Neatorama Posts Tagged "medicine"
9 Awesome 3D-Printed Animal Prosthetics...

3D printing is revolutionizing a lot of industries...  ...technology is quite as fascinating as its use in medicine . While its applications in human medicine are amazing, we can't help but be enthralled when...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/28/9-Awesome-3D-Printed-Animal-Prosthetics/
Halls of Medicine

Here's some tidbits on medical care, courtesy of Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids.Infections caught in hospitals kill about 48,000 Americans a year. A CDC study found that soap and water tackled...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/03/Halls-of-Medicine/
The Rise and Fall of Chloroform...

James Young Simpson didn’t invent chloroform, but he championed its use as a surgical anesthetic. He opened a container of it during a meeting of physicians in 1847 and laughed at the giggling, snoring results. Chl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/08/The-Rise-and-Fall-of-Chloroform/
12 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Pharmacists...

While pharmacists appear behind a counter in a store and serve customers like so many other people, they also have to have a good amount of education, follow a maze of regulations, and watch out for their customer’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/12-Behind-the-Scenes-Secrets-of-Pharmacists/
The Deadly Pain Medicine Sold by Skeletons

It seems a bit counterproductive to market medicine with images of skeletons, but that’s exactl...  ...at the end of the 19th century. Antikamnia was a medicine purported to fight pain and fever. The promotiona...  ...mailings and promotional products. (Although the medicine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/07/The-Deadly-Pain-Medicine-Sold-by-Skeletons/
10 Fascinating Facts About the Placebo Effect...

(Video Link)No matter how you look at it, the placebo effect is strange. Not only is the basic idea of feeling better through simply taking a sugar pill odd, but the fact that it even works when people know they're takin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/07/10-Fascinating-Facts-About-the-Placebo-Effect/
How to Cure Stomach Pain with a Duck, 1697...

(Image: Medici Tigurini Historiae Animalium by Conrad Gesner)The illustrious Dr. John Pechey was a member of the College of Physicians in London. His book A Plain Introduction to the Art of Physick explains how to treat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/22/How-to-Cure-Stomach-Pain-1697/
Recycling Penicillin...

When the first antibiotic, penicillin, was new, it was a very precious commodity. Pharmacologists had to grow an enormous amount of mold to produce even one dose. And considering World War II was raging, the need was eno...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/03/Recycling-Penicillin/
Bad Medicine

The following is an article from the book Uncle Jo...  ...ople had little faith in “scientific” medicine , due no doubt to treatments that were painful and...  ...0% vegetable extracts and 20% alcohol- and patent medicines laced with cocaine, opium, and caffeine. Morphine...  ...aking a swig (or seve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/10/Bad-Medicine/
The Gory New York City Riot that Shaped American Medicine

Medical doctors didn’t always get the respec...  ...a College. At the time, those looking to practice medicine didn’t have to graduate from a professional...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/23/The-Gory-New-York-City-Riot-that-Shaped-American-Medicine/




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