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The greatest medical discoveries of all time


The discovery of penicillin is a turning point in the human history and one of the biggest medical innovations of all time.

It discovered by Scottish doctor Alexander Fleming in 1928 in London.

Penicillin is a one of the first used antibiotic agents.


In the Past and before the discovery of insulin, diabetes might have been a horrible condition that most absolutely led to death.

It discovered by Doctor Frederick Banting and medical student Charles Best in 1921-1922.

Thank insulin the people with diabetes disease have a normal life and they can make everything.


In 1680 Sydenham wrote, “Among the remedies which has pleased almighty God to give to man to relieve his sufferings, none is so universal and so efficacious as opium”.

To get an operation without pain and being unconscious during the procedure was a miracle before discovering the general anesthesia.

The dentist, William Thomas Morton, gave the first successful public demonstration of anesthesia in October 1846 at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

An early anaesthetic was cocaine, isolated by Carl Koller .


Before x-ray, we could not identify exact broken bones and other problems.

It discovered by a German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen in Nov 1895.

The first X-ray image have created by the wife’s hand of Conrad Röntgen.

We still use the x-ray images in hospitals these days.


Especially the smallpox Vaccination because it was a fatal disease.

The vaccine was discovered by the British physician Edward Jenner in 1796.

The last recorded case was in 1977.


It discovered and developed in Germany by a chemical process described by chemist Felix Hoffman in October 1897.

It used to relieve the pain, to prevent heart attack and possibly to prevent cancer .

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)

HIV can lead to AIDS.
It discovered by Robert Gallo and Luc Montagnier in 1980.
This finding can give an attention about the danger of unprotected sex.

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