Blood types Discovered

Karl Landsteiner in 1901, described blood types A, B and O, fist shooing the differences due to distinctive antigens carried by red blood cells. Continue reading

Gerty Theresa Cori, first Woman to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First Woman presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1947
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George Eastman

George Eastman (July 12, 1854 – March 14, 1932) was an American entrepreneur who founded the Eastman Kodak Company and popularized the use of roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. Continue reading

Howard Walter Florey, first Oceanian to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First Oceanian presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1945
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Isolation of Insulin a Canadian Discovery

In 1921, Isolation of Insulin was discovered by Frederick Grant Banting and Charles H. Best, both Canadian Biochemists at the University of Toronto. Continue reading

Endoscope to see deeper into bodily orifices

Pierre Segalas invented an endoscope in 1827, which allowed physicians to see deeper into bodily orifices, he called it a speculum. Continue reading

First Hospital to keep medical charts

In the 10th Century, a hospital opened in Baghdad (modern Iraq). Continue reading

Théophraste Renaudot

Théophraste Renaudot (1586 – 25 October 1653) was a French physician, philanthropist, and journalist. Mark Tungate has termed him the “first French journalist” and the “inventor of the personal ad”. 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

Free dispensary for the poor

Paris, France in 1635, physician to King Louis XIII and a journalist by the name of Theophraste Renaudot, opened the first free dispensary for the poor and also became the first director of it too. Theophraste Renaudot a few years earlier in 1930 founded the first medical advisory clinic.

Date:
      1635
Name(s):
      Theophraste Renaudot
Occupation:
      Physician and Journalist
Location:
      Paris, France


Additional Information:

  • Théophraste Renaudot – Wikipedia
    Théophraste Renaudot (1586 – 25 October 1653) was a French physician, philanthropist, and journalist. Mark Tungate has termed him the “first French journalist” and the “inventor of the personal ad”.[1]
  • Theophraste Renaudot | French journalist | Britannica.com
    Théophraste Renaudot, (born 1586?, Loudun, France—died Oct. 25, 1653, Paris), physician and social-service administrator who, as the founder of France’s first newspaper, is considered the father of French journalism.