Georges Theves

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  • Georges Theves
  • Bulletin de la Société des sciences médicales…
  • 2002
Meat inspection as applied science was born in the second half of the 19th Century due to research on intestinal parasites that can be carried over to man by pigs and bovine animals as well as to the study of tuberculosis. It was only during that period that meat inspection was taken over by the veterinarians from expert-butchers. During the(More)
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  • Bulletin de la Societe des sciences medicales du…
  • 1997
The first protection against smallpox, a disease known already in old China and India, consisted in rubbing infectious material from smallpox patients into the scratched skin of children. Lady Montagu brought this method from Turkey to England in 1721. This "variolation", however dangerous, was adopted in Europe during the eighteenth century mainly by the(More)
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  • Bulletin de la Societe des sciences medicales du…
  • 1999
H.J.N. Crantz (1722-1797), a physician and botanist born in the Duchy of Luxembourg and practising in Vienna under the Empress Maria Theresia during the 18th century, deals in his "materiae medicae et chirurgicae", written in Latin language, also with animal foodstuff. Animals from various species are commented on the utility of their meat and products to(More)
  • Georges Theves
  • Bulletin de la Société des sciences médicales…
  • 2002
Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman in modern times to get in 1849 a diploma as doctor in medicine in the United States of America. In the 1860th some women in England, France, Switzerland and Russia managed to become medical doctors. In Luxembourg it was only in 1922 that the first lady became a dentist and in the year after the first lady a generalist(More)