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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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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10 incredible facts about plastic surgery
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…

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From person to cyborg: a synthetic chest created using 3D printing

It seems that a person has every chance to turn into a cyborg. Arcam AB specialists have created perhaps the most difficult prosthesis to date, designed to replace part of the patient’s chest. An innovative implant was created using 3D printing.
The Swedish company Arcam AB, with the support of the Australian company Anatomics, set about implementing an ambitious project. The essence of the project was to create an artificial chest, for patients who may need to replace several ribs at once. Continue reading

Deadly advertising: a joke with skeletons that claimed many lives

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Today, everyone is used to pharmaceutical advertising, which uses pastel shades, pastoral landscapes and rave reviews of the new “miracle drug”. But in the late 1800s, a St. Louis-based company put ads for its analgesics and antipyretics on the market in the form of a series of creepy calendars. On them, medicine was offered by creepy skeletons. And everything would be fine, but, ironically, the product that this company advertised turned out to be deadly. 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

10 unusual phobias that can thoroughly spoil the life of anyone
Phobias are usually the result of a combination of external factors (for example, past injuries) and internal tendencies (i.e., heredity or genetics). People who suffer from phobias may experience unreasonable…

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5 already existing incredible technologies from the medicine of the future
Modern technologies allow physicians to regularly make serious breakthroughs in their activities. Today we have collected information about 5 of the most amazing innovative technologies that in a few years…

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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.…

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Strange methods of psychotherapy that help people cope with their internal problems
When it comes to psychotherapy sessions, they most often imagine a patient who relaxes in a chair in front of a psychotherapist and talks about his problems and experiences. But…

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