If you had lived in ancient times and if you got headaches often, you would probably have been treated by having a hole drilled in your head!, known as trepanning. Well, Trepanning is basically boring, or cutting, or making holes ...Read more
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Andreas Vesalius was a Belgian anatomist and physician whose dissections of the human body and descriptions of his finding helped to correct misconceptions prevailing since ancient times. Vesalius showed that the observations made by Galen which were taught in medical ...Read more
Hieronymus Fabricius was a Professor of anatomy and surgery in 1565. By dissecting animals, Fabricius investigated the formation of the foetus, the structure of the oesophagus, stomach and bowels, and the peculiarities of the eye, the ear and the larynx. ...Read more
The Babylonians were considered very clever at diagnosing illness? They believed that evil spirits that entered the body caused illness, but they observed the symptoms in great details.