What do attitudes towards fatigue reveal about morality and illness?
Medicine & Disease
The rise of laboratory science in the late 19th century put stark focus on the moral cost of medical innovation.
The medieval approach to emergency planning may offer lessons for the 21st century.
Robert Burton’s encyclopedic curiosity The Anatomy of Melancholy continues to offer remarkable insights into mental health.
A signature in a collection of autographs reveals a story of Indigenous service that extends from Australia to Canada and Trinidad.
Should the finger of blame be pointed at the marmot for the global spread of the plague?
When widespread vaccination was introduced there were objections – some justified, some not.
A search for the first doctor.
Cures and treatments have always offered potential riches to their inventors. But how was one supposed to know what worked and what didn’t?
The global crisis wrought by the First World War prompted the birth of free mental health care.