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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, Victorian Photos, Fable

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

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. Smoking Effects, Anti Smoking, Smoking Lungs, Quit Smoking Motivation, Smoking Addiction, Quit Smoking Tips, Stop Smoke, Smoking Cessation, Lung Cancer

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, Medical Science, Interesting History, Interesting Stuff, Medical History, Wwii, Fun Facts, The Past

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 Ads, Vintage Posters, Vintage Photos, Weird Vintage, Vintage Stuff, 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, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophies, Vintage Medical, Borderline Personality Disorder, Central Nervous System, Medical History, Multiple Sclerosis, Psychology

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. Human Oddities, Overcoming Adversity, Strange Photos, Medical History, Weird Pictures, Medical Conditions, Science And Nature, Human Body, Makeup Inspiration

Frostbite

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

Why would God create conjoined twins? (Warning, contains graphic content) Creepy History, Conjoined Twins, Human Oddities, Medical Science, Medical History, Special People, Medical Conditions, Genetics, Clinic

Parasitic Twins A parasitic twin (often confused with or referred to as a conjoined twin) is the result of processes that produce conjoined twins and vanishing twins, and a continuum may be presented between the two. Parasitic twins occur when a twin embryo begins developing in utero however when separating the cells only partially undergo cleavage. Unlike with conjoined twins, one embryo will maintain dominant development at the expense of the other... (Read more at official site)