Tag Archives: medicine

Germ theory: how scientists found out what makes us ill and saved million of lives

Germ theory is the scientific theory that tells us that some illnesses are generates by viruses, bacteria, parasites and was first inventigates thoroughly and coined by John Snow and Englishman who was doing research on the cholera cases which showed up in London in 1854. He was helped in 1884 by Robert Koch’s experiments in […]

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Science and technology helping medicine

Medicine has come a long way since the ages of homeopathy, guesses and whatnot. Right now we have a ton of science behind medicine and technology is creating a better world for us and for the doctors. In the future the doctors will be able to see the heart in 3D right there, in the […]

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Health myths about MSG, monosodium glutamate, and the gluten-free diets

MSG, monosodium glutamate, has an undeserved reputation among health fanatics from all over the world. Reactions explains what MSG is and why it should not be feared. MSG is a flavor enhances that is used to increase the sensation offered by the umami flavors. MSG is the salt of l-glutamate, a substance present in vegetables […]

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Diseases: bubonic plague, ebola, herpes + where we donate vs what kills us

Right at the middle of the week I hit you with an article about diseases. Come on, you gotta love ’em. They show our nature and they are kind to the population by killing the weak ones. Kidding. diseases are bad and we must take every possible step in destroying it. Fortunately, vaccines and a […]

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Learn about 5 ancient medical treatments with Vsauce2

Interestingly enough, medicine have come a long way since the days of the shamans or of bleeding as a practice to treat whatever ailment you’d have. Kevin from Vsauce2 shows us 5 ancient treatments they used back then and how were they performed. Bleeding was one of those methods and it stuck with the then-day […]

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