Monthly Medicine: The History of The Bubonic Plague

Hi all, And welcome to yet another post in our Monthly Medicine series, in which we take a different disease every month and examine the gruesome details in a series of themed posts. This month, we’ve chosen the Bubonic Plague, a disease that has amassed a huge amount of historical infamy throughout the ages and still bears…

Monthly Medicine: The History of Spanish Flu

Hi all, And welcome to another post in out Monthly Medicine series. First and foremost, apologies for the lateness of this update (it’s still August where I am writing from!) I have been busy readying myself for my final year and had this saved on my computer but neglected to actually publish it! This month, we’ve…

Monthly Medicine #3

Hi all! Welcome to yet another post in our Monthly Medicine series, in which we take a disease or ailment every month as a focus point for our posts. This month, we have decided to take the theme of the ‘Spanish Flu’ or ‘Spanish Influenza’, the disease behind of one of the largest pandemic crises in…

Monthly Medicine: The History of Tuberculosis

Hi all! Welcome, once more, to another post in our series entitled Monthly Medicine, in which we take a disease each month to focus our research, and present a few gruesome, grizzly, or ghastly little articles on the history or epidemiology of the disease. This month, we’ve chosen the history of tuberculosis, arguably one of the History…

Monthly Medicine: The History of Cholera

Hi all! Welcome to the first post in our Monthly Medicine series, in which we take a new disease every week and produce content surrounding the myths and mysteries of the history, science, and medicine of the disease! This month, as promised, we’re looking at Cholera and the history and medicine of this particularly dangerous…