7 barbaric medical procedures that are still practiced
When it comes to modern medicine, strict doctors in white coats immediately appear who calmly listen to the patient, make a diagnosis, prescribe the necessary medicines. And all this happens…

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10 blood-chilling experiments from the history of medicine
It often happens that medical experiments could be a script for a horror movie. Few people know how much pain and suffering has been inflicted on people over the centuries…

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10 incredible facts about plastic surgery
When it comes to plastic surgery, many immediately imagine expensive surgeries that are resorted to by the famous and rich in order to preserve beauty. There is some truth in…

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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

10 alternative medical procedures that could have saved people, but were banned
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Incredible things that happened to people after surgery
In the struggle for the quality of life, and even for life itself, people sometimes find themselves in the operating room under the sapphires of surgical lamps. And every time…

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5 advantages of a cold shower that convince you of the need for hardening
Cold shower. Invigorating... Many consider a cold shower something out of the ordinary and, it seems, on their own will, they will never be under it. Under a cold shower,…

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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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