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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloodletting

Bloodletting (or blood-letting) is the withdrawal of blood from a patient to cure or prevent illness and disease. Bloodletting was based on an ancient system of medicine in which blood ... The first was that blood was created and then used up ; it did not circulate, and so it could "stagnate" in the ... Leeches could also be used.

sciencenetlinks.com/science-news/science-updates/modern-leeching

In the 1800's, leeches used to be the state-of-the-art medicine. ... blood or the congested blood, until the person can actually grow back small, venous capillaries.

www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/bloody-suckers-leech-therapy/11360

Nov 17, 2002 ... Leeches have been used by physicians since ancient times. ... living mostly in fresh water — have long had a place in the doctor's medical kit.

health.howstuffworks.com/medicine/modern-treatments/leeches-in-modern-medicine.htm

Learn how leeches are used in modern medical treatments. ... worms' sole reason for existing is to make people recoil in disgust at the very sight of them.

www.healthline.com/health/what-is-leech-therapy

Apr 21, 2017 ... Leeches have been used in medicine since the beginning of civilization. ... more about the special properties in leech saliva, it may very well be ...

www.livescience.com/203-maggots-leeches-medicine.html

Apr 19, 2005 ... Maggot therapy is just one example of a medical approach called biotherapy ... In ancient times, leeches were used to treat everything from ...

www.rasmussen.edu/degrees/health-sciences/blog/leeches-in-modern-medicine

Jun 26, 2014 ... Medical experts weigh in on how these slimy creatures are used today and ... Leeches actually have the same blood-thinning properties in their ...

www.nbcnews.com/id/5319129/ns/health-health_care/t/fda-approves-leeches-medical-devices

Jun 28, 2004 ... A woman undergoes leech treatment in a laboratory in Moscow. ... FDA noted that today they are used in medicine throughout the world as ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3757849

Actually, the digestion process of blood in hematophagous leeches undergoes many ... The usage of leech for various medical applications can be traced back ...