Carakasamhita Were First Medical Texts

Carakasamhita, a medical text from the first century CE, and the Susruta Samhita, a surgical text from the seventh century Continue reading

Bernardino Ramazzini

Bernardino Ramazzini (4 October 1633 – 5 November 1714) was an Italian physician. (Italian pronunciation: [bernarˈdino ramats'tsini]). Continue reading

Occupational Medicine Treatise

Treatise on occupational medicine, De Morbis Artificum Diatriba (Diseases of Workers), published in 1700. Continue reading

Santorio Santorio

Santorio Santorio (29 March 1561 – 22 February 1636), also called Sanctorio Sanctorio, Santorio Santorii, Sanctorius of Padua, Sanctorio Sanctorius and various combinations of these names, was a Venetian physiologist, physician, and professor, who introduced the quantitative approach into medicine. Continue reading

Treatise on dental anatomy

The Libellus de dentibus (Pamphlet on the Teeth) was the first treatise on dental anatomy, published by the Italian anatomist Bartolomeo Eustachi, in 1563. Continue reading

The First Dentistry Textbook

The text book was called "The Operator for the Teeth", published in England in 1685, by Charles Allen. Continue reading

A Woman Writes a Medical Text

A book concerning diseases of the stomach, kidneys and uterus, was written by Metrodora, a greek woman from around the 1st Century. Continue reading