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  1. Telephone — 2021-08-20 11:29:39
    …rials. == Narrow Escape == When he was in his early 20's, his two brothers died of tuberculosis. Bell himself had the disease and his father moved the family to Canada looking for a better climate in which to live. Bell recovered from the diseas…
  2. Intraocular Lens — 2021-08-20 10:40:24
    …mage url="cataract.jpg" class="left" title="cataract eye" width="350" }} Due to age, trauma, toxic chemicals or certain diseases such as rubella or diabetes, the proteins that make up the lens become opaque which prevents light from entering the …
  3. Vitamins — 2021-08-16 09:52:16
    …re]], [[England]]. He was the first scientist to determine, that if special factors (vitamins) were removed from food, disease occurred. {{{toc}}} {{Image url="Vitamins.jpg" width="100" class="left"}} Fletcher entered Caius College, **Cambridge*…
    …port.jpg" class="right" title="1907 report on Berberi" width="400" }} Doctor Fletcher was researching the causes of the disease **Beriberi** when he discovered that eating unpolished rice prevented Beriberi and eating polished rice did not. Willia…
  4. Antiseptic — 2021-08-12 20:38:14
    …e solution and assistants sprayed the solution in the operating theatre. == Little Organisms == As the "germ theory of disease" became more widely accepted, infection from surgery dropped dramatically. This led to the rise of sterile surgery. On…
    … pathogen Listeria monocytogenes, as well as the slime mould genus Listerella, {{tag ids="Antiseptic Surgery Bacteria Disease Acid"}}…
  5. Hypodermic Syringe — 2021-08-12 20:33:54
    …ôs Meath Hospital, which catered for the poor of Dublin. In the 1840s, he tried to find a cure for neuralgia. This is a disease that attacks the nervous system and causes the sufferer to experience intense pain. In May 1844, he developed a drip n…
  6. Vaccination — 2021-08-07 23:07:23
    …ture. He died on 26 January 1823. == Infant Killer == In the eighteenth century, before Jenner, smallpox was a killer disease, as widespread as cancer or heart disease in the twentieth century but with the difference that the majority of its vic…

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