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Rated 3 points - posted 10 years ago by Seraphina in category Science.
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Surgical anesthesia Report Abuse
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X rays Report Abuse
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DNA Report Abuse
possibly one of the most important breakthrough of the 2Oth century, Knowing the DNA structure revolutionised the medicine
65 points - added 10 years ago by Seraphina - 1 comment
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deoxyribonucleic acid,that's it!
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Vaccines Report Abuse
Artificially induced immunity to viral diseases - has prevented much sickness and death ( e.g. smallpox, polio, measles, mumps, influenza, etc. )
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Germ theory Report Abuse
Understanding of hygiene has largely helped to extend life expectancy
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Insulin Report Abuse
used in the treatment of diabetes
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Blood typing Report Abuse
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Tissue culture Report Abuse
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dicovery of circulation of blood Report Abuse
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Oral Rehydration Therapy Report Abuse
This is a simple solution which has helped to save many lives.
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Risks of smoking Report Abuse
2 studies in the 50s revealed the harmful effects of smoking
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Discovery of Bacteria organisms Report Abuse
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Chloropromazine Report Abuse
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Electrocardiogram Report Abuse
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Immunology Report Abuse
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Imaging and key hole surgery Report Abuse
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Computer assisted operations Report Abuse
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Coronary care units Report Abuse
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The pill Report Abuse
Allowing women to choose when or whether to become pregnant
-9 points - added 10 years ago by Seraphina - 1 comment
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Destroying the ocean and male fish. the pill doesn't break down in urine and flows into the sea causing the male eggs of fish to turn female.
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