Medieval medicine
Medieval medicine in Western Europe was composed of a mixture of existing ideas from antiquity, spiritual influences and what Claude Lévi-Strauss identifies as the "shamanistic complex" and "social co...
Medieval medicine - Wikipedia
DNA In London Grave May Help Solve Mysteries Of The Great Plague
Scientists can use samples from skeletons’ teeth to answer lingering questions about the Black Death.
Why is "cupping" attracting Olympic athletes like Michael Phelps?
Michael Phelps is a fan of the the ancient Chinese medicine practice, but what does it really do?
Bubonic Plague Confirmed In Oregon Teen
A teenage girl in Crook County, Oregon is in the ICU recovering from a case of bubonic plague. According to a press release, the young woman began feeling sick on October 21 and was hospitalized in Be...
How Yersinia Pestis Evolved Its Ability To Kill Millions Via Pneumonic Plague
The mere mention of the plague brings to mind the devastating “Black Death” pandemic that spread across Europe in the 1300s. Mass graves were piled high with the corpses of its millions of victims, wh...
Rats 'not main cause of Black Death'
Gerbils from Asia rather than black rats were responsible for repeated outbreaks of the bubonic plague in Europe, a study suggests.
From Cucumber To Plague-Causing Bacteria, Scientists Examine DNA In New York Subways
We already know that New York City’s subways are hardly the beacon of cleanliness. After all, they’re frequented by 1.7 billion people each year who drag in their grubby hands and dirty boots. But aft...
Traditional Chinese medicine
How do Chinese doctors diagnose patients? How do acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine work? Taken from the documentary: Traditional Chinese Medicine...
Black Death
The Black Death, causes and cures.
Humorism
Humorism, or humoralism, is a system of medicine detailing the makeup and workings of the human body, adopted by the Indian Ayurveda system of medicine, Ancient Greek and Roman physicians and philosop...
Humorism - Wikipedia
Byzantine medicine
Byzantine medicine encompasses the common medical practices of the Byzantine Empire from about 400 AD to 1453 AD. Byzantine medicine was notable for building upon the knowledge base developed by its G...
Byzantine medicine - Wikipedia
Medicine in the medieval Islamic world
In the history of medicine, Islamic medicine, Arabic medicine, Greco-Arabic and Greco-Islamic refer to medicine developed in the Islamic Golden Age, and...
Medicine in the medieval Islamic world - Wikipedia
Unani
Unani-tibb or Unani Medicine also spelled Yunani Medicine (/juːˈnɑːni/; Yūnānī in Arabic, Hindustani, Pashto and Persian) is a form of traditional medicine practiced in middle-east & south-Asian c...
Unani - Wikipedia
Traditional Chinese medicine
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM; simplified Chinese: 中医; traditional Chinese: 中醫; pinyin: zhōng yī; literally: "Chinese medicine") is a broad range of medicine practices sharing comm...
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Black Death
The Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated 75 to 200 million people and peaking in Europe in the years 1346–53. Although there ...
Black Death - Wikipedia
Plague doctor
A plague doctor (Italian: medico della peste, Dutch: pestmeester, Spanish: médico de la peste negra, German: Pestarzt) was a special medical physician who treated those who had the pla...
DNA In London Grave May Help Solve Mysteries Of The Great Plague
Scientists can use samples from skeletons’ teeth to answer lingering questions about the Black Death.
Why is "cupping" attracting Olympic athletes like Michael Phelps?
Michael Phelps is a fan of the the ancient Chinese medicine practice, but what does it really do?
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...
Al-Tasrif - Wikipedia
Bubonic Plague Confirmed In Oregon Teen
A teenage girl in Crook County, Oregon is in the ICU recovering from a case of bubonic plague. According to a press release, the young woman began feeling sick on October 21 and was hospitalized in Be...
Tai chi chuan
Often shortened to t'ai chi, taiji or tai chi in English usage, T'ai chi ch'uan or tàijíquán is an internal Chinese martial art practised for both its defense training and its health benefits. It is a...
Tai chi chuan - Wikipedia
Cupping therapy
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin; practitioners believe this mobilizes blood flow in order to promote healing. Suction is crea...
Cupping therapy - Wikipedia
Angelica sinensis
Angelica sinensis, commonly known as dong quai or "female ginseng" is a herb from the family Apiaceae, indigenous to China. Angelica sinensis grows in cool high altitude mountains in China, Japan, and...
Angelica sinensis - Wikipedia
Ibn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine and Sciences
Ibn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine and Sciences (IAMMS) (Urdu: ابن سینا اکا ڈ می آف میڈ یول میڈ یسین اینڈ سائنسیز‎) is a trust registered under the Indian Trusts Act, 1882. Mohammad Hami...
Ibn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine and Sciences - Wikipedia
Cissampelos pareira
Cissampelos pareira is a species of flowering plant in the family Menispermaceae.
Cissampelos pareira is used in Chinese herbology, where it is called xí shēng téng (Chinese: 锡生藤) or (Chinese&...
Cissampelos pareira - Wikipedia
Sheng Hua Tang
Sheng Hua Tang (simplified Chinese: 生化汤; traditional Chinese: 生化湯; pinyin: shēng huà tāng) is a Chinese classic herbal formula that stimulates blood flow and relieves pain. The herbal for...
Deer penis
In traditional Chinese medicine, a deer penis (Vietnamese: Lộc pín; Chinese: 鹿鞭; pinyin: lù biān) is said to have important therapeutic properties.
The deer penis is typically very large a...
Deer penis - Wikipedia
Huayu Gujing
Huayu Gujing Heji (化瘀固精合剂) is a Chinese medicine that is a brown-red liquid and sold in small bottles.This medicine is for improving kidney, qi, blood circulation, prostatitis, urinary frequency, urge...
Pseudolarix
Pseudolarix is a monotypic genus of conifer in the family Pinaceae. The sole species, Pseudolarix amabilis, is commonly known as the golden larch, though it is not a true larch (Larix), being more clo...
Pseudolarix - Wikipedia