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"Senility and Death of Tissues Are Not a Necessary Phenomenon": Alexis Carrel and the Origins of Gerontology

Park HW

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2011 Jun;20(1):181-208.
The French surgeon and Nobel laureate Alexis Carrel's tissue culture has been highly influential in biomedicine. This paper contextualizes Carrel's works with respect to the birth of gerontology during the...
Art-Chance and Art-Experience in Classical Greece

Ban D

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2011 Jun;20(1):163-180.
In Classical Greece, works defining the nature of art appeared in the various disciplines like medicine, rhetoric, dietetics, architecture and painting. Hippocratic authors tried to show that an art of...
Cerebral Paragonimiasis and Bo Sung Sim's Hemispherectomy in Korea in 1950s-1960s

Park J, Miyagawa T, Hong J, Kim O

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2011 Jun;20(1):119-161.
This paper deals with cerebral paragonimiasis and cerebral hemispherectomy conducted as a treatment of cerebral paragonimiasis by Bo Sung Sim in Korea in 1950s-1960s. He demonstrated that cerebral hemispherectomy could...
White Ginseng Commercialization and Sales Expansion Activities of Gaesung Merchants in the 1910s and 1920s

Yang J

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2011 Jun;20(1):83-118.
Ginseng has always been the typical export item in Korean history. Until the 18th century, exporting ginseng was wild ginseng from the mountains. Since the 19th century, exporting ginseng became...
A History of Malaria in Modern Korea 1876-1945

Yeo I

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2011 Jun;20(1):53-82.
Although it is not certain when malaria began to appear in Korea, malaria is believed to have been an endemic disease from ancient times. It was Dr. H. N. Allen...
The Introduction of Compendium of Materia Medica and Praxis in the Late Joseon Dynasty

Oh C, Kim Y

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2011 Jun;20(1):29-51.
Sakae Miki said Classified Emergency Materia Medica had been the dominant standard of herbology throughout Joseon Dynasty, and that Compendium of Materia Medica had only been accepted so lately that...
The Influence of Donguibogam during the Middle Joseon Era Based on Clinical Records on Low Back Pain in Seungjeongwon ilgi

Jung JY, Lee JH, Chung SH

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2011 Jun;20(1):1-28.
The recently increasing interest in historical records has led to more research on historical records in various fields of study. This trend has also affected medical research, with the medical...

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