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This Month in Medical History

John Hunter: The pioneering surgeon that inspired Dr. Dolittle

October 07, 2011

This Month in Medical History looks at the father of modern surgery.

John Hunter: The pioneering surgeon that inspired Dr. Dolittle

October 07, 2011

This Month in Medical History looks at the father of modern surgery.

This Month in Medical History: The "American Nobel" of ophthalmology is born

June 20, 2011

For his time, Dr. Arnall Patz was considered a radical but his experiments preserved the sight of numerous infants.

Big Tobacco gets snuffed out

April 04, 2011

This Month in Medical History looks at Nixon's tobacco-fighting legacy.

This Month in Medical History: AIDS test made commercially available

March 25, 2011

The AIDS test became commercially available in March of 1985.

Alaska's Pony Express

February 10, 2011

Nearly a century ago, dog teams and their mushers undertook a race for the cure.

This Month in Medical History: the second generation of radioactivity

January 10, 2011

This month in 1934, Marie Curie's daughter discovered artificial radioactivity.

This Month in Medical History: simple tools paired with a brilliant mind

December 24, 2010

This month we celebrate the birthday of Robert Koch. Koch was born in Clausthal, Germany on December 11, 1843. Koch's Postulates, criteria used to establish a causal relationship linking a suspect microbe to a disease are still used today.

This Month in Medical History: Mending a broken heart

December 23, 2010

The chronicles of the first successful heart surgery.

Medical Museum

November 30, 2010

This Month in Medical History: Matters of the heart

November 15, 2010

A doctor tackles "blue baby" syndrome in this edition of This Month in Medical History.

Van Helsing's nemesis wasn't so impressive

October 08, 2010

This Month in Medical History, a Scottish scientist discovers a bloodsucker's role in disease.

This Month in Medical History: The human being is gone, but the mystery remains

August 05, 2010

"The Elephant Man" remains an enigma.

This Month in Medical History - July: The Plural of Sheep

July 08, 2010

For anyone who has ever had a meal so delicious that it's been dreamed about ever since with the realization it could never be created exactly again, there's hope.

This month in medical history - June: the chef's special

June 03, 2010

A regular feature from the pages of DOTmed Business News.

This month in medical history - May: The world unites against smallpox

May 24, 2010

In what must go down as one of the finest examples of humanity, the world carried out a global campaign to finish a war that had claimed more lives than all manmade wars combined.

This Month in Medical History - April: Got (Heated Up to 163 Degrees Celsius) Milk?

April 05, 2010

Before Louis Pasteur attached his name to milk cartons across the world, he was a chemist with an impeccable ability to conduct research.

This Month in Medical History - March: "In Flew Enza"

March 03, 2010

A children's song from years past captured the fears of the Spanish Flu.

This Month in Medical History - February: Can You Hear Me Now?

February 11, 2010

This month, we celebrate the birthday of a man who made it possible to hear people more clearly more than fifty years before the telephone was invented.

This Month in Medical History - January: First in Class and First Ever

January 11, 2010

Although Susan B. Anthony is well-known regarding women's rights (possibly due in part to being immortalized through a U.S. dollar coin bearing her likeness) she was far from the first to advance the rights of women.

This Month in Medical History - December: A Heartening Breakthrough

December 08, 2009

Poets have tapped into its symbolism for hundreds of years, it has lent its services to a number of words including breaking, rending, ache, felt, warming and more.

This Month in Medical History - November: Facing the World Again

November 04, 2009

The operation was a success and made Dinoire the first person to ever receive a partial face transplant.

This Month in Medical History - October: Angiograms Are Born

October 09, 2009

Accidental discovery of a procedure to visualize heart disease.

This Month in Medical History - September: For Penicillin, Persistence Pays

September 13, 2009

In September of 1928, in Fleming's untidy lab, a petri dish containing staphylococcus bacteria also became host to some opportunistic mold.

This Month in Medical History - August: More Than Mouthwash

August 12, 2009

Lister's contribution to medicine was incalculable.

This Month in Medical History - July: The Birth of a Life-Giving Procedure

July 13, 2009

DOTmed wishes Louise Joy Brown a Happy Birthday this month.

This Month in Medical History - June: You Have to Hand It to Dr. Meredith

June 10, 2009

Dr. Jesse H. Meredith, a pioneering limb re-implantation surgeon.

This Month in Medical History - May: "The Pill" Is Approved by the FDA

May 09, 2009

In May 1960, the FDA gave approval to a drug that has perhaps done more to reshape society than any other.

This Month in Medical History - April: Polio Vaccine Is Made Public

April 15, 2009

With the possible exception of AIDS, there hasn't been a disease in American history causing more public concern than the polio epidemics that would spring-up periodically across the country barely more than five decades ago.

This Month in Medical History - March: The Heart of the Matter

March 18, 2009

Did you know that telemedicine dates back to 1905? Read DOTmed's monthly briefing.

This Month in Medical History - February: DNA and the Double Helix

February 16, 2009

Their first announcement to the world took place in an arguably un-scholarly location. Crick walked into the Eagle Pub in Cambridge, England, with the announcement, "we had found the secret of life."

This Month in Medical History - January: Insulin makes an impact

January 29, 2009

Less than 100 years ago, being afflicted with Type 1 diabetes, which typically affects individuals under the age of 20, was a death sentence.

This Month in Medical History - December: The last laugh

December 29, 2008

From appendix to teeth, if you've ever had to have one removed by a professional - then you should go to great pains to thank Horace Wells (1815-1848), a Hartford, Connecticut dentist.

This Month in Medical History - November: X-rays exist

November 06, 2008

On November 8, 1895 Wilhelm Röntgen (1845-1923) made a discovery that would revolutionize the medical industry and go on to benefit millions.