Rare 500-year-old illustrated medical book shows doctors analysing urine to diagnose illness and brushing lice from a boy"s hair

Rare 500-year-old illustrated medical book shows doctors analysing urine to diagnose illness and brushing lice from a boy's hairEncyclopedia of knowledge and folklore on plants, animals and mineralsBook is on display for the first time at University of Aberdeen as part of the Pharmacopoeia exhibition | UPDATED: 06:38 GMT, 11 September 2012 'De Hortus Sanitatis': A rare book detailing some of the earliest European medical texts has gone on display at the University of Aberdeen A rare medieval book gives an insight into the bizarre medical practices used 500 years ago.