Best of PubMed #20: CHICKEN special!

This week’s special topic: The science of chickens!


Birth lessons from a chicken
Remer M.
Midwifery Today Int Midwife. 2009 Spring;(89):49.
PMID: 19397165


Strange sensation after a chicken stew.
Kaemmerer D, Hörsch D.
Dis Esophagus. 2012 Feb;25(2):177. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2010.01132.x. Epub 2010 Nov 12.
PMID: 22335202


Is chicken soup an essential drug?
Ohry A, Tsafrir J.
CMAJ. 1999 Dec 14;161(12):1532-3.
PMID: 10624412


Funky chicken.
Taylor DA.
Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Jan;112(1):A50.
PMID: 14714546


Social change and health law: the court as can-opener; the legislature as soup.
Curran WJ.
Am J Public Health. 1971 Dec;61(12):2518-9.
PMID: 5128622


Passage of feed through the adult rooster.
Sibbald IR.
Poult Sci. 1979 Mar;58(2):446-59.
PMID: 530908


Hatching headless chickens from rational eggs.
Taylor I.
Lancet Oncol. 2001 Mar;2(3):131.
PMID: 11902560


The headless chicken syndrome.
Dickson N.
Nurs Times. 1989 Feb 22-28;85(8):24-5.
PMID: 2928235


Making the headless chicken squawk.
[No authors listed]
Lancet. 1988 Oct 22;2(8617):941-2.
PMID: 2902385


A surgical procedure for devocalizing the rooster.
Madsen DE.
Vet Med Small Anim Clin. 1967 Feb;62(2):114-8.
PMID: 5182625


[Penetration of light through the head of the Golden Comet rooster].
Viggiani E, Salzarulo L.
Boll Soc Ital Biol Sper. 1978 Mar 30;54(6):565-9. Italian.
PMID: 743474


Ocular injury from a rooster attack.
Kronwith SD, Hankin DE, Lipkin PH.
Clin Pediatr (Phila). 1996 Apr;35(4):219-20. Review.
PMID: 8665758


Cryopreservation of rooster sperm.
Buss EG.
Poult Sci. 1993 May;72(5):944-54.
PMID: 8502616


[Rooster on top even in woe – a hen below even in excellence: patriarchy, spousal relations, and the table of duties].
Eilola J.
Hist Ark. 2002;116:100-27. Finnish.
PMID: 17352057


Rooster attacks in childhood.
McGregor RS, Kavle E, Urbach AH.
Pediatr Emerg Care. 1992 Aug;8(4):216-7.
PMID: 1513733

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