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CRISPR Gene Editing (2012) – Doudna & Charpentier: Recap and Summary: Revolutionized Gene Editing

Prepare to be amazed as we delve into the world of CRISPR gene editing, a groundbreaking technology that promises to revolutionize the way we manipulate life itself.

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Discovery of Prions (1982) – Prusiner: Recap and Summary: Uncovered New Infectious Agents

Journey into the mysteries of prions unveils a new class of infectious agents, leaving us eager to explore their implications and future prospects.

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First Laparoscopic Surgery (1987) – Mouret: Recap and Summary: Minimally Invasive Surgery Advance

Advancements in minimally invasive surgery began with Dr. Philippe Mouret's groundbreaking first laparoscopic surgery in 1987, leading to a world of revolutionary medical possibilities.

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Statins Lower Cholesterol (1987) – Endo: Recap and Summary: Statins Introduced for Cholesterol

Keep reading to learn about the fascinating journey of statins and their impact on cholesterol management.

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CT Scans Revolutionize Imaging (1971) – Hounsfield & Cormack: Recap and Summary: Introduced CT Imaging

Sir Godfrey Hounsfield and Allan Cormack's groundbreaking journey to revolutionize medical imaging with CT scans will leave you in awe of their determination and triumph over challenges.

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Radiation Therapy for Cancer (1896) – Grubbe: Recap and Summary: Early Use of Radiation in Cancer

Discover how Emil Grubbe's groundbreaking use of radiation therapy in 1896 changed the course of cancer treatment forever.

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First Chemotherapy for Cancer (1946) – Goodman & Gilman: Recap and Summary: Pioneered Cancer Chemotherapy

Step back in time to witness the incredible story of the first chemotherapy for cancer, developed by Goodman and Gilman in 1946, and prepare to be amazed by the impact it has had on cancer treatment.

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Smallpox Eradication (1980) – WHO: Recap and Summary: Smallpox Declared Eradicated

Take a journey through the incredible efforts of the World Health Organization as they battled to eradicate smallpox, a deadly disease that plagued humanity for centuries.

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Helicobacter and Ulcer Disease (1982) – Marshall & Warren: Recap and Summary: Bacteria Linked to Ulcers

A groundbreaking discovery in 1982 reveals a surprising link between bacteria and ulcers, challenging traditional beliefs and sparking controversy.

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Beta-Blockers for Hypertension (1964) – Black: Recap and Summary: Introduced Beta-Blocker Therapy

Narrowing down the origins of beta-blocker therapy for hypertension, this recap and summary explores the groundbreaking work of Dr. James W. Black and its impact on blood pressure control.

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Anesthesia Introduction (1846) – Morton: Recap and Summary: Changed Surgery Pain Management

Discover how the introduction of anesthesia by William T.G. Morton in 1846 forever changed surgery pain management and revolutionized the field of medicine.

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First Organ Transplant (1954) – Murray: Recap and Summary: Pioneered Kidney Transplant

Witness the groundbreaking journey of Dr. Joseph Murray as he defies the impossible, forever reshaping the world of organ transplantation.

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Heimlich Maneuver (1974) – Heimlich: Recap and Summary: Technique for Choking

Feeling confident in your ability to perform the Heimlich Maneuver? Discover the fascinating history, step-by-step guide, and real-life success stories of this life-saving technique.

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Insulin Discovery (1922) – Banting & Best: Recap and Summary: Changed Diabetes Treatment

Keen to learn about the pivotal role Banting and Best played in revolutionizing diabetes treatment with their discovery of insulin in 1922?

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Cholesterol Heart Disease Link (1940s) – Keys: Recap and Summary: Dietary Fats Impact Heart Health

Uncover the surprising truth about how dietary fats impact heart health and revolutionized our understanding of cholesterol-heart disease link in the 1940s.

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CBT Development (1960s) – Beck: Recap and Summary: Breakthrough in Psychotherapy

Curious about the groundbreaking development of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in the 1960s and the pivotal role played by Aaron Beck?

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Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV (1996) – Ho & Shaw: Recap and Summary: Made HIV Manageable

Nineteen ninety-six marked a turning point in the battle against HIV, as antiretroviral therapy emerged, forever changing the lives of those living with the virus.

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HPV Vaccine Development (2006) – Zur Hausen: Recap and Summary: Vaccine Reduces Cancer Risk

Hailed as a turning point in cancer prevention, the development of the HPV vaccine by Zur Hausen in 2006 holds the key to reducing cancer risk, but what exactly is HPV and how does the vaccine work?

