Medicine Through Time - Important Dates

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c.3000
Writing developing in Egypt
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c.400
Cult of Asclepius popular
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c.420-350
Hippocratic Corpus
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129
Birth of Galen
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476
Fall of Rome
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663
Synod of Whitby
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980-1037
Life of Avicenna
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1348
Black Death
8 of 31
1454
Printing in Europe
9 of 31
1660
Founding of Royal Society
10 of 31
1665
Great Plague of London
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1720
Inoculation in Britain
12 of 31
1796
First vaccination
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1831
Cholera in Britain
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1842
Chadwick Report
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1846/7
Ether and Chloroform in use
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1848
1st Public Health Act
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1854
Cholera linked to water pollution (Snow)
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1857
Germ Theory (Pasteur)
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1875
Public Health Act
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1890
Antiseptic in general use
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1895
First X-rays
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1896
Becquerel discovers radioactivity
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1900
Blood groups discovered
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1906
Liberal Reforms
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1928
Penicillin (Fleming)
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1939-45
World War II
27 of 31
1951
First kidney transplant
28 of 31
1953
Structure of DNA identified
29 of 31
Late 1950s
The Pill
30 of 31
1981
AIDS discovered
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Cult of Asclepius popular

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Hippocratic Corpus

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