Key developments in causes, cures and prevention

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  • Causes, cures and prevention.
    • Ancient Egypt
      • Blocked channels
        • first nautral causes
    • Ancient Greece
      • Theory of the 4 Humours
        • natural, scientific theory of causes.
        • Treatments based on rebalancing humours
      • Clinical Observation
    • Ancient Rome
      • Use of opposites
      • Prevention of disease more important than cure
    • 18th Century
      • First vaccination against smallpox
        • discovered by Jenner
    • 19th Century
      • Germ theory
        • Louis Pasteru
      • Germs identified
        • by Koch
      • Anti-toxins
        • discovered, first cure for diphtheria
      • X-rays invented
        • Rontgen
      • How vaccinations work
        • Pasteur - chicken cholera/anthrax etc
    • 20th Century
      • Magic bullets
        • Salvarsan 606
        • Prontosil
      • Penicillin
        • Fleming
      • Discovery of DNA
        • Crick and Watson, Franklin
      • Genetic screening

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