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Aspirin and Heart Disease (1989) – Steering Committee: Recap and Summary: Aspirin's Preventative Effect

Hoping to learn more about aspirin's preventative effect on heart disease? Delve into the recap and summary of the 1989 Steering Committee's findings to find out more!

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HIV Identified (1983) – Gallo & Montagnier: Recap and Summary: Discovery of AIDS Virus

Mystery surrounds the origins of the AIDS virus as we delve into the groundbreaking research of Gallo and Montagnier in 1983.

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Women's Health Initiative (1991) – the WHI Study Group: Recap and Summary: Health in Postmenopausal Women

Uncover the groundbreaking findings of the Women's Health Initiative study, shedding light on the impact of hormone replacement therapy on postmenopausal women's health.

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Polio Vaccine Trial (1954) – Salk: Recap and Summary: Vaccine Combats Polio

Intriguing insights into the Polio Vaccine Trial of 1954 reveal the challenges faced and how the vaccine combated the dreaded polio epidemic, leaving readers eager for more.

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DCCT (1983-1993) – the DCCT Research Group: Recap and Summary: Impact of Glucose Control

Marvel at the groundbreaking DCCT study's impact on diabetes management, as we delve into its labyrinthine findings and enduring legacy.

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Nurses' Health Study (1976) – Speizer: Recap and Summary: Explored Women's Health Factors

Prepare to be intrigued as we uncover the fascinating insights from the Nurses' Health Study (1976) – Speizer: Recap and Summary, a groundbreaking study that challenges conventional wisdom and sheds light on the complexities of women's health.

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DNA Structure Discovery (1953) – Watson & Crick: Recap and Summary: Unveiled DNA's Shape

Buckle up for a mind-bending journey through the unraveling of DNA's structure, as Watson and Crick's groundbreaking discovery forever changed the world of genetics.

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Streptomycin in TB Trial (1946) – Medical Research Council: Recap and Summary: Proved Efficacy

Coincidentally, you might be surprised to learn that in 1946, a groundbreaking trial proved the efficacy of streptomycin in treating tuberculosis, revolutionizing medical research and shaping TB treatment.

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Human Genome Project (1990-2003) – Collins: Recap and Summary: Mapped Human DNA

Hunt for the secrets of our DNA: Join the journey through the Human Genome Project and uncover the blueprint of life itself.

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Framingham Heart Study (1948) – Dawber: Recap and Summary: Identified Heart Disease Risks

The groundbreaking Framingham Heart Study (1948) – Dawber identified key heart disease risks, but that's just the beginning of its impact and future implications.

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British Doctors Study (1951) – Doll & Hill: Recap and Summary: Linked Smoking to Lung Cancer

Y]ou won't believe the shocking connection between smoking and lung cancer revealed in the groundbreaking British Doctors Study of 1951.

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Penicillin Discovery (1928) – Fleming: Recap and Summary: Antibiotic Breakthrough

Fleming's chance discovery of penicillin in 1928 leads to a groundbreaking antibiotic breakthrough, but the story doesn't end there.

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Discovery of Mechanism of Aspirin (1971) – Vane: Recap and Summary: Uncovered How Aspirin Works

Can you imagine peeling back the layers of a complex puzzle and uncovering the hidden secrets of how aspirin works?

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Discovery of the Malaria Parasite (1880) – Laveran: Recap and Summary: Found the Parasite Causing Malaria

Wondering how the discovery of the malaria parasite in 1880 by Laveran still impacts our lives today? Read on to uncover the lasting significance of this groundbreaking finding.

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Identification of Hepatitis C Virus (1989) Research by Houghton: Recap and Summary: the Hepatitis C Virus

Fighting an invisible enemy, Dr. Michael Houghton's discovery of the Hepatitis C Virus in 1989 leaves the world wondering: what lies ahead in the battle against this elusive foe?

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Identification of the Cystic Fibrosis Gene (1989) – Tsui & Colleagues: Recap and Summary: Found Gene Responsible for Cystic Fibrosis

Uncover the mysterious gene behind cystic fibrosis as Tsui and colleagues revolutionize the field of genetics in their quest for answers.

Chinese Alzheimers research may be example of academic ‘black market’

by Margaret Munro Some of Canada’s top brain specialists have apparently been duped by shady operators in China. The Canadian…

Tsinghua develops cancer biomarker to measure the concentration of a cell protein

Tsinghua University researchers announced on Sunday they had developed a method to measure the concentration of a cell protein that…

Antibody vaccine for H7N9 is more effective than Tamiflu, say Shanghai researchers

translated by Michael Woodhead Shanghai researchers say traditional inactivated vaccines cannot be developed against H7N9 but they have developed a…