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history of medicine

retrovirus a large group of RNA viruses that includes the leukoviruses and lentiviruses; they carry reserve transcriptase
diseases related to retroviruses HIV & AIDS & lymphotropic virus type 1
Hippocrates the father of medicine; said that diseases were caused by natural causes rather than evil spirits or souls
Edward Jenner developed a vaccine for smallpox in 1796
joseph Lister (Listerine) began using disinfectants and antiseptics during surgery
Clara Barton founded the American red cross in 1881
Florence Nightingale founder of modern nursing
William Roentgen discovered X-rays in 1895
Michale Angello & Leonardo Da Vinci artists who used dissection to draw the human body
Benjamin Franklin invented the bifocals
Romans began public health and sanitation systems
Louis Pasteur began pasteurizing milk to kill bacteria
Sir Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928
Jonas Salk developed the polio vaccine in 1952
marie curie isolated radium in 1910
dark ages study of medicine was prohibited
William harvey described the circulation of blood to and from the heart
Robert koch developed the culture plate method to identify pathogens
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