Chance and medical d...

  Some discoveries are the result of slow, painstaking (some would say painful) research, logical step following logical step until a faint glimmer of light appears at the end of the tunnel. Other discoveries emerge as a bolt out of the blue – they still need to be recognised as such...

Does the History of ...

Among the many subjects which have fallen by the wayside in the study of medicine is the History of Medicine, at least in India. Henry Sigerist, Professor of History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins, wrote passionately for the inclusion of the history of medicine and for research into local...