Medicine in ancient art: this 14th century Italian fresco is the first to get leprosy right

"The Triumph of Death" is the first known accurate portrayal of the ancient disease, leprosy.

What do flu shots and erectile dysfunction have in common?

The answer: cancer therapy. Tumor removal is an invasive and stressful process for the body. After surgery, it's common for some straggling cancer cells to be left behind. With one's system in such a vulnerable state, the body's immune system often can't keep these rogue cells from spreading and causing the cancer to come back. …

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