How important has science been in explaining the cause and cure of disease?

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How important has science been in explaining the cause and cure of disease from the prehistoric period to the renaissance?

Question :

How important has science been in explaining the cause and cure of disease?

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Answer by Bob A
The answer is the same today and it was during the renaissance?

It is much easier to find a cure for a disease if you know the cause. Science is at the forefront in finding the cause and then the cure.

One thought on “How important has science been in explaining the cause and cure of disease?”

  1. “The germ theory, also called the pathogenic theory of medicine, is a theory that proposes that microorganisms are the cause of many diseases. Although highly controversial when first proposed [1850s-70s], it is now a cornerstone of modern medicine and clinical microbiology, leading to such important innovations as antibiotics and hygienic practices.”

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germ_theory

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