Category Archives: Medicine

The History of Aspirin


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10 Bizarre Medical Treatments From History



Article: Origin of Aspirin


The link below takes a look at the origin of aspirin and the terrible treatment of its inventor, Arthur Eichengrun.

For more visit:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/49294/retrobituaries-arthur-eichengr%C3%BCn-inventor-aspirin


Article: Gross Medicine


The link below is to an article that looks at some of the terrible treatments for illness and disease in history.

For more visit:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/31675/historys-grossest-medical-treatments


Article: US Civil War – Medical Advances


The link below is to an article reporting on medical advances made during the US Civil War.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/135678


Article: History of Eating Corpses as Medicine


The link below is to an article on the history of eating corpses as medicine.

For more visit:
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/The-Gruesome-History-of-Eating-Corpses-as-Medicine.html


Article: English Grave Robbers


Stealing Bodies for Science

The article linked to below is an interesting one on grave robbing in England during the 18th century. What the grave robbers were after were bodies, so that medical students had something to dissect.

For more, visit:
http://thechirurgeonsapprentice.com/2012/03/06/grave-matters-the-body-snatchers-unearthed/


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