The discovery of radium gave Madame Curie immediate worldwide fame, and changed the face of medicine. Here, she describes how this historic scientific discovery was really made.
Interest centers in two new compounds that have remarkable quieting effect; Longer wait, however, believed necessary By Albert W Bloom, Post-Gazett... Click to read more...
Polio vaccine is a great medical advance Reports from the leaders in the polio vaccine field that the treatment is safe, efficient and potent marks... Click to read more...
In a bit of common soil taken from a Venezuelan field, Yale scientists have found a new and spectacularly successful weapon for the battle of man vs. microbes: Chloromycetin.
If you suspect that you are too fat or too thin, there are several simple rules that you can follow to find out your ideal weight... according to society in 1920.
Edward Jenner, the discoverer of vaccination - including the smallpox vaccine - and one of the greatest benefactors of the human race, performed his first test experiment in 1796.
A remarkable operation for producing spinal anesthesia, daring in its conception and brilliant in its results, was performed - injecting into the spine a solution of cocaine, so within a few minutes the sense of pain is entirely obliterated.
We seem to be rapidly becoming a nation of cocaine fiends. If the number of those addicted to the use of the dreadful drug continues to increase at the present rate, the importation of a blessed alleviator of pain will have to be classed with opium and its use prohibited by law, except for medicinal purposes.
The drug terror: with practically unrestricted traffic, cocaine vice has grown so swiftly that we are most drugged nation in world, with 4.45 percent of population addicted to habit.
There are three ways to avoid the lockjaw (tetanus) that reaps its annual harvest after the 4th of July. One way is by not using explosives on the day we celebrate.
No more hydrophobia! No more mad dogs! Dr Louis Pasteur’s experiments have resulted in a most brilliant success at perhaps the most important sitting held by the academy of sciences.