Water, Secularism, and Love are the themes of Cultural Anthropology‘s November Issue. Of special interest to the Somatosphere readership might be the theme of secularism under which Charles Hirschkind looks to explore and develop secularism and the ways in which it is reflected as affect and in embodiment in Is There A Secular Body? while Talal Asad examines the …
In this month’s Journal of History of Medicine and Allied Sciences:
- In an era of uncensored scientific information and unregulated scientific conduct, “world of recrimination, gossip, misogyny, uncertainty, exaggeration, and dreams and delusions of scientific and therapeutic progress were collapsed together,” as detailed by Stephen T. Casper.
- Noémi Tousignant examines the role of analgesic research on the
Below are some interesting articles from March’s new issues:
In Health, Piia Jallinoja analyzes data obtained through focus groups to examine pleasure and its relationship to food and physical activity in Negotiated pleasures in health-seeking lifestyles of participants of a health promoting intervention.
In the same journal, Joanne Reeve, Mari Lloyd-Williams, Sheila Payne, and Christopher Dowrick question the …
December’s issues have many great topics of interest:
In Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine, David B. Resnik examines the relationship between the subject and the clinician-scientist in The clinical investigator-subject relationship: a contextual approach.
Below are some recent issues that might be of interest:
In the Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, Andrea Pieroni and Maria Elena Giusti conducted a medical ethnobotanical study of the Occitan communities in Italy, titled “Alpine ethnobotany in Italy: traditional knowledge of gastronomic and medicinal plants among the Occitans of the upper Varaita valley, Piedmont“.
Istav Praet …