Developing treatments

Our Developing Treatments display case focuses on the way that different medical conditions have been treated over time, or how particular areas of medicine have developed over time; from the earliest records to the present day. The display changes in March each year to mark National Science and Engineering Week.

Click on a topic below to access an information sheet for each topic that we have covered in the past:

Asthma
The common cold
Controlled drugs - cannabis, coca & cocaine
Controlled drugs - opium, morphine & heroin
Gout
Malaria
Melancholia and mania
Men
Obesity
Pain
Poisons
Smoking
Syphilis
Teething
Whooping cough
Women

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