John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton

Ten random things: April 11

Ten people for whom diseases are named:

  1. James Parkinson
  2. Carlos Chagas
  3. Jacqueline Noonan
  4. Thomas Addison
  5. Sir William Boog Leishman
  6. George Hoyt Whipple
  7. Alfons Maria Jakob
  8. Heinrich Unverricht
  9. Augustin Nicolas Gilbert
  10. Daniel Elmer Salmon

George Hoyt Whipple is, of course, the person who discovered Whipple's Disease, which causes an irresistible urge to squeeze the Charmin. Snort.


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