יבמות - Yevamot

Yevamot 42a~...an eight month fetus cannot survive

Actually it can. Where did this belief come from?

Yevamot 42b~ The dangers of pregnancy while nursing

The Talmud is correct. You can conceive while breastfeeding.

Yevamot 64b~ Circumcision, death, and Hemophilia A

Talmudic hematology. Way ahead of The New England Journal of Medicine.

Yevamot 64b~ Infertility and the classes that went on too long

Long lectures and urinary tract infections. 

Yevamot 72a ~ Bloodletting and permissive anemia

Why the Talmud recommended bloodletting. And why it’s not a good idea.

Yevamot 75a ~ Voltaire, Rabbi Yishmael and the man with one testicle

The Cohen with one testicle, and a strange party at Oxford University.

Yevamot 97a~ Plagiarism, citation, and the lips of the dead

Examples of falsification, fabrication and plagiarism in Jewish texts.

Yevamot 97a ~ Rava on Delayed Puberty in Boys

Rava may have been the first first to report an association of obesity and delayed puberty in boys.

Yevamot 98b ~ On Twins, and the Sperm that Splits in Two

Talmudic explanations of how twins form. And some strange facts about twin births.

Yevamot 116b~ Of Snakebites, Palestinian and Israeli

The treatment of snakebites. And a controversially named snake.

Yevamot 118b ~ Does Marriage Make You Happier?

Yes. Just like Resh Lakish suggested.