An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

16018 entries, 14076 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: July 14, 2024

HENCH, Philip Showalter

2 entries
  • 4508

The effects of a hormone of the adrenal cortex (17-hydroxy-11-dehydrocorticosterone: compound E) and of pituitary adrenocorticotropic hormone on rheumatoid arthritis.

Proc. Mayo Clin., 24, 181-97, 1949.

Introduction of cortisone and A.C.T.H. in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. With C. H. Slocumb, and H. F. Polley.

In 1950 Hench and Kendall shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Tadeusz Reichstein (No. 1153) "for their discoveries relating to the hormones of the adrenal cortex, their structure and biological effects." See also Nos. 1150, 1151, and 4509.



Subjects: NOBEL PRIZES › Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, RHEUMATOLOGY › Arthritis
  • 4509

The effects of the adrenal cortical hormone 17-hydroxy-11-dehydrocorticosterone (compound E) on the acute phase of rheumatic fever: preliminary report.

Proc. Mayo Clin., 24, 277-97, 1949.

Compound E (cortisone) introduced in the treatment of rheumatic fever. With C. H. Slocumb, A. R. Barnes, H. L. Smith, H. F. Polley.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Rheumatic Fever