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Medieval medicine bottle unearthed in Harran – Hurriyet Daily News

ŞANLIURFA – Anadolu Agency Archeologists have discovered a medieval earthenware bottle containing medicine in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa’s archaeological site of Harran.  The 900-year-old bottle with the image of two snakes twined, the symbol of today’s medicine, on it dates back to the Zengids, a Turkic dynasty that ruled the Levant and Upper Mesopotamia… Read More »

Medical News Today: What to know about hemorrhoid surgery

Hemorrhoid surgery removes swollen blood vessels inside or around the anus and rectum. Doctors refer to these swollen vessels as hemorrhoids. There are different surgical options for treating hemorrhoids that cause a person discomfort. Surgeries aim to restrict the blood supply or remove the hemorrhoid. Rubber band ligation is a common example of hemorrhoid surgery.… Read More »

A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »