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Evolution of Attitudes Towards Human Experimentation in Ottoman Turkish Medicine
Attitudes and expectations towards medical knowledge and medical practice standards influence and determine the position of health practitioners and the development of medicine. While describing the...
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Women Dealing with Health during the Ottoman Reign
In the history of Islamic civilization, many hospitals were founded by women, either as wives, daughters or mothers of sultans. All health personnel were male at these hospitals. In the Ottoman...
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Ibn Al-Nafis and Vinegar
A doctor does a short enquiry into an old treatment for ear infections and discovers its presence in a...
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Al-Razi the Medical Scholar
Al-Razi was "a writer of rare and incredible productiveness as well as the greatest clinician of Islam." The...
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Figure 1: Map showing Merv at the heart of trade routes of the Islamic east and central Asia.
Merv: History, Science and Learning
Merv, was a major oasis-city in Central Asia, on the historical Silk Road, located near today's Mary in...
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Ottoman Educational Institutions during the Reform Period
The Imperial Tanzimat Rescript (Tanzimat Fermani) announced on 3 November 1839 provided state protection for...
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Muslim Contribution to Cosmetics
Al-Zahrawi's medical encyclopaedia, used in Europe's Universities from the 12th-17th century, discusses under...
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