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A photograph of Joseph Merrick, known as the "Elephant Man". This photograph of Joseph Merrick, known as the "Elephant Man,” was published in the British Medical Journal with the announcement of Merrick's death in Joseph Merrick, John Merrick, Elephant Man, Tv Movie, Movies, Human Oddities, Victorian Life, Fable, Vintage Circus

20 Notable People Who Died At 27 - Listverse

The original “27 club” was Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison, who died within 2 years of each other in 1969-1971. To these is usually added Kurt Cobain (1994). Many other notable people, some well-known, others less so, also died at the age of 27. I have omitted some other musicians and

Here's ur motivation to quit smoking. We removed this from a man that died @ age 40 prematurely from lung cancer. Smoking also increases pain for those with chronic pain. One more reason to quit smoking. Quit Smoking Motivation, Quit Smoking Tips, Smoking Effects, Anti Smoking, Smoking Lungs, Asthma, Passive Smoking, Smoking Addiction, Stop Smoke

Here's ur motivation to quit smoking. We removed this from a man that died @ age 40 prematurely from lung cancer.

Here's ur motivation to quit smoking. We removed this from a man that died @ age 40 prematurely from lung cancer.

Cages with typhus carrying lice strapped onto a person's thigh. During World War II, feeding the lice with human subjects' blood was the only way to produce a viable typhus vaccine. (Wouldn't that mean the person being fed from would get typhus? World History, World War Ii, Medical Science, Medical History, Interesting History, Wwii, Fun Facts, The Past, Thigh

Hiiy, Ini Foto Alat Medis Mengerikan Jaman Dulu!

Dunia medis adalah salah satu ilmu pengetahuan yang sudah berjalan selama berpuluh, beratus, bahkan mungkin ribuan tahun lamanya di muka bumi ini. Sehingga sudah banyak sekali kemajuan yang dialami dunia medis.

Poisonous wafers advertised as being “simply magical” for the complexion. Guaranteed to improve “even the coarsest and most repulsive skin and complexion!" Source: 11 Bizarre and Dangerous Items Sold by Sears in 1902 / Mental Floss Vintage Medical, Vintage Ads, Vintage Posters, Vintage Photos, Weird Vintage, Old Advertisements, Advertising, Pseudo Science, Medical History

11 Bizarre and Dangerous Items Sold by Sears in 1902

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Curiosities: Disturbing Asylum Pictures from the Past Lobotomy turn's patients into zombie's! Mental Asylum, Insane Asylum, Haunting Photos, Creepy Photos, Psychiatric Hospital, Vintage Medical, Vintage Nurse, Medical History, Interesting History

A Terrifying Asylum Tour Of The Past

A collection of creepy photos from the inside of asylums in the past.

Jean-Martin Charcot was a French neurologist and professor of anatomical pathology. Known as "the founder of modern neurology" and is "associated with at least 15 medical eponyms", including Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Sigmund Freud, Philosophy Of Mind, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophies, Borderline Personality Disorder, Vintage Medical, Central Nervous System, Medical History, Multiple Sclerosis

Jean-Martin Charcot (1825 – 1893) was a French neurologist and professor of anatomical pathology. He is known as "the founder of modern neurology", and his name has been associated with at least 15 medical eponyms, including Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and Charcot disease (better known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, motor neurone disease, or Lou Gehrig disease).Charcot has been referred to as "the father of French neurology and one of the world's pioneers of neurology".

The darker side of climbing. Frostbite is caused by prolonged exposure to damp cold temperatures around freezing or to dry cold temperatures well below freezing. If not immediately recognized and treated, permanent tissue damage will occur. Strange Photos, Strange Things, Human Oddities, Overcoming Adversity, Medical History, Weird Pictures, Radiology, Weird World, Medical Conditions

Frostbite

Frostbite is caused by exposure to damp cold temperatures around freezing or to dry cold temperatures well below freezing.