: STEVENSON   

Issue: 106, 04/11/29 p. 693
Category: Medicine   Respiratory System   
Title: Stevenson on Coughs and Colds; with Observations on the Local and General Influences of Climate on the Human Body

Issue: 109, 25/11/29 p. 742
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Title: Introduction to Medical Botany
Author: CASTLE, Thomas   
Attribution: F. L. S.; Member of the Royal College of Surgeons

Issue: 109, 25/11/29 p. 742
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Disability   Congenital Abnormalities   
Title: An Essay on the Deaf and Dumb, showing the Necessity of Medical Treatment in early Infancy
Author: CURTIS, John Harrison   
Attribution: Surgeon Aurist to the Kind

Issue: 111, 09/12/29 p. 768-770
Heading: Elements of Physics, Etc. (Concluded from p. 749)
Category: Physics   Light   Optics   Medicine   Sense Organs   
Title: Elements of Physics, or Natural Philosophy, General and Medical, explained independently of Technical Mathematics. In two volumes. Volume II. Part I. comprehending the subjects of Heat and Light
Author: ARNOTT, Neil   
Attribution: M.D.; Of the Royal College of Physicians
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   

Issue: 111, 09/12/29 p. 772
Category: Medicine   Popularization Of Science   Education   Literature   
Title: The Study of Medicine, by John Mason Good, containing all the Author`s final Corrections and Improvements. Third Edition, with much additional modern Information on Physiology, Practice, Pathology, and the Nature of Diseases in General. By Samuel Cooper, Author of the "Dictionary of Practical Surgery", Etc
Author: GOOD, John Mason   
Attribution: M. D.; F. R. S.

Issue: 111, 09/12/29 p. 772
Category: Science   Popularization Of Science   Medicine   Health   
Title: Health without Physic
Author: ANON   
Attribution: "By an Old Physician"

Issue: 113, 23/12/29 p. 804
Category: Medicine   Education   Philology   Language   Classical Literature   
Title: The Eight Books on Medicine of A. C. Celsus, with a literal and interlinear Translation on the principles of the Hamiltonian System, adapted for Students in Medicine
Author: UNDERWOOD, J. W.   

Issue: 113, 23/12/29 p. 804
Heading: Phrenology
Category: Phrenology   Craniology   Medicine   Nervous System   Brain   
Title: Phrenology Article of the Foreign Quarterly Review. With Notes from G. Spurzheim, M.D. of the Universities of Vienna and Paris, and Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians in London
Author: CHEVENIX, Rich.   
Attribution: F. R. S.
Institution: University of Vienna   University of Paris   Royal College of Physicians   
1830
Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 39-40
Heading: Extraordinary Somnambulist
Category: Medicine   Psychology   Insanity   Philosophy   Occultism   Hypnotism   Psychic Phenomena   Poetry   
Title: Die Scherin von Prevorst; i.e. The Prophetess of Prevorst: a Revelation of the Inner Life of Man, and of the Communication of a World of Spirits with our own
Author: KERNER, Justinus   
Attribution: "A Swabian physician, at Weinsberg"
1829
Issue: 118, 30/01/30 p. 56
Category: Medicine   Anatomy   
Title: A Manual of Descriptive Anatomy. No. 1.
Author: CLOQUET, Jules   
French Translator: KING, Thomas

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 89-90
Category: Periodicals   Geography   India   Medicine   Trade   
Title: The Oriental Quarterly Review. No. I. January, 1830
Institution: East India Company   

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 101-103
Category: Christian Religion   Medicine   Food   Health   Addiction And Temperance   Philosophy   Aesthetics   Ethics   
Title: The Christian Physiologist--Tales illustrative of the Five Senses; their Mechanism, Uses, and Government
Author: ANON   
Attribution: Author of "The Collegians"

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 105
Category: Medicine   Digestive System   
Title: A Treatise on Obstructed and Inflamed Hernia, and on Mechanical Obstructions of the Bowels internally
Author: STEPHENS, Henry   
Attribution: M. R. C. S.

Issue: 122, 27/02/30 p. 120
Category: Medicine   Digestive System   
Title: A Practical Essay on Stricture of the Rectum; Illustrated by Cases
Author: SALMON, Frederic   
Attribution: Senior Surgeon to the General Dispensary, Aldersgate Street

Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 151
Category: Medicine   Surgery   Education   
Title: Lectures on Practical and Medical Surgery, forming part of an Extended Course on the Principles and Practice of Surgery. Delivered in 1828 and 1829
Author: ALCOCK, Thomas   

Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 168
Category: Medicine   Botany   Health   Dietetics   Pharmacology   
Title: A Practical Treatise on General or Partial Debility, Etc.; and on the most effectual means of preventing and curing Organic Diseases, Etc. by Diet, Exercise, and the Round-leaf Cornel, where a tonic remedy is necessary
Author: ROBINSON, S. H.   
Attribution: M. D.
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   

Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 168
Category: Medicine   Botany   Respiratory System   Pharmacology   
Title: A Practical Treatise on the Anti-Asthmatic properties of the Bladder-podded Lobelia, Etc.; to which is added an account of the Chyrayita Herb, lately introduced as a remedy for nervous and gouty Indigestion
Author: REECE, Dr. Richard   
Attribution: M. D.
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   

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
Issue: 129, 17/04/30 p. 225
Category: Biography   Philosophy   Medicine   Insanity   Christian Religion   
Title: Essays on the Lives of Cowper, Newton and Heber; or, an Examination of the Evidence of the Course of Nature being interrupted by the Divine Government
Author: ANON   

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