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Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis and Coronary Disease in the UK, 1950–2000.
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2006-05-15)
Cholesterol began to be accepted after the Second World War as a significant cause of atherosclerosis and associated conditions such as coronary heart disease (CHD). This Witness Seminar, chaired by Professor Michael Oliver, ...
Prenatal Corticosteroids for Reducing Morbidity and mortality after Preterm Birth
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2005-12-20)
In 1959 the New Zealand obstetrician Graham (Mont) Liggins began investigating mechanisms that triggered premature labour. Supported by the Wellcome Trust, he examined the effects of hormones on labour in sheep, and ...