Medical literature
Medical literature is the scientific literature of medicine: articles in journals and texts in books devoted to the field of medicine. Many references to the medical literature include the health car...
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The Botanical Garden of Algiers, Algeria
First stop in Algeria is the Jardin d’Essai du Hamma or the Botanical Garden of El Hamma in Algiers. The stunning garden, measuring 54 hectares provides visitors a cool walk through its walkways that ...
Amazing Things We’ve Learned From 800 Ancient Skull Surgeries
The practice of trepanation was surprisingly successful and was seen more often during the Inca heyday due to the weapons used in war.
May 8 1980, Smallpox Eradicated-The Rise And Fall Of Smallpox
On May 8, 1980, the World Health Organization officially pronounced victory in the fight against smallpox, confirming that no known cases of the dreaded killer existed anywhere on the planet. Take a l...
Moving Manure Beyond Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Manure management is serious business for a meat-hungry world. A single cow, depending on its size, can generate between 43 and 120 pounds of manure a day. Cow manure can be a low-cost fertilizer for ...
Researchers Find Variation In Gene For Brain-Derived Neurotropic Factor Which Could Impact Obesity
A team of researchers claims that they have found variation in a gene for brain-derived neurotropic factor (BDNF), which could have an impact on obesity among adults and children. The study researcher...
Did Columbus Bring Syphilis to Europe? New Study Says Yes
When Columbus returned to Europe from his voyage to America, he and his crew brought news that would reshape the world. And according to recent research, they very likely brought back something else.
HIV Pill Protects 100% Of Participants In New Study
A new study following 657 people who took the HIV prevention drug Truvada for 2.5 years has found that 100 percent of them remain HIV-free - even those in high-risk environments. The pill, which has t...
In Graphic Detail, Medical Journal Describes ‘Heavy Overtones’ Of Sexual Assault In Operating Room
If you were freaked out by the news in June that an anesthesiologist had talked trash about her patient while he was unconscious on the table in front of her, you'd better brace yourself. There's more...
Experts Offer Diving Safety Tips
It's tempting to dive into pools, lakes and other bodies of water when you're trying to cool off on a hot summer day, but it can be dangerous if you don't take proper safety precautions, experts warn....
Editor In Chief Of World’s Best Known Medical Journal: Half Of All The Literature Is False
In the past few years more professionals have come forward to share a truth that, for many people, proves difficult to swallow. One such authority is Dr. Richard Horton, the current editor-in-chief of...
Jenner Tests Smallpox Vaccine - May 14, 1796
Edward Jenner, an English country doctor from Gloucestershire, administers the world’s first vaccination as a preventive treatment for smallpox, a disease that had killed millions of people over the c...
Smiley Faces Make Healthy Food 'More Appealing' To Kids
In an effort to combat rising levels of childhood obesity, researchers have turned their attention to attempting to improve the quality of school lunches, but the challenge is making cafeteria options...
Dentistry, a Painful Story
The Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) has yielded evidence of dentistry being practiced as far back as 7000 BC. IVC sites in Pakistan indicate that this earliest form of dentistry involved curing tooth ...
The world's best botanical gardens
The world is a beautiful place, filled with a myriad of natural wonders which botanical gardens magnificently display throughout their grounds. From the South African bush to the gardens that inspired...
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History of medicine
This article deals with medicine as practiced by trained professionals from ancient times to the present. The ancient Egyptians, Ancient Indians, had a system of medicine that was advanced for its ti...
Al-Tasrif
The Kitab at-Tasrif (Arabic,كتاب التصريف لمن عجز عن التأليف) (The Method of Medicine) was an Arabic encyclopedia on medicine and surgery, written near the year 1000 by Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi (Abulcas...
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The Canon of Medicine
The Canon of Medicine (Arabic: القانون في الطب‎ al-Qānūn fī al-Ṭibb) is an encyclopedia of medicine in five books compiled by Persian philosopher Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna) and completed in 1025. I...
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Huangdi Neijing
Huangdi Neijing (simplified Chinese: 黄帝内经; traditional Chinese: 黃帝內經; pinyin: Huángdì Nèijīng), also known as the Inner Canon of Huangdi or The Emperor's Inner Canon, is an ancient Chinese...
Medical journalism
Medical journalism is the dissemination of health-related information through mainstream media outlets. Medical issues are widely reported, and these reports influence physicians, the general public, ...
Medical dictionary
A medical dictionary is a lexicon for words used in medicine. The three major medical dictionaries in the United States are Stedman's, Taber's, and Dorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary. Other signific...
Medical guidelines
A medical guideline (also called a clinical guideline, clinical protocol or clinical practice guideline) is a document with the aim of guiding decisions and criteria regarding diagnosis, management, a...
Herbal
A(n) herbal is "a collection of descriptions of plants put together for medicinal purposes." Expressed more elaborately – it is a book containing the names and descriptions of plants, usually wi...
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Public health journal
A public health journal is a scientific journal devoted to the field of public health, including epidemiology, biostatistics, and health care (including medicine, nursing and related fields). Public h...