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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 of methods for treating various ailments. Not so long ago, this folio was published online by the new York medical Academy. Here is the most interesting thing from the life of doctors who lived 500 years ago. Continue reading

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From bloodletting to drinking urine: harsh and merciless medicine of the past
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