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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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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Strange medical practices from the past that, fortunately, were abandoned
In ancient cultures, a variety of healing methods were practiced. Some eventually formed the basis of modern medical standards, while others were so strange and even dangerous that one can…

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10 secrets of ancient medicine that modern scientists rely on

For thousands of years, people have accumulated experience and knowledge for the treatment of various diseases. Modern medicine tries, using and developing ancient proven means and methods of treatment, to create new ones based on them. It is not always possible, but one way or another – ancient recipes are of special interest not only for pharmacists.
1. Anglo-Saxon eye balm

In 2015, scientists tested an Anglo-Saxon method for treating eye infections, known since the ninth century. Continue reading

10 unusual phobias that can thoroughly spoil the life of anyone
Phobias are usually the result of a combination of external factors (for example, past injuries) and internal tendencies (i.e., heredity or genetics). People who suffer from phobias may experience unreasonable…

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Beauty requires sacrifice: 9 of the strangest plastic surgeries that change people
The strangest plastic surgeries To meet the ideals of beauty, modern people are ready to lie down on the operating table, and surgeons sometimes work real miracles and are able…

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10 secrets of ancient medicine that modern scientists rely on
For thousands of years, people have accumulated experience and knowledge for the treatment of various diseases. Modern medicine tries, using and developing ancient proven means and methods of treatment, to…

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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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