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By V. C. Medvei CBE, MD, FRCP (auth.)

ISBN-10: 9400973047

ISBN-13: 9789400973046

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o background of endocrinology should be written with out reference N to Sir Humphry Davy Rolleston, whose huge learn of the topic seemed in 1936 less than the modest subtitle: The Endocrine Organs in wellbeing and fitness and ailment with an historic evaluation. It was once in keeping with the author's Fitzpatrick Lectures on the Royal university of Physicians of London in 1933 and 1934. The lectureship, which dates from 1901, is dedicated to the historical past of drugs. Rolleston's paintings as regards scholarship and supply can't be exceeded and should stay the cast foundation for to any extent further learn. it truly is of curiosity to notice that Rolleston gave the Fitzpatrick Lectures while he used to be seventy one years of age and had his e-book released while he was once seventy four. via that point he had completed so much of his specialist goals and all of the honours a special scientific profession can supply (see part II). He perceived in actual fact that endocrinology used to be "an huge, immense topic in a so much energetic level of growth", which "recently has got most precious aid from natural chemists, who've committed a lot time to the elucidation of the constitution, isolation and synthesis of the hormones". He remarked that the information of endocrinology used to be increasing with severe rapidity, and it's been instructed that during this appreciate it is going to seem to be itself motivated by means of a development hormone. He persisted: "Before 1890 there have been relatively few guides facing the ductless glands, yet in 1913, A.

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If a woman was pregnant, and the pregnancy endangered her life, "the unborn child may be cut to pieces and removed, for her life takes precedence over the life of the unborn child"4 (embryotomy). e. aged from eleven years and one day to twelve years and one day; the Orient, especially at that time, did not object to marriages with minors); when she was a pregnant woman with a normal pregnancy and when she was a nursing mother. The reasons given were, that a minor might become pregnant and die; that in a pregnant woman superfoetation might occur and result in the production of a foetus papyraceus; that a nursing mother might kill her child by losing her milk and being compelled prematurely to wean her child.

Incidentally, his elder brother Er displeased God and was killed, because he also practised coitus interruptus in order to preserve the beauty of his wife Tamar and not to disfigure her by pregnancy3. If a woman was pregnant, and the pregnancy endangered her life, "the unborn child may be cut to pieces and removed, for her life takes precedence over the life of the unborn child"4 (embryotomy). e. aged from eleven years and one day to twelve years and one day; the Orient, especially at that time, did not object to marriages with minors); when she was a pregnant woman with a normal pregnancy and when she was a nursing mother.

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