Behind Every Landmark Drug Is A Story It Could Be An Oddball Researcher S Genius Insight, A Catalyzing Moment In Geopolitical History, A New Breakthrough Technology, Or An Unexpected But Welcome Side Effect Discovered During Clinical Trials Piece Together These Stories, As Thomas Hager Does In This Remarkable, Century Spanning History, And You Can Trace The Evolution Of Our Culture And The Practice Of Medicine Beginning With Opium, The Joy Plant, Which Has Been Used For , Years, Hager Tells A Captivating Story Of Medicine His Subjects Include The Largely Forgotten Female Pioneer Who Introduced Smallpox Inoculation To Britain, The Infamous Knockout Drops, The First Antibiotic, Which Saved Countless Lives, The First Antipsychotic, Which Helped Empty Public Mental Hospitals, Viagra, Statins, And The New Frontier Of Monoclonal Antibodies This Is A Deep, Wide Ranging, And Wildly Entertaining Book
How science and technology change our lives, in the form of entertaining stories I believe in facts.
- 320 pages
- Ten Drugs
- Thomas Hager
- 11 September 2017 Thomas Hager