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Hippocrates
Theory of the Four Humours. Blood, Black Bile, Yellow Bile and Phlegm. if one of the humours was out of balance, you got ill
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Galen
Theory of Opposites. Building on the theory of the 4 humours, the treatment is the opposite to whatever humour is out of balance. Galen wrote over 200 books that were still believed over 1500 years later
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Vesalius
Wrote a book : The fabric of the human body. First anatomically correct drawings, spread further due to the invention of the printing press
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Harvey
Proved that the heart didn't have holes in. Inspired by the water pump and the system of valves. Not much to hardly any significance, but made a point that Galen could not be entirely accurate
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Jenner
First vaccine for smallpox. Investigated
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Theory of Opposites. Building on the theory of the 4 humours, the treatment is the opposite to whatever humour is out of balance. Galen wrote over 200 books that were still believed over 1500 years later

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Galen

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Wrote a book : The fabric of the human body. First anatomically correct drawings, spread further due to the invention of the printing press

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Proved that the heart didn't have holes in. Inspired by the water pump and the system of valves. Not much to hardly any significance, but made a point that Galen could not be entirely accurate

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First vaccine for smallpox. Investigated

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