Tag: "medieval" at medical news
Heroin Addicts Chained For Cure
...addition,' he added. The ostensibly barbaric and medieval
shackling of the young men admitted to Dousel's Home by desperate parents is discounted smilingly by the inmates aged between 11 and 40 years. For them 'changed when chained' is the guiding principle. They have even written a song around this them...
Scientists Find Potential Weakness In Plague Germ
... germ that caused the plague epidemic that ravaged medieval
Europe has a weakness that could help make a particularly dangerous form easier to treat//, according to a study published on Thursday. A bacterium known as Yersinia pestis causes both bubonic plague, the dreaded Black Death spread when people are ...
Ancient Healing Technique Gains New Popularity in Iraq
... was promoted by ancient Greek physician Galen and medieval
Islamic philosopher Ibn Sina (known as Avicenna in the West), is to stimulate the skin and muscles to release toxins and improve blood and lymph circulation. The process is also believed to stimulate the release of histamine-like substances in the sk...
Our Medieval Ancestors Were More or Less Similar to Us Than Previously Thought
...udy, scientists researched 3000 skeletons from the medieval
St. Peters Church in Barton upon Humber, North East Lincolnshire, and found that the average height of adult men from the 10th century through to the 19th was 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cms, just 2 inches below todays average. Women averaged 5 feet 2 i...