Browsing Category "Health"
2 Nov
2018

History of Your Amazing Heart

In South Africa, a patient named Louis Washkansky received the first human-to-human heart transplant. A South African surgeon named Christiaan Barnard performed it. He originally used the techniques that were developed by the American surgeons, Norman Shumway and Richard Lower. […]

6 Apr
2009

History of Medicine

According to the Oxford English Dictionary medicine is the science and practice of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. The American Heritage Dictionary goes further and says the art or science of restoring or preserving health or due physical condition, […]