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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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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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…

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9 very strange methods that our ancestors used to diagnose pregnancy

Today, it is not difficult to determine whether a woman is pregnant or not. Just go to the pharmacy, buy a test strip and spend just a few minutes of time. These tools were widely available back in 1978, but then it took 2 hours to get the result, and the reliability of tests was only 20%. And the ancients with the definition of pregnancy, everything was much more complicated. What are the means resorted to by our ancestors we will tell you in our review.
Before the invention of these wonderful tests, women used very strange methods to determine pregnancy.

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Tougher than the "green fairy": how the US produces wine from ... cannabis
Have you ever tried absinthe? If the acquaintance took place, it is unlikely that it was the same legendary potion that turned the head of Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud…

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10 alternative medical procedures that could have saved people, but were banned
Controversial, questionable, forbidden... Medicine is one of the most controversial areas, around which there are always disputes and scandals. Although there are rumors that the governments of many countries simply…

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Deception everywhere: 7 eye features that can be hard to believe
Our eyes lie to us. In fact, the human eye is a very "imperfect" organ. If you compare the visual system with cameras, you should immediately say that they are…

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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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