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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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,…

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7 facts about pop that you didn't even know about
How many tears and torments women bring their butt. They are constantly dissatisfied with its size, shape, elasticity. But everything is actually much simpler than it seems. There is a…

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Monthly Archives: April 2018

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 different from the word “completely” (although it would seem). The fact is that the human brain actively “intervenes” in the process of collecting visual information and corrects its perception, primarily-colors, shapes, and even the perception of time. Here are some interesting paradoxes.
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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. But there were times when viruses destroyed entire populations, and medical care was more of a trial-and-error process in which the strongest survived.
1. Bloodletting

Bloodletting is an old, creepy medical practice that has been around for millennia. It consisted in the fact that the doctor “bled” a living patient to cure him of some disease. Continue reading

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 fact that they are depressed, and others do not believe in such a state at all. And this only makes this condition worse. Therefore, it is very important to know the signs of depression in order to provide timely assistance to a person.
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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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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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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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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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