• News HeadlinesHorror story of eating corpses as medicine 1

    Horror story of eating corpses as medicine

    (ORDO NEWS) — The question was not “Should we eat human flesh?” says one historian, but “What kind of flesh should we eat?” In short: not so long ago, Europeans were cannibals. The last line of a poem by John Donne, written in the 17th century, prompted Louise Noble to search. “Women,” the line ran,…

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  • News HeadlinesMedicine in ancient Egypt 1

    Medicine in ancient Egypt

    (ORDO NEWS) — Of all the branches of science practiced in ancient Egypt, none achieved the same popularity as medicine, because it was based on a complex scientific methodology and a system of medical schools. Under this system, the first of its kind in the history of mankind, the first school of medicine arose during…

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  • News HeadlinesWater of Life Alcohol as Medicine Through the Ages 1

    Water of Life: alcohol as medicine through the Ages

    (ORDO NEWS) — While no one knows exactly when alcohol was first produced, it was presumably the result of a fortuitous accident that occurred at least tens of thousands of years ago. However, the discovery of late Stone Age beer jugs has established the fact that intentionally fermented beverages existed at least as early as…

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  • News HeadlinesAncient and modern medicine

    Ancient and modern medicine

    (ORDO NEWS) — Ancient medicine has always attracted scientists. Many scholars have studied Egyptian papyri and ancient manuscripts for years, believing that they may contain secret potions and medicines that can help humanity cure most modern diseases. Most modern diseases were known to people many thousands of years ago. And even then they found medicines…

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