Category: medical

Looking at an aquarium for 10 minutes delivers “significant health benefits” such as improving people’s mood, reduced heart rates and blood pressure.

A man can get physically stuck inside a woman during sex. It’s usually caused by vaginal spasms. The medical term for this interlocking is ‘penis capitus’.

Medical mistakes kill over 250,000 Americans each year. If they were a disease, they would be the 3rd leading cause of death in the US.

Doctors from UCLA found unique blood cells that can help fight infections in the spleen of a man from Seattle. They stole the cells from his body and developed it into medicine without paying him, getting his consent, or even letting him know they were doing it.

If a dog or cat is pressing its head against a wall daily, it can be the sign of a serious illness or condition. source

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50 years before women were allowed to enroll into medical school, Margaret Ann Bulkley dressed as a man for 56 years to study medicine and become her alter-ego, Dr James Barry. It was only when she died in 1865 that her secret was exposed after 46 years working as an army medical officer.

Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) is a disputed medical condition characterized by symptoms that the affected person attributes to low-level chemical exposures to commonly used chemicals such as perfumes, pesticides, plastics, smoke, petroleum products, and paint fumes.