Slightly Strange Medicine: 10 New Findings That May Shock

November 21, 2018
Leo Robert
Leo Robert

Air filters for cardioprotection, the growing menace of superbugs, and 8 other new findings in medicine that may shock you. 

The book Strange Medicine describes a wealth of strange but true facts and practices from the history of medicine, not the least of which the ancient use of electric eels to cure gout and the more recent invention of electroshock pig-brain therapy.Far less strange, but perhaps a bit offbeat or at least unexpected, are the findings and discoveries of several recent medical studies, including the growing menace of superbugs and the use of air filters for cardioprotection.Click through the slideshow below to find concise summaries of the latest developments in slightly strange medicine.