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In the 1st century AD Dioscorides, a Greek practising medicine in Nero’s...

Robert Boyle (1627-1691)

New experiments physico-mechanical, touching the spring of the air, and its...

This surprising find was amongst the correspondence of John Abercrombie.  Abercrombie was a popular doctor in early...

This volume is from the collection of Sir Michael Woodruff, most famous for having been the first surgeon to perform...

A two year project by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE), has successfully listed almost 30,000...

This is a page from a photograph album created by Mary Chapman, a nurse at Royaumont hospital during the First World...

Elizabeth Blachrie was the daughter of a wealthy stocking merchant in Aberdeen. Her second cousin Alexander...

The College library has various works by Dr James Currie, a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh...

The physical benefits of exercise have been known since antiquity. Medics and others have written widely on the...

There were a number of ways in which Scottish medicine at this time was distinctly different from that of England...