10 medical inventions that radically changed the world
Breakthrough medical inventions. Medical science has always been one of the most progressive fields of science. Breakthroughs in medical science over the years have either opened up an alternative to…

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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…

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Beauty requires sacrifice: 9 of the strangest plastic surgeries that change people
The strangest plastic surgeries To meet the ideals of beauty, modern people are ready to lie down on the operating table, and surgeons sometimes work real miracles and are able…

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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 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

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 thousands of years. However, due to the increased interest in them around the world, scientists are currently conducting a huge amount of scientific research to try to discover whether there is truth in this strange ancient knowledge. Continue reading

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 of methods for treating various ailments. Not so long ago, this folio was published online by the new York medical Academy. Here is the most interesting thing from the life of doctors who lived 500 years ago. 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…

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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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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…

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10 benefits of fasting that will convince you that limiting yourself to food is useful
The less I eat, the more energy I have! Today, there is a lot of debate about what "proper nutrition" should be, whether to arrange so-called "fasting days" and how…

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