TESTIMONIAL TO A PUBLIC HEALTH TRIUMPH Feb15

TESTIMONIAL TO A PUB...

[Through SENTINEL, we bring to you monuments, installations or artwork which stands testimony to the challenges and triumphs of the world of Healthcare.] TESTIMONIAL TO A PUBLIC HEALTH TRIUMPH-ERADICATION OF SMALLPOX This statue, situated in front of the WHO headquarters in Geneva, was...

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...

Sleeping Syndrome Sep02

Sleeping Syndrome

In our new section SYNDROMIX, we take you through FICTIONAL CHARACTERS after whom syndromes have been named. This week we have the story of Sleeping Syndrome or Rip Van Winkle syndrome ! Who is Rip Van Winkle?? Rip Van Winkle is a short story which was written by American Author Washington...

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...