Strange inventions of doctors of the past, which are more like instruments of torture
The history of medicine is full of bizarre and even frightening moments. Throughout its history, people have tried to make it better to treat. It did not always work out…

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15 most exciting scientific discoveries that have been made over the past year
Each year brings new technologies and new discoveries to the world, which bring humanity to a qualitatively different, higher level of development. We have collected in one review the latest…

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10 unexpected facts about the most" piquant sosotoyanii " women, which are silent even doctors
Pregnancy: the woman really "glows". Ladies who had to face pregnancy and childbirth for the first time, this condition and process may seem frightening. This is understandable - after all,…

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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 in a comfortable modern office. But in fact, a number of medical procedures have not changed at all over the past centuries and may seem truly barbaric to a person far from medicine.
1. Cleaning the uterus

Obstetrics and gynecology are probably some of the bloodiest areas in medicine. Continue reading

Why is blood taken for analysis from the ring finger

Everyone at least once in their life passed various tests in the hospital. In this case, the blood test is one of the most important. First of all, it is necessary to check the level of sugar in the human body. Those who have already visited the office for receiving tests more than once, probably paid attention to the fact that the same finger is used for sampling the material – the ring finger. For sure, doctors make this choice for a reason.

Once again, you need to go for a blood test. You come to the office and the doctor takes out a terrible set wrapped in paper: a small blade and several tubes. Continue reading

Strange inventions of doctors of the past, which are more like instruments of torture
The history of medicine is full of bizarre and even frightening moments. Throughout its history, people have tried to make it better to treat. It did not always work out…

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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…

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8 signs that a person needs to be saved from depression
Dejection, melancholy, spleen... Although public understanding of depression has improved somewhat in recent years, people still often misunderstand or ignore depression and its symptoms. Worse, too many people hide the…

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4 non-proprietary inventions that saved millions of human lives and did not bring their creators a penny
Four inventions without a patent that saved millions of lives. I wonder what modern medicine would be like if it weren't for these four inventions. To date, they have already…

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