Medical facts about anesthesia

Listing interesting medical facts, it is impossible to ignore the anesthesia, which today successfully carried out complex surgery.
Physician Paracelsus Basis of anesthesia when performing difficult surgical operations is the air. The ether was established by a physician and alchemist Paracelsus in 1525. Before the discovery of ether as anesthesia medicine used a wooden hammer with which the operated patient was beaten on the head, resulting in unconsciousness or given to drink significant amount of alcohol.
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Birth control pills for men

Japanese scientists from the research of the research Institute of microbial diseases in Osaka published a new scientific paper, according to which in the near future we will be able to produce effective contraceptive pill for men. In their work, scientists describe a study drugs “Tacrolimus” and “Ciclosporin A”.
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Ophthalmologist: with eye-to-eye medicine

Eye doctor today – one of the most in demand medical professions. The number of people with sight problems, alas, every year is only growing. This means that the demand for the services of ophthalmologists are unlikely to ever decline.

Eye care business is very profitable, and services are not cheap, the duration of the most complex operations – an hour and a half, the rehabilitation period is minimal: patients rest in the hospital for a few hours and go home (and thus, to rent large premises to anything).
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Myths about psychologists

The popularity of everything connected with psychology, is huge and there are a large number of “popular” literature in psychology. However, is it correct our understanding about this profession?

Thus any phenomenon that acquires such a scale, often loses its depth. Having read the popular books like “the Psychoanalysis of comics,” many, for example, new students sifaka are very surprised that it’s more complicated and that psychology is actually a science and not as simple as it seems.
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16 interesting facts about drugs

We present to your attention 16 interesting facts about drugs many people some of them famous, others not quite.

  • Ketchup was sold in 1830 as a medicine.
  • The “freeze” for wounds invented Gladiator Galen of Pergamum. To ease the pain from working with a sword and inflicted minor injuries he mixed olive oil, beeswax and rose petals. The mixture when applied to the skin quickly evaporated, giving a feeling of coolness. Galen called it “Ceratum Hominum” (Ceratum Humidum), that is wet with wax.
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An interesting fact about the medications, Mercury.

In the nineteenth century the American physician Robert Patrick (Robert Patrick) recommended that their patients mercury as a cure from virtually any disease, including syphilis. Today it is widely known fact that mercury is a poison, poisoning which lead to the occurrence of pain in the chest, lung problems and cardiac muscle, severe muscle spasms, cough, hallucinations, disorder of consciousness. In Russia and in medieval Europe also practiced the treatment with corrosive sublimate (chloride of mercury).

Interesting fact about the treatment, Beer.

Today it is customary to wash down drugs with water. The vast majority of drugs in hospitals XVIII–XIX solely to wash down the beer. In Russia, beer, for example, were given to recovering patients in hospitals of St. Petersburg until the mid-nineteenth century as a disinfectant, restorative and tonic.
The staff of the German Institute of beer (German Beer Institute) scientifically proved that 1000 ml of fresh unfiltered beer is 10 times more useful than 1000 ml of milk.

The fact you are taking Warfarin cinnamon Cassia

Warfarin doses of Warfarin cinnamon Cassia is invalid. If you are taking Warfarin (Warfarin) the blood liquefies. Cassia cinnamon contains a substance coumarin (2H-1-benzopyrane-2 or 2H-chrome-2on), also blood thinners. The co-administration of Warfarin and cinnamon Cassia with coumarin can cause severe liver damage.
If it is impossible to give up coffee, you should consider this fact and go for high quality grade Ceylon cinnamon, in which coumarin is missing.

Medication Ritalin with chocolate

Eating chocolate with the drugs Ritalin, Meridel, Centerin (Methylphenidate) is invalid. Chocolate in addition to caffeine, contains the stimulant theobromine. The intake of theobromine with Ritalin can provoke spasms. If it is impossible to give up chocolate, you should choose to consider this fact and use milk or white varieties containing a lesser number of stimulant.

Antibiotics with dairy products

Joint reception of dairy products and antibiotics can dramatically reduce the effectiveness of the product. Dairy products contain iron and calcium, and some antibiotics (e.g. Ciprofloxacin, Ciprofloxacin) are joined in the stomach, these substances that leads to poor absorption of the antibiotics and a sharp decrease in effectiveness of the drug.
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