Herophilus Times First Human Pulse

Greek physician Herophilus, founder of anatomy science timed the pulse using a water clock Continue reading

Herophilus was the founder of human anatomy

Herophilus was the founder of human anatomy as the first person to dissect human cadavers in Continue reading

First Commercially Sold Barbiturate

The first commercially sold barbiturate for medicinal purposes was the sedative, Veronal sold in the USA in 1903. Continue reading

Extraordinary Facts Relating to the Vision of Colours

English chemist John Dalton published his findings on color blindness in Extraordinary Facts Relating to the Vision of Colours, in 1794. Continue reading

King James IV of Scotland Practiced Dentistry

King James IV of Scotland, practiced dentistry learning how to extract and cauterize teeth from a barber in 1503, Continue reading

Florence Nightingale Awarded Order of Merit

Florence Nightingale a British nurse was the first woman to be awarded British Order of Merit in 1907, at the age of 87. Continue reading

Nightingale Training School for Nurses

Florence Nightingale founded the Nightingale Training School for Nurses at St. Thomas's Hospital in London, England on June 1860. Continue reading

Founding of Deaconess Institute

Theodor Fliedner founded the Deaconess Institute, a nursing school in 1836 at Kaiserswerth, near Dusseldorf, Germany. Continue reading

Paul Ehrlich

Paul Ehrlich (German: [ˈpaʊ̯l ˈeːɐ̯lɪç] (About this soundlisten); 14 March 1854 – 20 August 1915) was a Nobel prize-winning German-Jewish physician and scientist who worked in the fields of hematology, immunology, and antimicrobial chemotherapy. Continue reading

First Synthetic Drug Marketed

German bacteriologist Paul Ehrlich developed Salvarsan that attacks Treponema pallidum, Continue reading