Flashcards in Modern Deck (25):
What disease did the first magic bullet cure?
What year was the first magic bullet discovered?
How did Behring help the discovery of the first magic bullet?
He found out how to isolate the anti-toxins
What is a magic bullet?
A chemical + dye
What's the difference between the first and second magic bullet?
The 2nd could cure lots
In what year was the second magic bullet discovered?
What was the first magic bullet called?
What disease was Gerhard Domagk trying to cure with the 2nd magic bullet?
Why was the first magic bullet important?
The first cure + inspired the 2nd one
Who was the first person to work on developing penicillin?
What year was penicillin discovered?
Why didn't penicillin get developed in the 1920s?
Lack of funding
Who funded the mass production of penicillin?
The American government
What profession was the patient that received penicillin for 3 days?
What was penicillin tested on before a human patient?
What are the names of the two scientists who developed penicillin?
Florey and Chain
The names given to drugs that stop infections caused by bacteria is...
In what year was DNA discovered and which people discovered it?
1953, Watson, Crick and Franklin
What improved technology helped the discovery of DNA?
What did the Human Genome Project do?
Screen people for genetic disorders
What are genetic screening and therapy?
Gene therapy is replacing faulty genes with good ones and screening is to test for genetic disorders
What reforms did the Liberal Government pass between 1906-11?
Free school meals
What was published in 1942?
The beverige report
When was the NHS set up and by whom?
1948 by the labour party