Category Archives: Medicine
The link below takes a look at the origin of aspirin and the terrible treatment of its inventor, Arthur Eichengrun.
The link below is to an article that looks at some of the terrible treatments for illness and disease in history.
The link below is to an article reporting on medical advances made during the US Civil War.
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The link below is to an article on the history of eating corpses as medicine.
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.