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Fasciculus Medicinae is a “bundle” of six independent and quite different medieval medical treatises. The collection, which existed only in two manuscripts (handwritten copies), was first printed in 1491 in Latin and came out in numerous editions over the next 25 years. Johannes de Ketham, the German physician routinely associated with the Fasciculus, was neither the author nor even the original compiler but merely an owner of one of the manuscripts

Fasciculus Medicinae is a “bundle” of six independent and quite different medieval medical treatises. The collection, which existed only in two manuscripts (handwritten copies), was first printed in 1491 in Latin and came out in numerous editions over the next 25 years. Johannes de Ketham, the German physician routinely associated with the Fasciculus, was neither the author nor even the original compiler but merely an owner of one of the manuscripts

Medieval Torture Device. Witch's Spider by rabidscottsman, via Flickr. Also…

Medieval Torture Device. Witch's Spider by rabidscottsman, via Flickr. Also…

150 Year Old Victorian Prosthetic Hand

150 Year Old Victorian Prosthetic Hand

A steel and brass hand. Credit: Science Museum, Brought to Life exhibit Prosthetic arm with fork attachment. Credit: Science Museum, Brought to Life exhibit This steel and brass arm dates back to between 1840 and

Your paralysis cured, 1892. | 25 Health Products You'll Be Glad You Don't See Today

25 Health Products You'll Be Glad You Don't See Today

Your paralysis cured, 1892. | 25 Health Products You'll Be Glad You Don't See Today

Ambition Pills, from 1896. | 25 Health Products You'll Be Glad You Don't See Today

Ambition Pills, from 1896.

Fe del Mundo, Harvard Medical School's first female student , was admitted because she was brilliant...and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines. She attended nine years before enrollment was opened to women.

Extraordinary Women Of History You Need To Know Now

Fe del Mundo, Harvard Medical School's first female student , was admitted because she was brilliant...and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines. She attended nine years before enrollment was opened to women.

La primera transfusión de sangre registrada fue la hecha entre perros por el médico inglés Lower alrededor de 1666. En 1667 el científico francés Jean Baptiste Denys hizo una transfusión a un ser humano usando sangre de carnero. En el siglo XIX se hicieron experiencias de transfusión directa de sangre entre personas, a veces con consecuencias fatales por la ignorancia de las incompatibilidades sanguíneas

La primera transfusión de sangre registrada fue la hecha entre perros por el médico inglés Lower alrededor de 1666. En 1667 el científico francés Jean Baptiste Denys hizo una transfusión a un ser humano usando sangre de carnero. En el siglo XIX se hicieron experiencias de transfusión directa de sangre entre personas, a veces con consecuencias fatales por la ignorancia de las incompatibilidades sanguíneas

This nose shaper from 1920. | 25 Health Products You'll Be Glad You Don't See Today

25 Health Products You'll Be Glad You Don't See Today

This nose shaper from 1920. | 25 Health Products You'll Be Glad You Don't See Today

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