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Short-Course Chemotherapy for Tuberculosis
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2005-07-30)
The introduction in 1952 of isoniazid established the standard treatment of streptomycin, isoniazid and either thiacetazone or para-aminosalicylic acid for pulmonary tuberculosis. To achieve good results, patients had to ...
Public Health in the 1980s and 1990s: Decline and rise?
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2006-03-15)
The 1974 reorganization of the National Health Service was largely seen as a disaster for the public health profession. The post of Medical Officer of Health, with its links to local government, was replaced by the community ...
The Resurgence of Breastfeeding, 1975-2000
(Wellcome Witnesses to Twentieth Century Medicine at UCL, 2009-03-20)
As breast-milk substitutes became iAs breast-milk substitutes became increasingly sophisticated and heavily marketed in the mid-twentieth century, bottle-feeding became regarded worldwide as safe, convenient, normal and ...