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Environmental Toxicology: The legacy of Silent Spring
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2004-07-15)
The period immediately following the Second World War brought great hopes of continuing benefits from widespread use of organo-chlorine and organophosphorus insecticides and other pesticides whilst the health risks of ...
(Wellcome Trust, 2004-07-15)
In the 1930s, when cystic fibrosis (CF) was first clearly recognised, it was a disorder that inevitably led to death in early childhood from respiratory failure and malnutrition. Since that time, antibiotic treatment and ...
The Rhesus Factor and Disease Prevention
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2004-12)
Consists of the edited transcripts of Witness SeThe prevention of rhesus disease of the newborn is a stunning medical success story. This disease afflicted thousands of newborns each year, causing serious health problems, ...
Innovation in Pain Management
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2004-12-30)
Unrelieved pain caused by cancer is experienced by more than 5 million people worldwide, and over the past 50 years has been accepted as unnecessary by both clinicians and politicians. Major innovations in the understanding ...