Monthly Archives: July 2011

Everything in excess is opposed to nature (ιππ)

A)Η παλάμη ως ιατρικός φάκελος Έναν νέο και πιο γρήγορο τρόπο αναζήτησης για την έυρεση του ιατρικού φακέλου κάποιου ασθενή εφαρμόζει ένα από τα νοσοκομεία της Νέας Υόρκης. Συγκεκριμένα, το Πανεπιστήμιο της Νέας Υόρκης Langone Medical Center, προκειμένου να αποφύγει … Continue reading

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THE EVOLUTION OF HOSPITALS FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE RENAISSANCE (B)

(TO BE CONTINUED FROM  15/3/2011) 4. GRAECO-ROMAN ERA Primitive health care associated with the temples of Asclepius are consideredby many to have been the forerunners of true hospitals (Thompson1975:3, 4). Founded at Epidaurus in the 5th century BC (Fig. 32), … Continue reading

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ΤΑ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΚΑ ΑΙΤΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΓΗΡΑΝΣΗΣ (B)

(ΣΥΝΕΧΕΙΑ ΑΠΟ  16/03/11 ) Οικονομικές Επιπτώσεις της Γήρανσης  του Πληθυσμού στον Υγειονομικό Τομέα ΕισαγωγήΈνα από τα μεγαλύτερα προβλήματα των εθνικών πολιτικών για την υγεία, στις βιομηχανικέςχώρες, αποτελεί η προσπάθεια συγκράτησης των δαπανών υγείας και ελέγχου του κόστους, ώστε ναβελτιστοποιηθεί η … Continue reading

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Health, Economics and Ancient Greek Medicine ( II )

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  13/03/2011) 4 .The market for secular medicine 4.1 An economic attitude in medicineFor being a pre-modern society, Classical Greece was a rapidly changing one. The archaic andclassical periods witnessed institutional changes, including the introduction of written law,formalised … Continue reading

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HY-GEIA AS WE SAY GEIA – A WEEKLY DIET (DIET-A)

  EYCHARISTOOMEN GALENEA EK KEAS

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Alexandrian Medicine

In the fourth century BCE, the locus of medical thought and practice was not Cos, the island home of Hippocrates. Instead, it was the great center of Greek learning at Alexandria, founded in 331 BCE by Alexander the Great and … Continue reading

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History of Mathematics (A)

The Contributions of Women Mathematicians in general are not a well known group. However, women mathematicians are even less well known. It is possible to read most histories of mathematics and find little or no mention of women mathematicians, even … Continue reading

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