Browsing the "Medicine" Tag

Composer Chopin suffered from epilepsy

January 25th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

Researchers in Spain say that the famous composer Frédéric Chopin probably suffered from epilepsy. In her memoirs, his lover George Sand


Mammoth tusk used to study osteoporosis

January 18th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

Researchers at the University of Western Ontario are hoping that by studying mammoth tusks, they can get a better understanding


16th century nose jobs

December 28th, 2010 | by Sevaan Franks

A 16th century book sold at auction contains some of the first documented information on how to perform a nose



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