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Developments of Medicine

Summary: Essay consists of a discussion of the development of medicine throughout history.
¡°Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.¡±

This was a quote that was spoken by Thomas Szasz and clearly relates to this essay topic that the advances in Medicine throughout the ages have changed society. The improvements in Medicine throughout history were exceedingly slow and have only had a great impact within the last 200 to 300 years. The evidence of this is numerous, ever since the hunter-gatherer¡¯s, the ancient civilisations, the Middle Ages, the renaissance, the industrial revolutions and the Nuclear/technology periods. However the most obvious impacts within the last 200 years would have been the rising lifespans, which have been doubled within the past 300 years. The colossal population rise, which too have been doubled within the past 300 years and the increasing understanding of medicine. This however started from...

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