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HEALTH

See Doctor Beaten to Death For Implementing Handwashing in Hospital

Budapest Operetta Theater & Bartók Plusz Opera Festival. You may be wondering, how could someone possibly be beaten to death, but it actually happened, back in the 18th century, 1848. He's a Hungarian doctor named Ignaz Semmelweis. Image: Getty Doctor Semmelweis worked in Vienna General Hospital and maternity clinic, a well-renowned hospital. A strange occurrence was taking place, a lot of patients from the clinic were constantly dying of childbed fever. Semmelweis discovered that with unclean hands, the doctors

  9 months ago
See Doctor Beaten to Death For Implementing Handwashing in Hospital

COVID

Doctor Who Discovered Handwashing Prevents Disease Was Thrown In A Mental Institution

The current coronavirus epidemic has taught us a lot, but perhaps the most important of these lessons is that good hand washing can help keep the entire world safe. But who would have thought that the man who discovered this integrated method of preventing disease by washing his hands would be thrown into a mental institution for his crazy thoughts? It was in 1846 when a Hungarian doctor named Ignaz Semmelweis began his research. During this period, doctors like Semmelweis no longer considered the disease to

  7 months ago
Doctor Who Discovered Handwashing Prevents Disease Was Thrown In A Mental Institution

HEALTH

List of inventions and the researchers who used themselves for self-experiment

Over the years a lot of researchers have felt the need to use themselves to test their inventions. For some of them, these discoveries wouldn’t have been believable if they didn’t use themselves to experiment first; for others, it’s just sheer curiosity and outlandishness.  COVID-19 oral vaccine A Chinese doctor who developed an oral vaccine against COVID-19 not only did so but also used himself to try it out. This could be an interplay of necessity, courage, or curiosity, but according to reports he

  11 months ago
List of inventions and the researchers who used themselves for self-experiment

HEALTH

Who Discovered Hand Washing for Surgeries?

Until the 1800s, surgeons did not wash their hands before performing surgery. In fact, they didn't even wash their hands between treating patients, which means they often transmitted diseases from one patient to another. A 19th-century doctor named Ignaz Semmelweis discovered that hand washing could dramatically reduce death rates. Although his theory was met with skepticism, today we know that hand washing is vital for preventing diseases. Ignaz Semmelweis was a physician and the director of a maternity ward

  9 months ago
Who Discovered Hand Washing for Surgeries?

HEALTH

Corona Virus : Meet the Doctor that First Started Hand Washing in Hospitals

At this point, we've all heard this exhortation innumerable times: Wash your hands often and completely, with cleanser and water.  It's probably the best weapon in our arms stockpile right now against the coronavirus.  In spite of the fact that washing our hands appears to be horrendously clear now, it wasn't generally that way.  The significance of handwashing is thought to have been supported by Ignaz Semmelweis, a nineteenth century Hungarian obstetrician who worked in the maternity wards at the Vienn

  1 years ago
Corona Virus : Meet the Doctor that First Started Hand Washing in Hospitals

TECHNOLOGY

Google Joins The Fight Against COVID-19

Google Doodle celebrates Ignaz Semmelweis, first person to discover benefits of handwashing Google has joined the fight against the coronavirus pandemic that has bedeviled the world. The world’s most popular search engine, on Friday, March 20, 2020, changed its doodle to show an animated video demonstrating the proper way of handwashing and a featured image of famous physician Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis. Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis is a Hungarian physician celebrated as one of the earliest pioneers of antiseptic proc

  1 years ago
Google Joins The Fight Against COVID-19

HEALTH

Covid-19: Check out the History of Hand washing

Google's doodle for March 20,2020 celebrates the achievements of Hungarian Physician, Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis, the first person to discover the medical benefits of hand washing. On March 20,1847, Dr. Semmelweis discovered that hand washing by doctors drastically reduced the rate at which diseases were transmitted. Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis obtained Master's degree and doctorate degree in Midwifery from the University of Vienna. While working in Vienna General Hospital, an infection known as "childbed fever" was the

  1 years ago
Covid-19: Check out the History of Hand washing