10 Crazy Medical Inventions That Never Caught On

Mark of the blog Life Support has pictures and descriptions of ten unusual medical inventions that were either pointless or dangerous to anyone who would use them. Among them is the 1935 Old Age Rejuvenator Centrifuge, which claims to reverse the effects of aging by counteracting the effects of gravity on the human body.

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The people who designed that didn't believe it would work, but they believed they could line their pockets with money from naive people who did. There were crooks back then just like today. They just have to be a bit more careful about committing outright fraud. See the modern "Hawaii Chair" commercial on Youtube as an example.
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