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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 Major depressive disorder 17,427 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Lobotomy 8,898 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Placebo 5,316 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Idiosyncrasy 2,840 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Mood disorder 2,559 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Gray's Anatomy 2,462 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Laudanum 2,058 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Apothecary 1,875 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 History of LSD 1,751 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Asclepius 1,696 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 History of medicine 1,297 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Bloodletting 1,191 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Germ theory of disease 1,146 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 List of epidemics 1,024 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 Bezoar 1,022 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Beak doctor costume 897 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 Insulin shock therapy 747 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Iodised salt 717 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 History of abortion 570 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 And the Band Played On 490 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 1854 Broad Street cholera outbreak 413 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Pharmacopoeia 403 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Nocebo 403 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Patent medicine 398 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Plague doctor 396 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 Lithotomy 369 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 History of penicillin 360 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 History of condoms 346 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 History of male circumcision 344 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Libby Zion law 342 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 The Canon of Medicine 338 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 History of surgery 311 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 Materia medica 303 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Kitchen garden 295 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Apothecaries' system 294 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 Flexner Report 288 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Timeline of medicine and medical technology 285 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Joseph Black 249 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Barber surgeon 248 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 The Anatomy of Melancholy 236 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Edwin Smith Papyrus 218 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 History of anatomy 212 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 History of aspirin 201 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 De humani corporis fabrica 196 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Prehistoric medicine 180 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 History of malaria 174 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Mellified man 171 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 History of cancer chemotherapy 170 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 Harley Street 164 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 Fasting girls 162 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 History of Alcoholics Anonymous 158 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 History of general anesthesia 157 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Tacuinum Sanitatis 150 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 Medical Renaissance 137 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Social medicine 130 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 Placebo-controlled study 125 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Timeline of sexual orientation and medicine 114 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 History of tuberculosis 111 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Bimaristan 109 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 History of wound care 100 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 Hadacol 94 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 History of poliomyelitis 94 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 The Demon in the Freezer 88 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Natural history of disease 87 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 Sham surgery 82 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 Womb veil 77 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 The Story of San Michele 75 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 Timeline of antibiotics 74 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 Women in medicine 74 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 Sickle Cell Anemia, a Molecular Disease 70 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 History of smallpox 68 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 Al-Tasrif 65 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
73 History of neuroimaging 63 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
74 Onycha 62 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
75 History of invasive and interventional cardiology 61 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
76 Anaesthetic vaporiser 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
77 Collyrium 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
78 Plague doctor contract 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
79 Uroscopy 58 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
80 Retrospective diagnosis 57 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
81 History of tracheal intubation 57 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
82 Artificial induction of immunity 55 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
83 History of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder 54 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
84 Health deity 54 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
85 Raeapteek 51 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
86 Pyrotherapy 49 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
87 History of neurology 48 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
88 History of emerging infectious diseases 48 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
89 The Sleeping Girl of Turville 46 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
90 History of pathology 45 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
91 Historical mortality rates of puerperal fever 40 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
92 Heroic medicine 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
93 Contemporary reaction to Ignaz Semmelweis 36 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
94 Iatrochemistry 33 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
95 List of important publications in medicine 31 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
96 Chirurgia magna 29 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
97 Medical community of ancient Rome 29 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
98 Placebo in history 29 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
99 Wilk v. American Medical Association 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
100 Virtual Laboratory 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
101 Popular Health Movement 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
102 Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
103 Khellin 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
104 Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
105 Cadmia 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
106 Vital heat 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
107 Iatromathematicians 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
108 Edinburgh Seven 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
109 London School of Medicine for Women 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
110 Bezoardicum 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
111 Catagmatic 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
112 Gymnasticon 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
113 History of psychosurgery in the United Kingdom 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
114 History of electroconvulsive therapy in the United Kingdom 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
115 Proceedings of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
116 History of medicine in Cyprus 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
117 Paracelsianism 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
118 Diascordium 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
119 Warburg's Tincture 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
120 Oil of guaiac 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
121 Osler Library of the History of Medicine 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
122 Apocroustic 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
123 Diatragacanth 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
124 Nicolas Andry 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
125 Needham Research Institute 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
126 Bulletin of the History of Medicine 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
127 Ovoferrin 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
128 Kendal Black Drop 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
129 Histoire des sciences médicales 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
130 History of medical diagnosis 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
131 Vienna School of Dermatology 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
132 Memories and Vagaries 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
133 The Principles and Practice of Medicine 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
134 Shalihotra 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
135 Side Effects (book) 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
136 Spodium 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
137 Diachylon 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
138 Pseudo-Apuleius 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
139 Catholicon (electuary) 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
140 Liber pantegni 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
141 Zakhireye Khwarazmshahi 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
142 History of Stanford Medicine 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
143 Sextus Placitus 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
144 History of pathology in Iran 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
145 Orvietan 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
146 Cargile membrane 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
147 Lāi-goā-kho Khàn-hō͘-ha̍k 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
148 Clinical trials with surprising outcomes 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
149 Cyprane 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
150 Pyocyanase 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
151 Observationes Medicae (Tulp) 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
152 Book of Assaf 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
153 Confection of hyacinth 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
154 Provident dispensary 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
155 Keidel vacuum 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
156 Articella 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
157 Diasenna 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
158 Center for the History of Family Medicine (CHFM) 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
159 Abderhalden reaction less than 5 views
160 Edinburgh School of Medicine for Women less than 5 views
161 Important publications in medicine less than 5 views
162 Epidemics less than 5 views
163 Apophlegmatism less than 5 views
164 Apothecaries Act 1815 less than 5 views
165 Ma'aseh Toviyyah less than 5 views
166 Coeliac passion less than 5 views
167 Clyssus less than 5 views
168 Iatrophysics less than 5 views
169 Cucupha less than 5 views
170 Diarrhodon less than 5 views
171 Diasebesten less than 5 views
172 Historical medical schools in the United Kingdom less than 5 views
173 Flexnerian medicine less than 5 views
174 Revue d'Histoire de la Pharmacie less than 5 views
175 Semicarbazide-cadmium therapy less than 5 views
176 Consilia less than 5 views
177 Vikos doctors less than 5 views
178 St Hubert's Key less than 5 views

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All human societies have medical beliefs - birth, death, disease and cures are explained in some manner. Historically, throughout the history of medicine world illness has often been attributed to witchcraft, demons or the will of the gods, ideas that still retain some power, even in 'modern' societies, with faith healing and shrines still common.

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