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Why did the malaria get its name

After the Florentines had conquered this stronghold, after putting good guardians on it they were discussing among themselves how to proceed. InSapero presented presumptive evidence for the link between fixed tissue stages and relapse. Mosquitoes that had fed on infected birds were allowed to bite these healthy ones. Namespaces Article Talk. Hepatocystis spp. The history… Read More »

How I Came to Own My Name

Lauren is my name, and always has been — or so I thought until one afternoon just before I turned 30. Over turkey sandwiches, my oldest sister, Missy, and I discussed what our names might have been. “Mom was going to name you Amy Beth,” I said. Missy nodded. “And how crazy is it that… Read More »

In medicine, what’s in a name?

Before I could see her, I could hear her. My patient, a young woman with messy braided hair, was grunting with every effort to breathe. The noises quieted slightly when I reached her bedside, but her tears continued to fall between gasps. Her body movements were exaggerated, rooted in the rhythm of her labored breathing… Read More »

U. of Michigan changes name of medicine development center – Charlotte Observer

The University of Michigan is changing the name of its center that works to help develop new medicines. The Ann Arbor school says the Center for the Discovery of New Medicines, which was established in 2012, will now be known as Michigan Drug Discovery. The center is a collaboration across the university to find, fund… Read More »