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A resource for everyone interested in the History of Medicine


*LATEST BLOG POST*
Control and the therapeutic trial: the influence of insulin
How do we decide whether a drug, or other treatment, actually works? Martin Edwards describes the rhetorical strategy adopted by the Medical Research Council to establish its authority. Patients’ variations in response to disease and ...
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*LATEST BSHM NEWSLETTER* BSHM Newsletter December 2021


*LATEST BOOK REVIEWS*

The Dog comes with the Practice: Tales of a Junior Doctor in Ireland and Canada by Tom Baskett

Casanova’s Guide to Medicine: 18th Century Medical Practice by Lisetta Lovett

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BSHM BIENNIAL CONGRESS 2021

Recordings of three Keynote Lectures, the Congress Programme and Abstract Booklet can be viewed here.


Topics in the History of Medicine (THoM) – new BSHM journal online here


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