Technologies from the medicine

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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 10 foods that will help you survive the winter without a cold
Useful and correct. Winter is a difficult time when viruses and colds are waiting for a person on every corner. To feel active and kind even in winter, you need…

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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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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 in fact, treatment sometimes takes quite unusual forms. In our review, there are 10 rather strange methods of psychotherapy, which experts call very effective.
1. Sexual replacement therapy

The therapist looks into the eyes of the patient, holds his hand and passionately kisses his lips. This is not a violation of the American Psychological Association Code of Ethics. Kisses, and sometimes not only them, are part of the practice of sexual surrogate. Continue reading

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 only rejoice that they are no longer used. In our review, 10 forgotten medical practices from the past.

Teething, France

When a child begins to grow teeth, they say that they erupt. This term came from medical practice that arose in France in the 16th century.When the child began to cut their teeth, doctors cut the gum tissue over the teeth with a scalpel to allow them to “come out easier”. Continue reading

9 stylish prostheses that brought people with disabilities back to a full life

Sometimes it happens that a person is deprived of the opportunity to lead a full life due to loss of limbs. But today prosthesiologists, thanks to the latest scientific developments, work real miracles. In our review, there are 10 rather strange prostheses that helped people not only return to life, but also look stylish.
1. Robotic tentacle prosthesis

Designer Kailin Kai, a graduate of the Department of Industrial Design at the University of Washington, has proposed a radically new approach to prosthetics. Continue reading

The 10 worst drugs that most people have never heard of

Millions of people in the world use drugs legally and illegally. The largest trafficking in illegal drugs that have a detrimental effect on health, such as heroin, is carried out in criminal circles. These are chemical compounds that can turn off or inhibit the physical and mental reactions of a person, which is accompanied by hallucinations and other strange effects. A person synthesizes some narcotic substances in the laboratory, while others receive them during the processing of natural raw materials. We offer an overview of little-known drugs that you need to stay away from. Continue reading

Deadly advertising: a joke with skeletons that claimed many lives


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 company put ads for its analgesics and antipyretics on the market in the form of a series of creepy calendars. On them, medicine was offered by creepy skeletons. And everything would be fine, but, ironically, the product that this company advertised turned out to be deadly. Continue reading

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…


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…


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…


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…