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20 Sep 2017
Addison's disease was treated with chopped adrenal glands from a pig
Development of Asprin
Aspirin first marketed
PH levels could be measured
First pharmacology department was at the university of Michigan
Brazillan wasp venom kills cancer cells
The Ebers Papyrus was purchased by Georg Ebers
After the first world war new developments in Orthopedics, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry emerged
Mass production of penicillin saved a large number of lives during the Second World War
Cocaine was an early form of an anesthetic
Salicylic Acid was extracted from willow bark to make the early form of aspirin
Ludwig Knorr created antipyrine which was the first synthetic drug
Louis Pasteur and Émile Roux developed the first rabies vaccination
Phenacetin was introduced by Bayer, it was one of the first synthetic fever reducers to go on the market.
Phenacetin was banned by the U.S. FDA due to their negative heart effects
Emil Von Behring and Shibasaburo Kitasato isolated the first antibodies against tetanus and diphtheria.
Myedema was treated with sheep thyroid injections
Tuberculin antitoxin was developed by Hoechst Pharma
sodium citrate was shown to be an effective anticoagulant for more successful blood transfusions in the Great War
Jay McLean discovered heparin (a commonly used anticoagulant)
Penicillin was discovered which led to the creation of antibiotics that greatly reduced the number of deaths from infection
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