When it comes to plastic surgery, many immediately imagine expensive surgeries that are resorted to by the famous and rich in order to preserve beauty. There is some truth in this, because the most common operations performed today in this area are nose correction and breast augmentation. But it is worth noting that plastic surgeons were real innovators and the development of this industry went far beyond aesthetics.
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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.
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