10 ancient practices that modern medicine uses
Acoustic levitation and other ancient medical practices. Chinese medicine, visceral therapy, and ritual shamanism are often considered pseudosciences. But in fact, these are very ancient practices that have existed for…

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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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4 non-proprietary inventions that saved millions of human lives and did not bring their creators a penny
Four inventions without a patent that saved millions of lives. I wonder what modern medicine would be like if it weren't for these four inventions. To date, they have already…

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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 medicines. In our review of the ten most significant medical discoveries of the past year.
1. Opening taikomochi
In 2014, the world health organization warned that the world was entering a “post-antibiotic era”. The following year, scientists discovered a new antibiotic, which was named teixobactin. Continue reading

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 body was a microcosm. Hence the methods of treatment, which, although they are of great interest, but their effectiveness would not be worth checking.
1. The gizzard swallows against epilepsy

This procedure has become famous thanks to the English doctor of medicine of the 14th century John Hadeshen, who wrote in his treatise the following: Continue reading

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 necessary to check the level of sugar in the human body. Those who have already visited the office for receiving tests more than once, probably paid attention to the fact that the same finger is used for sampling the material – the ring finger. For sure, doctors make this choice for a reason.

Once again, you need to go for a blood test. You come to the office and the doctor takes out a terrible set wrapped in paper: a small blade and several tubes. Continue reading

10 unexpected facts about the most" piquant sosotoyanii " women, which are silent even doctors
Pregnancy: the woman really "glows". Ladies who had to face pregnancy and childbirth for the first time, this condition and process may seem frightening. This is understandable - after all,…

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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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"Down with hospital gowns!": what the new generation of hospital clothing looks like
Hospital gowns and "vests" will be replaced with style and comfort It's hard to find a man who would have liked to stay in the hospital. And it's not just…

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10 unexpected facts about the most" piquant sosotoyanii " women, which are silent even doctors
Pregnancy: the woman really "glows". Ladies who had to face pregnancy and childbirth for the first time, this condition and process may seem frightening. This is understandable - after all,…

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