History of Medicines and Cures from 1900 to Today

  • Band-aid

    More Information about the amazing Invention of the Band-aid Earle Dickson invented the band-aid to cure his wife's finger. A band-aid is a piece of tape cut into strips with gauze in the middle.
  • Insulin for Diabetes

    Insulin for Diabetes
    Insulin Fredrick Banting and Chrles Best created insulin to treat diabetes. These kept diabetics glucose levels low, which made them stronger and healthier.
  • Penicillin

    Penicillin History Penicillin kills any bad bacteria in your body. It was invented by Alexander Fleming in 1928. Penicillin is an antibiotic.
  • Prontosil

    Prontosil History Prontosil helps to cure strep throat and puerperal fever. It was invented by Gerhrd Domagk and Josef Klaver in 1935.
  • Cardiac Pacemaker

    Cardiac Pacemaker
    More information about what the cardiac pacemaker does for you. Invented by John Hopps in 1950. A pacemaker is a small electronic device that keeps your heart beating at the right pace.
  • Inhaler

    The History of Inhalers George Maison, Charles Thief, and Irving Porush all worked together to create the inhaler. The inhaler is very small so it is easy to take around and use on the go. You put it in your mouth and squirt it. Then it reaches your lungs and helps you breathe eaiser.
  • Artificial Heart

    Artificial Heart
    More Information About The Artificial Heart Robert Jarvik created the first artificial heat. This kept patients healthy while they waited for a heart transplant.
  • Chicken Pox Vaccine

    Chicken Pox Vaccine
    Chicken Pox Vaccine The Vaccine for Chicken Pox was first developed in Japan and then brought to the United States. Getting the Chicken Pox Vaccine is the best way to protect yourself from getting the Chicken Pox.
  • Flumist

    About the Flumist The Vaccine Hunein "John" Massab created the flumist at the University of Michigan. The vaccine is sprayed once in each nostril instead of getting one shot in your arm.
  • Active Bionic Prosthesis ( Robotic Limbs)

    Active Bionic Prosthesis ( Robotic Limbs)
    Information About Active Bionic Prothesis Human motions can be mimiced with the technology of these Robotic limbs. Robotic Limbs are now very functional and can even be adjusted from smart phones.