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Gin cursed Friend, with Fury fraught,
    Makes human race a Prey;
It enters by a deadly Draught,...

Diagnosis by urine examination

Judicium urinarum

This manuscript is the oldest purely...

Pioneer in the surgical treatment of epilepsy

William Alexander (1844-1919)

The...

In the latter part of the eighteenth century Anton Mesmer claimed to have discovered a 'universal fluid'...

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By the Middle Ages, Celtic social life was primarily organised on the clan system of lineage-based groups owning and...

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh houses a diverse array of intriguing items that make up its object...

The College is undertaking a project to catalogue, digitise and make available online our collection of the patient...

The College has been awarded a grant by the Wellcome Trust to digitise the 99 volumes which comprise the patient...

The club had its origins in 1822, in a contest for the position of physician at Edinburgh's New Town Dispensary. At...