Lets talk about syphilis

HCSM have already published several articles about this curable and neglected disease. Today, we highlight three of them.

Medical knowledge and moral reflections during the Rosas era, Buenos Aires, 1835 – 1847

In the current issue of HCS-Manguinhos (vol.26 no.3 July/Sept. 2019), Mariano Di Pasquale analyzes how medical discourse incorporated a series of reflections on moral behaviors in Buenos Aires in the early nineteenth century.

Botocudos exposed in Rio and Europe in 1882 and 1883

They were taken from their homeland in Espirito Santo to Rio de Janeiro to be exhibited at the National Museum, and later they were brought to Europe and exhibited in various cities of the United Kingdom

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La historia ambiental latinoamericana

El dossier publicado en la revista Historia Crítica, de la Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia), reflexiona sobre el papel de la naturaleza en la historia de América Latina.

Medicine and medical humanities

This Research Portal is maintained by the the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University, Canada. It brings together a worldwide collection of library, archival, museum, digital, and visual collections for the researcher to explore and use in the medical humanities.

Disertación sobre la Manía Aguda

El estudio de la Disertación de la Manía Aguda de Diego Martín Alcorta (1827) permite elucidar numerosos aspectos del proceso de consolidación de la clínica hospitalaria en el mundo de Buenos Aires del primer tercio del siglo XIX.

Food for tought

Using the motto “Healthy diets for a zero hunger world”, the World Food Day 2019 calls for action to make healthy and sustainable diets affordable and accessible to everyone. We selected three articles published in HCS-Manguinhos that address the issue of food.

La metáfora energética

El artículo presenta una historia crítica de categorías diagnósticas del campo de la salud mental – como la neurosis y la depresión – y las relaciona con la metáfora energética del ser humano.

Las distintas caras de Humboldt

Para celebrar los 250 años del nacimiento de Alexander von Humboldt, en ocasiones presentado como el “segundo descubridor de América”, entrevistamos el historiador Mauricio Nieto, que cree en la necesidad de un estudio más complejo del contexto y del significado del naturalista alemán.