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The Most Important Medical Discovery

Here are major medical breakthroughs that have changed not just the face of medicine but also the world we live in.

Antibiotics

The first antibiotic discovered was penicillin by Alexander Fleming in 1928. As a result, scientists have been able to nearly eliminate numerous diseases caused by bacteria.

Vaccines

A weakened or dead organism that is responsible for a disease or condition is administered to an individual.

MRI Scanners

MRI scans are generally being safer than X-rays and also frequently able to show issues that other forms of imaging cannot. MRIs have been around since about 1980.

Insulin

In 1921 Frederick Banting & Charles H. Best discovered insulin when they found that injecting a dog with a hormone in the pancreas lowered blood sugar levels.

Medical Figures

The life and works of various famous medical scientists from all over the world.

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Alexander Fleming

1881-1955
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Frederick Banting

1891-1941
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Louis Pasteur

1822-1895
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Robert Koch

1843-1910

Health and Medical News

Technology and medicine have gone hand and hand for many years. Consistent advances in pharmaceuticals and the medical field have saved millions of lives and improved many others.

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A team of Israeli scientists belonging to a company called the Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies (AEBi) have claimed to be at a stage where they can find a cure for cancer within a year. The therapy is being developed under the leadership of the CEO of AEBi, Dr. Ilan Morad.

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Huntington's disease is a genetically inherited neurodegenerative disorder caused by an autosomal dominant mutation in the huntingtin gene resulting in a trinucleotide (CAG) repeat expansion with over 40 repeats.

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Osteoarthritis is divided into 5 stages. Stage 0 is assigned to a normal, healthy knee. The highest stage, 4, is assigned to severe OA. OA that has become this advanced is likely to cause significant pain and disrupt joint movement.

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