Guest Piece: Joseph Ting: “Medicine Now, at the Wellcome Collection London: Obesity, The Body, Malaria and Genomes”.

Medicine Now, a permanent exhibition at the Wellcome Collection in London, presents a range of ideas about science and medicine since Sir Henry Wellcome’s death in 1936. Designed to broaden engagement with medical science beyond the narrow confines of the laboratory or clinic, Medicine Now presents a cogent multidisciplinary view of four topics, Obesity, The […]

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In memory of Dr Sue Eckstein, Editor-in-Chief of Medical Humanities

It is with much sadness that we report the death of Dr Sue Eckstein, the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Medical Humanities. Sue Eckstein was an outstanding appointment. Her commitment to, and expertise in, the health humanities meant that she was the perfect person to lead the journal and we were delighted when she agreed to become Editor. In […]

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Ayesha Ahmad: Review of ‘Able-Bodied – Scenes from a curious life’ by Professor Leslie Swartz

  Having had the privilege to meet with Professor Swartz, I read his most recent book publication, ‘Able-Bodied – Scenes from a curious life’ with the jovial sounds of his uncanny ability to reflect on human nature and experiences in the background.   I certainly found Professor Swartz’ presence evident in the somewhat apologetic way […]

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