10 ancient practices that modern medicine uses
Acoustic levitation and other ancient medical practices. Chinese medicine, visceral therapy, and ritual shamanism are often considered pseudosciences. But in fact, these are very ancient practices that have existed for…

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10 major scientific and technological breakthroughs in medicine in 2015 that give people hope
2015 was a particularly productive year for medicine. Many exciting discoveries were made, bright breakthroughs were made in medical technologies, and new applications were found for a number of existing…

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10 ancient medical practices that chill the blood
Modern people are used to trust medicine unconditionally and rely on the help of doctors both in the case of a common cold and in the case of serious diseases.…

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Deadly advertising: a joke with skeletons that claimed many lives

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Today, everyone is used to pharmaceutical advertising, which uses pastel shades, pastoral landscapes and rave reviews of the new “miracle drug”. But in the late 1800s, a St. Louis-based company put ads for its analgesics and antipyretics on the market in the form of a series of creepy calendars. On them, medicine was offered by creepy skeletons. And everything would be fine, but, ironically, the product that this company advertised turned out to be deadly. Continue reading

From bloodletting to drinking urine: harsh and merciless medicine of the past
Harsh and merciless medieval medicine. In the XV century, a book called Fasciculus Medicinae was created, which at that time served as a universal medical reference and contained a description…

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10 major scientific and technological breakthroughs in medicine in 2015 that give people hope
2015 was a particularly productive year for medicine. Many exciting discoveries were made, bright breakthroughs were made in medical technologies, and new applications were found for a number of existing…

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"Down with hospital gowns!": what the new generation of hospital clothing looks like
Hospital gowns and "vests" will be replaced with style and comfort It's hard to find a man who would have liked to stay in the hospital. And it's not just…

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10 secrets of ancient medicine that modern scientists rely on
For thousands of years, people have accumulated experience and knowledge for the treatment of various diseases. Modern medicine tries, using and developing ancient proven means and methods of treatment, to…

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