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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Deadly advertising: a joke with skeletons that claimed many lives
Creation 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…

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hormones

15 facts about hormones that everyone who cares about their health should know

When it comes to hormones, most people remember stereotypes about female whims associated with changes in the hormonal background. But in fact, hormones also have an effect on men. And even without them, man could not exist in principle. In this review, 15 little-known facts about the effect of hormones on human life.
1. The most common hormone disorder

Diabetes is the most common endocrine (hormonal) disorder in the world. It affects about 8% of the population Continue reading

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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Beaver testicles and radioactive toothpaste: 7 fatal self-care products that were used in the XX century
Today, when the world is dominated by science and technology, it is not easy to believe that even some 50 years ago people took for medicinal drugs something that today…

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7 common mistakes of those who try to provide first aid
The ability to provide first aid is a very important and popular skill, which in some situations is the only thing that separates a person from death. It is all…

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Piquant question: why do many injections do it in the "fifth point"
Many people are afraid of injections. They can be understood. Sometimes it happens that the injection is really very painful. However, even without this, there is very little pleasant in…

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