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    greatly. They would make sacrifices to the god, sleep in the temple and believed he would visit them in their sleep and heal them. The most famous doctor in Greek medicine was Hippocrates. He didn’t believe in magic. Most of his remedies were herbal remedies. The Romans then had conquered Greece so much of the doctors were Greek. In Roman times Galen (130-200 AD) became a famous doctor. At first he worked treating wounded gladiators. He then was made a doctor for Commodus, the Roman Emperors son in 169 AD. During the 16th century there were some improvements in medicine it basically remained the same as in the middle Ages. However surgery did become a bit more advanced in the 16th century. Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519) dissected some human bodies and made accurate drawings of what he saw. The greatest surgeon of the age was Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564). He did many dissections and realized that a lot of Galen's ideas were wrong. In 1543 Vesalius published a book called The Fabric of the Human Body. It contained accurate diagrams of a human body. Vesalius's great contribution was to base anatomy looked not on the authority of writers like Galen. In the 17th century medicine continued to advance, an Italian called Santorio invented the medical thermometer. In 1628 William Harvey published his discovery of how blood circulates around the body. Harvey realized that the heart is a pump. The most famous English doctor of the 17th century was Thomas Sydenham (1624-1689). In the…

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    Brussels in Habsburg Netherlands which is now Belgium. Andreas was born into a family of physicians and pharmacists, so education was important to him and it inspired him to make his future work on the human body. In which during 1529 - 1533 he attended the University of Leuven and from 1533 to 1536 he went to the University of Paris to study on medical related things; and that's where the revolutionary discovery started . After completion in 1537 of his studies, he was declared the head of…

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    critical of Galen, a famous Roman physician who wrote a number of books regarding human anatomy and medical producers. Andreas was also against the sector, demonstrator, and lector system which split the roles of dissection that had been used in dissections for centuries. However, Andreas’s criticisms of both Galen and the common procedures involved in dissection also lay in tradition. Andreas Vesalius was very critical of Galen because much of Galen’s work was either derived from dissecting…

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    Q.1.1 Claudius Galenus, or Galen (129 – c. 216 AD), was an important and influential Greek physician in the Roman Empire. He is credited with laying out a new standard in medicine that had considerable influence on medical practice for more than a millennium (Cook, 2015). The letters exchanged between Peter the Venerable, an abbot of a monastery at Cluny (in France) and Bartholomaeus, a physician, date back to the year 1150, a time when Galenic ideas in medicine were being practiced and followed…

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    the drug is then monitored by imaging techniques. Alternative methods should be used in the place of animal testing to decrease spending, but to also save the over 1.4 million animals used in animal testing. Although it wasn’t much of interest until his records were rediscovered, Ibn Zuhr was one of the first people to use animals in experiments. Ibn Zuhr was an Arab physician of the 12th century that had introduced the methods of testing surgical procedures on animals and then applying them…

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    Does life without medicine in today’s society, even seem possible? It doesn’t seem possible, but in 1350’s to the 1550’s in Europe diseases, and many other medical problems ravaged the people. This period of time is called the Renaissance or what others called the “re-birth”. It was during this time that cities in Europe just recently recovered from the Black Plague and were just starting to rebuild and regain the strength in their country. In addition to rebuilding their city, there was also…

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    Experiment 626 Vivisection is a word used by people who oppose operations on live animals for the purpose of scientific research, but those who support it call it animal experimentation or animal testing. A big topic that has been argued for many years and still to this day, whether if it’s ethical or unethical. Animal experimentation is used for checking the safety of products, make medical advancements in scientific research, and prepare new scientist (students). Animal experimentation was…

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    In the Bible, Proverbs 12:10 states: “"The righteous care for the needs of their animals..."” (Of Animals and Chemicals). Animals are also suffering in classrooms for the benefits of biology, (experiments and dissections). Studies show, non animal testing is more educational. Greek doctor Galen stated the animal experiments. Four hundred years ago, William Harvey used animals to find out how blood went through the body. “An estimated 26 million animals are used every year in the United States…

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    The Voice behind Animals on Testing In today’s world, we continuously come in contact with problems that can become controversial. One problem that has been predominantly occurring in our nation is Animal Testing or Experimentation. This epidemic has grown drastically over the years and continues to bring about disputes day to day. Familiar house hold items are part taking in this epidemic and the average, everyday person does not realize that by buying these products we are constantly adding…

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    Ty Bollinger begins his book The Truth about Cancer discussing Hippocrates, a physician widely recognized as the father of western medicine. Hippocrates’ medicine derived from the Pythagorean Theorem which is applied as four elements, water, earth, wind, and fire. I find it interesting that the methods and ideas that Hippocrates presented are still in use today. The most common influences seen today would be the words of diagnosis and symptoms, which have their origins in Hippocratic medicine.…

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