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BSHM Newsletter April 2024


*LATEST BLOG POST*
Electricity and Pancakes
Adrian Thomas describes how the poet William Cowper used electricity to treat a friend who suffered a stroke. I had a significant birthday recently, and as a birthday treat, we decided to visit Olney in ...


*RECENT BOOK REVIEWS*

Sexualizing Cancer: HPV and the Politics of Cancer Prevention

Deaf Characters in Literature

Motherhood Confined: Maternal Health in English Prisons, 1853-1955

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*LATEST JOURNAL ISSUE*

Topics in the History of Medicine (THoM) Volume 3

Special volume on the History of Military Medicine


BSHM CONGRESS 2023

The 30th BSHM Congress in 2023 was held at Cardiff University

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