The document that scholars believe the oldest treatise on medicine — the Egyptian papyrus, stores the ideas of the sages who lived almost 4000 years ago — has long been hidden in the vault of rare books the new York medical Academy. It is a remarkable heritage of culture that was already ancient when Rome was in its infancy, and Athens was a small town. Stone monuments of Egypt survived, but the majority of reed manuscripts were lost. Expert James Breasted, who translated the papyrus in the 1920-ies, called him “the world’s oldest manifestation of really scientific knowledge”. Soon the papyrus will be exhibited in the Metropolitan Museum at the exhibition “Medicine of ancient Egypt”. Here you can see scan of the mummy, surgical needles and other medical artifacts. “Their knowledge of the body were incredible, although they didn’t always understand it,” said James Allen, curator of Egyptian art at the met.
Papyrus is clear that the ancient physicians knew that the blood pumped by the heart flows through the body. This concept was not seated until the seventeenth century. They also knew how to do stitches. The manuscript also contains the oldest known descriptions of the symptoms of brain injury. Continue reading
Physical therapy in Moscow, physiotherapy treatment, study physiotherapy, General physiotherapy, physical therapy contraindications
Treatment by physical and natural factors is called physical therapy . Examples of physiotherapy can be: electricity, heat and cold, laser, ultrasound, magnetic field, different types of radiation, massage, hirudotherapy. mud and others.
Physical therapy has some differences from other systems of treatment, and these differences play an important role, as they provide physical therapy popularity is the effectiveness and safety. Physiotherapy does not involve the use of drugs, with thanks to physiotherapy can reduce the medication. This is due to the fact that the body increases sensitivity to the therapeutic properties of the drug and can be consume less. In addition, physical therapy helps not only to shorten the course of treatment, but to minimize the side effects after diseases. Continue reading
Currently more and more people begin to study medicinal plants — a priceless gift of nature. The use of medicinal plants and herbs to treat a variety of diseases and ailments gives great results. Therefore, herbal treatment (herbalism) is widely used in traditional medicine traditional folk medicine.
Every year is improving care for the population of our country. The quality of the treatment population is only possible through the satisfaction of human needs in effective drugs.
Up to 40% of the total number of drugs used in the treatment of cardiovascular, nervous system and gastro-intestinal tract and liver are the drugs of plant origin, that is created from medicinal plants and herbs. The most important source of medicinal raw materials used by the medical industry, and also in folk medicine (herbalism) are wild plants and wild herbs. Continue reading