The National Health Insurance was introduced in Britain. Created for industrial workers and it was one of the first foundations in history of modern history. Britain decided to use the NHIS so that there would be a preparation in case of war.
Introduction of Insulin
Insulin was discovered by Sir Frederick G Banting, Charles H Best and JJR Macleod. This medicine helps control Diabetes and it was first used in January 11, 1922. In WWI many soldiers were affected and they were stuck in war. Since these individuals couldn't leave and some of them suffered diseases such as Diabetes, Insulin was an important discovery that helped them recover and keep fighting instead of dying because of lacking the treatment.
During WWI, soldiers suffered from important wounds. Many of them would bleed to death, this is why the technique of grafting was created. This consisted on a special bandage of skin that would cover the damaged skin, stop the bleeding and heal faster.
First Vaccine Developed for Tuberculosis
The vaccine was tested in kids. As a result of the experimental medicine, only 3.9% died. Tuberculosis was the major disease responsible for the deaths of millions of individuals. It affected not only individuals who fought in war, but also affected individuals who couldn't afford medical treatment because of the war consequences.
Penicillin was Discovered
The Penicillin vaccine was discovered by Sir Alexander Fleming. He wasn't able to create a medicine form drug, this is why, Penicillin exists as a vaccine. Penicillin was essential in WWI, the vaccine was the only medicine that would kill the virus immediately.
Pelvic Cancer Appears
There were diseases spread so new medical solutions were needed. Later, they decided to solution this problem with surgery where the parts of the body affected by the cancer were removed. Pelvic cancer affected women since it caused bleeding and abnormal pains. The war affected the medicine, there was lack of supplies so this disease became deadly for lots of people who couldn't afford healthcare.
This is a case where Blood vessel between pulmonary artery and aorta. First surgery performed by Robert E. Gross. This was helpful for individuals who were affected by war, many lives were saved.
Ductus Arteriosus Surgical
Developments in Ultrasound
Ultrasound is an especial way of evaluating parts of the body through a process of imaging. The first texts about ultrasound were published by Karl Theodore Dussik. Many pregnant women were able to use Ultrasound in WWII since it was a medical support that would help them give birth safely.
James Watson and Francis Crick attempt to analyze DNA molecule in order to understand better its function. The analysis of DNA molecule could explain the causes of certain diseases, especially the ones genetically inherited. This was an important discovery since individuals could analyze the DNA of war soldiers and see its characteristics for training t
Solutions for Pelvic Cancer
Hemicorporectomy surgery appears for the removal and cure of diseases like pelvic cancer. It consists on removing the cancer affected body parts. Pelvic cancer affected many women in war, many of them died because there was no exact cure, later in 1960, 20 years after, these women would have been saved.
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