10 ancient medical practices that chill the blood
Modern people are used to trust medicine unconditionally and rely on the help of doctors both in the case of a common cold and in the case of serious diseases.…

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From space to coffee: 10 ways to use excrement that people don't know
The human body is a real processing plant, in the cycle of which defecation is a natural process. Although this process is repugnant, throughout history, people have found many different…

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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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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Strange inventions of doctors of the past, which are more like instruments of torture

The history of medicine is full of bizarre and even frightening moments. Throughout its history, people have tried to make it better to treat. It did not always work out well, but it should be noted that thanks to all the trials and errors, the medical industry has come exactly to where it is now. In many ways, these strange things helped her.
1. Electrotherapy
In 1854, the American company WH Burnap patented a magnetoelectric machine, which was to be used, including for the treatment of nervous diseases. It should be explained that in the nineteenth century, electric current was generally a very popular treatment. Continue reading

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 the procedure of this kind, especially when the injection is prescribed to the patient in the fifth point. For some people, this is an additional inconvenience. Hence the logical question – why exactly there.

In fact, most intramuscular injections can be made in any place where there is a sufficient amount of”meat”. This can be an arm, leg, or shoulder. Continue reading

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

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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Japanese robot doctor can diagnose cancer in 1 second
Japanese AI has learned to detect bowel cancer. Japanese scientists have created a medical artificial intelligence that can detect cancer in the human body in just one second. Unfortunately, so…

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Japanese robot doctor can diagnose cancer in 1 second
Japanese AI has learned to detect bowel cancer. Japanese scientists have created a medical artificial intelligence that can detect cancer in the human body in just one second. Unfortunately, so…

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15 exciting inventions of the XXI century that will soon be in every home
Throughout the history of its existence, man has constantly invented and created something new. Today, in the age of the Internet, it is difficult to imagine that human civilization began…

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