History of medicine; healing; herbalism
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-08 14:26
Several SCA kingdoms are participating in a project to knit or crochet bandages for people suffering from leprosy.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-09 20:46
Archaeologists in Germany believe they have found Martin Luther's toilet in a newly-unearthed annex of his Wittenberg home.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-11-04 20:24
This week, Dame Aoife discusses medieval illnesses, especially the flu.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-28 09:16
Sgt. Rutgur of the Middle Kingdom, along with the other baronial champions, has accepted a challenge by His Majesty Brannos to raise money for breast cancer research.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-10-16 10:04
A paper by osteoarchaeologist Trevor Anderson, published in the British Dental Journal, discusses medieval dental hygiene and health, and says the practices of the time were more advanced than is popularly believed.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 18:20
On Sunday October 17, 2004, at 9:00 pm (EDT) TLC will present Mummy Detective: The Crypt of the Medici, a program examining the remains of 50 members of the Medici family to see how they lived — and how they died.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-10-13 10:12
Medical history may need to be re-written after the recent discovery of a skull which shows signs of complex surgery.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-10-06 14:39
Historians are using DNA and modern forensic technology to investigate the death of Anges Sorel, mistress to Charles VII of France.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 23:04
A new study finds that the ancient practice of bloodletting might actually have been beneficial to some patients.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-11 14:28
Tony Gabriele of the Daily Press offers a warning to parents: Don't teach your children to read!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-11 11:40
A new study by the Ohio State University states that Northern European men of the early Middle Ages were nearly as tall as modern-day Americans.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-07-29 21:23
A new study shows that Viking men had the same performance concerns as their modern brothers.
Submitted by Galen_of_Ockham on Fri, 2004-07-02 17:40
Friar Galen of Ockham, former Chirurgeon General of the SCA (and a modern-world medical doctor) has kindly allowed SCAtoday.net to share with you an article he has recently written about hydration for reenactment events.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2003-02-20 19:53
This week's collection of annotated links from Aoife deals with Medieval Science, Math and Medicine.