Royal Society of Medicine

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Royal Society of Medicine - Latest news, articles and photos

An exhibition of medical curiosities
An exhibition of medical curiosities

An exhibition of medical curiosities

The Royal Society of Medicine currently has an exhibition in its library of books from its collection detailing often very odd ideas about how medicine works.

Aug
05
2021
See a Georgian Miscellany of Medicine
See a Georgian Miscellany of Medicine

See a Georgian Miscellany of Medicine

A dead cock fed on peppercorns, equal quantities of opium, saltpetre and liquorice, a tincture of mercury -- are recommended treatments of Georgian London, and on display at the moment.

Apr
03
2018