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  1. Aspirin: The Story of a Wonder Drug

    Posted Aug 08th 2004, 12:00am by Ed Collis

    ... Ed Collis Aspirin: The Story of a Wonder Drug by Diarmuid Jeffreys Bloomsbury $220 Diarmuid Jeffreys follows a little white pill from ancient Egypt to a British parson, to a German dye ... adventurer. The papyrus recommended a concoction containing willow bark for treatment of fever. Having been part of the ancient world's medicine chest, willow bark as a fever treatment almost ...

  2. Painless treatments

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Can you imagine what it would be like to have a tooth pulled or your appendix removed without an anaesthetic? By Ellen Whyte Ether: The First Anaesthetic In ancient times doctors used ... in Mesopotamia around 4200BC, the first mention of opium as an anaesthetic comes from an ancient Egyptian document written in 1500BC. fab fact! Local anaesthetics numb a small part of your body. General ...

  3. Superdrugs battle bacteria

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Early penicillin Find synonyms for the following: from the time when, create, sick person Healers in ancient Egypt, India, Greece and China have been treating wounds with mouldy bread, milk, ...

  4. Oil slick

    Posted Oct 29th 2004, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner

    ... in beauty treatments have been know for thousands of years. The ancient Greeks and Romans used olive oil to heal scar tissue and treat sunburn. And in ancient Egypt, Queen Cleopatra's lengthy ...

  5. Internal Affairs

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Nadia Chan

    ... into something harmless or excreted, might be a modern obsession, but the concept can be traced back to ancient Egypt, when cleansing rituals such as enemas and fasting and the consumption of specific ...



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