Greatest benefit to mankind : a medical history of humanity from antiquity to the present

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Medicine advances ever faster, and with it not just a capacity to overcome sickness, but to transform the very nature of life. Starting in ancient times, this text charts how this health revolution came about and how life for human beings in the West has ceased to be "nasty, brutish and short".