10 medieval methods of treatment that seem somewhat strange today
In medieval medicine, there were often practices that modern people may find very strange. However, some of these strange remedies aren't actually that outlandish. Medieval doctors believed that the human…

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How to cope with stress and become happy: Valuable tips from psychologists
Permanent stress. Workplace stress is a real epidemic of the twenty-first century. More than a third of office workers experience permanent stress. This leads to loss of working time, health…

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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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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 is not allowed without a protective suit. And when it comes to more distant times, you can only wonder what was the pharmacological fantasy of our ancestors and that they basically survived.
1. Doramad
Toothpaste containing radioactive thorium, developed in Germany in the 30-40s of the XX century. The paste had a very funny pseudo-scientific advertising slogan that promised the death of all microbes in the mouth. Continue reading

Strange methods of psychotherapy that help people cope with their internal problems
When it comes to psychotherapy sessions, they most often imagine a patient who relaxes in a chair in front of a psychotherapist and talks about his problems and experiences. But…

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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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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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