Breakthrough!: How the 10 Greatest Discoveries in Medicine Saved Millions and Changed Our View of the World - Jon Queijo

Breakthrough!: How the 10 Greatest Discoveries in Medicine Saved Millions and Changed Our View of the World - Jon Queijo (2010)

Introduction

Chapter 1. The World’s First Physician: Hippocrates and the Discovery of Medicine

Chapter 2. How Cholera Saved Civilization: The Discovery of Sanitation

Chapter 3. Invisible Invaders: The Discovery of Germs and How They Cause Disease

Chapter 4. For the Relief of Unbearable Pain: The Discovery of Anesthesia

Chapter 5. I’m Looking Through You: The Discovery of X-Rays

Chapter 6. The Scratch that Saved a Million Lives: The Discovery of Vaccines

Chapter 7. From Ancient Molds to Modern Miracles: The Discovery of Antibiotics

Chapter 8. Breaking God’s Code: The Discovery of Heredity, Genetics, and DNA

Chapter 9. Medicines for the Mind: The Discovery of Drugs for Madness, Sadness, and Fear

Chapter 10. A Return to Tradition: The Rediscovery of Alternative Medicine

Epilogue

Appendix A. The Milestones, by Discovery

Appendix B. References and Additional Reading