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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, ...
Development of Physics Applied to Medicine in the UK, 1945–90
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2006-11-19)
Organized with the assistance of Professor John Clifton (UCL) and chaired by Professor Peter Williams (Manchester), this seminar examined the early developments of medical physics in the UK between 1945 and 1990. Participants ...
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 ...