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Apr 21, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
While allergies have frequently been mistakenly cited as a consequence of modern civilization, they have been around for thousands of years.
Apr 16, 2015 07:21 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Ancient sources report that Julius Caesar (100-44 BC) had episodes of vertigo, dizziness and limb weakness.
Mar 6, 2015 11:52 AM ET // Discovery News
Martin H. Fischer was an American doctor and writer known for his pithy comments on the practice of medicine. Continue reading →
Feb 26, 2015 03:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The earliest known filmed surgery and use of anesthesia isn't for the faint of heart.
Oct 21, 2014 10:20 AM ET
In some parts of the world, it is legal for people to voluntarily end their lives with help of their doctors. It is so common in one country, in fact, they even have a booming business in suicide tourism.
Jul 11, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
This diagnosis is 300 years too late.
Jun 24, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
An 'Elixir of Long Life' is found among 19th-century liquor bottles in New York, and archaeologists mix up a batch. Continue reading →
Apr 29, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Amanda Onion
Some 24 centuries after the ancient Greek father of medicine taught his students under an Oriental plane tree, scientists say they have the tree's genetic blueprint.
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